A few quick character descriptions --
Sir Leicester Dedlock is only a baronet, but there is no mightier baronet than he. His family is as old as the hills, and infinitely more respectable.
How Alexander wept when he had no more worlds to conquer, everybody knows—or has some reason to know by this time, the matter having been rather frequently mentioned.
He is of what is called the old school—a phrase generally meaning any school that seems never to have been young—
Bleak House is funny!
I knew nothing about the Court of Chancery, so here's a picture--
|Court of Chancery|