However some may have miscarried by imprudence, or others by ill fortune, he is only the relator, not the author of them.
And, in fact, the record in so many words so stated, and the statement was uncontroverted by the relator.
I will introduce him as the relator of his own story, taking some liberty, however, with the phraseology.
Abraham Crist appeared for the relator, and John Greenwood for the defendant.
When he thought there was intentional falsehood in the relator, his expression was, 'He lies, and he knows he lies.'
The case belonged to the equity jurisdiction, and the relator soon filed his bill.
"The policeman was a kind-hearted, sensible fellow," said the relator of the incident.
He was one day told a story with which the relator was he the highest degree delighted.
The story of his adventures would not make a poem like the Odyssey, it is true; but the relator had the true genius of a poet.
An heirloom in the relator's family, coming down from English forebears.