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Nothing could have been done to stop it which was not done, except the detection and condign punishment of the offenders.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
Let them walk off; and let them make haste, or they may be assured that speedy and condign punishment will overtake them.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
If any person injured one of those birds, condign punishment was sure to overtake him.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
It is probable they took regular and legal means to bring him to condign punishment as a Sabbath-breaker.
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
The most refractory he openly menaced with condign punishment, should they make the slightest attempt at impeding the voyage.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
He could appeal now to the police with better result than when claiming my condign punishment.
THE PASSENGER FROM CALAISARTHUR GRIFFITHS
Even that trial was to be immediate, comprehensive, and condign.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 54, NO. 337, NOVEMBER, 1843VARIOUS
He feared every moment that the truth would leak out, and that his beautiful young wife would receive condign punishment.
WERWOLVESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Criticism was held to be impeding its action and was a crime subject to condign punishment.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
The sword should not be sheathed till he had been brought to condign punishment as a traitor.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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