Clerval, whose eyes and feelings were always quick in discerning the sensations of others, declined the subject, alleging, in excuse, his total ignorance; and the conversation took a more general turn.
The injustice of his sentence was very flagrant; all Paris was indignant; and it was judged that his religion and wealth rather than the crime alleged against him had been the cause of his condemnation.
I often refused to accompany him, alleging another engagement, that I might remain alone.
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She alleged that she was the victim of a crime.
He alleges that there is no real deficit reduction in the Deficit Reduction Bill.