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In this way it will be managed with less offense and with more ease to the conscience than now.
In harmony with a fundamental rule of law, a member who has once been acquitted cannot be tried again for the same offense.
The marked feature of this period is the paucity of statutory enactment affecting relief.
Statutory powers were obtained for the provision of hospitals in the Metropolis by combinations of boards of guardians.
It is almost amusing to see the efforts they make to avoid shaking hands with people, without giving direct offense.
He described the men at the Lion d'Or as truculent, easily ready to take offense, difficult to persuade.
Any offense against the grammar of our language is a sin against good use.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
It was a great offense in him that he could distrust Babette's fidelity; it was almost unpardonable!
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Yet they had offended, if offense can be committed in perfect innocence, in just that way many times a few months before.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The foregoing rules with the table were laid before Parliament in the usual way, and so received the required statutory sanction.

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