Much of his law may have been acquired from three books easily accessible to him namely, Tottell's PRECEDENTS , Pulton's STATUTES , and Fraunce's LAWIER'S LOGIKE , works with which he certainly seems to have been familiar; but much of it could only have come from one who had an intimate acquaintance with legal proceedings. We quite agree with Mr.

But, remarks the devil after listening to all this, surely the innocent pay no court fees, "But answere and discharged bee." "My corum nomine sayth not so," rejoins the apparitor, "For all pay fees before they goe. The lawier's fees must needs be payd, And every clarke in his degree Or els the lawe cannot be stayd But excommunicate must they bee."

No: such an intellect, when employed on the drudgery of a wool-stapler, who had been high-bailiff of Stratford-upon-Avon, might have derived all that was necessary from a very few books; from Totell's 'Presidents, 1572; from Pulton's 'Statutes, 1578; and from the 'Lawier's Logike, 1588.

Much of his law may have been acquired from three books easily accessible to him, namely Tottell's Precedents , Pulton's Statutes , and Fraunce's Lawier's Logike , works with which he certainly seems to have been familiar; but much of it could only have come from one who had an intimate acquaintance with legal proceedings. We quite agree with Mr.