Accusations sentence example
She's also hoping to deflect accusations of profligacy.
In the following year he received, in spite of the usual accusations of heresy, the librarianship of the Advocates' Library in Edinburgh, small in emoluments (40 a year) but rich in opportunity for literary work.
Alex had destroyed it then with suspicion and accusations.
His ostentatious hatred of the revolutionary parties marked him out as the natural object for these accusations.
In 1587 and 1588, however, fresh accusations were brought against him, and he was again excommunicated, though afterwards on the inducement of his old opponent, Andrew Melville, the sentence was again remitted.Advertisement
Perhaps this, as well as his meddling with astrology, caused him to be charged with practising magic, the particular accusations being that he brought back into his purse, by the aid of the devil, all the money he paid away, and that he possessed the philosopher's stone.
She cheered the wife of her English secretary, now under arrest, with promises to answer for her husband to all accusations brought against him, took her new-born child from the mother's arms, and in default of clergy baptized it, to Paulet's Puritanic horror, with her own hands by her own name.
They contained the decisions, favourable or unfavourable, in regard to certain citizens; accusations brought before him or ordered by him; lists of persons in receipt of special privileges.
In the Apology, after contrasting the judicial treatment of Christians with that of other accused persons, he refutes the accusations brought against the Christians of atheism, eating human flesh and licentiousness, and in doing so takes occasion to make a vigorous and skilful attack on pagan polytheism and mythology.
An equally famous but less satisfactory instance occurred during the trial of Edmund Peacham, a divine in whose study a sermon had been found containing libellous accusations against the king and the government.Advertisement
The difficulty of arriving at a fair conclusion is increased by the fact that Procopius, who is our chief authority for the events of his reign, speaks with a very different voice in his secret memoirs (the Anecdota) from that which he has used in his published history, and that some of the accusations contained in the former work are so rancorous and improbable that a certain measure of discredit attaches to everything which it contains.
This step further irritated Gloucester, who drew up and presented to the king a long and serious list of charges against Beaufort; but the council defended the policy of the cardinal and ignored the personal accusations against him.
Throughout the second period of the Omayyads, representatives of this family were among their most dangerous opponents, partly by the skill with which they undermined the reputation of the reigning princes by accusations against their orthodoxy, their moral character and their administration in general, and partly by their cunning manipulation of internecine jealousies among the Arabic and non-Arabic subjects of the empire.
Before the high priest Jesus was charged, among other accusations, with threatening to destroy the Temple; but the matter was brought to an issue when He was plainly asked if He were " the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One."
But the preacher's scandalous accusations missed their mark, and disgusted his hearers without hurting his rival.Advertisement
No, it wasn't any of you're business when you thought you caught Alex and me, but it didn't stop you from making your nasty accusations.
Decisive is also the testimony of Ibn al-Hanafiya, who declared that all the accusations brought by the Medinians were false.
Sigismund shortly afterwards received a letter from the archbishop of Prague containing accusations against Jerome.
He brings against Bacon, of all men, the accusations of making induction start from the undetermined perceptions of the senses, of using imagination, and of putting a quite arbitrary interpretation on phenomena.
His family was ruined, however, by a lawsuit while he was still young, and Hebert came to Paris, where in his struggle against poverty he endured great hardships; the accusations of theft directed against him later by Camille Desmoulins were, however, without foundation.Advertisement
His enemies have attributed to him certain doctrinal heresies, but their accusations do not bear examination.
Special opportunities were afforded by the law of majestas, which (originally directed against attacks on the ruler by word or deed) came to include all kinds of accusations with which it really had nothing to do; indeed, according to Tacitus, a charge of treason was regularly added to all criminal charges.
The chief motive for these accusations was no doubt the desire of amassing wealth,' since by the law of majestas one-fourth of the goods of the accused, even if he committed suicide in order to avoid confiscation (which was always carried out in the case of those condemned to capital punishment), was assured to the accuser (who was hence called quadruplator).
Wegscheider with infidelity and profanity, and on the ground of these accusations advocated the interposition of the civil power, thus giving rise to the prolonged Hallische Streit.
Violent accusations were brought forward, particularly against Martinic and Slavata, the king's most trusted councillors, who were accused of having advised him to oppose the wishes of the Bohemians.Advertisement
The death of Gall and other powerful friends, however, exposed him to bitter enmity and persecution from about 1812, and he had to answer endless accusations in the consistorial courts.
The rules of evidence which now govern the procedure in criminal cases did not then exist, and Garnet's trial, like many others, was influenced by the political situation, the case against him being supported by general political accusations against the Jesuits as a body, and with evidence of their complicity in former plots against the government.
It is very difficult to understand how far there was truth in the persistent accusations made against the prince-bishop of Alexandria.
The old accusations against him were revived, and he was further charged with having set at naught the decision of a council.
But in the midst of these accusations (February 1876), the largest and most representative Congregational council ever held in the United States gave expression to a vote of confidence in him, which time has absolutely justified.
After Boulanger's suicide his political influence declined, and was further compromised by accusations (of which he was legally cleared) in connexion with the Panama scandals.
He returned to Italy with Ursicinus, when he was recalled by Constantius, and accompanied him on the expedition against Silvanus the Frank, who had been forced by the unjust accusations of his enemies into proclaiming himself emperor in Gaul.
Maitland says "the duty of producing one's neighbour to answer accusations (the duty of the frankpledges) could well be converted into the duty of telling tales against him."
Accusations of this kind were foreseen by May, who says in his preface that if he gives more information about the Parliament men than their opponents it is that he was more conversant with them and their affairs.
He constantly harps upon accusations brought against bishops and the way they were judged; his wish is to prevent them from being unjustly accused, deposed or deprived of their sees; to this end he multiplies the safeguards of procedure, and secures the right of appeal to the pope and the possibility of restoring bishops to their sees.
The new ruler, Christian V., hated him, and accusations against him poured in from every quarter.
In January 1647 he was committed to the Tower for accusations against Cromwell, but was again set at liberty in time to become a disappointed spectator of the failure of the "Levellers" or ultrademocratic party in the army at the Ware rendezvous in the following November.
The accusations brought against Oldenbarneveldt of having been a traitor to his country, whose interests he had betrayed for foreign gold, have no basis in fact.
Speaking to our reporter aboard his new luxury yacht moored in the Azores, Mr Galloway again refuted these accusations.
Thom's manager, Ian Brown, denies these accusations.
Origins of the modern world We reject utterly accusations of " Euro centrism " .
New election spending limits plus a small expansion of present state funding would cleanse British politics from the unfounded accusations of sleaze.
There is only one way to make the League know how my hundreds of thousands of readers feel about their baseless accusations.
He must be careful not to overreact to unsubstantiated accusations.
The Verger and I both look forward to meeting you when you visit this country to defend him against these scurrilous accusations.
In 1615 there were only ten instances of witchcraft accusations traced across the country, including Jonet and Katherine.
The case related to accusations of a price-fixing cartel by home heating suppliers in County Galway.
Its public service role is its defense against accusations of market dominance.
But these accusations only dramatize the moral and political confusion into which, over this momentous question, the Arabs have fallen.
Even his closest friends are beginning to doubt him, wondering why he wo n't fend off these accusations.
He'd confronted Bert with accusations of onion swapping and doesn't believe the protestations of innocence.
Iraq has denied similar accusations in the past, saying the pipeline, closed nearly 20 years ago, has not been fully rehabilitated.
First he attempted to hold Vienna against the imperial troops, and, after the capitulation, hastened to Pressburg to offer his services to Kossuth, first defending himself, in a long memorial, from the accusations of treachery to the Polish cause and of aristocratic tendencies which the more fanatical section of the Polish emigrant Radicals repeatedly brought against him.
In return, he described these accusations as "a vote of censure by the criminal classes on the police," and averred that the measures taken were purely precautionary.
Her noble attitude, even in the face of the atrocious accusations of Fouquier-Tinville, commanded the admiration even of her enemies, and her answers during her long examination were clear and skilful.
The ordinaries met these accusations with a lengthy and dignified answer; but this did not satisfy the king, and convocation was compelled on the 15th of May 1532, further to clarify the ancient laws of the land, as understood by the king, in the very brief, very humble and very pertinent document known as the " Submission of the Clergy."
Political enmity was largely responsible for the movement against him, yet the result of a very careful investigation (1279-1281) by Philip, bishop of Fermo, more than justified many of the accusations brought against Ladislaus.
The abridgment forms the first volume of the account of the ejected ministers, but whoever refers to it should also acquaint himself with the reply to the accusations which had been brought against Baxter, and which will be found in the second volume of Calamy's Continuation.
Although 'she actual rising might have appeared a mere outburst of frantic passion, the private examinations of the most prominent conspirators disclosed to the government a plot so widely spread, and involving so many of the highest in the land, that it would have been perilous to have pressed home accusations against all who might be implicated.
He was a weak and incapable sovereign, but the very exaggerated accusations against him, which are found principally in the works of older historians, are mainly due to the fact that the king and to a larger extent his queen, Sophia, for a time furthered the cause of church reform, thus incurring the displeasure of Romanist writers.
The sheriffs natural impulse was to indict every man from whom money could be got; the new coroners were influenced by other motives than financial rapacity, and so were much more likely to deal equitably with accusations.
I hope you have a good brief, you could be sued making ridiculous accusations like that.
My view of him is tainted by the fact that he half believed the accusations in the first Moscow Trial.
Thieving scouser (cultural stereotype, no accusations intended) Steve Gerrard picks up the all things footie award for stating the obvious....
There is more than a whiff of moral panic about some of the accusations being leveled at the residents of Marsham Street.
In total the collection boasts some 4,000 records - the total known number of witchcraft accusations in Scotland in the early modern period.
Some friendships end spectacularly, with shouting, accusations, betrayals, and months of bitterness.
The interventionist acts as moderator and controls the session so that it does not degenerate into interpersonal accusations or heated arguments.
If you believe your loved one suffers from anorexia, don't be surprised if he/she denies your accusations.
The emotions should be toned down, and the participants should state facts rather than make accusations.
In the beginning, the Dixie Chicks had high hopes for their Accidents and Accusations tour that began in Detroit, Michigan on July 21, 2006.
Toss in David Spade in an as yet undefined role and some strange accusations about some blaring Bon Jovi music in the neighborhood, and the whole thing gets more confusing.
This divorce is getting nasty fast, as Sir Paul goes from defending his wife from gold digger accusations to sending her legal letters about removing cleaning products from the house.
Michael is no stranger to scandals these days, with accusations of drug abuse thrown into the mix.
After the divorce announcement, it didn't take long for the accusations and finger pointing to start.
Richard Ungewitter (author of Die Nacktheit ) is more widely known as the founder of nudism, his reputation having survived Pudor's accusations of plagiarism.
Nudism flourished in Germany, France, England, elsewhere in Europe, and in the United States, but its advocates often had to fend off legal challenges or accusations of depravity.
Prior to 1993, when home schooling became legal in all states, many parents who taught their children at home often faced arrest and jail time, amidst accusations of neglect and abuse.
Both the Justice Department of the United States and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at the possible accusations, coming against the then-largest national mortgage lender.
Common behaviors include suspicion, questioning and overt or covert accusations.
Remember, attribution takes less than a sentence, but accusations of plagiarism can't be undone with hundreds of sentences.
Since everything is so highly charged between them, there is the possibility of this becoming a destructive relationship if accusations are flung and flirting is indulged.
Seek professional help immediately, and don't wait until you've found evidence to support the child's accusations.
Sites like FitnessInformercialReview.com have customers raving about how great it works as well as accusations of being a complete scam.
They also faced accusations from a former studio musician who said that they did not sing on their own tracks.
Moline responded to the allegations saying they simply weren't true and that he was "hurt and saddened" by his ex-wife's accusations.
The number of players in this final challenge depends on whether or not the Death Box was found and used, if there were accusations, and finally, the results of the first challenge.
Piers Morgan was punched three times by British celebrity Jeremy Clarkson over accusations Morgan made about Clarkson's personal and professional life.
They are the stars of the TLC reality TV show Jon and Kate Plus Eight and have found themselves in the spotlight because of their parenting styles, accusations of infidelity and a pending divorce.
Infidelity was alleged on both sides, as well as complaints of poor parenting skills, unwillingness to work on the relationship, and even accusations of not being able to properly take care of the family dog.
A&E claimed no knowledge of the accusations and pulled all of Leccima's off the air.
Don't make outrageous accusations without proof.
If it's discovered that you have been meeting secretly with our rivals there's bound to be accusations of collusion.
But he'd won her as Kisolm's younger brother, Romas, had decreed, which should alleviate any accusations brought on by their clan, if Kisolm's father talked some sense into the arrogant crown prince.
Go on with your wild accusations, Other.
The malcontent nobles met at Zelena Hora (Griineberg) on the 28th of November 1465, and concluded an alliance against the king, bringing forward many - mostly untrue - accusations against him.
The political trials over which he presided, although they gave rise to numerous accusations against him, were conducted with singular fairness and propriety.
The accusations are frequently unfounded; but the trials are already conducted in a certain regular forensic form.
Ecc. et Cler., excluded bishops from accusations before secular judges and commanded such accusations to be speedily brought before the tribunal of other bishops.
In order to reply to accusations brought against them, or in order to be confirmed in their functions, they had to travel to the Golden Horde on the Volga or even to the camp of the grand khan in some distant part of Siberia, and the journey was considered so perilous that many of them, before setting out, made their last will and testament and wrote a parental admonition for the guidance of their children.
On the 6th of October Pache, Chaumette, Hebert and others visited him and secured from him admissions of infamous accusations against his mother, with his signature to a list of her alleged crimes since her entry in the Temple, and next day he was confronted with his'sister Marie Therese for the last time.
In 1876, in consequence of unproved accusations of corruption, he resigned.
In any case the accusations made against the Templars at the time of their suppression prove that there was, at any rate in the ranks of those who knew the East, too little of absolute orthodoxy.
Nevertheless bigotry and the desire to tarnish the reputation of women of letters have led to the bringing of odious accusations against her character, for which there is not the smallest foundation.
In revenge the hermit brought up the former accusations concerning the relations to the Inquisition, and proclaimed Ignatius and his friends to be false, designing men and no better than concealed heretics.
In theology, as in ecclesiastical polity, Hofmann was a Lutheran of an extreme type, although the strongly marked individuality of some of his opinions laid him open to repeated accusations of heterodoxy.
Arsenius went so far as to excommunicate the emperor, who, having vainly sought for pardon, took refuge in false accusations against Arsenius and caused him to be banished to Proconnesus, where some years afterwards (according to Fabricius in 1264; others say in 127 3) he died.
Violent accusations followed, indignantly repudiated; a diplomatic correspondence ensued, and a demand was made, and supported by the grand duke, for an apology, which the professor refused to make, preferring rather to lose his chair.
Every time the tsar returned to Russia he received fresh accusations of peculation against "his Serene Highness."
Noteworthy is the affinity between some notions evidently not first framed by the prophet himself and the prologue to Job - the heavenly hosts that wander through the earth and bring back their report to Yahweh's throne, the figure of Satan, the idea that suffering and calamity are evidences of guilt and of accusations presented before God.
In a like spirit of moderation he opposed the Thermidorian reaction, and defended Barere, Billaud-Varenne the Collot d'Herbois from the accusations launched against them on the 22nd of March 1795.
Accusations had been made against John of Gaunt more than once during the earlier part of Richard II.'s reign of entertaining designs to supplant his nephew on the throne.
His report was set aside by the government, which, without admitting liability, but to close the controversy with France, agreed to pay £10,000 to the French priests, and the foreign office published a categorical reply by Lugard to the accusations made.
Yet Bute had good principles and intentions, was inspired by feelings of sincere affection and loyalty for his sovereign, and his character remains untarnished by the grosser accusations raised by faction.
The Council accordingly listened to the accusations of Ferrar's chapter, and in 1552 he was summoned to London and imprisoned on a charge of praemunire incurred by omitting the king's authority in a commission which he issued for the visitation of his diocese.
In 1578 he submitted himself to the General Assembly, which procured him peace for a little time, but next year fresh accusations were brought against him.
It is only within recent years that an attempt has been made to judge Nestorius from some other evidence than that afforded by the accusations of Cyril and the inferences drawn therefrom.
The same may be said of the many, often absurd, accusations subsequently brought against him by jealous rivals or ignorant contemporaries who hated Godunov's reforms as novelties.
The impartiality of his censures, which he directed not only against the prevailing sins of the laity, but also against heresy, simony, avarice, and impurity among the secular and regular clergy, provoked the hostility of the clergy, and accusations of heterodoxy were brought against him.
But the very futility of the accusations must have betrayed to More the bitter determination of his enemies to compass his destruction.
True, it cannot be demonstrated that all the fearful accusations afterwards levelled at John XXIII.
They slander him as a traitor, and the only result will be that afterwards, ashamed of their false accusations, they will make him out a hero or a genius instead of a traitor, and that will be still more unjust.
The contemptuously respectful attitude of the younger men to the old man in his dotage was expressed in the highest degree by the behavior of Chichagov, who knew of the accusations that were being directed against Kutuzov.
As far as I'm concerned you can take your filthy minded accusations and get out of here.
The pope was accused of having exaggerated the conspiracy of the cardinals for purposes of financial gain, but most of such accusations appear to be unsubstantiated.
All the evidence in Barclay's own work goes to prove that he was sincere in his reproof of contemporary follies and vice, and the gross accusations which John Bale 1 brings against his moral character may be put down to his hatred of Barclay's cloth.
To what extent the accusations of profligate morals brought against these reforming sectarians were justified remains doubtful; and the same uncertainty rests upon the alleged iniquities of the Templars.