Never till then had a more brutal accusation or meaner insults tarnished kingly majesty.
At this moment the accuser concluded with these words: "The present accusation is preferred by us in the name of the English people.
Leaving Meletus, who has had enough words spent upon him, he returns to the original accusation.
The accusations of both might be summed up in a formula.
He would also have inferred that Miss Letitia's inquiries had proved her accusation
to be well founded--if he had known of the new teacher's sudden dismissal from the school.
You seem a worthy young man; I will depart from the strict line of my duty to aid you in discovering the author of this accusation.
Now," said the deputy, "answer me frankly, not as a prisoner to a judge, but as one man to another who takes an interest in him, what truth is there in the accusation contained in this anonymous letter?
Having heard his accusation
from the mouth of Mrs Wilkins, he pleaded not guilty, making many vehement protestations of his innocence.
I have mentioned an accusation
which has rested on me for years.
I have it in charge from Mr Boffin to discover, and I am very desirous for myself to discover, whether that retracted accusation still leaves any stain upon her.
With this exordium, Bella set forth that request of Lizzie's touching secrecy, and delicately spoke of that false accusation and its retraction, and asked might she beg to be informed whether it had any bearing, near or remote, on such request.
Seeing that his accusation
of Sonia had completely failed, he had recourse to insolence:
I judge only by the facts, the things you have said to me, your accusations
against Captain Granet.
She accuses me of ingratitude, and denies the accusations
made against herself with regard to Monsieur Bwikov.
I would crave to know, most Reverend Father, of our valiant brother, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, what he says to these wondrous accusations
, and with what eye he himself now regards his unhappy intercourse with this Jewish maiden?