Dr. Williams then bid him recant, as he had done; but Dowry had not so learned his duty.
"I shall not recant," he said, and walked to the post, to which he was chained.
I have never been guilty of any errors, and have nothing to recant.
When he was brought to book, he was honourable enough to recant.
I am sure, however, that I thought myself right: and am glad to recant.