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Thou hast a ready tongue, young mistress; and when tried for recusancy I warrant thou'lt give the judge a piece of thy mind.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
He suffered from the infliction of fines for popish recusancy, and appears to have left Scotton between 1604 and 1612.
Would he have wished that she should at once have given herself up without one maidenly scruple, one word of feminine recusancy?
LADY ANNAANTHONY TROLLOPE
For the penalties of being a Roman Catholic in England were enough to make an ambitious father dread recusancy in his son.
What could they have done to me, said my brother, on account of my recusancy?
A moment's retrogression will explain the young man's recusancy.
VASSALL MORTONFRANCIS PARKMAN
He was educated at Oxford, where, at the age of twenty, he was imprisoned for recusancy.
It will be well, therefore, to quote one singular example to show how this recusancy was encountered.
Dispensations from the action of the recusancy laws were given by the Crown in such numbers as to alarm the Puritans.
HENRIETTA MARIAHENRIETTA HAYNES
In the first year of his reign he remitted the recusancy fines (see p. 454).

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