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cause_n court_n justice_n law_n 3,065 5 4.7299 4 true
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A84753 Foure true and considerable positions for the sitting members the new court of justice, and new judges, sheriffs, officers, lawyers, iustices, and others to ruminate upon. 1649 (1649) Wing F1673; Thomason 669.f.13[90]; ESTC R211243 2,069 1

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