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  • Their fathers were magistrates, the fellows said.
  • Then Nasty Roche had asked: —Is he a magistrate?
  • His father was a marshal now: higher than a magistrate.
  • His father, who kept the racehorses, must be a magistrate too like Saurin’s father and Nasty Roche’s father.
  • He thought of his own father, of how he sang songs while his mother played and of how he always gave him a shilling when he asked for sixpence and he felt sorry for him that he was not a magistrate like the other boys’ fathers.

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

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