He pleaded with the judge for leniency; he explained that he had no desire to see Mallory’s future and career destroyed.
…and the benefit of the doubt even to a man charged with an outrageous crime… "…but after conscientious investigation and in the light of new evidence placed before us, we find ourselves obliged honestly to admit that we might have been too lenient… "…A society awakened to a new sense of responsibility toward the underprivileged…"…We join the voice of public opinion…"…The past, the career, the personality of Howard Roark seem to support the widespread impression that he is a…
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Furthermore, before they adjourned, Mr. Tuffett would say he knew who did it, and if the party wished leniency he would appear at his office not later than two o’clock with a statement in writing.