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Having offended Queen Elizabeth by his boldness in successfully opposing an encroachment on the rights of the House of Commons, Bacon connected himself with the Earl of Essex and received from him many favors; but when Essex attempted a treasonable insurrection in 1601, Bacon, as one of the Queen's lawyers, displayed against him a subservient zeal which on theoretical grounds of patriotism might appear praiseworthy, but which in view of his personal obligations was grossly indecent.
But to represent the Almighty as avenging the sins of the guilty on the innocent, was indecent, if not blasphemous, as it was to represent him acting against the first principles of natural justice, and against the original notions of right and wrong, which he himself had implanted in our minds; by which we were to judge not only in all matters which were not revealed, but even of the truth of revelation itself.
The air was filled with oaths and indecent expressions.
Bute was gone," the old lady prattled on; "it was too indecent.
It may therefore be judged indecent in me to come forward on this occasion, but when I see a fellow creature about to perish through the cowardice of her pretended friends, I wish to be allowed to speak, that I may say what I know of her character.
It seemed incredible and indecent that such a thing should be, but he could not deny, now that it was put to him point-blank in this way, that a certain sense of relief was beginning to mingle itself with his gloom.
If I had had breath enough, I should certainly have protested against this indecent way of speaking of an eminent philanthropic character.
Solomon therefore turned to his old companions, whose noses were brightly illuminated by the deep red glow from the bowls of their pipes; assured, by long experience, of their attention, and resolved to show his sense of such indecent behaviour.
Pell, observing an indecent tendency to mirth in some of his auditors, considered it due to himself to indulge.
A MAN has admitted possessing and distributing indecent images of children.
TWO people have been jailed for 61/2 years each after admitting creating indecent images and videos of their own children.
Aug 29 Charged with nine indecent assaults on two girls aged 14 and 15 in 1980s and four counts of making indecent images.