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It was wise, therefore, in the convention to provide, not only that the power of making treaties should be committed to able and honest men, but also that they should continue in place a sufficient time to become perfectly acquainted with our national concerns, and to form and introduce a a system for the management of them.
They have abducted her," added the commissary; "and do you know the man who has committed this deed?
If your daughter had committed only one crime, and I saw her meditating another, I would say `Warn her, punish her, let her pass the remainder of her life in a convent, weeping and praying.
You would have committed an act of blind fury that would leave all the present evils just as they were and add worse evils to them.
If theft there has been, I swear to you, Sir, no one else but this man has committed it.
Hearing that the woman whom they had just left had been landlady of an inn, and that a murder had been committed under her roof, he was led to ask himself if any explanation might be found, in these circumstances, of the otherwise incomprehensible effect produced on Mrs.
I think that it must have been the Devil or the Bete du Bon Dieu that committed the crime.
I shall do nothing rashly: you know me sufficiently to confide in my prudence and considerateness whenever the safety of others is committed to my care.
I have not only no proof that he killed the two men at the door; I cannot even declare that he killed the third man inside-- for I cannot say that my own eyes saw the deed committed.
He had committed his offence, as I had supposed him to have committed it, and the absence of all reference, on Mrs.
I put the constable in mind that I had broke no doors, nor carried anything away; and when I came to the justice, and pleaded there that I had neither broken anything to get in, nor carried anything out, the justice was inclined to have released me; but the first saucy jade that stopped me, affirming that I was going out with the goods, but that she stopped me and pulled me back as I was upon the threshold, the justice upon that point committed me, and I was carried to Newgate.
I have a man here, who committed a murder eight- and-twenty years ago.