Lincoln's Inn


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Lincoln's Inn

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(Law) one of the four legal societies in London which together form the Inns of Court
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Michaelmas term lately over, and the Lord Chancellor sitting in Lincoln's Inn Hall.
And hard by Temple Bar, in Lincoln's Inn Hall, at the very heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor in his High Court of Chancery.
He was never seen on 'Change, nor at the Bank, nor in the counting-rooms of the "City"; no ships ever came into London docks of which he was the owner; he had no public employment; he had never been entered at any of the Inns of Court, either at the Temple, or Lincoln's Inn, or Gray's Inn; nor had his voice ever resounded in the Court of Chancery, or in the Exchequer, or the Queen's Bench, or the Ecclesiastical Courts.
The offices of Messrs Nichols, Nichols, Nichols, and Nichols were in Lincoln's Inn Fields.
At Cambridge, where Bill had first made his acquaintance, he had been notable for an exuberance of which Lincoln's Inn Fields had not yet cured him.
I then told Steerforth that my aunt was in town awaiting me (as I found from her letter), and that she had taken lodgings for a week at a kind of private hotel at Lincoln's Inn Fields, where there was a stone staircase, and a convenient door in the roof; my aunt being firmly persuaded that every house in London was going to be burnt down every night.
Harris and Culsom, Solicitors, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
I think of Fleet Street and Lincoln's Inn now with a shudder of disgust.
I even heard mention of those in Duke Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, and in Warwick Street, Golden Square; but common report, you know--You are not going?
Serle Street, Lincoln's Inn, London" -- then pushed the letter away from him, and sat at the table, drawing lines on the blotting-paper with his pen, lost in thought.
I had spent the day wearily over books, and, simply to keep my mind occupied, went over some of the matters I had been examined in at Lincoln's Inn.
Thus thinking, on the particular morning in question, she made her away across Lincoln's Inn Fields and up Kingsway, and so through Southampton Row until she reached her office in Russell Square.

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