Judgment-hall

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Judgment-hall a hall where a court of justice meets
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. juger—L. judicārejus, law, dicĕre, to declare.

Usage

In literature:

And he commanded him to be kept in Herod's judgment hall.
"The King James Bible"
And Pilate left them in the court, open under the sky, and took Jesus alone into the judgment hall.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
Nilus went back to the judgment-hall in uneasy consternation.
"The Bride of the Nile, Complete" by Georg Ebers
This is the hall of council, of judgment, and of torture, wherein are now gathered the officials of the town and its dependent villages.
"The Social Cancer" by José Rizal
He found him coming out from the door of his house to embark on his boat, that he might go to the judgment hall.
"Egyptian Tales, First Series, IVth To XIIth Dynasty" by W. M. Flinders Petrie
The window over the judgment-seat had painted glass in it, and so, I think, had some of the hall windows.
"Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
When the discrowned monarch was brought to trial, that warlike leader sat in the judgment hall.
"Biographical Stories" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The mosque is indeed small, but, like the judgment-hall, it is of white marble, and with fine columns and sculptures.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
I am in the burnished Judgment Hall of the Last Day.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
Despite its Judgment Hall and its other merits Kampen is the Dutch Gotham.
"A Wanderer in Holland" by E. V. Lucas
He therefore returned to the judgment hall, and entered on another examination of the prisoner.
"Sermons on Various Important Subjects" by Andrew Lee
In the Judgment Hall the two apostles crouched to pray, and they were stirred by Satan laying his hands on their shoulders.
"My Neighbors" by Caradoc Evans
One morning Umballa entered the judgment hall of the palace, disturbed in mind.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
Li-neng took the warrant back to the judgment hall and told the mandarin that the tiger could not be found.
"A Chinese Wonder Book" by Norman Hinsdale Pitman
It is interesting to note that Gudea mentions a hall of judgment in the temple to Nin-girsu at Lagash.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Philo made a vow in the judgment hall, that he would take no rest till Jesus was numbered with the dead.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
The next day the familiars appeared, and led me to the hall of judgment, where I was asked whether I confessed my crime.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
Whether the interview took place within the temple walls, on the open street, at the market place, or in the judgment hall, matters not.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
His palace where he lived, in another court farther in from the Hall of Judgment, was of the same workmanship.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Go down into the dimly lighted tribunal hall, where God's vicegerents sit in judgment.
"Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science" by Hudson Tuttle
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In poetry:

The nether depth, the heights above,
Nor alleys pleach'd of Paradise,
Nor Herod's judgment-halls suffice:
Man shall not hide himself from love.
"Sweet are His ways who rules above" by Jean Ingelow
By Thy last silence in the judgment-hall,
By long foreknowledge of the deadly tree,
By darkness, by the wormwood and the gall,
I pray Thee visit me.
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
Great organs surged through arches dim
Their jubilant floods in praise of him;
And in church, and palace, and judgment-hall,
He saw his own image high over all.
"A Parable - II" by James Russell Lowell
They stood her in the judgment hall.
"Confess," they cried, "the blasting spell
That holds yon crazed monk in thrall?"
"Good sirs," she said, "he loved me well."
"The Witch" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
And in church, and palace, and judgment-hall,
He marked great fissures that rent the wall,
And opened wider and yet more wide
As the living foundation heaved and sighed.
"A Parable - II" by James Russell Lowell
Behold the mighty Judgment Hall,
Where Nero with indifferent air
Remarked the pleading of St. Paul,
Nor dreamed the man before him there
Would soon be read and reverenced where
The Roman empire had no share!
"On The Palentine" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

With some big PED-era names facing judgment day next month in the Baseball Hall of Fame voting and with the everlasting cacophony over who belongs in Cooperstown and who doesn't, we decided to take a fresh look at the greats of the game.
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