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"They're not so frequent as defalcation with us, quite—especially birth," suggested Bellingham.
THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
But I will never suffer the sacred name of economy to be bestowed upon arbitrary defalcation of charge.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Because of the defalcation of her lawyer, she is in financial straits.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
His cashier, who is secretly engaged to marry Miss Van Gorder's niece, is suspected of the defalcation and is a fugitive.
A CHRISTMAS CAROLC. Z. BARNETT
First, diversion of the public funds to his own use,—embezzlement or defalcation we should call it.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 78, APRIL, 1864VARIOUS
I not only made good the defalcation, but gave him money for necessary expenses.
THE CLEVERDALE MYSTERY OR, THE MACHINE AND ITS WHEELSW. A. WILKINS
The only distinct cause assigned by M. de St Priest, for his defalcation in the lists, is the Arragonese version.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 63, NO. 391, MAY, 1848VARIOUS
The day before the examination of accounts I replaced the stolen money, and the defalcation was never discovered.
THE STORY OF MY LIFE, VOLUMES 4-6AUGUSTUS J. C. HARE
It appeared in evidence that the defalcation on the account for wine alone amounted to L. 1500.
THE PARABLES OF OUR LORDWILLIAM ARNOT
This defalcation of Billy's would cripple him, for money had flown these last few years.
THE RIGHT OF WAY, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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