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  • He looked at Basta as he said this, and Basta bowed his head as if all the misdemeanors of the last few days weighed heavily on him.†   (source)
  • In the state of California—murder = a crime of a much more serious nature than that of a misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • Okay, maybe not a felony, but how about a misdemeanor?†   (source)
  • You have the right to have me appoint a lawyer to represent you because you are charged with a Class A misdemeanor and this is punishable by up to a year in jail and a $2,000 fine.†   (source)
  • Arrests for misdemeanors, for the kind of minor offenses that had gone unnoticed in the past, went up fivefold between 1990 and 1994.†   (source)
  • She's probably terrified: she's been talking about my boyfriend (misdemeanor), but, more specifically, she's been talking about how hot he is (felony).†   (source)
  • When they flashed a mug shot of Marcus with a few details of his prior misdemeanor charges, she turned off the TV.†   (source)
  • …march, with flutes, drums and tambourines, about fifty chanting people, and a man with a needle stuck in his protruding tongue, and a woman with a snake around her neck, and a haze of pungent smoke that had the whiff of some congenial misdemeanor, and there were kids walking along and babies in backpacks and slings, and the marchers chanted a sort of hummed syllable, a thing with a twang, it sounded to me like Bomb, a vibe with the gravid tone of prayer, repeated, repeated, but…†   (source)
  • To be late was a felony in Mr. Chaucer's opinion, and to be almost late constituted a misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • "Keep Your Class B Misdemeanor off My B Cups," Mia says, quoting one of the movement's more ridiculous slogans between gasps of laughter.†   (source)
  • Misdemeanors, no felonies.†   (source)
  • Any sexual act in a secured area is a misdemeanor, Mr. Monroe.†   (source)
  • He had done time for a string of misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • When she heard the first two short raps on the door, her eyes took a final flight over the small apartment, desperately seeking out any slight misdemeanor that might have to be defended.†   (source)
  • The President can be impeached, tried, and if convicted of treason, bribery, or other high crimes or misdemeanors, removed from office.†   (source)
  • Three drug possessions, two misdemeanor thefts, three prostitution convictions.†   (source)
  • Reports indicate that over a hundred thousand executions have taken place during the last three years with little distinction made between misdemeanors and felonies.†   (source)
  • I am only asking that this misdemeanor be weighed against my record not only as a Polish sympathizer with National Socialism but as an active and involved campaigner in the sacred war against Jews and Jewry.†   (source)
  • He says, 'Trespassing ain't a crime and ain't a misdemeanor.'†   (source)
  • Is the respondent Andrew Johnson guilty or not guilty of a high misdemeanor as charged in this Article?†   (source)
  • In Maycomb County, hunting out of season was a misdemeanor at law, a capital felony in the eyes of the populace.   (source)
  • Did you know that public nudity is a misdemeanor in this county?†   (source)
  • It is one of the misdemeanors he commits upon her from time to time.†   (source)
  • Joe's record of mostly misdemeanor-level juvenile incidents—nearly all of which were nonviolent and which did not merit more than a single court adjudication in a two-year period—was viewed differently by the sentencing judge, who concluded that "the juvenile system has been utterly incapable of doing anything with Mr. Sullivan."†   (source)
  • The arrestees were told their charges, and most of them were offered a deal: if they didn't contest the charges, they would be given a misdemeanor conviction and would be required to perform community-service hours, starting immediately.†   (source)
  • One of the nurses who had treated the victim wrote: "If this is a misdemeanor, may I never see the victim of a felony."†   (source)
  • The thousands from Orleans Parish Prison, including those who were in jail for public intoxication, shoplifting, and other misdemeanors, had been left on the city's Broad Street overpass for three days.†   (source)
  • Hanging out with her made me a party to all her various social crimes and misdemeanors-and there were many-so there was a wide portion of the student body that was not exactly rushing to embrace me.†   (source)
  • Allen, Canty, and Ramseur also all had misdemeanor convictions, ranging from criminal mischief to petty larceny.†   (source)
  • He was about to address a jury in a murder case for the first time in his life, having spent the past four years handling misdemeanor cases in general sessions court.†   (source)
  • He had to spend six hours in the station house, talking to police, while his assailant was released after two hours and charged, in the end, with only a misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • He'd talked the prosecutor into reducing the charge from a felony to a misdemeanor, but because of the woman's long history of problems with the law, in exchange for the reduction the prosecutor had insisted that she forego probation and agree to serve her sentence in the county jail.†   (source)
  • "She's been charged with felonies three times in the past, but they've all been reduced to misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • No crime of commission was ever attributed to him, and his crimes of omission were only misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • These periods kept increasing, my misdemeanors growing worse.†   (source)
  • Not only any actual misdemeanor, but any eccentricity, however small, any change of habits, any nervous mannerism that could possibly be the symptom of an inner struggle, is certain to be detected.†   (source)
  • How, how, how could I get my hands on more money before I was caught and sent to jail for some trivial misdemeanor?†   (source)
  • But her memory specialized in misdemeanors and offenses, which were as ineradicable from her brain as the patrician wrinkle was between her eyes, and her dissatisfaction was an element and a part of nature.†   (source)
  • The encouragement Buck gave the rebels led them into all kinds of petty misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • Did I tell you as I was tried, alone, for misdemeanor, while with Compeyson?†   (source)
  • Up to this point it was merely an affair of a misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • Yours respectably, N. WINKLE [The above is a manly and handsome aknowledgment of past misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • People will always encourage themselves in misdemeanors by the certainty that you will be indulgent.†   (source)
  • Clyde nodded assent often and interpolated a few eager "yes, sirs" and "no, sirs," and assured him at the last that it was the furtherest thing from his thoughts and temperament to dream of any such high crimes and misdemeanors as he had outlined.†   (source)
  • It was Paul's afternoon to appear before the faculty of the Pittsburgh High School to account for his various misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • No matter how innocent a slave might be—it availed him nothing, when accused by Mr. Gore of any misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • "It was certainly a hasty speech, my dear," said Mrs. Garth, with whom speaking evil of dignities was a high misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • The President, Vice-President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other High Crimes and Misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • Poor Jo looked abashed, and silently chafed the end of her nose with the stiff handkerchief, as if performing a penance for her misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • No quarter, war to the death! a pretty woman is a casus belli; a pretty woman is flagrant misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • "I can't quite make out; it is something dreadfully bad, something mean and underhand, and not redeemed by audacity, as his mother's misdemeanors may have been.†   (source)
  • Such misdemeanors needed discriminating treatment, firm but reformatory, with no hint of injustice, and full proof of guilt.†   (source)
  • He is suspected of other misdemeanors and offences against private rights; and I have this night taken on myself. by the virtue of my office as sheriff, to arrest the said Bumppo, and bring him to the county jail, that he may be present and forthcoming to answer to these heavy charges before the court to-morrow morning.†   (source)
  • ] [Footnote s: I say the greater number, because certain administrative misdemeanors are brought before ordinary tribunals.†   (source)
  • It was Mrs. Tulliver's way, if she blamed Tom, to refer his misdemeanor, somehow or other, to Maggie.†   (source)
  • The statement was passed on until it had quite lost the stamp of an inference, and was taken as information coming straight from Garth, so that even a diligent historian might have concluded Caleb to be the chief publisher of Bulstrode's misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • If a slave was convicted of any high misdemeanor, became unmanageable, or evinced a determination to run away, he was brought immediately here, severely whipped, put on board the sloop, carried to Baltimore, and sold to Austin Woolfolk, or some other slave-trader, as a warning to the slaves remaining.†   (source)
  • The crop-lien system which is depopulating the fields of the South is not simply the result of shiftlessness on the part of Negroes, but is also the result of cunningly devised laws as to mortgages, liens, and misdemeanors, which can be made by conscienceless men to entrap and snare the unwary until escape is impossible, further toil a farce, and protest a crime.†   (source)
  • The law of the State obliges them, for instance, to draw up the list of electors in their townships; and if they omit this part of their functions, they are guilty of a misdemeanor.†   (source)
  • To climb a wall, to break a branch, to purloin apples, is a mischievous trick in a child; for a man it is a misdemeanor; for a convict it is a crime.†   (source)
  • Grand jurors are bound by the law to apprise the court to which they belong of all the misdemeanors which may have been committed in their county.†   (source)
  • , Section 4, of the Constitution of the United States runs thus:—"The President, Vice-President, and all civil officers of the United States shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors."†   (source)
  • This habit may even be traced in the schools of the rising generation, where the children in their games are wont to submit to rules which they have themselves established, and to punish misdemeanors which they have themselves defined.†   (source)
  • Suppose, for instance, that an agent of the Government was stationed at some appointed spot in the country, to prosecute the misdemeanors of the town and county officers, would not a more uniform order be the result, without in any way compromising the independence of the township?†   (source)
  • Centralization imparts without difficulty an admirable regularity to the routine of business; provides for the details of the social police with sagacity; represses the smallest disorder and the most petty misdemeanors; maintains society in a status quo alike secure from improvement and decline; and perpetuates a drowsy precision in the conduct of affairs, which is hailed by the heads of the administration as a sign of perfect order and public tranquillity: *s in short, it excels more…†   (source)
  • ] [Footnote d: See Appendix, N. [The impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868—which was resorted to by his political opponents solely as a means of turning him out of office, for it could not be contended that he had been guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors, and he was in fact honorably acquitted and reinstated in office—is a striking confirmation of the truth of this remark.†   (source)
  • The justices of the peace everywhere participate in the administration of the townships and the counties, *h either as public officers or as the judges of public misdemeanors, but in most of the States the more important classes of public offences come under the cognizance of the ordinary tribunals.†   (source)
  • The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.†   (source)
  • …(to run the—) gauntlet glamor glamour good-by good-bye gram gramme gray grey harbor harbour honor honour hostler ostler humor humour inclose enclose indorse endorse inflection inflexion inquiry enquiry jail gaol jewelry jewellery jimmy (burglar's) jemmy labor labour laborer labourer liter litre maneuver manoeuvre medieval mediaeval meter metre misdemeanor misdemeanour mold mould mollusk mollusc molt moult mustache moustache neighbor neighbour neighborhood neighbourhood net (adj.†   (source)
  • The President of the United States would be liable to be impeached, tried, and, upon conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes or misdemeanors, removed from office; and would afterwards be liable to prosecution and punishment in the ordinary course of law.†   (source)
  • I knew a man that was under misfortunes, being guilty of misdemeanors against the goverment; when, absconding for fear of his ruin, all his friends advising him not to put himself in the hands of the law, one morning as he awaked, he felt a strong impulse darting into his mind thus, _Write a letter to them;_ and this was repeated several times to his mind, and at last he answered to it, as if it had been a voice, _Whom shall I write to?†   (source)
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