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law court

palace

royal household

cultivate

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woo

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an area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings

a judicial assembly

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to behave so as to bring on (danger, for example)

to attempt to gain the affection of

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the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state

Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)

the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince

a hotel for motorists

a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws

the residence of a sovereign or nobleman

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an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

respectful deference

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make amorous advances towards

seek someone's favor

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engage in social activities leading to marriage

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References in classic literature ?
A court attendant beat with his palm upon the rail.
To my mind, certain circumstances of the case before the court seem to suggest a motive for the homicide quite different from the one insisted on by the state.
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.
Some time after, asking a friend at court how they came to fix on that determinate number, he told me that his majesty's mathematicians, having taken the height of my body by the help of a quadrant, and finding it to exceed theirs in the proportion of twelve to one, they concluded from the similarity of their bodies, that mine must contain at least 1724 of theirs, and consequently would require as much food as was necessary to support that number of Lilliputians.
The Hatter looked at the March Hare, who had followed him into the court, arm-in-arm with the Dormouse.
said the First Lord, 'I will give you a place in the kitchen, and you shall have leave to see the Emperor at dinner, if you can lead us to the Nightingale, for she is invited to come to Court this evening.
At this some six duennas, advancing across the court, made their appearance in procession, one after the other, four of them with spectacles, and all with their right hands uplifted, showing four fingers of wrist to make their hands look longer, as is the fashion now-a-days.
Could the Supreme Court have been relied upon as answering this description?
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.
Suddenly an idea occurred to me, and acting on my knowledge of the construction of the buildings of these ancient Martian cities with a hollow court within the center of each square, I groped my way blindly through the dark chambers, calling the great thoats after me.
They saw it but for a glimpse for the window was instantly thrust down; but that glimpse had been sufficient, and they turned and left the court without a word.
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.
I shall go to court this evening, to a great ball, Madame la Marquise de Dolomien and the Aide de Camp de Service having just notified me that I am invited.
Bartle entered quietly, and, going up to Adam, grasped his hand and said, "I'm just come to look at you, my boy, for the folks are gone out of court for a bit.
The rear was brought up by another posse of constables, and the mob followed the whole into the room where the court held its sitting.