The crier of the court, a young negro, made his announcements.
The Crier gave one line three times, and broke down as often.
The judge took his seat on the bench, and the crier opened the court.
He looked at the crier, dumb for a minute, and then called him back quickly.
Upon this the crier turned to the girl, and asked her what she had to say to the matter.
It was ...