Sunday, November 28, 2010

L'Estrange: A Country-man and a Kid.

A Country-man that was hamper'd in a Law Suit, had a near Friend and Kinsman, it seems, that was a Lawyer, and to him he went again and again, for Advice upon the Point; but he was still so busy, and busy, that he must come another time. The poor Fellow took a delicate Fat Kid with him next Bout, and the Lawyers Clark, upon hearing the Voice of it at the Door; let the Man in, and carry'd him to his Master, where he laid Open his Case, Took his Opinion; made Two Legs, One to the Counsel for Receiving of him; T'other to the Kid for Introducing him, and so went his Way.

Money is a Passe-par-Tout.

Source: L'Estrange 340.
M0821 (not in Perry)

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