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A lame man and a blind man go to court; the lawyer eats oysters and gives them the empty shells. Mezzotint, 1779.

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17 April 1779
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London (no. 53 Fleet Street) : R. Sayer & J. Bennett, 17 April 1779.

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1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 35.6 x 25.3 cm

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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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Wellcome Library no. 16504i

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