The similarity, intellectual and moral, between the Judge and his ancestor appears to have been at least as strong as the resemblance of mien and feature would afford reason to anticipate.
For example: tradition affirmed that the Puritan had been greedy of wealth; the Judge, too, with all the show of liberal expenditure, was said to be as close-fisted as if his gripe were of iron.
"And how was the captain called, senor?" asked the Judge.
Here the curate went on to relate briefly his brother's adventure with Zoraida; to all which the Judge gave such an attentive hearing that he never before had been so much of a hearer.
The priests took their places in front of the judge
, and the clerk proceeded to read in a loud voice a complaint of sacrilege against Phileas Fogg and his servant, who were accused of having violated a place held consecrated by the Brahmin religion.
left the Court, looking deeply disgusted: But the Snark, though a little aghast, As the lawyer to whom the defense was entrusted, Went bellowing on to the last.
Temple, can you tell me what has brought three such men as Indian John, Natty Bumppo, and Oliver Edwards together?” Marmaduke turned his countenance, in evident surprise, to his cousin, and replied quickly:
"We are not here to consider your previous actions," bellowed Judge
Blount glared at him with apoplectic countenance, and silence reigned.
Swear me, if you please, Sir;' and sworn the chemist was, before the judge
could find words to utter.
"But he mustn't lose any chance that might be of help to him," Judge
Driscoll could be a freethinker and still hold his place in society because he was the person of most consequence to the community, and therefore could venture to go his own way and follow out his own notions.
So away he was taken; but as he stood on the steps he said, 'My Lord Judge
, grant me one last request.' 'Anything but thy life,' replied the other.
The eighth and last is for small actions, from one to five drachma's, or a little more; for these ought also to be legally determined, but not to be brought before the whole body of the judges
. But without entering into any particulars concerning actions for murder, and those wherein strangers are the parties, let us particularly treat of those courts which have the jurisdiction of those matters which more particularly relate to the affairs of the community and which if not well conducted occasion seditions and commotions in the state.
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.