This was all I heard that night before my sister clutched me, as a slumberous offence
to the company's eyesight, and assisted me up to bed with such a strong hand that I seemed to have fifty boots on, and to be dangling them all against the edges of the stairs.
Thou canst not have had time to commit any new offence
since that time?
Well, sir," said the captain, "better speak plain, I believe, even at the risk of offence
and that was not to eat bread from a table-cloth, nor embrace his wife, and other points which, though I cannot now call them to mind, I here grant as expressed) until I take complete vengeance upon him who has committed such an offence
For some offence
he was exiled, and the royal pardon found him far too occupied to dream of return.
The present chapter has given greater offence
than any other
Bursting into an unspeakable frenzy, I was at once going to call upon this villain of a seducer--though what to do next I knew not, seeing that I was fearful of giving you offence
Surely, sir,” cried the impatient Elizabeth, “those laws that condemn a man like the Leather-Stocking to so severe a punishment, for an offence
that even I must think very venial, cannot be perfect in themselves.
And Solomon, I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man, to pass by an offence
She knew not how such an offence
as hers might be classed by the laws of worldly politeness, to what a degree of unforgivingness it might with propriety lead, nor to what rigours of rudeness in return it might justly make her amenable.
It irritated him that when he tried to be agreeable with a woman she should take offence
1886, and abode in it until 1892, made it at once the scene of such constant offence
that he had no time, if he had the temper, for defence.