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" beyond the Latin grammar, and too often less than that, simply to qualify him to be a gentleman, whilst his brothers are tinkers and tailors, and his father a Bow-street runner or sheriff's officer. I have digressed a little, however, from my subject.... "
Adventures of an Attorney in Search of Practice - Page 225
by Sir George Stephen, Samuel Warren - 1874 - 422 pages
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Adventures of an Attorney in Search of Practice, Volume 1

Curiosities of the law - 1839 - 407 pages
...silly pretension of placing a boy of sixteen in an attorney's office, without any preparatory education beyond the Latin grammar, and too often less than...explain how it happens, that in a profession which is now justly esteemed a liberal one, and in which we daily meet with men well qualified to adorn any...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

Law - 1839
...silly pretension of placing a boy of sixteen in an attorney's office, without any preparatory education beyond the Latin grammar, and too often less than that, simply to qualify him lobe a gentleman, whilst his brothers are tinkers and tailors, and Lis father a Bow-street runner or...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1839
...that of a client. But we shall say no more ; we shall let the Attorney shortly speak for himself:— " I only wish to explain how it happens, that in a profession which is now justly esteemed a liberal one, and in wliich we daily meet with men well qualified to adorn...
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