I attended one quarter-sessions at which a number of natives were tried on a great variety of charges.
But the question about the quarter-sessions was by no means settled.
The severity of the magistrates at the quarter-sessions was equally revolting.
A case tried at Newbury quarter-sessions is fresh in the memory of many.
Many of the ringleaders in the outrage were apprehended during the week, and tried before the justices at quarter-sessions.
In that day the third-class amalgamator of distinct things was often on the bench of quarter-sessions.
Now the landlord could only proceed by ejectment in the quarter-sessions' court, or in the superior courts.
It has one court of quarter-sessions, and is divided into eight petty sessional divisions.
There was a violent scene among the magistrates at the Christmas quarter-sessions at Exeter.
It has two courts of quarter-sessions, and is divided into 15 petty-sessional divisions.