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I have acknowledged the authorship, and declared that to-morrow I will give my answer concerning retractation.
It is a volume of retractation, more ample and more convincing than his energetic pen could have produced.
LIFE OF THOMAS PAINERICHARD CARLILE
In spite of a useless retractation of his "errors," he was never released, and died in prison in 1758.
Charterhouse monks:their retractation of their Supremacy oath, 327;executed for treason, 328.
On May 21st his emissary was offering peace on the terms of the retractation of the Edict of Restitution.
THE THIRTY YEARS' WARSAMUEL RAWSON GARDINER
But he could not pen a letter of retractation, and there remained with him a new cause of exasperated wretchedness.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
His attacks on the Church led to persecution, in the end he made a retractation, but nevertheless he died in prison.
The entire magistracy pursued her, and endeavoured to wring a retractation from her.
And Brahman has been defined as that from which there proceed the origination, sustentation, and retractation of this world.
The popular belief was that his retractation was the effect of the tears, expostulations and reproaches of his wife.

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