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Meg stayed at home, lest she should infect the Kings, and kept house, feeling very anxious and a little guilty when she wrote letters in which no mention was made of Beth's illness.
Shimerda had killed himself, Jake and the coroner thought something ought to be done to Krajiek because he behaved like a guilty man.
It is urged, in your behalf, that at the time you committed the crime of which you are found guilty, you were intoxicated.
The vague fear that had haunted his guilty soul after receiving their letter, and during his breathless journey, now seemed to be realized.
In truth he had virtually pleaded guilty to the charge, by scarcely aiming at such success as other men seek, and by taking only that humble and modest part in the intercourse of life which belongs to the alleged deficiency.
I must plead guilty to the charge of abbreviating the official breath of more than one of these venerable servants of the republic.
To gaze into the depths of blue of the child's eyes and pronounce their loveliness a trick of premature cunning was to be guilty of a cynicism in preference to which I naturally preferred to abjure my judgment and, so far as might be, my agitation.
I pay this particular compliment to Queequeg, because he treated me with so much civility and consideration, while I was guilty of great rudeness; staring at him from the bed, and watching all his toilette motions; for the time my curiosity getting the better of my breeding.
For, not to hint of this: that it is an inference from certain canonic teachings, that while some natural enjoyments here shall have no children born to them for the other world, but, on the contrary, shall be followed by the joy-childlessness of all hell's despair; whereas, some guilty mortal miseries shall still fertilely beget to themselves an eternally progressive progeny of griefs beyond the grave; not at all to hint of this, there still seems an inequality in the deeper analysis of the thing.
I heard afterward that the boy was not held to be guilty, but the man was sentenced to prison for two months.
The people of the free states have defended, encouraged, and participated; and are more guilty for it, before God, than the South, in that they have not the apology of education or custom.
The time is come, my child; let me pray over thee -- not FOR thee, dear abused poor heart and innocent, but for them that be guilty of thy ruin and death, who need it more.