William Arabin

William Arabin (1773 – 15 December 1841) was an English judge, notorious for his confused pronouncements.


  • If there ever was a case of clearer evidence than this of persons acting together, this case is that case
    • Sir R. Megarry, Arabinesque at Law (1969)
  • They will steal the very teeth out of your mouth as you walk through the streets – I know it from experience.
    • Ibid, referring to the residents of Uxbridge.
  • Prisoner, God has given you good abilities, instead of which you go about the country stealing ducks.

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