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Sometimes the court itself came in for something less than reverential treatment.  One man upon hearing his sentence accused the court of everything from stupidity to perfidy. He was fined ten dollars for contempt and paid his fine with, a twenty dollar bill.  When he was told the court could not make change, he said, Never mind the other ten dollars, I’ll take it up in contempt.”

The Humorous Mr. Lincoln, page 28

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