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Lawyers in term / designed by Necessity ; executed by Rapacity.

Lawyers in term / designed by Necessity ; executed by Rapacity.

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Summary

Print shows lawyers for the defendant on one side and lawyers for the plaintiff's case on the other side of the defendant tugging at his clothing which is labeled with various legal terms. Elements or "part of defendant's case" are piled on the ground on the left, while the plaintiff's case is neatly contained in a bundle on the right. Captioned: "Oh! the glorious uncertainty of the Law!" and "As if a Defendant were dissected to see how by Law he is affected." Includes eight lines of verse.
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Attributed to William Dent.
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

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Date

01/01/1786
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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