One of the London lawyers at the second Orley Farm trial, an intelligent and high-minded young man, but disinclined to run in harness with the other lawyers. After an amusing attempt to educate and “mold” Mary Snow to be his wife, he ended by marrying Madeline Staveley."...by no means a handsome man. He was tall and thin, and his face had been slightly marked with the smallpox. He stooped in his gait as he walked, and was often awkward with his hands and legs. But he was full of enthusiasm ...and when he talked on subjects which were near his heart there was a radiance about him" - Orley Farm.