Was loneliness the culprit of her decision to spend the night?
Did the culprit do my work for me or simply get in my way?
Howie remained obsessed that he'd failed to nail the culprit and when he heard of this later case, he begged Quinn to take enough time away from his wife and new daughter for a single session.
Betsy read a notice on the Internet a day later that the culprit was beaten and in serious condition, after allegedly resisting arrest.
A man, not the usual wimpy social lady, was the culprit who organized the hasty departure.
Perhaps the culprit was the person who beat me to the publisher in Vermont, the sponsor of that idiotic contest!
Further, they had the effect of sobering the culprit, and the more creditable part of his life did not begin till he left Vincennes.
According to Ulpian the punishment for sacrilegium varied according to the position and standing of the culprit and the circumstances under which the crime was committed.
A culprit is easily discovered either by an appeal to a local diviner or in torturing some one into confession.
The offence was clear; the law was undoubted; no particular sympathy was excited for the culprit; the sentence was not carried out; and Bacon did only what any one in his place would naturally and necessarily have done.
If the culprit himself could not be reached, any member of the clan was liable to suffer in his stead.
Sometimes all the members of the family, or of a village, to which a culprit belonged would flee from their homes and take refuge in another village, or seek the protection of a powerful chief.
In 1501) gave special directions to the archbishops of Cologne, Mainz, Trier and Magdeburg regarding the growing abuses of the printing press; in 1515 the Lateran council formulated the decree De Impressione Librorum, which required that no work should be printed without previous examination by the proper ecclesiastica' authority, the penalty of unlicensed printing being excommunication of the culprit, and confiscation and destruction of the books.
In avenging wrong, a member of the village or of the clan to which the offender belonged would serve equally well to satisfy their ideas of justice if the culprit himself could not be easily reached.