But the material that might stand out the most for today's readers is Darrow's eloquent and angry defense of ordinary laborers.
Darrow had as much of an impact on the time he lived as anyone who ever practiced law or any other profession, for that matter.
Rules of evidence, judicial procedure, and ethical standards have all been tightened and reformed since Darrow's heyday.
Darrow was many things in his illustrious life lived in the headlines.
Darrow lost the case but won the spectacle in a drama that lives on today in the magnificent Spencer Tracy film Inherit the Wind.
If you want to die of old age, remember what happened to Darrow and begin declaring us in on Wall Street dividends.
Darrow stared into the tumbler, tasted the medicine, and frowned.
Again she waited, and Darrow said: "Surely you can make him see that."
It was very pleasant to Darrow that she made no effort to talk or to dissemble her sleepiness.
Mrs. Darrow's social influence in the parish was useful to her, so she trimmed her sails accordingly.