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condemn
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Frankenstein
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  • He was tried and condemned to death.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If she is condemned, I never shall know joy more.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Shall I respect man when he condemns me?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Do you also join with my enemies to crush me, to condemn me as a murderer?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The ballots had been thrown; they were all black, and Justine was condemned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The guilty are allowed, by human laws, bloody as they are, to speak in their own defence before they are condemned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 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.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But even if I were condemned to suffer on the scaffold for the same crimes, I would not change places with such a wretch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I also am unfortunate; I and my family have been condemned, although innocent; judge, therefore, if I do not feel for your misfortunes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I leave a sad and bitter world; and if you remember me and think of me as of one unjustly condemned, I am resigned to the fate awaiting me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ever since I was condemned, my confessor has besieged me; he threatened and menaced, until I almost began to think that I was the monster that he said I was.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They remained confined for five months before the trial took place, the result of which deprived them of their fortune and condemned them to a perpetual exile from their native country.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I beg permission to have a few witnesses examined concerning my character, and if their testimony shall not overweigh my supposed guilt, I must be condemned, although I would pledge my salvation on my innocence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "That evidence," he observed, "was hardly required in so glaring a case, but I am glad of it, and, indeed, none of our judges like to condemn a criminal upon circumstantial evidence, be it ever so decisive."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Could the demon who had (I did not for a minute doubt) murdered my brother also in his hellish sport have betrayed the innocent to death and ignominy? I could not sustain the horror of my situation, and when I perceived that the popular voice and the countenances of the judges had already condemned my unhappy victim, I rushed out of the court in agony.  (not reviewed by editor)

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