A great lawyer, but his influence is probably only moderate in the realms
beyond the skies, and it would not be the soundest policy for the best
of persons to take too many chances on the Almighty's forbearance by riding
over the Henness Pass in a mud wagon with that same lawyer. William M.
Stewart wins nearly every lawsuit he undertakes; but it is no sign he
is popular in Paradise.
He was endowed by nature with a faculty of imposing the sublimest absurdities
upon juries as pure and spotless truth.
Illustration of William Stewart from
first edition of
Also see: REMINISCENCES OF SENATOR WILLIAM W. STEWART OF NEVADA.
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