We therefore, who are the registers of that lottery, shall imitate those sagacious persons who deal in that which is drawn at Guildhall
, and who never trouble the public with the many blanks they dispose of; but when a great prize happens to be drawn, the newspapers are presently filled with it, and the world is sure to be informed at whose office it was sold: indeed, commonly two or three different offices lay claim to the honour of having disposed of it; by which, I suppose, the adventurers are given to understand that certain brokers are in the secrets of Fortune, and indeed of her cabinet council.
At the Lord President's in Piccadilly, at Lambeth Palace, at the Lord Chancellor's in Great Ormond Street, in the Royal Exchange, the Bank, the Guildhall
, the Inns of Court, the Courts of Law, and every chamber fronting the streets near Westminster Hall and the Houses of Parliament, parties of soldiers were posted before daylight.
One evening, three days before the Guildhall
Banquet, he sent word that he wanted to see me for a moment.
Copperfield, will you go round to the Guildhall
, and bring a couple of officers?
The building was built in the 1340s and is one of the finest medieval guildhalls
in the country, playing a major role in British history for nearly 700 years.
The hall was built in the 1340s and is one of the finest medieval guildhalls
in the country.
St Mary's Guildhall
was built in the 1340s and is one of the finest medieval guildhalls
in the country, having stood at the centre of Coventry for more than 650 years.