Quotes of accusation

  1. When one person makes an accusation check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour. – Piers Anthony
  2. People love as self -recognition what they hate as an accusation – Elias Canetti
  3. Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation even persecution. – Edwin Louis Cole
  4. I wish I had said 'some athletes here are competing unfairly.' It was my opinion, never an accusation – Bob Costas
  5. I have much to say why my reputation should be rescued from the load of false accusation and calumny which has been heaped upon it. – Robert Emmet
  6. Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation – Henry Fielding
  7. Art is accusation expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper. – Gunter Grass
  8. The accusation that we've lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity. – Patricia Hewitt
  9. This hype word bothers me though It always sounds like an accusation what does it mean, advertising, column inches in the press? Bands themselves are never really responsible for all of that. That is something that happens to you when you sell millions of records. – Holly Johnson
  10. A trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation a criminal matter, is not a true trial. – Bill McCollum
  11. I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing- that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one's door. – Paul Muldoon
  12. Now that I have called you on your false accusation you are using additional smear tactics. – George Soros
  13. Everybody has a right to be defended, and every lawyer has a duty to defend people accused. And my office is to defend him, to discuss the accusation point by point, as I think this is a normal step in a democracy. – Jacques Verges

Usage examples for accusation

  1. " I think," said Ethelind, " any one would colour at such an accusation – A Book For The Young by Sarah French
  2. Then suddenly Raicharan remembered that terrible accusation of the mother. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  3. " I trust, Captain Oughton," replied Major Clavering, " that you will not have to make that accusation general." – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  4. He had made himself safe against accusation by me! – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  5. Nothing can be more unjust than such an accusation – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  6. " It's awkward, I admit," Hallam returned grimly, and regarded the other sternly with the angry light of accusation in his keen eyes. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  7. It was, as Teddy now realized for the first time, a happy conclusion to the troubles of both, and his heart was lighter than it had been at any time since the accusation was made. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  8. But always the accusation in her eyes, as she turned scornfully, disdainfully to him in all the shifting points of the dance, remained. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  9. I am perfectly convinced of the boy's complete innocence; but in his interest I should like the matter to be gone into further, now the accusation has once been made. – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough
  10. She was indignant at so false an accusation – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  11. And yet, once again, under this false accusation did the hot spirit of the Tudors flame in the face and speech of the Princess Elizabeth. – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  12. But this Mr Apjohn could understand without making an accusation against the man, even in his heart. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  13. I am mightily beholden to Captain Allen for this, though the thing is to the best of my memory utterly false, and I do believe it to be wholly so, but yet it troubles me to have my name mentioned in this business, and more to consider how I may be liable to be accused where I have indeed taken presents, and therefore puts me on an enquiry, into my actings in this kind and prepare against a day of accusation – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. As for me, I could neither join in his laughter nor deny his accusation the situation was a fearful one, or would have been if the friendly shades of night had not covered my confusion. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. " Everything is at loose ends in America," had been Hilda's accusation – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  16. He looked full at Saltash with eyes of blazing accusation – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  17. But he went without answering this last accusation – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  18. And it certainly revived an ancient accusation against his countrymen. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  19. And should the accusation be brought against him, how was he to answer it? – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. " Oh, no," I hastened to assure him; " she says such an accusation is absurd; she was greatly overcome when she learned that you were even suspected; she said...." – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson

Rhymes for accusation