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Usage examples for crime

  1. Yes; he called it a crime! – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. That does not look like accident, but crime. – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  3. Blackmail's a crime, you know, Edwards. – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  4. They declared that they knew nothing whatever of the crime, and to show that they were not responsible they offered three young girls to Champlain to be educated. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  5. It would be a crime not to. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  6. " What is our crime? – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  7. The less punishment, the less crime. – The Soul of Man by Oscar Wilde
  8. " It is no crime, Captain Ellerey- rather a romance. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  9. Well, I will have nothing to do with such a crime. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  10. His head remained lowered even when he rose, so heavy is the weight of crime, even at the moment when nothing but triumph is expected. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  11. He wants to fix a crime on me! – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  12. There was his crime; what was to be his punishment? – The Adventure of the Devil's Foot by Arthur Conan Doyle
  13. It ain't a- a crime if you got maybe somebody else on your mind. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  14. But speak to me no more of that; for I shall say nothing of the cause or crime, except to those who are informed of it." – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  15. If all I have been told be true, and Warren be the man, he shall bitterly pay for his crime. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  16. As the stage- coach runs along through old Narragansett, it comes to another scene of crime, of horrible crime and horrible punishment- that of hanging in chains. – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle
  17. Can you suspect Miss Van Allen of this crime? – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  18. It would have been a crime to have hidden it. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  19. I meant to say that monsieur had never left the inn last night; he could have had no hand in the crime. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
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