He is not altogether guiltless
in this illness of mine; and that I had a great mind to tell him.
Because of the wickedness of the peoples, you say; but no, no, that cannot be, for do not the guiltless
go with the guilty--ay, do not the innocent children perish by the hundred?
Thus saying, from her Husbands hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and like a Wood-Nymph light OREAD or DRYAD, or of DELIA's Traine, Betook her to the Groves, but DELIA's self In gate surpass'd and Goddess-like deport, Though not as shee with Bow and Quiver armd, But with such Gardning Tools as Are yet rude, Guiltless
of fire had formd, or Angels brought, To PALES, or POMONA, thus adornd, Likest she seemd, POMONA when she fled VERTUMNUS, or to CERES in her Prime, Yet Virgin of PROSERPINA from JOVE.
It is bad enough for me to have slain a Mussulman without having it on my conscience that a Christian who is guiltless
should suffer through my fault.
The Sheriff arrested the Forester for treason--of which, poor man, he was as guiltless
as you or I--and carried him to Nottingham jail.
The different views taken of the subject in the two preceding papers must be sufficient to satisfy all dispassionate and discerning men, that if the public liberty should ever be the victim of the ambition of the national rulers, the power under examination, at least, will be guiltless
of the sacrifice.
Prove the women by all means, to see who are disloyal and who guiltless
, but I am not in favour of going round and trying the men.
Exaggeration I abhor, with whims I have nothing to do, and of quotation I am guiltless
The martyrdom of these guiltless
persons seemed only to increase the madness.
I am concerned but for the good name of the Tremolino, and I affirm that a ship is ever guiltless
of the sins, transgressions, and follies of her men.
Why should this man suffer when he is guiltless
, to no purpose, and in another's quarrel?
Robert, I swear to you on my honour that that lady is stainless and guiltless
of all offence towards you.