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been actually brought into Parliament for the appointment of such a Judge: but the truth is, that the bill leaves it altogether uncertain what his functions are to be. It should seem, that they will be whatever the Lord Chancellor for the time being shall think proper. He is to hear what business the Lord Chancellor shall appoint, and at such times and in such places as his Lordship shall appoint. He is not even to have the discretion in this respect, which a man acting under a general power of attorney is allowed to exercise. Like an inferior artisan employed by some master manufacturer, he is to do just such work as his employer shall direct, and just when and where he shall be pleased to direct. The dignity of the judicial character will surely be but ill consulted in these uncertain and novel duties which are to be imposed on this subordinate Judge.

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