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The Lord-Advocate being sworn, in exculpation, he gave a distinct account of the transactions which he had had with the prisoner.
During this session a bill was introduced by the Lord-advocate for the amendment of the poor-laws in Scotland.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
An account of this transaction being laid before the queen, the lord-advocate was ordered to inquire into the particulars.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett
He is Wilson's son-in-law and the lord-advocate's nephew—a very masterly speaker indeed, who ought to become a distinguished man.The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete|John Forster
The lord-advocate and the solicitor-general, in addition to their official duties, accept of ordinary bar practice.