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The landlord shouted to them to leave him alone, for he had already told them that he was mad, and as a madman he would not be accountable even if he killed them all.
I prefer to be foolish when I feel like it, and be accountable to nobody.
In that claim I conceived I had a right to speak even further than I had done, and would not be accountable to him or any one else, and began to be a little warm with him.
Not till my own good time, and then I'll return again as often as I choose, and be accountable to nobody for my goings or comings.
Everyone must be accountable - if I don't get results, I am accountable.
It is hard to stop and force them to be accountable, to be honest about the music and their playing.
Peel Ports Investments will be accountable to no-one.
If patients relapse later, the program might not even know about it, much less be accountable for it, says Gastfriend.
It seems to me Congress should be accountable to the people that elect them, yet it seems that money and power rule the day when it comes to bank reform.
If I'm a First Nations government, I'm trying to be accountable to my own citizens, I'm trying to be accountable to funders because of the regulations under which I'm operating.
The only people who do not seem to be accountable are the players.
To be accountable is to be that being who is subject to certain kinds of externally imposed conditions.