John Macfarlane, introduced as evidence in the trial
, says: "There is one Alan Stewart, a distant friend of the late Ardshiel's, who is in the French service, and came over in March last, as he said to some, in order to settle at home; to others, that he was to go soon back; and was, as I hear, the day that the murder was committed, seen not far from the place where it happened, and is not now to be seen; by which it is believed he was the actor.
They're putting down their names,' the Gryphon whispered in reply, `for fear they should forget them before the end of the trial
The necessity of a numerous court for the trial
of impeachments, is equally dictated by the nature of the proceeding.
But now that this foolish trial
is ended, I will tell you what really became of your pet piglet.
Handsome is that handsome does'," said my master; "you are only taking him on trial
, and I am sure you will do fairly by him, young man.
This done, he went on to the pavement to make trial
of the bow; thrice did he tug at it, trying with all his might to draw the string, and thrice he had to leave off, though he had hoped to string the bow and shoot through the iron.
He testified to this at the trial
, but no one believed him.
itself was presided over by Monsieur de Rocouz, a judge filled with the prejudice of his class, but a man honest at heart.
People were sorry for Pudd'nhead Wilson; his budding career would get hurt by this trial
I have told you that I mean to read the Trial
," I said.
It is needless to relate them here; they came out at his trial
, and the revelation of his calmness in confronting them came near to saving his neck.
Jaggers caused an application to be made for the postponement of his trial
until the following Sessions.