Everybody says it is but one of several, and that there will be others—if there are not already—banishing all emigrants, and condemning all to death who return.
If your business necessitated your seeing "the House," you were put into a species of Condemned Hold at the back, where you meditated on a misspent life, until the House came with its hands in its pockets, and you could hardly blink at it in the dismal twilight.
Ay! and condemned as a traitor.
In every line of the narrative he had heard, he had heard his condemnation.
Before it had set in dark on the night of his condemnation, he had travelled thus far on his last way.
Every day, through the stony streets, the tumbrils now jolted heavily, filled with Condemned.
They whisper at the fountain, that although condemned to death he will not be executed; they say that petitions have been presented in Paris, showing that he was enraged and made mad by the death of his child; they say that a petition has been presented to the King himself.
All the fifteen were condemned, and the trials of the whole occupied an hour and a half.
Her mind pursued them, looking for him among the Condemned; and then she clung closer to his real presence and trembled more.
Any one carried home by the people to-day, may be condemned tomorrow.
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But, I was again taken and condemned.
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.