Alice had never been in a court of
justice before, but she had read about them in books, and she was quite pleased to find that she knew the name of nearly everything there.
Our manager will, this afternoon, be at the Court of
Assize at Versailles, with the letter--the letter containing the name of the murderer
A green court plain, with a wall about it; a second court of
the same, but more garnished, with little turrets, or rather embellishments, upon the wall; and a third court, to make a square with the front, but not to be built, nor yet enclosed with a naked wall, but enclosed with terraces, leaded aloft, and fairly garnished, on the three sides; and cloistered on the inside, with pillars, and not with arches below.
It was the first time that he had ever crossed the threshold of a court of
justice, and curiosity seemed to be strongly blended with his personal feelings.
The court of
Anne of Austria was full of gayety and animation; for, after having gained a victory over the Spaniard, it had just gained another over the people.
But the completion of Monplaisir (Monblaisir the honest German folks call it) was stopped for lack of ready money, and it and its park and garden are now in rather a faded condition, and not more than ten times big enough to accommodate the Court of
the reigning Sovereign.
The executive magistrate has a qualified negative on the legislative body, and the Senate, which is a part of the legislature, is a court of
impeachment for members both of the executive and judiciary departments.
A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not labouring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of
Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge's eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate.
as the court was = the Royal Court of
King Louis Philippe prided itself on its simplicity and informality; garcons, bourgeois = waiters, neighbors; salon = living room}
Austin, probation officer, Court of
General Sessions," he explained.
If I might offer any apology for so exaggerated a fiction as the Barnacles and the Circumlocution Office, I would seek it in the common experience of an Englishman, without presuming to mention the unimportant fact of my having done that violence to good manners, in the days of a Russian war, and of a Court of
Inquiry at Chelsea.
Gringoire and the entire Court of
Miracles were suffering mortal anxiety.