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  • To the fury of the embassy officials, four men made this decision, one recanting after a confrontation with the naval attaché.†   (source)
  • Even Galileo recanted when he saw they really meant to go through with it!†   (source)
  • Fifty-three recanted within the year.†   (source)
  • He drew on his windbreaker as slowly as he could, expecting her to recant.†   (source)
  • He opens himself to the flow of energy within his body and, speaking in the ancient language, recants not only the words of his spell but also the intention behind it.†   (source)
  • At some point they recanted and were granted mercy on the grounds that they stayed out of Idris, went to New York, and ran the Institute there.†   (source)
  • All of the men named as the queen's lovers have denied the accusation or recanted, save for your maimed singer, who appears to be half-mad.†   (source)
  • Yossarian hurried back to Milo and recanted.†   (source)
  • Then we will make you recant everything you have said on your blog.†   (source)
  • — What I am is a heretic who's recanted, and thereby in everyone's eyes saved his soul.†   (source)
  • Despite the chill January weather, Adams suggested they walk the two and a half miles but then recanted, remembering his tight schedule would not permit such a luxury.†   (source)
  • After recanting his original story, your client admitted to leaving the scene of a crime and failing to report said crime to the proper authorities.†   (source)
  • PLAYER: Lucianus, nephew to the king ...usurped by his uncle and shattered by his mother's incestuous marriage ...loses his reason ...throwing the court into turmoil and disarray as he alternates between bitter melancholy and unrestricted lunacy ...staggering from the suicidal (a pose) to the homicidal (here he kills "POLONIUS") ...he at last confronts his mother and in a scene of provocative ambiguity-(a somewhat oedipal embrace) begs her to repent and recant (He springs up, still talking.)†   (source)
  • Recanted, and hoped they'd forget.†   (source)
  • He had recently revised his views, admitted his past errors, and recanted them in several detailed statements, and he had not only been received into the Communist Party but had soon afterwards been entrusted with his present responsible task.†   (source)
  • I've recanted.†   (source)
  • The church had ended the temporal practice of polygamy in 1890, but it had never recanted the doctrine.   (source)
    recanted = said it no longer believed in
  • She has never recanted.   (source)
    recanted = said she no longer believes what she previously said
  • This was very wonderful if it were true; and Lady Russell was in a state of very agreeable curiosity and perplexity about Mr Elliot, already recanting the sentiment she had so lately expressed to Mary, of his being "a man whom she had no wish to see."   (source)
    recanting = taking back
  • But getting a recantation from Myers would be a much bigger deal.†   (source)
  • But before I could say anything, Myers blurted out a full recantation of his trial testimony.†   (source)
  • I wanted Ralph's recantation to sink in, but I didn't want to hesitate too long because we needed a lot more.†   (source)
  • There is ample evidence that pressure has been brought to bear on Ralph Meyers since his trial testimony which could tend to discredit his recantation.†   (source)
  • There is absolutely no evidence in the trial record or the recantation testimony that places Ralph Meyers somewhere other than the scene of the crime at the time it was committed.†   (source)
  • Not only did the tapes confirm Myers's recantation and contradict his trial testimony, they exposed the lie that Pearson had told the court, the jury, and McMillian's trial counsel—that there were only two statements provided by Myers.†   (source)
  • Since the trial of this matter was conducted before the Honorable R. E. L. Key, Circuit Judge, Retired, this court did not have the opportunity to compare the demeanor of the witness during trial testimony and his recantation testimony.†   (source)
  • Not only did these statements make Myers's recantation more credible but they had also been documented in medical records that had never been turned over to Walter's trial lawyers, as the law required.†   (source)
  • The following areas of concern were considered in reaching this decision: The demeanor of the witness; the opportunity of the witness to have knowledge of the facts which he testified to at trial; the rationale, as stated by the witness for his testimony at the first trial; the rationale, as stated by the defendant, for his recantation; the evidence of external pressures brought to bear on the witness prior to and after both trial and recantation; the actions of the witness that lend credence to his trial testimony and the actions of the witness that lend credence to his recantation; evidence adduced at trial in contradiction of the witness' testimony on details, and due to th†   (source)
  • You now choose to recant your earlier statement.†   (source)
  • For Adela, the horror of her cave experience and its booming echo ride roughshod over her soul until she recants her testimony against Aziz during his trial.†   (source)
  • C.E.T. Chairman Toure Bomoko, an Ulema of the Zensunnis and one of the fourteen delegates who never recanted ("The Fourteen Sages" of popular history), appeared to admit finally the C.E.T. had erred.†   (source)
  • He told us about being pressured by the sheriff and the ABI and threatened with the death penalty if he didn't testify against McMillian He made accusations of official corruption, talked about his involvement in the Pittman murder, and revealed his earlier attempts to recant.†   (source)
  • In fact, there was no case law cited in the entire order: Ralph Meyers took the stand before this Court, swore to tell the truth and proceeded to recant most, if not all, of the relevant portions of his testimony at trial.†   (source)
  • THOMAS B. NORTON, JR. Circuit Judge While Chapman had suggested that Myers must have been pressured to recant, the district attorney presented no actual evidence to support that claim, which made the judge's ruling hard to understand.†   (source)
  • But we have to talk to him because if he recants his trial testimony, the State has nothing on Walter.†   (source)
  • We now knew that because Myers had recanted his accusations against Walter before the trial, the State might not be entirely surprised to hear that he was denying McMillian's involvement in the crime.†   (source)
  • But inwardly I do not recant.†   (source)
  • "You will recant!" the Flyboys droned.†   (source)
  • Milo was sure they would be charitable if he went to them to apologize and recant and promise to fly eighty missions.†   (source)
  • But there are plenty of other Shadowhunters who used to be Circle members—the Lightwoods and the Penhallows— They all recanted.†   (source)
  • You will recant!†   (source)
  • It was said, by the theologians and holy historians, that the one called Sam had recanted his heresy and thrown himself upon the mercy of Trimurti.†   (source)
  • Every sound of his voice beginning on the old subject stirred her with a terrifying bliss, and she coveted the recantation she feared.†   (source)
  • Miss Quested was so loathed in Chandrapore that her recantation was discredited, and the rumour ran that she had been stricken by the Deity in the middle of her lies.†   (source)
  • I'll make her howl a recantation!'†   (source)
  • Those who have succeeded in procuring this admirable materialism have the joy of feeling themselves irresponsible, and of thinking that they can devour everything without uneasiness,—places, sinecures, dignities, power, whether well or ill acquired, lucrative recantations, useful treacheries, savory capitulations of conscience,—and that they shall enter the tomb with their digestion accomplished.†   (source)
  • He experienced not only the bitterness of a man who finds, in looking back upon an ambitious course, that what he has sacrificed in sentiment was worth as much as what he has gained in substance; but the superadded bitterness of seeing his very recantation nullified.†   (source)
  • However, life would be pleasanter if Rhett would recant his heresies.†   (source)
  • They'd have burned you if you hadn't recanted.†   (source)
  • I'm not recanting, I'm not regretting anything I've ever done.†   (source)
  • She could not help seeing that Rhett, once the most execrated man in Atlanta, was now one of the most popular, for he had humbly recanted his Republican heresies and given his time and money and labor and thought to helping Georgia fight her way back.†   (source)
  • Why, why am I to recant and accept the Rodgers' articles now?†   (source)
  • "How's this, Jew?" said the Friar, with a menacing aspect; "dost thou recant, Jew?†   (source)
  • On the off chance of her recanting before you send in that report and he's committed for trial, and the whole thing goes t0 blazes.†   (source)
  • For her behaviour rested on cold justice and honesty; she had felt, while she recanted, no passion of love for those whom she had wronged.†   (source)
  • So preoccupied is the mind with myths and systems; so much do false deities crowd every place—earth, air, sky; so have they become of everything a part, that return to the first religion can only be along bloody paths, through fields of persecution; that is to say, the converts must be willing to die rather than recant.†   (source)
  • He shall do this, or else I do recant The pardon that I late pronounced here.   (source)
    recant = withdraw
  • Your lord and master did well to make his recantation.†   (source)
  • 'That's not a fair question,' says I, 'after what you have said; however, lest you should think I wait only for a recantation of it, I shall answer you plainly, No, not I; my business is of another kind with you, and I did not expect you would have turned my serious application to you, in my own distracted case, into a comedy.'†   (source)
  • Recantation!†   (source)
  • Recant!†   (source)
  • Ease would recant
    Vows made in pain, as violent and void.†   (source)
  • Do you intend to recant?†   (source)
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