Definition: court of justice
Definition: court of justice
Sentences Containing 'tribunal'
I am well prepared, but there are precautions to be taken, that could not be taken until he was actually summoned before the Tribunal.
Triumph The dread tribunal of five Judges, Public Prosecutor, and determined Jury, sat every day.
As well as the prisoner could see, he and Mr. Lorry were the only men there, unconnected with the Tribunal, who wore their usual clothes, and had not assumed the coarse garb of the Carmagnole.
So quick was the Tribunal to compensate itself and the nation for a chance lost, that these five came down to him before he left the place, condemned to die within twenty four hours.
I know you, Evremonde; I saw you before the Tribunal to day.
``Now, I trust,''said Sydney to him,``that the name and influence of Doctor Manette may stand him in as good stead to morrow you said he would be before the Tribunal again to morrow, Mr. Barsad?''
``But access to him,''said Mr. Lorry,``if it should go ill before the Tribunal, will not save him.''
Before that unjust Tribunal, there was little or no order of procedure, ensuring to any accused person any reasonable hearing.
To fail in submission to the authority of the Tribunal would be to put yourself out of Law.
``Inform the Tribunal of what you did that day within the Bastille, citizen.''
Little need, in presence of that tribunal and that auditory, to show how the Defarges had not made the paper public, with the other captured Bastille memorials borne in procession, and had kept it, biding their time.
The Judges having to take part in a public demonstration out of doors, the Tribunal adjourned.
Charles Darnay, alone in a cell, had sustained himself with no flattering delusion since he came to it from the Tribunal.
If you drag us both before a tribunal I will still say,`No, my daughter is not guilty; there is no crime in my house.
Well, I tell you I will not drag my daughter before a tribunal, and give her up to the executioner!
Then he raised his eyes towards the ceiling, but withdrew then, immediately, as if he feared the roof would open and reveal to his distressed view that second tribunal called heaven, and that other judge named God.
Every one turned towards the procureur, who, unable to bear the universal gaze now riveted on him alone, advanced staggering into the midst of the tribunal, with his hair dishevelled and his face indented with the mark of his nails.
In those disorderly times, it might have been extremely inconvenient to have left them to seek this sort of justice from any other tribunal.
Receive the victor's wreath; and the herald shall proclaim your victory aloud before your own tribunal: "M.
Mischief take me, if you ought not to have a rod put in your hand one day, a diadem on your brow, a tribunal raised for you; then the herald would summon us all-why do I say "us"?
So he told him he was quite right in pursuing the object he had in view, and that such a motive was natural and becoming in cavaliers as distinguished as he seemed and his gallant bearing showed him to be; and that he himself in his younger days had followed the same honourable calling, roaming in quest of adventures in various parts of the world, among others the Curing-grounds of Malaga, the Isles of Riaran, the Precinct of Seville, the Little Market of Segovia, the Olivera of Valencia, the Rondilla of Granada, the Strand of San Lucar, the Colt of Cordova, the Taverns of Toledo, and divers other quarters, where he had proved the nimbleness of his feet and the lightness of his fingers, doing many wrongs, cheating many widows, ruining maids and swindling minors, and, in short, bringing himself under the notice of almost every tribunal and court of justice in Spain; until at last he had retired to this castle of his, where he was living upon his property and upon that of others; and where he received all knights-errant of whatever rank or condition they might be, all for the great love he bore them and that they might share their substance with him in return for his benevolence.
Well then, on this river there was a bridge, and at one end of it a gallows, and a sort of tribunal, where four judges commonly sat to administer the law which the lord of river, bridge and the lordship had enacted, and which was to this effect, 'If anyone crosses by this bridge from one side to the other he shall declare on oath where he is going to and with what object; and if he swears truly, he shall be allowed to pass, but if falsely, he shall be put to death for it by hanging on the gallows erected there, without any remission.'
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