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THERE is something vastly agreeable in the first day of a professional life; clerkship, servitude, and drudgery are all at an end; one no longer asks the hour, with sore consciousness of being too late for office, or dire misgivings of having being inquired for; and racking one’s wits in vain for some new excuse, not yet f exhausted, of “gone to the Temple,” “examining an abstract,” or “serving a notice l’” I - was in such a desperate hurry to begin, that i though I had not a client nor the dream of one, and was filled with lofty ambition to do the thing well, and start with all the magnificence of a house, I had not patience to wait till I o

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