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in a willful manner

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In something less than an hour-and-a-half he had skirted the south of the King's Hintock estates and ascended to the untoward solitude of Cross-in-Hand, the unholy stone whereon Tess had been compelled by Alec d'Urberville, in his whim of reformation, to swear the strange oath that she would never wilfully tempt him again.
To be sure I might have known him, for every one was willing enough to tell me about him, and he himself was no accomplished hypocrite, but I was wilfully blind; and now, instead of regretting that I did not discern his full character before I was indissolubly bound to him, I am glad, for it has saved me a great deal of battling with my conscience, and a great deal of consequent trouble and pain; and, whatever I ought to have done, my duty now is plainly to love him and to cleave to him, and this just tallies with my inclination.
If you do remember it," cries Jones, "I find you don't understand it; but I tell thee, friend, in plain English, that he who finds another's property, and wilfully detains it from the known owner, deserves,
Yet this made me none the happier, for, even if she had not taken that tone of our being disposed of by others, I should have felt that she held my heart in her hand because she wilfully chose to do it, and not because it would have wrung any tenderness in her, to crush it and throw it away.
Between January 27, 2014, and December 31, 2016, while serving as an acting police officer employed by Northumbria Police, he wilfully misconducted himself, without reasonable excuse of justification, namely by engaging in a relationship with [a woman], a witness is an investigation in which he was involved to such a degree as to amount to an abuse of the public's trust in a police officer | Misconduct in a public office.
Between January 27, 2014, and December 31, 2016, while serving as an acting police officer employed by Northumbria Police, he wilfully misconducted himself, without reasonable excuse of justification, namely by disclosing confidential information about third parties to [a woman], to such a degree as to amount to an abuse of the public's trust in a police officer.
A 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wilfully ill-treating a child, while a woman, 35, was held on suspicion of wilfully neglecting a child.
A 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wilfully ill-treating a child, while a woman, 35, was arrested on suspicion of wilfully neglecting a child.
The 23-year-old denied wilfully injuring a badger at Cwm Bowydd Farm in Blaenau Ffestiniog during an alleged incident on February 5.
Meanwhile, National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today arrested accused Daud Khan owner of Daud Steel Mills Bara Khyber Agency for wilfully defaulting electricity bills worth Rs.
Peshawar -- NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested accused Daud Khan owner of Daud Steel Mills Bara Khyber Agency for wilfully defaulting electricity bills worth Rs.
Gareth Williams, 54, spoke out after nurse Rebecca Jones, 30, pleaded guilty to wilfully neglecting his elderly mother Lilian and falsifying her medical records at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.
Bertulano and Cahill face six charges of ill treating or wilfully neglecting patients on ward two of the Princess of Wales Hospital contrary to section 44 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 by failing to check and then falsifying blood glucose levels.
and Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al-Khayat are charged with knowingly and wilfully interfering with the administration of justice by broadcasting and or publishing information on purported confidential witnesses.
It is also said that between the same dates in Middlesbrough he wilfully assaulted, ill-treated, neglected or abandoned a child.