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High Authority

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Curran was once engaged in a legal argument; behind him stood his
colleague, a gentleman whose person was remarkably tall and slender, and
who had originally intended to take holy orders. The Judge observing
that the case under discussion involved a question of ecclesiastical
law,--Then, said Curran, I can refer your Lordship to a high
authority behind me, who was intended for the church, though in my
opinion he was fitter for the steeple.





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