Something of a sea-lawyer, he is one of the sharpest-brained—I don't say deepest-thinking—men I have ever come across.
"I am no lawyer, not even a sea-lawyer," I answered, wondering what he was driving at.
The sea-lawyer is the calculating, dissatisfied, eloquent man.
Look here, brother Harry,” he cried; “is this my nephew Sydney, or some confounded young son of a sea-lawyer?
A supposed grievance arises, the men have a meeting, and the sea-lawyer begins to stir them up, big in his opportunity.
Whenever I found I had a sea-lawyer among them, I got rid of him as soon as possible—giving him a chance to desert.
As the sea-lawyer had said, the evidence was all against him.
In such manner John Lewis, commonly known as the "sea-lawyer," settled the matter out of hand.
I must get rid of this sea-lawyer instantly, or worse will come of it.
The sea-lawyer always was and always will be a pest on land, and a source of mischief and danger on the sea.