Which preposition to use with culprit

to Occurrences 12%

If your house has been robbed and his counsel you seek He's sure to look inin the course of the week, When his massive appearance will comfort your cook, Though he fails in the bringing of culprits to book.

in Occurrences 9%

"Now, Pansy," said Patty, as she captured that culprit in the conservatory, and led her off to the kitchen, "I want you to try especially hard to-day to do just as I want you to, and to help me in every possible way.

of Occurrences 6%

But the Right was mistaken, the culprit of Limoges was, not Gaston Dussoubs, but

at Occurrences 5%

I cannot be lover and culprit at once, as you are able to be lover and accuser, or judge.

with Occurrences 5%

Angry, bewildered, and shame-stricken as they were, feminine curiosity overpowered all other feelings for the moment, and the girls sat looking at the culprits with eager eyes, full of instant recognition; for though the disguise was off, and neither had seen them in their true characters but once, they felt no doubt, and involuntarily exclaimed, "Karl!" "Casimer.

by Occurrences 4%

Serfs and peasants could neither have a place among the Free Judges, their assessors, or assistants; for there was in this assembly even some idea of trying the culprit by his peers.

for Occurrences 4%

The officers of the regiment met, weighed the mighty question of the girl's offense, and solemnly resolved never again to ask the culprit for a dance.

without Occurrences 3%

Can the instigators protect the culprit without committing themselves?" "They would appeal, I do not doubt, to a law, passed many ages ago with a special regard to ourselves, but which has not been applied for a score of centuries, putting the members of a secret religious society beyond the pale of legal protection.

from Occurrences 3%

The Sachem's knife again was lifted, and, with a dexterous movement of his hand, he slit the noses of each of the culprits from top to bottom, and dismissed them, to carry for life the marks of their disgrace.

on Occurrences 3%

Arnold for awhile was inexorable, but presently offered to pardon the culprit on condition that he should go and spread a panic in the camp of St. Leger.

than Occurrences 3%

Mr. Upton had his own way of doing things, so people said, and he had greater faith in reasoning with any culprits than scolding them, whether they were grown men, or women, or children.

under Occurrences 3%

From words of Esmo's, and from other sources, I gathered that the usual course under such circumstances would have been to keep the culprit under no other restraint than that confinement to the house which is too common to be remarkable, trusting to the terror which punishment inflicted and menaced by domestic authority would inspire.

against Occurrences 2%

The lad, grinning, pointed to the culprit against whom the Doctor was pouring out the thunders of his just wrath.

into Occurrences 2%

You're not going to blow the culprit into eternity, I hope.

before Occurrences 2%

As soon as this part of the exhibition was finished, a man, with a small drum, followed by the mob, with yells and execrations drove the culprit before them at a run.

after Occurrences 2%

Margery soon appeared, dragging the culprit after her.

as Occurrences 1%

We must not forget a very curious privilege which, in certain cases, was left to the culprit as a last resource; he might appeal to the emperor, and solicit an order which required the execution of the sentence to be applied after a delay of one hundred years, six weeks, and one day.

off Occurrences 1%

When the cart arrived at the foot of the gallows, the executioner first ascended the ladder backwards, drawing the culprit after him by means of the ropes, and forcing him to keep pace with him; on arriving at the top, he quickly fastened the two tortouses to the arm of the gibbet, and by a jerk of his knee he turned the culprit off the ladder, still holding the jet in his own hand.

during Occurrences 1%

Fortunate was the culprit during whose trial

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