LAW AND LAWYERS LAID OPEN, IN TWELVE VISIONS, TO WHICH IS ADDED, PLAIN TRUTH, IN THREE DIALOGUES, BETWEEN TRUMAN, SKINALL, DRYBOOTS, THREE ATTORNEYS AND...
Item #: 61665
Published: London; T. Woodman and J. Chrichley;
Subjects: LEGAL PROFESSION, LEGAL ANECDOTES
First published in 1736, this satirical allegory takes aimat the excesses and abuses of the legal profession. Episodesin the twelve visions include "The Trial of Peter PuzzleCause," "A Comical Trial of a Piece of a Lawyer," "TheLeather Strap Lawyer; His Plea and Sentence," "OnBenevolence," "The Executioners or Sworn Appraisers" and "AnOffer at a Reason Why Impressions in Sleep are Stronger ThanThose Waking." Taken together, these vignettes show whythere is "no greater nusance" than a lawyer, and nothingmore difficult than finding one who is honest.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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