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perjury
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • Dost thou love me, I know thou wilt say Ay; And I will take thy word: yet, if thou swear’st, Thou mayst prove false; at lovers’ perjuries, They say Jove laughs.
  • …thy wit; Which, like a usurer, abound’st in all, And usest none in that true use indeed Which should bedeck thy shape, thy love, thy wit: Thy noble shape is but a form of wax, Digressing from the valour of a man; Thy dear love sworn, but hollow perjury, Killing that love which thou hast vow’d to cherish; Thy wit, that ornament to shape and love, Mis-shapen in the conduct of them both, Like powder in a skilless soldier’s flask, Is set a-fire by thine own ignorance, And thou dismember’d…

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  • She was not found guilty of the theft, but was found guilty of perjury during her testimony to the grand jury.
  • She signed a written declaration under penalty of perjury.

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