I felt a considerable extension of power and authority, and was anxious to acquit
Knightley had once told her it was because she saw in her the really accomplished young woman, which she wanted to be thought herself; and though the accusation had been eagerly refuted at the time, there were moments of selfexamination in which her conscience could not quite acquit
My feelings are at present in a state of dreadful indecision; I wish to acquit
you, but certainty on either side will be ease to what I now suffer.
I rose with all alacrity, to acquit
myself of this commission.
For such reasons I was very glad when ten o'clock came and we started for Miss Havisham's; though I was not at all at my ease regarding the manner in which I should acquit
myself under that lady's roof.
Hence it must appear, that objections to the particular modification of the federal power of regulating elections will, in substance, apply with equal force to the modification of the like power in the constitution of this State; and for this reason it will be impossible to acquit
the one, and to condemn the other.
In thus acting, I take all the responsibility: I acquit
you entirely, for I make it an impossibility for you to see what ought not to be seen.
And now," resumed Buckingham, looking earnestly at the young man, "how shall I ever acquit
myself of the debt I owe you?
I cannot acquit
him of that duty; nor could I think well of the man who should omit an occasion of testifying his respect towards anybody connected with the family.
My Dear Brother since you were five years old, I entirely acquit
you of ever having willingly contributed to the satisfaction of your Father.
I do not pretend to know which was most to blame in their disagreements, though the Admiral's present conduct might incline one to the side of his wife; but it is natural and amiable that Miss Crawford should acquit
her aunt entirely.
Sire, I owe you much, but I think I acquit
myself of all towards you in giving you M.