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A pun about two men, one a cripple the other a blind man, who beg alms from the law represented by a lawyer, who is eating oysters but gives them the empty shells; with a verse below. Mezzotint, 1779.

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Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share, The friendly laws impartial care; A shell for him, a shell for thee, The middle is the lawyers fee.



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A pun about two men, one a cripple the other a blind man, who beg alms from the law represented by a lawyer, who is eating oysters but gives them the empty shells; with a verse below. Mezzotint, 1779. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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