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SIR FLETCHER NORTON was noted for his want of courtesy. When pleading
before Lord Mansfield on some question of manorial right, he chanced
unfortunately to say, My lord, I can illustrate the point in an instant
in my own person: I myself have two little manors. The judge
immediately interposed, with one of his blandest smiles, We all know
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