|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Thou son of parchmentthat mayst call|
The pen thy father, and the ink thy mother,
The sand thy brother, and the wax thy sister,
And the good pillory thy cousin removed;
I say, learn reverence to thy betters.
Cartwright.The Ordinary, Act III. Scene 5.
|Never fear a lawyer in lace|
The lawyer that sets out in lace, always ends in rags.
Fielding.Rape upon Rape, Act II. Scene 2.
|I know you lawyers can, with ease,|
Twist your words and meanings as you please;
That language, by your skill made pliant,
Will bend to favour every client;
That tis the fee directs the sense,
To make out either sides pretence.
Gay.Fable I. Part II.
|The plainest case in many words entangling.|
Baillie.Legend of Lady Griseld.
|The first thing we do, lets kill all the lawyers.|
Shakespeare.King Henry VI., Part II. Act IV. Scene 2. (Dick to Cade.)
|A lawyers dealings should be just and fair,|
Honesty shines with great advantage there.
Cowper.Hope, Line 401.
|But who shall act the honest lawyer?|
Tis a hard part that.
Suckling.The Sad One, Act III. Scene 4.