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[22] At times again we may pretend that we are repeating the facts for the benefit of some new member of the jury,1 at times that we do so with a view to letting every bystander as well realise the gross unfairness of our opponents' assertions. Under these circumstances our statement must be diversified by a free use of figures to avoid wearying those to whom the facts are familiar: we shall for instance use phrases such as “You remember,” “It may perhaps be superfluous to dwell on this point,” “But why should I say more, as you are well acquainted with the fact?”, “You are not ignorant how this matter stands” and so on.

1 i.e. introduced to fill the place of a juror who had had to leave the jury.

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