Briefs in all those cases were, to a great extent, prepared by Judge Willson.
It's better to work than sit still and wait for briefs which never corns.
Quentyns had been called to the Bar, and was already beginning to receive "briefs."
When the briefs begin to come in, we'll see about something better.
If I trust to briefs, my existence will be but brief—we all must live.