Definition: official with power to administer the law
Definition: official with power to administer the law
Sentences Containing 'magistrate'
As no attempt was made to prevent it, the door was opened, and a magistrate, wearing his official scarf, presented himself, followed by four soldiers and a corporal.
said M. Morrel, addressing the magistrate, whom he evidently knew;``there is doubtless some mistake easily explained.''
``Edmond Dantes,''replied the magistrate,``I arrest you in the name of the law!''
Dantes descended the staircase, preceded by the magistrate, and followed by the soldiers.
A carriage awaited him at the door; he got in, followed by two soldiers and the magistrate, and the vehicle drove off towards Marseilles.
``Indeed I am,''replied the young magistrate with a smile;``and in the interesting trial that young lady is anxious to witness, the case would only be still more aggravated.
burst simultaneously from all who were near enough to the magistrate to hear his words.
The magistrate laid emphasis on these words, as if he wished to apply them to the owner himself, while his eyes seemed to plunge into the heart of one who, interceding for another, had himself need of indulgence.
On opening the door, Villefort found himself facing him, and the young magistrate's first impulse was to pause.
``In the first place, then, who examined you, the king's attorney, his deputy, or a magistrate?''
And you tell me this magistrate expressed great sympathy and commiseration for you?''
``Who enjoyed the reputation of being the most severe, the most upright, the most rigid magistrate on the bench?''
`What,'cried I,`do you, a magistrate, speak thus to me?'
He was not only a magistrate, he was almost a diplomatist.
And as he said this, the``eye severe''of the magistrate had lost nothing of its habitual arrogance.
What magistrate would find, or even venture to insinuate, anything against this?
Dead bodies are not kept a year; they are shown to a magistrate, and the evidence is taken.
Magistrate and orator of great eloquence chancellor of France under Louis XV.
``Do you speak to me as a magistrate or as a friend?''
And when you have found the culprit, if you find him, I will say to you,`You are a magistrate, do as you will!'''
cried the magistrate, with an accent of horror and consternation,``are you still harping on that terrible idea?''
``Which of you gentlemen,''asked the magistrate, without replying to the count,``answers to the name of Andrea Cavalcanti?''
``Speak to me not as a magistrate, but as a friend; and when I am in bitter anguish of spirit, do not tell me that I ought to be gay.''
said the magistrate, without any introduction, placing himself between his wife and the door.
Under the republic no magistrate could have had authority enough to protect the slave, much less to punish the master.
'How do you suppose he comes to be a Middlesex Magistrate?'
He was appointed stipendiary magistrate of the district of Søndre Sunnmøre in 1798, and stipendiary magistrate of the district of Toten from 1802.
The task of the magistrate was to identify the proper name of the offence disclosed by the facts.
From 1978 to 1981 Cook served as a United States Magistrate.
The court was divided on the punishment for the magistrate, and opted for disfranchisement over banishment.
In 1257 Cavalcanti served as Podestà (chief magistrate) of the Umbrian city Gubbio.
He was elected an assistant or magistrate of the Connecticut Colony from Windsor in 1642.
He began work in finance (civil service) before becoming a magistrate in Chrudim in Bohemia.
After retiring in 1985, Giddon served as a magistrate in the Superior Court.
Her father was Robert Brown, the first Aboriginal stipendiary magistrate.
The head magistrate was known as Leveller of the Marsh Scotts.
As the head magistrate of Florence, known as "The Gonfalonier of Justice," he wielded great power and influence.
Starting in the 1500s Hop Farm was the seat of the magistrate of Bergen and Gulen.
The magistrate acted as chief of police, judge and jury.
At his trial, the magistrate quoted him as saying, "I enjoy art.
The magistrate acquitted Yeung but said he "cannot, with the same assurance, declare justice has been done".
In 1849 he was reappointed police magistrate and was nominated as the inaugural mayor of the Geelong Town Council.
Magistrate Samuel Sewall of Boston recorded his observation about the conditions he found in the meeting house.
He was a justice of the peace, a stipendiary magistrate, town clerk for Weymouth and county treasurer.
The Magistrate's Court hears summary matters or indictable matters, which may be heard summarily.
The Magistrate's Court is the lowest court in The Bahamas.
At some times the Magistrates from New Providence also go on circuit to the other Islands where there is no resident Magistrate or in cases where the resident magistrate is unable, for whatever reason, to hear a case.
Unfortunately, the foreman has learned of Jayne's return, and reports this to the magistrate.
While at Henan, Guan acted as magistrate of several counties and was said to be capable in his governance.
Gopalballabh was the Magistrate at Bihar Province and the father of Rama Devi.
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More Vocab Wordsgamut - entire range
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
disinclination - unwillingness
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies