from censure

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  • It was time to pass from censure to action. Cited from Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-10 by Motley
  • What would be thought of a general of the army who tried to shield himself from censure or punishment behind his ignorance of the law? Cited from Forty-Six Years in the Army, by John M. Schofield
  • Will he hold me always such a dainty sacred treasure, safe from censure and aspersion? Cited from Infelice, by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  • But why should I expect to be free from censure, the unfailing lot of an elevated station? Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • She fain would shield her sister from censure, and hoped for her a brighter future than she durst picture. Cited from Marguerite Verne, by Agatha Armour
  • I supposed he regarded my silence as eccentric, but he was indulgent in refraining from censure. Cited from Villette, by Charlotte Bronte
  • But while we blame the illegal measures of Charles, we ought not to screen from censure the subsequent conduct of his principal opponents. Cited from The History of England, by John Lingard and Hilaire Belloc, Vol. 8
  • The work on Girls in Gingham was relatively free from censure.
  • It was a duel, fairly fought, and I was safe from censure. Cited from Prisoners of Chance, by Randall Parrish
  • I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. Cited from Best of the World's Classics...Prose, Vol. IV, Great Britain & Ireland
  • His design was, it will be said, to shield himself from censure, or to procure undeserved praise. Cited from Gentle Measures, by Jacob Abbott
  • But why should I expect to be exempt from censure, the unfailing lot of an elevated station? Cited from George Washington, by William Roscoe Thayer
  • But her tone was strangely free from censure. Cited from The Masquerader, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • In the progress of this work no desire has been evinced, none is felt to screen Colonel Burr from censure where it is merited. Cited from Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Volume 2, Matthew L. Davis
  • When acquainted with the motive which produced it, it would not only exempt me from censure, but entitle me to gratitude. Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • For what becomes of the teaching of grammar, when that which is received as the most excellent method, must be exempted from censure by reason of its utter worthlessness? Cited from The Grammar of English Grammars, by Goold Brown
  • And a considerable proportion put themselves on the defensive, and propose to their own minds to perform exactly as much as shall exempt them from censure and punishment, and no more. Cited from Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc, by Wm Godwin
  • And surely, my lords, that necessity which deprives them of all claim to panegyrick, will be, likewise, a sufficient security from censure. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 11., by Samuel Johnson
  • But you have too great a reputation to be wholly free from censure: it is a fine which fortune sets upon all extraordinary persons, and from which you should not wish to be delivered until you are dead. Cited from The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18), Ed. by Walter Scott
  • But such is the malevolence with which the conduct of the administration is examined, that no degree of integrity or vigilance can secure it from censure. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 10., by Samuel Johnson
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