I have said enough in answer to the charge
of Meletus: any elaborate defence is unnecessary, but I know only too well how many are the enmities which I have incurred, and this is what will be my destruction if I am destroyed;--not Meletus, nor yet Anytus, but the envy and detraction of the world, which has been the death of many good men, and will probably be the death of many more; there is no danger of my being the last of them.
You are acquitted of this charge
, Nathaniel Bumppo,” said the Judge.
In one, the cow-buffaloes stood with their calves in the center, and glared and pawed, ready, if a wolf would only stay still, to charge
down and trample the life out of him.
Now we shall charge
you nothing on our own account; but suffer us to make use of this in aiding my good friend.
The special work which the General desired me to do was be a sort of "house father" to the Indian young men--that is, I was to live in the building with them and have the charge
of their discipline, clothing, rooms, and so on.
But now, as it turned to charge
again, the man had no guide whereby to direct his point.
Tarzan recognized the ear-marks of the witch-doctor and awaited Numa's charge
with a feeling of pleasurable anticipation, for the ape-man had no love for witch-doctors; but in the instant that Numa did charge
, the white man suddenly recalled that the lion had stolen his kill a few minutes before and that revenge is sweet.
With daylight their courage would be equal to the demands of a charge
upon the handful of beasts that had routed them from their rightful abodes.
In silence they left the hotel and drove to the Embassy, in silence the young man ushered his charge
into the large, pleasant apartment on the ground floor of the Embassy, where the ambassador was giving instructions to two of his secretaries.
The upshot of all this was that when Boxtel, who watched the course of political events much more attentively than his neighbour Cornelius was used to do, heard the news of the brothers De Witt being arrested on a charge
of high treason against the States, he thought within his heart that very likely he needed only to say one word, and the godson would be arrested as well as the godfather.
And from the bush they had sent word that they were coming back to wipe out the three white men in charge
, while two of the three white men, in turn, were hunting them through the bush.
The one that charged the Essex made charge
, and I guess whale nature hasn't changed any in the last few years.
One of them behemoths of 'Oly Writ," muttered Tippet as they came to a halt and with guns ready awaited the almost inevitable charge
Thus, the presiding Judge had himself revised his charge
to the jury.
As a revolutionist myself, as one on the inside who knew the hopes and fears and secret plans of the revolutionists, I am fitted to answer, as very few are, the charge
that they were guilty of exploding the bomb in Congress.