man to whom he had wrought so terrible an injury. He was
wrong box before they have done with me.'
'Oh! you mustn't be too hard upon them, sir,' said Mrs. Mann,
'The Clerkinwell Sessions have brought it upon themselves,
ma'am,' replied Mr. Bumble; 'and if the Clerkinwell Sessions find
that they come off rather worse than they expected, the
Clerkinwell Sessions have only themselves to thank.'
There was so much determination and depth of purpose about the
menacing manner in which Mr. Bumble delivered himself of these