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magistrate
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Middlemarch
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  • In the beginning of dinner, the party being small and the room still, these motes from the mass of a magistrate’s mind fell too noticeably.
  • What feeling he, as a magistrate who had taken in so many ideas, could make room for, was unmixedly kind.
  • It must be either publicly by setting the magistrate and coroner to work, or privately by questioning Lydgate.
  • I am a good deal occupied as a magistrate, and in the collection of documentary evidence, but I regard my time as being at the disposal of the public—and, in short, my friends have convinced me that a chaplain with a salary—a salary, you know—is a very good thing, and I am happy to be able to come here and vote for the appointment of Mr. Tyke, who, I understand, is an unexceptionable man, apostolic and eloquent and everything of that kind—and I am the last man to withhold my…
  • "I’ll swear to every one of you before the magistrate.
  • "As to poachers like Trapping Bass, you know, Chettam," he continued, as they were entering, "when you are a magistrate, you’ll not find it so easy to commit.
  • "You see," said the able magistrate to Lydgate, when they were outside the door, "Casaubon has been a little narrow: it leaves him rather at a loss when you forbid him his particular work, which I believe is something very deep indeed—in the line of research, you know.

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  • The local magistrate insisted on a cash payment for the speeding ticket.
  • I’m merely the magistrate of the district.
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