Christine Verner, cited in 1388 by the bishop of Salisbury for not consorting with her husband, was just one of many women who experienced major excommunication for her contumacy
The latter triumph, however, was prompted less by what Brown said than by the contumacy
of the Southern strategy of "massive resistance.
By this, God has taught us what is their due as a result of their contumacy
And withall, he must publishe sharpe penall statutes against all such, as shall with disloyal contumacy
violate and transgresse the same.
Hecht's garrulity and contumacy
guaranteed that he would not resist the call to battle at the Barbary Coast, but the extent of his passion exceeded the depth of his commitment.
Defrocking," Archdeacon Huskins said, "almost always only happens on moral grounds, or contumacy
Had this been true, Naboth would have been accused of contumacy
for unjustly refusing to pay his debt.
given over to "freakish caprices," contumacy
and selfishness, that is, a prime candidate for the law of karmic retribution.
We should be surprised, therefore, that Bakaly's contumacy
Christianity openly taught a doctrine that diminished men's respect and awe of the particular law of their earthly city; it exposed to the multitude the merely provisional character of human law and thereby sowed the seeds of public contumacy
34) In addition, murderers who fled the city could be accused of the crime and then, if they failed to respond to a series of summonses, be charged for contumacy
The writ of error, like the appeal, only brings the record before the court; and if the citation be disregarded, the non-appearance of the party is not considered as a default or contumacy