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They made habit and bad example almost a sufficient exculpation from crime.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
The Lord-Advocate being sworn, in exculpation, he gave a distinct account of the transactions which he had had with the prisoner.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
Perhaps there may be some little thing to say in exculpation.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 431VARIOUS
What the arguments were that I resorted to in exculpation of my injustice, I no longer remember at this distance of time.
LOUIS SPOHR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHYLOUIS SPOHR
Fray Luiss experience of the Inquisition naturally led him to seek exculpation.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
Mpamari gave them a long oration in exculpation, but it was only the same everlasting, story of fugitive slaves.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
All this was true, and no attempt at exculpation was made, but it was felt that a breach existed.
RECOLLECTIONS AND IMPRESSIONSOCTAVIUS BROOKS FROTHINGHAM
It is always unpleasant to have to explain—especially where the exculpation involves a disclosure that is not noble.
THE TENANTS OF MALORYJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
They went upstairs side by side, Madge scarcely hearing, and still less heeding, the doctor's flow of exculpation.
THE STRAND MAGAZINEVARIOUS
Hailes finds ample exculpation of Comyn in the fact that he was presently chosen one of the Guardians, in succession to Wallace.
SIR WILLIAM WALLACEA. F. MURISON
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