Usage examples for offence

  1. I see nothing else in the intention of poor Janey's last offence to him. – The Amazing Marriage, v3 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. " Don't add a lie to your offence I . – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Whoever does so shall be guilty of an offence – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  4. And if his public life was free from all offence so was his private. – The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates by Xenophon
  5. Offence or no offence I speak and you listen. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. He was not bound to accept the invitation because she gave it; but she, finding him there, already present in the house, did feel herself bound to give it;- for which offence as I have said before, I cannot bring myself to forgive her. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  7. This I refused, telling him, that since I punished my people, when they committed the least offence against his, it was but just this man should be punished also; and as I knew he would not do it, I was resolved to do it myself. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  8. And yet, somehow, I don't want to take offence from you. – The House by the Lock by C. N. Williamson
  9. No offence to you. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  10. What offence have I given to the Church? – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. " What offence have I to forgive you for, dear friend? – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. You'll pardon me if I say anything to give you offence but you'll understand the reason why. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  13. No, offence I say?" – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  14. Do you know that that is a new and grave offence – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  15. I like you the better for it, my dear sir, said he, and I assure you that I mean no offence – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. You know how quick she is to take offence – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  17. I told them you'd take it without offence – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  18. What greater offence would you have? – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. I can't help it, miss, she said, you'll not take offence I'm sure. – Windyridge by W. Riley
  20. " I should like to know what offence we are charged with," Malcolm said angrily. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty