The magistrates sat on the bench in the town-hall of Helstonleigh.
They say that they are gone to the Town-hall to fetch the order for Tilly's horse to withdraw.
It was necessary to shut the town-hall doors in all haste, in order to deliberate.
Rougon went back to the town-hall, and prepared for the ambush.
And he ended by undertaking to deliver the town-hall over to them ...