The public, represented by a boy with a comforter, and a shabby-genteel man secretly eating crumbs out of his coat pockets, was warming itself at a stove in the centre of the Court
The princess was of course most anxious to entertain the Sultan in a fitting way, but as she had no experience in court
customs she ran to the Talking Bird, and begged he would advise her as to what dishes should be served.
So saying, he left the court
, and made ready for his journey.
These considerations seem alone sufficient to authorize a conclusion, that the Supreme Court
would have been an improper substitute for the Senate, as a court
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.
We shall not detain the reader with a description of the captious discussions that occupied the court
for the first two hours, Judge Temple had impressed on the jury, in his charge, the necessity for dispatch on their part, recommending to their notice, from motives of humanity, the prisoners in the jail as the first objects of their attention.
No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court
They entered the court
and passed down an aisle to a railed enclosure in which were high oak chairs.
The entrance of the Judge, and a consequent great stir and settling down in the court
, stopped the dialogue.
In the main street at the corner of the court
, some labourers were repairing the gas-pipes, and had lighted a great fire in a brazier, round which a party of ragged men and boys were gathered: warming their hands and winking their eyes before the blaze in rapture.
When a great office is vacant, either by death or disgrace (which often happens,) five or six of those candidates petition the emperor to entertain his majesty and the court
with a dance on the rope; and whoever jumps the highest, without falling, succeeds in the office.
In the very middle of the court
was a table, with a large dish of tarts upon it: they looked so good, that it made Alice quite hungry to look at them--`I wish they'd get the trial done,' she thought, `and hand round the refreshments
In the middle of the court
was a catafalque, raised about two yards above the ground and covered completely by an immense canopy of black velvet, and on the steps all round it white wax tapers burned in more than a hundred silver candlesticks.
When you are safe once more at your father's court
you may do with me as you please, but from now on until that day I am your master, and you must obey and aid me.
But if that be so, we may step into the court
and take a look at the windows.