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Taking it Unkindly.— At the rising of the Court of Queen’s Bench recently, a St, Giles tobacconist who had had a verdict against him, exclaimed—" This is a swindle ; it is a robbery ; this is twice I have been robbed j” and pointedly addressing (Lord Coleridge, said—“l have been robbed, and by you ; you are a dis r grace to the Bench.” The bystanders cried shame, on which the defeated litigant exclaimed—" You are a parcel of lick-spittles.” Lord Coleridge left the Bench, and the man was removed by the ushers.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 341, 11 May 1881

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