What does their testimony substantiate?
To establish the existence or truth of a particular fact through the use of competent evidence; to verify. For example, an Eyewitness might be called by a party to a lawsuit to substantiate that party’s testimony.
What was written on Dr Manette’s paper which was presented at the court?
Dr. Manette’s paper is read to the court. It tells how the doctor was compelled by two men to go with them to a house to treat a patient. They were armed and rude, and he could not refuse.
What is the tribunal in a tale of two cities?
The dreaded tribunal was made up of five judges, a public prosecutor, and a selected jury. The court was in session every day, and their lists were sent out every night. The jailers in the various prisons read the lists out loud to their prisoners.
Why does Mr Lorry hustle Lucie into a back room and lock the door as soon as she and her father arrive at Tellson’s bank?
Why does Mr. Lorry hustle Lucie into a back room and lock the door as soon as she and her father arrive at Tellson’s bank? It referees to Madam Defarge as she scares Lucie and covers her “light”.
What does Monsieur Defarge say is the reason Madame Defarge must see Lucie and her child?
According to Defarge, she is there to “protect the people”- to be able to recognize their faces for their safety. However, the truth is that she just wants to see Lucie and her child so she could plan to sentence them to death. he expresses his love for Lucie and his father.
Why does Mr Lorry insist on showing Madame Defarge the child?
Despite his personal devotion to Lucie and her daughter, Mr. Lorry takes Defarge to see Lucie, Madame Defarge and The Vengeance join them. Defarge explains that the women want to see Lucie and her child so that they can identify and protect her, should the need arise.
What compliment does Lucie unwittingly pay Madame Defarge?
What compliment does Lucie unwittingly pay Madame Defarge? She says that she is more afraid of Madame Defarge than any of the others.