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" He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a stair-case ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of court and other hands the clerks gave him. He made himself... "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 366
1798
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 1

Law - 1831
...nttornies' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to mite, and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window, on the top of a staircase, and that...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 10

1837
...for scraps. The citraordinary observance and diligence of the bo; made the society willing to do aim good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1842 - 354 pages
...attorney's clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write; and one of the attorney's got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase; and that was his desk, where...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 1

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1843
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write, and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window, on the top of a stair-case, and that was his desk, where...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 1

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write, and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window, on the top of a stair-case, and that was his desk, where...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings, Volume 7

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1846 - 176 pages
...attorney's clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where...
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The Judges of England: With Sketches of Their Lives, and ..., Volume 7

Edward Foss - Courts - 1864
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase. . . He made himself so expert...
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The Modern British Essayists: Talfourd, T.N. Critical and miscellaneous ...

English essays - 1852
...fired; diligence of the boy made the society willing and, A trimmer! said he; 1 have heard much of j to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase; and that was his desk, where...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
...attorney's clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a stair-case ; and that was his desk, where...
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

PROFESSOR SHEDD - 1853
...attorney's clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a stair-case ; and that was his desk, where...
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