Law is a bottomless-pit : exemplify'd in the case of the Lord Strutt, John Bull, Nicholas Frog, and Lewis Baboon ; who spent all they had in a law suit

Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735

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  • Title in double line border.
  • Attributed also to Swift. cf. Evans. American bibliography.
  • "Both Swift and Pope ascribe this to Arbuthnot." -- Dictionary of national biography.
  • First of five pamphlets, commonly called Law is a bottomless pit, or, The history of John Bull.
  • Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 40055)
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