He replied, Why, you see, they tell me he is suspected of malversation.
There was malversation in the admiralties and in the military administration.
The latter had kept him in power in spite of numerous accusations of malversation and extravagance.
They must be as few as possible, done gradually, and bottomed on some malversation or inherent disqualification.
In these, therefore, no removals took place but for malversation.
We think it a marvellous act of malversation in a trustee, to benefit himself unjustly out of the funds entrusted to his care.
He was a profligate Roman, who had been guilty of malversation in office and hoped by his new alliance to return to power.
Yet every attempt of his enemies to convict him of extortion or malversation broke signally down.
He charged him with several grievous acts of malversation in office, with abuses of a public trust of a great and heinous nature.
There was no one to check his malversation, and by the simple expedient of keeping the interest paid, he escaped detection.