1 Now the Cinque Ports are partially or somehow under the jurisdiction of a sort of policeman or beadle, called a Lord Warden.
2 I had the feeling that the world was left behind, that we had got over the edge of it, and were outside man's jurisdiction.
3 The President of the United States issued a proclamation that it be not tolerated in the territories over which he has jurisdiction.
4 They soon had a proof, however, that they were still within the jurisdiction of the Saints.
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5 The laws of England," interrupted Beaumanoir, "permit and enjoin each judge to execute justice within his own jurisdiction.
6 MICAWBER, and the defendant in that cause is the prey of the sheriff having legal jurisdiction in this bailiwick.
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7 Their parents have a sort of rule and jurisdiction over them, when they come into the world, and for some time after; but it is but a temporary one.
8 And thus, 'tis true, the paternal is a natural government, but not at all extending itself to the ends and jurisdictions of that which is political.'