George Carman Quotes (5 quotes)
“Laughter, n. An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.”
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859)
Interview for SPIEGEL (spiegel.de), in 2008
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Born: October 6, 1929
Died: January 2, 2001 (aged 71)
Occupation: Lawyer, barrister
Bio: George Alfred Carman, QC, was a leading English barrister of the 1980s and 1990s. He first came to the attention of the general public in 1979, when he successfully defended the former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe after he was charged with conspiracy to murder. Carman had been appointed as a Queen's Counsel eight years previously.
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