Sampson Brass

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.

Background. "If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers." is a quotation from The Old Curiosity Shop (Chapter 56). The Old Curiosity Shop was the fourth novel by Charles Dickens and follows the life of Nell Trent and her grandfather, both residents of The Old Curiosity Shop in London.   Context. Quotation by the corrupt solicitor Sampson Brass. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 56 of The Old Curiosity Shop: Mr Brass and his lovely companion [...]

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