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[6] And yet such a general would bear a very close resemblance to the advocate who leaves much of the detail that is necessary for success to [p. 405] the care of others, more especially in view of the fact that this, the most necessary element in the management of a case, is not as difficult as it may perhaps seem to outside observers. For every point of law, which is certain, is based either on written law or accepted custom: if, on the other hand, the point is doubtful, it must be examined in the light of equity.

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