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entrapment
used in Howards End

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Definition
law:  a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tempted or tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials
  • The morning that Margaret had spent with Miss Avery, and the afternoon she set out to entrap Helen, were the scales of a single balance.
    Chapter 35 (7% in)
  • They end in two ways: Either they sink till the lunatic asylums and the workhouses are full of them, and cause Mr. Wilcox to write letters to the papers complaining of our national degeneracy, or else they entrap a boy into marriage before it is too late.
    Chapter 30 (46% in)

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