Thwackum was resolved a crime of this kind, which he called sacrilege, should not go unpunished
. He therefore proceeded immediately to castigation: and not contented with that he acquainted Mr Allworthy, at their next meeting, with this monstrous crime, as it appeared to him: inveighing against Tom in the most bitter terms, and likening him to the buyers and sellers who were driven out of the temple.
It was inhuman to go off to church, and leave a sinner in suspense, unpunished
"What I told you -- I wish that, to-morrow, the two financiers of whom they mean to make victims, whilst there remain so many criminals unpunished
, should be snatched from the fury of my enemies.
To the young and wild nobles, he held out the prospect of unpunished
license and uncontrolled revelry; to the ambitious, that of power, and to the covetous, that of increased wealth and extended domains.
The crime has gone unpunished
; the man has escaped others.
Still our old question of the comparative advantage of justice and injustice has not been answered: Which is the more profitable, to be just and act justly and practise virtue, whether seen or unseen of gods and men, or to be unjust and act unjustly, if only unpunished
Will you suffer these things to go unpunished
, my brother?"
So many similar raids had gone unpunished
that the two had come to look upon the Negroes with contempt.
Her eager defence of her brother, her hope of its being hushed up, her evident agitation, were all of a piece with something very bad; and if there was a woman of character in existence, who could treat as a trifle this sin of the first magnitude, who would try to gloss it over, and desire to have it unpunished
, she could believe Miss Crawford to be the woman!
George Emerson is still down the garden there, and is he to be left unpunished
, or isn't he?
I was villain enough, but do not think I am unpunished
I could not let him go unpunished
and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant."