Yes," resumed his young and timid wife, instantly withdrawing the stolen look she had hazarded, and hurriedly pursuing the train of the discourse, as if glad to make him forget the liberty she had just taken, "I have been told, there are men so base as to perjure
themselves at the altar, in order to command the gold of ignorant and confiding girls; and if love of money will lead to such baseness, we may surely expect it will hurry those, who devote themselves to gain, into acts of lesser fraud.
Besides, a judge cannot be obliged to perjure
himself who simply acquits or condemns, if the action is fairly and justly brought; for he who acquits the party does not say that he ought not to pay any fine at all, but that he ought not to pay a fine of twenty minae.
Am I to understand that these men earn a livelihood by waiting about here, to perjure
themselves before the judges of the land, at the rate of half a crown a crime?
Juno trembled as he spoke, and said, "May heaven above and earth below be my witnesses, with the waters of the river Styx--and this is the most solemn oath that a blessed god can take--nay, I swear also by your own almighty head and by our bridal bed-- things over which I could never possibly perjure
myself--that Neptune is not punishing Hector and the Trojans and helping the Achaeans through any doing of mine; it is all of his own mere motion because he was sorry to see the Achaeans hard pressed at their ships: if I were advising him, I should tell him to do as you bid him.
I have noted time and time again that when an individual perjures
himself in order to break the force of the black man's ballot, he soon learns to practise dishonesty in other relations of life, not only where the Negro is concerned, but equally so where a white man is concerned.
MOJO + BANJO = MOBAN (a medicine) PERJURE
+ INJURE = PERIN (surname)
WORCESTER -- Kevin Harkins feared he would be killed if he reneged on an agreement to perjure
himself in court, a Worcester Superior Court jury was told Wednesday.
Nicolosi's arguments in favour of open communion are more than specious; they are an invitation to the uninformed to perjure
Marilyn bribes Zoe to lie under oath, but before she can perjure
herself the staff are called back to the hospital to deal with the quarry victims.