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acquit
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The Idiot
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acquit
Used in
The Idiot
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  • it was the Kolpakoff business, and of course he would have been acquitted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Their children are sometimes congenital idiots, like the hero of our story; sometimes they are found in the dock at the Assizes, where they are generally acquitted by the jury for edifying motives; sometimes they distinguish themselves by one of those burning scandals that amaze the public and add another blot to the stained record of our age.  (not reviewed by editor)

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