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trespass -- as in: a "No Trespassing" sign
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The Winter's Tale
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  • But, beseech your grace, Be plainer with me; let me know my trespass By its own visage: if I then deny it, ’tis none of mine.
  • You need not fear it, sir: This child was prisoner to the womb, and is, By law and process of great nature thence Freed and enfranchis’d: not a party to The anger of the king, nor guilty of, If any be, the trespass of the queen.
  • Sir, you have done enough, and have perform’d A saint-like sorrow: no fault could you make Which you have not redeem’d; indeed, paid down More penitence than done trespass: at the last, Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil; With them, forgive yourself.
  • That thou betray’dst Polixenes, ’twas nothing; That did but show thee, of a fool, inconstant, And damnable ingrateful; nor was’t much Thou wouldst have poison’d good Camillo’s honour, To have him kill a king; poor trespasses,— More monstrous standing by: whereof I reckon The casting forth to crows thy baby daughter, To be or none or little, though a devil Would have shed water out of fire ere done’t; Nor is’t directly laid to thee, the death Of the young prince, whose honourable…

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  • Since the door was wide open, she was charged with trespassing rather than breaking and entering.
  • Papa didn’t take too kind to trespass.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die

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