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used in Wuthering Heights

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a judicial official — in the U.S. typically a judge for minor offenses or preliminary hearings
  • To beard a magistrate in his stronghold, and on the Sabbath, too!
    Chapter 6 (72% in)
  • Mr. Linton was a magistrate, and though he had fifty wives dead, he should inquire into this.
    Chapter 17 (50% in)
  • Grief, and that together, transformed him into a complete hermit: he threw up his office of magistrate, ceased even to attend church, avoided the village on all occasions, and spent a life of entire seclusion within the limits of his park and grounds; only varied by solitary rambles on the moors, and visits to the grave of his wife, mostly at evening, or early morning before other wanderers were abroad.
    Chapter 17 (76% in)

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