The magistrates sat on the bench in the town-hall of Helstonleigh.
The circumstances were stated to the magistrates just as they have been stated to you.
"We will take bail," said the magistrates, before the application was made.
He describes the scene as if the choice had rested with the magistrates to convict him or to let him go.
The three months elapsed, and the magistrates had to determine what was to be done.
On the following Friday I was hauled up before the magistrates.
His government may be described as a democracy of magistrates elected by the people.
The select judges are to be appointed by the magistrates, who are to choose one from every magistracy.
All magistrates, whatever be their tenure of office, must give an account of their magistracy.
And if he depart, let him erase all the entries which have been made by him in the register kept by the magistrates.