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Law is a bottomless-pit Exemplify"d in the case of the Lord Strutt, John Bull, Nicholas Frog, and Lewis Baboon. Who spent all they had in a law-suit. Printed from a manuscript found in the cabinet of the famous Sir Humphry Polesworth. by Arbuthnot, John

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Published by printed for John Morphew in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5305, no. 27.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16969626M

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Nov 23,  · Law is a bottomless-pit: Exemplified in the case of the Lord Strutt, John Bull, Nicholas Frog, and Lewis Baboon. Who spent all they had in a law-suit. Printed from a manuscript found in the cabinet of the famous Sir Humphry Polesworth. Law is a Bottomless-Pit. Exemplify'd in the Case of the Lord Strutt, John Bull, Nicholas Frog, And Lewis Baboon. Who Spent All They Had in a Law-Suit. Printed from a Manuscript Found in the Cabinet of the Famous Sir Humphry Polesworth. Law is a bottomless-pit exemplify'd in the case of the Lord Strutt, John Bull, Nicholas Frog, and Lewis Baboon ; who spent all they had in a law suit The third edition. by Arbuthnot, John. Published by Printed for John Morphew in London. Written in EnglishPages: Law is a Bottomless-Pit, it is a Cormorant, a Harpy, that devours every thing.

“LAW is a bottomless pit, it devours everything.” That statement appeared in a book published back in Its author decried a legal system in which lawsuits sometimes dragged through the courts for years, bankrupting those seeking justice. Origin C a character in John Arbuthnot s satire Law is a Bottomless Pit; or, the History of John Bull () English new terms dictionary. John Bull — NOUN a personification of England or the typical Englishman. ORIGIN from a character in John Arbuthnot s satire Law is a Bottomless Pit; or, the History of John Bull () . “LAW is a bottomless pit, it devours everything.” That statement appeared in a book published back in Its author decried a legal system in which lawsuits sometimes dragged through the courts for years, bankrupting those seeking justice. In many lands, legal and judicial systems are so complex. The first of these, Law Is a Bottomless Pit (), introduced a simple allegory to explain the war. John Bull (England) is suing Louis Baboon (i.e. Louis Bourbon, or Louis XIV of France) over the estate of the dead Lord Strutt (Charles II of Spain). Bull's lawyer is the one who really enjoys the suit, and he is Humphrey Hocus (Marlborough).Born: (baptised on 29 April), Kincardineshire, Scotland.

“Law is a Bottomless-Pit, it is a Cormorant, a Harpy, that devours every thing” John Arbuthnot quotes (Scottish occasional Writer, Mathematician and Physician remembered as the close friend of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and John Gay. Apr 21,  · John Arbuthnot LAW IS A BOTTOMLESS PIT OR THE HISTORY OF JOHN BULL PUBLISHED FROM A MANUSCRIPT FOUND IN THE CABINET OF THE FAMOUS SIR H POLESWORTH IN THE YEAR Antique Satirical Character War of Spanish Succession Heroic Archetype Louis Baboon Lord Strutt English PoliticsTitle: Law is a Bottomless Pit: or, the History of . Nov 05,  · A truly bottomless pit would defy the known laws of gravity and physics, since it would have to extend through both sides of Earth, and any objects placed in it would eventually come to a stop in the Earth's center core. As for now, the bottomless pit or abyss serves primarily as a tangible representation of eternal suffering and damnation. Mar 08,  · "The politics of death is a bottomless pit that sucks everybody in.” This judgment, offered by a California attorney who has tried more than capital cases, aptly summarizes the complicated arguments for and against the death penalty in American culture.