On his arrival from the other world, he had merely found it necessary to spend a quarter of an hour at a barber's, who had trimmed down the Puritan's full beard into a pair of grizzled whiskers, then, patronizing a ready-made clothing establishment, he had exchanged his velvet doublet and sable cloak, with the richly worked band under his chin, for a white collar and cravat, coat, vest, and pantaloons; and lastly, putting aside his steel-hilted broadsword to take up a gold-headed cane, the Colonel Pyncheon of two centuries ago steps forward as the Judge
of the passing moment!
On the other side, an ancient clerk, skilful in precedents, wary in proceeding, and understanding in the business of the court, is an excellent finger of a court; and doth many times point the way to the judge
was struck with amazement at the language of Don Quixote, whom he scrutinized very carefully, no less astonished by his figure than by his talk; and before he could find words to answer him he had a fresh surprise, when he saw opposite to him Luscinda, Dorothea, and Zoraida, who, having heard of the new guests and of the beauty of the young lady, had come to see her and welcome her; Don Fernando, Cardenio, and the curate, however, greeted him in a more intelligible and polished style.
When he got out the new judge
said he was a-going to make a man of him.
Passepartout was getting nervous, for the hands on the face of the big clock over the judge
seemed to go around with terrible rapidity.
Then the Snark pronounced sentence, the Judge
being quite Too nervous to utter a word: When it rose to its feet, there was silence like night, And the fall of a pin might be heard.
You are of opinion, Judge
Temple, that a man is to be qualified by nature and education to do only one thing well, whereas I know that genius will supply the place of learning, and that a certain sort of man can do anything and everything.
somehow failed to notice them, while the Prosecuting Attorney and Patsy's attorney shied off from them gracefully.
There is no god but the Unknowable, and Herbert Spencer is its prophet," Judge
Blount was saying at that moment.
This being done, a gentleman in black, who sat below the judge
, proceeded to call over the names of the jury; and after a great deal of bawling, it was discovered that only ten special jurymen were present.
Then he and Judge
Scott, revolvers in hand, cautiously descended.
was at a meeting of the Raisin Growers' Association, and the boys were busy organizing an athletic club, on the memorable night of Manuel's treachery.
If the judge
had stopped with bare assertion, it would have had a good deal of effect; but he made the mistake of trying to prove his position.
Then the judge
sent out his officers to bring up the accused wherever they should find him; and he was soon caught and brought up to be tried.
As to the tenure by which the judges
are to hold their places; this chiefly concerns their duration in office; the provisions for their support; the precautions for their responsibility.