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A gentleman, famous for his charities and general benevolence, had his portrait painted by a great artist for presentation to the town-hall of his native place, and the artist was quite unable to avoid making him unto the likeness of a villain.
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The people for whom it was intended declared they would not have such a libel on their generous friend hung up in their town-hall.
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Rising from the midst of tumble-down dwellings might stand a magnificent cathedral, town-hall, or gild building.
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The streets are wide; and the court-house, town-hall, and public offices, are built of brick.
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The cathedral, which presents a handsome facade of about seventy feet, the town-hall, and courts, occupy one side of the _place d'armes,_-these, with the American theatre, the _theatre d'Orleans,_ or French opera house, the hospital, and three or four churches, are the only public buildings in the city.
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On Monday we were invited into the town-hall, where I had the freedom of the city given me by the Lord Provost.
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It was in the town-hall, after a council meeting, that he first became aware of Farfrae's coup for establishing himself independently in the town; and his voice might have been heard as far as the town-pump expressing his feelings to his fellow councilmen.
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Up to this day, they had mourned and wept in the solitude of their plundered homes; but in this hour of mortal suspense, they had instinctively sought companionship; and now the market-place, in whose centre was the ancient town-hall, was thronged with men, women, and children, of every degree.
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I received, while abroad, so earnest a request from my old constituents to lay the foundation-stone of a new Town-Hall, in which they are much interested; and my obligations to them have been so great that I could not refuse.
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It was at a war-meeting at the town-hall last evening.
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The appearance of the town-hall peppered with balls I have never forgotten.
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At a public meeting in the Town-hall yesterday, I had the pleasure of hearing myself insulted by the speaker opposed to me in the question under discussion, by allusions to my private affairs; by cant about monsters without natural affection, family despots, and such trash; and when I rose to answer, I was met by a shout from the filthy mob, where the mention of your name enabled me at once to detect the quarter in which this base attack had originated.
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It caused him quite as much anxiety as on the day when he had been called upon to appear before the mayor and the council at the town-hall.
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Leading the bowed and stricken Mormon, Hare drew off to the side of the town-hall and turned his back upon the crowd.
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Can measured lines these various buildings show, The Town-Hall Turning, or the Prospect Row?
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The town-hall was the place selected for the occasion; and before sunrise, all the streets were resonant with music, and gay with banners.
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In the centre of the raised platform in the town-hall sat the mayor.
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Spoken to the motley assembly in that town-hall, Audley's speech extended to a circle of interest too wide for their sympathy.
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I only arrived an hour since, found he was gone to the town-hall, and joined the young ladies in the Park.
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The party was gay and animated, despite the absence of Audley Egerton, who, on the plea of increased indisposition, had shut himself up in his rooms the instant that he had returned from the town-hall, and sent word to Harley that he was too unwell to join the party at dinner.
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Examples of Town-hall

Example #1
It was quite a distressing affair; the painter was probably more distressed than anybody about it, and he tried by every possible means in his power to impart a truthful and noble aspect to the countenance of the man who was known and admitted to be a benefactor to his race.
Example #2
I distinctly remember a case in point.
Example #3
The painter was in despair, and there was going to be a general hubbub, when, lo and behold the 'noble' personage himself was suddenly arrested for a brutal murder committed twelve years back.
Example #4
But it was all in vain: the portrait when finished was the portrait of a stranger and a scoundrel.
Example #5
He recognized the new government of Paris and confirmed the appointment of the liberal Lafayette to command the National Guard.
Example #6
Here and there a prosperous merchant would have his luxurious home, built in what we now call the Gothic style, with pointed windows and gables, and, to save space in a walled town, with the second story projecting out over the street.