Sentence Examples

  • The magistrates have both civil and criminal jurisdiction in minor cases.
  • The seaport of Leith, though a distinct burgh, governed by its own magistrates, and electing its own representative to parliament, has also on its southern side become practically united to its great neighbour.
  • He was summoned before the magistrates of Utrecht to defend himself against charges of irreligion and slander.
  • When it began to have magistrates of its own is not known: nor indeed have we any inscriptions from Ostia that can be certainly attributed to the Republican period.
  • We learn much as to these magistrates from the large number of inscriptions that have been found (over 2000 in Ostia and Portus taken together) and also as to the cults.

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