I knew,' said he, 'your frugal ways: So, that I might not wound your pride By bringing strangers in to gaze, I've left my legal
They consisted mainly of an exchange of letters between Count Olenski's solicitors and a French legal firm to whom the Countess had applied for the settlement of her financial situation.
Now that the job had been thrust on him he did not propose to relinquish it; and, to guard against the possibility, he saw that he must reassure the unimaginative old man who was the legal conscience of the Mingotts.
In London I could obtain the legal
opinion which would tell me whether I were lawfully married to Eustace or not.
Observe, at the same time, if you please, that we make full legal
provision in Scotland for contracts affecting the sale of houses and lands, horses and dogs.
Each claims the other committed the assault, and I have no legal
way of determining the truth.
I have the misfortune," Alexey Alexandrovitch began, "to have been deceived in my married life, and I desire to break off all relations with my wife by legal
means--that is, to be divorced, but to do this so that my son may not remain with his mother.
You and I were in here, discussing certain legal
minutiae in the interests of the firm, when it suddenly fell.
gentleman in Britannia's confidence going straight from that lady to Veneering, thus commissioned, Veneering declares himself highly flattered, but requires breathing time to ascertain
At Serjeant's Inn Coffee-house the whole party halted to refresh, and, the legal
arrangements being completed, the procession moved on again.
The apartment was very far removed from the old man's chamber, but Mr Quilp deemed it prudent, as a precaution against infection from fever, and a means of wholesome fumigation, not only to smoke, himself, without cessation, but to insist upon it that his legal
friend did the like.
It is expressed in legal
style, and sounds coarser than perhaps he intended.