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bailiff
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Moby Dick
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  • How wildly it heightens the effect of that passage in Froissart, when, masked in the snowy symbol of their faction, the desperate White Hoods of Ghent murder their bailiff in the market-place!

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  • The bailiff escorted them from the courtroom.
  • The bailiff was accused of making prejudicial statements to the jury.

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