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I am afraid you will condemn my warmth: But does not the occasion require it?

Now we must choose if the example of our fathers and mothers will inspire us or condemn us.

The mitigation of that horror they condemn, resent, and often ascribe to the devil.

But was she, of all women in the world, to condemn him without knowing what he had to say for himself?

Is it not like Hamlet to be able to condemn himself in this way beforehand?

He goes on to condemn the scene between Gloucester and his sons in the same way.

I would not for the whole world be one of those who condemn a man to death.

It now sufficed that she should condemn him, and he at once felt guilty.

This in itself is enough to condemn all ideas of sex inequality.

Bring me my black cap, and I'll condemn her to death instantly.'

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., condempner "to blame, censure," from Old French condamner "to condemn" (11c.), from Latin condemnare "to sentence, doom, blame, disapprove," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + damnare "to harm, damage" (see damn). Replaced Old English fordeman. Related: Condemned; condemning.

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