Legal Satire During the Age of Dickens and Trollope Blewitt, Reginald James. The Court of Chancery: A Satirical Poem. Originally published: London: J. Kay, 1827. 106 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776482. ISBN-10: 158477648X. Hardcover. New. $24.95 * Reprint of the sole edition of a substantial legal satire by a lawyer. With its numerous thinly veiled references to prominent solicitors, chief clerks, magistrates and politicians, it is an engaging satiric portrait of the Chancery courts during the age of Dickens and Trollope. Its tone is set immediately in the first line: "Oh! Court of Equity, misnamed, where doubt / Leads many in; whence few, or none, get out." British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 3:864.
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