219 examples of misdeed in sentences
Mark now the end of this misdeed.
Throughout Aquitaine there was but one cry of indignation against Pépin, and the popularity of Charles was increased in proportion to all the horror inspired by the ineffable misdeed of his adversary.
There is a community of responsibility attaching to every misdeed.
Her worship of her worthless husband was well known; small wonder that his final and awful misdeed had practically broken her heart.
Think of one who, not being the thief himself, would, nevertheless, have the strongest of all motives to shield the thief from the consequences of her own misdeed: aye!
'A man may be guilty of any misdeed and may yet find forgiveness and even favour,' M. Zola had then said to me, 'but he must not make himself, his profession, and his cause ridiculous.
Guilt N. guilt, guiltiness; culpability; criminality, criminousness^; deviation from rectitude &c (improbity) 940 [Obs.]; sinfulness &c (vice) 945. misconduct, misbehavior, misdoing, misdeed; malpractice, fault, sin, error, transgression; dereliction, delinquency; indiscretion, lapse, slip, trip, faux pas
No member of the mob has ever been punished or even taken to task for this misdeed.
The multitude was excited partly by the heinousness of the misdeed, partly by the hope of recovering their liberty on a favourable opportunity.
Our attention is centred on Thaddeus's struggle to take his wife's misdeed upon himself; and his failure cannot be described as a peripety, seeing that it sinks him only one degree lower in the slough of despair.
Here, again, is an arguable point, on the assumption that the statesman is penitent and determined never to repeat his misdeed; but when we find that this particular statesman is prepared to go on betraying his country indefinitely, in order to save his own skin, the question falls to the groundthe answer is too obvious.
Jot blushed hotly, as if caught in some misdeed.
"If a patrician having committed any misdeed shall take refuge under the protection of a foreign ambassador, he shall be put to death forthwith.
If thou rememberest each misdeed, If each should have its rightful meed, Lord, who shall stand before thee? "Lord, through thy love alone we gain The pardon of our sin: The strictest life is but in vain, Our works can nothing win, That man should boast himself of aught, But own in fear thy grace hath wrought
This appeal to force is the misdeed of an imperfect world.
She told how they were met that morning by the news, how the children shouted after Camilla as she got into the carriage, how the Five A girls had decided to exclude her from the picnic, how angry Judith had been, and thenthenshe knew no more to tell beyond the bare fact of Judith's passionate misdeed.
I thanked him, staring at him beyond the bounds of good manners, and holding tight to Joe, and then we went towards home, I in a manner stupefied, and thinking only of this turning up of my old misdeed and old acquaintance.
Many criminals had met their deserts by venturing out of their own particular line of crime into another; often a man who got into trouble over something comparatively small found himself in for a startlingly larger trouble, the result of some previous misdeed that otherwise would have gone unpunished.
Of the deed or the misdeed itself, I know of nothing to say.
" When Lewisham saw Lagune again he learnt the particulars of Chaffery's misdeed and the additional fact that the "lady" had also disappeared.
Throughout Aquitaine there was but one cry of indignation against Pepin, and the popularity of Charles was increased in proportion to all the horror inspired by the ineffable misdeed of his adversary.
The public, whose inclination is to blame everybody and everything, justly considered, in this case, that everybody was in the wrong; Voltaire, for having offended Chevalier de Rohan; the latter, for having dared to commit a crime worthy of death in causing a citizen to be beaten; the government, for not having punished a notorious misdeed, and for having put the beatee in the Bastille to tranquillize the beater.
One piece of chivalry the more you give To history, and one misdeed the less. ELECTOR.
You dare say the cause of the misdeed The Prince committed in the fight, am I! HOHENZOLL.
Inkspot was a fellow-African, and he had barely escaped punishment for his former misdeed.