guilty person

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You led me to suppose he could find the guilty person."
Cyrus, since it seems you are the guilty person, take the eraser and wipe that off the board.
But whatever detestation Mr Allworthy had to this or to any other vice, he was not so blinded by it but that he could discern any virtue in the guilty person, as clearly indeed as if there had been no mixture of vice in the same character.
"It is your wish, then, sir," he said slowly, "that the guilty person or persons be arrested without warning, whoever they may be?"
"From these and other circumstances," he said, "the coroner's jury found that the deceased, Janet MacGregor, came to her death from blows inflicted by some person to the jury unknown; but it was added that the evidence pointed strongly to her husband, Thomas MacGregor, as the guilty person. But Thomas MacGregor has never been found nor heard of.
"There are no orders," grumbled the abbe, "which will prevent me from avenging a family affront upon the guilty person."
I shall first try to form some conclusion (after reading the Trial) as to the guilty person who really committed the crime.
Upon the whole, the justice first of all told me very courteously I was discharged; that he was very sorry that the mercer's man should in his eager pursuit have so little discretion as to take up an innocent person for a guilty person; that if he had not been so unjust as to detain me afterward, he believed I would have forgiven the first affront; that, however, it was not in his power to award me any reparation for anything, other than by openly reproving them, which he should do; but he supposed I would apply to such methods as the law directed; in the meantime he would bind him over.
Do you tell me that in that time the guilty person managed to make footmarks in the corner, open the window, mark the sill with blood, take the wedding ring off the dead man's finger, and all the rest of it?
If any harm come of it, it should fall on the guilty person; and that, you know, is Fernand.
And then compare the name of the guilty person, with the name that I have written in that sealed letter."
Ferrari was the first to find it out--and that the guilty persons had reason to fear, not only that he would acquaint Lord Montbarry with his discovery, but that he would be a principal witness against them if the scandal was made public in a court of law.