pass upon

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Tell us who you be, and what mission calls you to this unknown world beneath the Valley Dor, then maybe we can see our way to let you pass upon the errand which we should like to undertake would our orders permit.
Nevertheless the writ cites a section from the Code of Civil Procedure that reads ``No judge who refuses to recuse himself or herself shall pass upon his or her own disqualification .