Would it have been desirable to have composed the court
for the trial of impeachments, of persons wholly distinct from the other departments of the government?
Just at this moment Alice felt a very curious sensation, which puzzled her a good deal until she made out what it was: she was beginning to grow larger again, and she thought at first she would get up and leave the court; but on second thoughts she decided to remain where she was as long as there was room for her.
`not in that ridiculous fashion.' And he got up very sulkily and crossed over to the other side of the court.
Monsieur Stangerson--looking many years older and almost unrecognisable--Larsan, Arthur Rance, with his face ruddy as ever, Daddy Jacques, Daddy Mathieu, who was brought into court
handcuffed between two gendarmes, Madame Mathieu, in tears, the two Berniers, the two nurses, the steward, all the domestics of the chateau, the employe of the Paris Post Office, the railway employe from Epinay, some friends of Monsieur and Mademoiselle Stangerson, and all Monsieur Darzac's witnesses.
Fair wards of court
have faded into mothers and grandmothers; a long procession of Chancellors has come in and gone out; the legion of bills in the suit have been transformed into mere bills of mortality; there are not three Jarndyces left upon the earth perhaps since old Tom Jarndyce in despair blew his brains out at a coffee-house in Chancery Lane; but Jarndyce and Jarndyce still drags its dreary length before the court
, perennially hopeless.
Lippet, if you are retained for the prisoner,” interrupted Judge Temple, “instruct your client how to plead; if not, the court
will assign him counsel.”
"They are the ladies of the court
; I must go down and see what they are about!" So he pulled up his slippers at the heel, for he had trodden them down.
And so they all went into the wood where the Nightingale was wont to sing, and half the Court
Eager faces strained round pillars and corners, to get a sight of him; spectators in back rows stood up, not to miss a hair of him; people on the floor of the court
, laid their hands on the shoulders of the people before them, to help themselves, at anybody's cost, to a view of him--stood a-tiptoe, got upon ledges, stood upon next to nothing, to see every inch of him.
"Oh!" he murmured, as he left the threshold of the palace: "ungrateful court
! faithless court
They were straightway invited to dinner at Court
, and their intention of staying in the town being announced, the politest ladies of the whole town instantly called upon Mrs.
The governor, who is the executive magistrate, is appointed by the legislature; is chancellor and ordinary, or surrogate of the State; is a member of the Supreme Court
of Appeals, and president, with a casting vote, of one of the legislative branches.