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Hither he came, when attaint was lifted, late in those tottering years.

It is proposed to attaint men for religion, and also for birth.

Since all of the victims were dead, the attaint affected only their property.

Attaint, a writ at common law against a jury for a false verdict, finally abolished in England in 1825.

Now Parliament was called on by the king himself to attaint his ministers and his Queens.

The chivalry of Austria will surely suffer no attaint from one whose distinction it is to be your relative, and a Dalton.

It resembles the process of reversing a verdict of twelve jurors by a verdict of twenty-four by the old writ of attaint.

In criminal cases a writ of attaint was issued at suit of the king, and in civil cases at the suit of either party.

Need I caution thee to watch well that they bring our name into no disgrace or attaint?

Others of his following failed not in the "attaint," and horses and troopers floundered in the sand.

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