- A science book
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“ It was hardly an equal match-up. Peck’s attorney, Joseph Story, was a famous Massachusetts lawyer. Fletcher’s attorney, Luther Martin, was considered brilliant and principled, but was also a notorious alcoholic or “Lawyer brandy bottle.” An acquaintance explained wryly that “his potatoes may sometimes perhaps coagulate, but they will never acidify the fluid with which it is so well replenished.” His once great oratory was declining. In the Yazoo appearance in the Supreme Court, Martin was too drunk to make any sense, and the case was suspended while he sobered up.”
Corruption In America, Zephyr Teachout
Early US History, friends. Can you imagine the court adjourning today for a lawyer to sober up!? Amazing.
“ Baseball is a hideous trickster, something that promises happy fun times and delivers bags of ash.”