noun English Law.
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The usher signed to Heriot to advance, and the honest citizen was presently introduced into the cabinet of the Sovereign.
George Heriot was courtier enough to say, that "the wise naturally follow the wisest, as stags follow their leader."
George Heriot could not exactly answer this question; but believed "the young lord had studied abroad."
Heriot, as he descended the stairs, met his cash-keeper coming up, with some concern in his face.
George Heriot rose from the table, observing, that wine-cups and legal documents were unseemly neighbours.