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The lawyer

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"Oh thank you! Oh thank you!" the client enthused
as she rose from the dock and embraced with relief
her solicitor, who with the help of the law,
had prevented her being regarded a thief.
As the judge and the jury departed the court,
she was found without stain in the sight of all men;
"My pleasure," he frowned, then his final retort,
"but please, for God's sake, just don't do it again!"


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