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accusations Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about accusations
  1. #1
    “Learn this now and learn it well. Like a compass facing north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. You remember that, Mariam.”
  2. #2
    “Let me be punish’d, that have minded you
    Of what you should forget. Now, good my liege
    Sir, royal sir, forgive a foolish woman:
    The love I bore your queen--lo, fool again!--
    I’ll speak of her no more, nor of your children;
    I’ll not remember you of my own lord,
    Who is lost too: take your patience to you,
    And I’ll say nothing. ”
  3. #3
    “Thou art the man, Thou the accursed polluter of this land.”
  4. #4
    “But now, as an examining magistrate, Ivan Ilych felt that everyone without exception, even the most important and self-satisfied, was in his power, and that he need only write a few words on a sheet of paper with a certain heading, and this or that important, self- satisfied person would be brought before him in the role of an accused person or a witness, and if he did not choose to allow him to sit down, would have to stand before him and answer his questions.”
  5. #5
    “Dammit, sir,” Judge Stevens said, “will you accuse a lady to her face of smelling bad?”
  6. #6
    “I am afeard
    there are few die well that die in a battle, for how
    can they charitably dispose of anything, when blood
    is their argument? Now, if these men do not die
    well, it will be a black matter for the king that led
    them to it, who to disobey were against all proportion
    of subjection.”
  7. #7
    “Beg forgiveness, indeed! After fourteen years! I see no purpose to it. The dead are dead; those who remain behind cannot forget. But then, just as I am about to close my heart against Ann, I recollect my part in the madness that came to our village in 1692. And I know I am as guilty as Ann or any of the girls in that circle of accusers.”
  8. #8
    “I will go, but I will not forgive Ann Putnam. You cannot ask me to do that, husband,” I told him. And I wonder, now that I am here, how I can look on her face again without seeing the faces of all whom she destroyed.”
  9. #9
    “I wouldn’t have even have remembered her name, if she hadn’t later accused me of killing her husband.”