Phrases with "plaintiff"

Robert Green Ingersoll As it is now, ministers are employed like attorneys — for the plaintiff or the defendant. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

The third plea was the stinger, but too long to cite verbatim; it went to this tune, that the plaintiff at and before the time &c. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

This is all very well if it could be done without ignoring the plaintiff and his just claim to compensation. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Then, as if it had waited for that moment so that the sun might shine on its defeat, a heron rose from the midst of the reeds with a prolonged and plaintiff cry. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Ford Madox Ford Beneath it she read the words: “The Hon. Mrs Brand, plaintiff in the remarkable divorce case reported on p. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

And as a result, in each case plaintiff and defendant went off together, their differences settled and their former animosity quite forgotten. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Mr. Colt’s opening may be thus condensed: The plaintiff was a young gentleman of great promise and distinction, on whom, as usual in these cases of false imprisonment, money was settled. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

So the plaintiff “joined issue on all the defendant’s pleas, and as to the last plea the plaintiff said the same was bad in substance. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

The plaintiff accepted the challenge, and the Court having no power to stay the proceedings, agreed to the champions who were to fight in lieu of the principals. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Nothing must be advanced by plaintiff which does not disclose a ground of action at law. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Sigmund Freud It was a mean attempt at blackmail, and it was all I could do to save the plaintiff from punishment. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

The defendant answered to his name, and recognised his champion with the due formalities, but the plaintiff did not appear. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

They were approaching that period of the case, when not to call the plaintiff must produce a vile impression. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

William Makepeace Thackeray The plaintiff stepped forward with many tears and much gesticulation to state the fact, and also to declare that she was in danger of her life from the defendant’s family. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

The champions were ready for the encounter, and the plaintiff and defendant were publicly called to come forward and acknowledge them. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Confidences and confessions are too often a means of evasion of justice, a laying of the case for the plaintiff before a judge without allowing the defendant to be present or to call a witness. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Henry Handel Richardson Justice played a negligible role in this battle of wits; else not he but the plaintiff would have come out victorious. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

The plaintiff sues the defendant under the law of England for falsely imprisoning him in a madhouse. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Henry James In proportion as he tried more fiercely for the market the old plaintiff arithmetic, fertile in jokes, dropped from our conversation. The Next Time by Henry James [1895]

And I think it would not be just nor humane to keep this plaintiff in suspense, and civiliter mortuum, any longer. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]