They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.william congreve: 1700 Fainall to Mirabell. The Way of the World, act1, sc.1.
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.william congreve: Act I, scene i.
'Am I responsible or are you', a senior official asked his pilot, dubiously beginning a flight to Baghdad, 'for seeing that this machine is not overloaded?' 'That will have to be decided at the inquest.'James (Jan) Morris, Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat (1978), p. 357.
What makes this inquest significant is that these prisoners represent sinister influences that will lurk in the world long after their bodies have returned to dust. They are living symbols of racial hatreds, of terrorism and violence, and of the arrogance and cruelty of power.U. S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, serving as a judge at the Nürnberg Trials of surviving Nazi leaders for war crimes and crimes against humanity.[ ]