Usage examples for plaintiff

  1. Well, when you were cross- examining the plaintiff you asked her about a certain china ornament you had given her, which seems to have been originally intended for another young lady. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
  2. Two or three weeks back, the son of the plaintiff had entered his shop to purchase his provision of coffee, sugar, and flour, and had given him to change a good one- hundred- dollar bill of one of the New Orleans banks. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  3. The plaintiff, in stating the case, said the defendant had been in the habit of seeing the papers daily, for which a penny a day was charged, and the present proceedings were taken to recover a balance due on that account. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  4. He forced himself to look at the facts again and again, trying bravely to be impartial and to survey them as though he were the judge and not the plaintiff. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  5. If an action framed in this method be removed from a State court to a federal court, the plaintiff must thereupon split it in two, and present his case at law on one set of papers and his case in equity on another. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  6. Before this the Judge had asked me how I could expect the plaintiff to know what was passing in the tortuous recesses of my own mind, and informed her that she need not answer such a ridiculous question unless she pleased. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
  7. Observing this, and how, without another word, he made off, and observing too the resignation of the plaintiff, Sancho buried his head in his bosom and remained for a short space in deep thought, with the forefinger of his right hand on his brow and nose; then he raised his head and bade them call back the old man with the stick, for he had already taken his departure. – The History of Don Quixote, Vol. II., Part 31 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  8. The defendant had received some hundred sheep from plaintiff to feed and tend at an agreed price. – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  9. The shortcomings of the earlier machines are minutely set forth, and the witnesses for the plaintiff are clear that they are neither practical nor profitable. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  10. But she had become acquainted with the other side of the famous Dannisburgh case- the unfortunate plaintiff; and compassion as well as morality moved her to put on a speaking air when Mr. Warwick's name was mentioned. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. I noted once a case from Wales, in the law reports, where a person of our name was either plaintiff or defendant; and one of the same name was secretary to the Virginia Company. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. Was not David A. Ogden, of the city of New- York, attorney at law, authorized or requested by you, or some other member or members of Congress, or some other person, and who in particular, to call upon the plaintiff and inquire of him- 1st. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. " In due time the case in court came on and was decided in favor of the plaintiff and an appeal provided for. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  14. In the Court below the plaintiff recovered. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  15. " Well," reiterated the plaintiff, gazing into the eyes of the court with somewhat more eagerness than the law requires under statute therefore made and provided. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  16. The first is whether the evidence produced by the plaintiff alone is sufficient in point of law to justify a verdict. – The Queen Against Owen by Allen Upward