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We got into an argument whether the Judges who went to India might with propriety engage in trade . ... “ No Judge , Sir , can give his whole attention to his office ; and it is very proper that he should employ what time he has to ...
He advised the King to agree that the Judges should hold their places for life , instead of losing them at the accession ... There is no reason why a Judge should hold his office for life , more than any other person in publick trust .
“ What ! eh ! is Strahan a good judge of an Epigram ? Is not he rather an obtuse man , eh ? ” JOHNSON . “ Why , Sir , he may not be a judge of an Epigram : but you see he is a judge of what is not an Epigram . ” Boswell .
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