Recanted sentence example
She later recanted and said "JK", she was only about to be pregnant.
A document was published in London purporting to be a "Declaration of Mr Alexander Henderson made upon his Death-bed "; and, although this paper was disowned, denounced and shown to be false in the General Assembly of August 1648, the document was used by Clarendon as giving the impression that Henderson had recanted.
There, after six days' disputing with Alcuin, he again recanted his heresy.
He felt that a distinction might be drawn between adults and those of tender years; and that allowance might be made for any one who recanted.
Beryllus, however, was convinced of the wrongness of this view by Origen, and recanted at the synod which had been called together in 244 to discuss it.Advertisement
In 1341 the dispute came before a synod held at Constantinople and presided over by the emperor Andronicus; the assembly, influenced by the veneration in which the writings of the pseudoDionysius were held in the Eastern Church, overawed Barlaam, who recanted and returned to Calabria, afterwards becoming bishop of Hierace in the Latin communion.
On the 29th of July 1693 he was condemned in the vice-chancellor's court for certain libels against the late earl of Clarendon, fined, banished from the university until he recanted, and the offending pages burnt.
This fact led Parsons and other Catholic historians to state that she actually recanted, but she refused to sign Bonner's form without qualification.
Having recanted his heresies, he was readmitted after an excommunication of fifteen years, but was soon excommunicated a second time.
In the earlier stages of Lollardy, when the court and the clergy managed to bring Lollards before ecclesiastical tribunals backed by the civil power, the accused generally recanted and showed no disposition to endure martyrdom for their opinions.Advertisement
Thrice he fell into the hands of the Inquisition, and thrice recanted.
You think you know someone... Thankfully, he has since recanted.
Hill never recanted his Marxism, but the writings of his later years widened considerably beyond their original focus on the English Revolution.
But he survived these troubles - it is a malicious invention that he recanted during the persecution - and lived a few years longer in active intercourse with his friends.
During their forty days of confinement and torture each one had been told that the others had recanted, and the false report of Savonarola's confession had been shown to the two monks.Advertisement
His chief apostle in England was Christopher Vitel, a native of Delft, an "illuminate elder," living at Colchester and Southwark, who ultimately recanted.
The strength of the parties was testel at the General Court of Election of May 1637, when Winthrop defeated Vane for the governorship. Cotton recanted, Vane returned to England in disgust, Wheelwright was tried and banished and the rank and file either followed Cotton in making submission or suffered various minor punishments.
For his part, Sheen claims that she went bananas on him and he was trying to fend her off; his wife has since recanted her story, saying the whole thing happened because she was drunk.
She later recanted her story with her signature "JK".
Her Catholic family had a difficult time providing for all fourteen children at the same time and Dion has frequently recanted in interviews the powerful role her siblings had in helping to raise her.Advertisement