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And the man himself having again shown it to the attendant then goes inside the barrier, and the attendant gives him a staff of the same color as the court bearing the same letter as the one on the acorn, in order that it may be necessary for him to go into the court to which he has been assigned by lot; for if he goes into another, he is detected by the color of his staff, [2] for each of the courts has a color painted on the lintel of its entrance. He takes the staff and goes to the court of the same color as his staff and having the same letter as is on the acorn. And when he has come into it he receives a token publicly from the person appointed by lot to this office. [3] Then with the acorn and the staff they take their seats in the court, when they have thus entered. And to those to whom the lot does not fall the Affixers give back their tickets. [4] And the public attendants from each tribe hand over the boxes, one to each court, in which are those names of the tribe that are in each of the courts. And they hand them over to the persons appointed by lot to restore the tickets to the jurymen in each court by number, in order that according to these when they examine them they may assign the pay.

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