John Jarndyce

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    Wonderful invention, the phonograph. Keeps a man alive long after he’s dead.
    P. J. Wolfson, and John L. Balderston (1899–1954)

    Jarndyce and Jarndyce drones on. This scarecrow of a suit, has, in course of time, become so complicated that no man alive knows what it means. The parties to it understand it least; but it has been observed that no two Chancery lawyers can talk about it for five minutes, without coming to total disagreement as to all the premises.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)