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perjury
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Don Quixote
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  • …that there might be a witness on earth besides those in Heaven, and again Don Fernando renewed and repeated his oaths, invoked as witnesses fresh saints in addition to the former ones, called down upon himself a thousand curses hereafter should he fail to keep his promise, shed more tears, redoubled his sighs and pressed me closer in his arms, from which he had never allowed me to escape; and so I was left by my maid, and ceased to be one, and he became a traitor and a perjured man.

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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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