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Miller, who, not being quite so much absorbed as he ought to have been, contrived to commit various high crimes and misdemeanours, which excited the wrath of the fat gentleman to a very great extent, and called forth the good-humour of the old lady in a proportionate degree.
Nixon, 61, had been charged by the House Judiciary Committee with "high crimes and misdemeanours" relating to a 1972 break-in at the offices of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate complex.
Plaid Cymru's Adam Price is to use a centuries-old Parliamentary procedure to accuse Mr Blair of 'high crimes and misdemeanours' for allegedly entering into a secret treaty with President Bush to invade Iraq, while keeping his cabinet, Parliament and the British people in the dark.
Impeaching William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanours.
If found guilty of "high crimes and misdemeanours" over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, he will be booted out of the White House in disgrace.
IMPEACHMENT is described in the US constitution as a penalty for "treason, bribery, other high crimes and misdemeanours".
The 61-year-old had been charged by the House Judiciary Committee with "high crimes and misdemeanours".