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" If he discovered a point which his leader had omitted, he would not excite dislike by moving it himself, but suggest it to his senior, and thus conciliate his regard. He was, also, to use the words of his biographer, " a wonderful artist in nicking a... "
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ... - Page 80
by Roger North - 1826
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd: Author of "Ion."

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1864 - 368 pages
...the words of his biographer, " a wonderful artist in nicking a judge's tendency to serve his tarn, and yet never failed to pay the greatest regard and deference to his opinion." He never contested a point with a judge when he despaired to convince him, but resigned it, even when...
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The Order of the Coif

Alexander Pulling - Courts - 1884 - 288 pages
...from taking any advantage. 4 Roger North s.iys that his brother was a wonderful artist at " watehing a Judge's tendency to make it serve his turn, and...credit, because the Judge, for the most part, thinks the person the best lawyer that respects most his opinion. I have heard his Lordship say that sometimes...
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The Order of the Coif

Alexander Pulling - Courts - 1897 - 297 pages
...says that his brother was a wonderful artist at " watching a Judge's tendency to maJie it serve hit turn, and yet never failed to pay the greatest regard...credit, because the Judge, for the most part, thinks the person the best lawyer that respects most his opinion. I have heard his Lordship say that sometimes...
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The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford; the Hon ..., Volume 1

Roger North - 1890
...use. In circuit practice there is need of an exquisite knowledge of the judge's humour as well as hia learning and ability to try causes ; and his lordship...to make it serve his turn, and yet never failed to pav the greatest regard and deference to his opinion : for so they get credit; because the judge for...
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Atrocious Judges: Lives of Judges Infamous as Tools of Tyrants and ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 432 pages
...as well as his learning and ability to try causes; and he,-North, was a wonderful artist at watching a judge's tendency, to make it serve his turn, and...the judge for the most part thinks that person the lest lawyer that respects most his opinion. I have heard his lordship say, that sometimes he hath been...
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