pronounce sentence

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I am the mother of the Sun, and I command you to ride away from here at once, and I pronounce sentence of death upon you, for you proudly let yourself be called the Sun-Hero without having done anything to deserve the name.'
The main point is that they should have good intentions and be desirous of doing right in all things, for they will never be at a loss for persons to advise and direct them in what they have to do, like those knight-governors who, being no lawyers, pronounce sentences with the aid of an assessor.
'I hereby pronounce sentence of the court upon you, Saheed Arogundade, that you will be hanged in the neck until you're dead.
Mr Justice Michael White said the court would pronounce sentence on January 24.
The judges and sheriffs who pronounce sentence aren't to blame - their hands are tied by maximum terms they can hand out.
He adopted a deep posh sounding voice: "I pronounce sentence upon you, mealy mouthy Adventure Man.
It did not pronounce sentence against one absconding accused.
"What punishment does the Chancellor believe would be appropriate for bankers who have stolen millions of pounds from investors through rigging interest rates?" George Osborne, the Chancellor, insisted he couldn't just get up in the Commons and pronounce sentence.
It is also empowered to put on trial, and pronounce sentence on, bishops and even the Prelate.
Judges do not mention disease when they pronounce sentence, yet for prisoners the infection is part of the sentence.
Many people like the idea of raising their own meat, but when it comes to D-Day(D=death, of course), they can't bring themselves to pronounce sentence.
In our courts, the task of the judge is to keep the two sides in a case within the bounds of the law, to summarise the case for the jury, and to pronounce sentence as prescribed by law.