Thesaurus / mitigating circumstances
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But while due allowance is made for mitigating circumstances, the pupil is cautioned against relying on them in future.

Outlines of Educational DoctrineJohn Frederick Herbart

To-day Kautsky seeks to discover for its criminal intentions some mitigating circumstances.

Family dissensions made a recluse of King Lear; but in the case of Benjamin there were no mitigating circumstances.

An Old Town By The SeaThomas Bailey Aldrich

Perhaps there were mitigating circumstances which he would not stoop to explain unasked.

But in view of the fact that there are mitigating circumstances, and that you wore another fellows tie, we will suspend sentence.

If a fair trial is to be allowed there are mitigating circumstances to be urged.

Belle was out in the other room helping set the table, for which mitigating circumstances I was sufficiently thankful.

The Blunders of a Bashful ManMetta Victoria Fuller Victor

Among the mitigating circumstances, I should be inclined to name even, those which you bring in aggravation.

There may be excuses, mitigating circumstances, for our greatest sins, but here it is useless to seek for any.

Among the mitigating circumstances I should be inclined to name even those which you bring in aggravation.

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