I confess," said the Accuser
, "that in comparison with the rascally way in which you have conducted yourself on the Bench, the rascally way in which you got there does seem rather a trifle.
Then he proceeds to divide his accusers
into two classes; first, there is the nameless accuser
Charles listened with marked attention, passing over the insults, noting the grievances, and, when hatred overflowed all bounds and the accuser
turned executioner beforehand, replying with a smile of lofty scorn.
If I am mistaken," said the accuser
, "I shall gladly apologize; but before I do so first let monsieur le count explain the extra cards which I saw him drop into his side pocket.
Bid the chancellor and the sub-chancellor lead in the brothers according to age, together with brother John, the accused, and brother Ambrose, the accuser
It were fairer to confront the accused with the accuser
You look as meek as a nigger," he felt as secret murderers are said to feel when the accuser
says, "Thou art the man
And the Woggle-Bug shall be the Public Accuser
, because he is so learned that no one can deceive him.
The man and the woman stood face to face - the light badinage which had been passing between them suddenly ended - the man, with his sin stripped bare, mercilessly exposed, the woman, his accuser
, passionately eloquent, pouring out her scorn upon a mute victim.
of life--them life overcometh with a glance of the eye.
But let us assume that what is called science can harmonize all contradictions and possesses an unchanging standard of good and bad by which to try historic characters and events; let us say that Alexander could have done everything differently; let us say that with guidance from those who blame him and who profess to know the ultimate aim of the movement of humanity, he might have arranged matters according to the program his present accusers
would have given him- of nationality, freedom, equality, and progress (these, I think, cover the ground).
Though Mrs Deborah was fully satisfied of the guilt of Jenny, from the reasons above shewn, it is possible Mr Allworthy might have required some stronger evidence to have convicted her; but she saved her accusers
any such trouble, by freely confessing the whole fact with which she was charged.