For the stalement of facts
designed to prepare the way for the proofs
needs be unprofitable, unless we have first determined what proofs.
are to be promised in the statement.
Finally we must consider how best to win the
judge to take our view. For we cannot be sure until
we have subjected all the parts of the case to careful
scrutiny, what sort of impression we wish to make
upon the judge: are we to mollify him or increase
his severity, to excite or relax his interest in the
case, to render him susceptible to influence or the