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... though solvent , deliberately incurs heavy costs of litigation , to procure the great delay thereby afforded , which hence becomes the cause , as well as the effect , of the great and unnecessary accumulation of contested suits .
More than fifteen hundred causes , arising in this one city , are in readiness for trial . ... From some cause , whether from the great increase of litigation or otherwise , the designed object has not been accomplished .
as confessed , fifty - two causes ; second , of pleas and demurrers , thirteen ; third , of causes on bills and answers ... The first cause in this class , on the last October calendar , was at issue and ready for hearing , in 1828 ...
... say seventy - five to one hundred lawyers , anxious for an opportunity to give their causes a jog . ... they should therefore spin out their decision of a cause , as they would a speech to a popular assembly , just before election .
having devoted some twenty days to special motions , two to taking decrees in suits not opposed ; and not a moment to what should be the legitimate business of the term , namely , the hearing of really contested causes .
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead