Judges


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a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges

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On raising her eyes, Phoebe was startled by the change in Judge Pyncheon's face.
But it is more strange, that judges should have noted favorites; which cannot but cause multiplication of fees, and suspicion of by-ways.
If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers, and that the construction they put upon them is conclusive upon the other departments, it may be answered, that this cannot be the natural presumption, where it is not to be collected from any particular provisions in the Constitution.
Very good, so be it," said the squire; but in the meantime a man had got out of the coach whose dress indicated at a glance the office and post he held, for the long robe with ruffled sleeves that he wore showed that he was, as his servant said, a Judge of appeal.
I borrowed three dollars from Judge Thatcher, and pap took it and got drunk, and went a-blowing around and cussing and whooping and carrying on; and he kept it up all over town, with a tin pan, till most midnight; then they jailed him, and next day they had him before court, and jailed him again for a week.
Oysterpuff, how can a judge give a wise sentence in a clerk's wig?
But the Judge said he never had summed up before; So the Snark undertook it instead, And summed it so well that it came to far more Than the Witnesses ever had said!
I speak plain English, I believe, Judge Temple: at least I ought; for my father, who taught me, could speak——”
Do you mean to tell me that this Judge Witberg will violate the sacredness of his office and oath by letting this brute off?
Judge Blount ably seconded him, and Martin, whose ears had pricked at the first mention of the philosopher's name, listened to the judge enunciate a grave and complacent diatribe against Spencer.
The judge had no sooner taken his seat, than the officer on the floor of the court called out 'Silence
Judge Scott pooh-poohed and laughed, but not with reason, for it was in his last days on the bench that Jim Hall had stood before him and received sentence.
Among the terriers he stalked imperiously, and Toots and Ysabel he utterly ignored, for he was king,--king over all creeping, crawling, flying things of Judge Miller's place, humans included.
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.