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 Meanings and Examples of ATTORNEY
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attorney
 n.  lawyer, one who is appointed by another to act in his place
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  This petition to Napoleon, kept back by Villefort, had become, under the second restoration, a terrible weapon against him in the hands of the king's attorney.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
2  He was the same man, or rather the development of the same man, whom we have heretofore seen as assistant attorney at Marseilles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
3  Andrea had spoken very little during dinner; he was an intelligent lad, and he feared to utter some absurdity before so many grand people, amongst whom, with dilating eyes, he saw the king's attorney.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 64. The Beggar.
4  In this simple way, madame," replied Monte Cristo; "the waistcoat and the letter were both what is termed circumstantial evidence; I therefore sent them to the king's attorney.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
5  "Adieu, madame," replied the king's attorney, as in an almost joyful manner he conducted her to the door.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 99. The Law.
6  Scarcely had he entered the hall when he glanced at the whole body of magistrates and assistants; his eye rested longer on the president, and still more so on the king's attorney.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
7  "My father is king's attorney," replied Andrea calmly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
8  Thereupon an idea occurred to the attorney for the crown.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
9  There was in Tholomyes a district attorney, and in Courfeyrac a paladin.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
10  You are the son of my aunt, consequently my cousin; you come from Noyon, in Picardy; you have several lawsuits and no attorney.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS
11  Her father had been an attorney in Meryton, and had left her four thousand pounds.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  Having received his orders, I despatched a man to fetch the attorney, and four more, provided with serviceable weapons, to demand my young lady of her jailor.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  The other members were Dr. Westlake, Lyman Cass, Julius Flickerbaugh the attorney, Guy Pollock, and Martin Mahoney, former livery-stable keeper and now owner of a garage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  Her most positive experience was the revelation of Mrs. Flickerbaugh, the tall, thin, twitchy wife of the attorney.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
15  Upon that Chichikov begged her to accord the gentleman in question a power of attorney, while, to save extra trouble, he himself would then and there compose the requisite letter.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
16  The attorney who will prosecute the case says he cannot reveal how much money is involved.
17  He needed to consult with an attorney.
18  The new district attorney has promised to fight police corruption.
19  She's an attorney who advises companies about mergers and takeovers.
20  We had a long meeting with the attorney general.
21  The attorney for the defense challenged the juror.
22  If you want to take it further , you should consult an attorney.
23  On his refusal to appear in person or by his attorney, he was pronounced contumacious.
24  I can give you the address of a good attorney.
25  Dodd made no appeal of his death sentence and, further, instructed his attorney to sue anyone who succeeds in delaying his execution.
26  She was asked to take the witness stand and was then cross-examined by the state attorney.
27  Her ambition was to go to law school and become an attorney.
28  The matter then goes to Justice Department superiors in the office of the deputy attorney general.
29  The plea was part of a deal struck with the Dallas County district attorney.
30  Louise Renne, who ran unopposed for city attorney, threw a dim sum party for successful treasurer candidate Susan Leal.