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Respite: A suspension of hostilities against a sentenced assassin, to enable the executive to determine whether the murder may not have been done by the prosecuting attorney. Any break in the continuity of a disagreeable expectation. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney. - Samuel Johnson


Windy attorneys to their client woes, Airy succeeders of intestate joys, Poor breathing orators of miseries! Let them have scopes: though what they do impart Help nothing else, yet do they ease the heart. - William Shakespeare


Modern society includes three types of men who can never think very highly of the world - the priest, the physician, and the attorney-at-law. They all wear black, too, for are they not in mourning for every virtue and every illusion? - Honore de Balzac


I will attend my husband, be his nurse, Diet his sickness, for it is my office, And will have no attorney but myself; And therefore let me have him home with me. (The Comedy of Errors) - William Shakespeare


Here malice, rapine, accident, conspire, And now a rabble rages, now a fire; Their ambush here relentless ruffians lay And here the fell attorney prowls for prey; Here falling houses thunder on your head, And here a female atheist talks you dead. - Samuel Johnson


I am a subject, And I challenge law. Attorneys are denied me, And therefore personally I lay my claim To my inheritance of free descent. (The Tragedy of King Richard the Second) - William Shakespeare