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"An Essay On Lawyers"

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers. Nay, that I mean to do. Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment? That parchment, being scribbl'd o'er, should undo a man? Some say the bee stings; but I say 'tis the bee's wax; for I did but seal once to a thing, and I was never mine own man since. ... [A lawyer] can make obligations and write court-hand." (Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Act 4, Scene 2.)

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