Sentence Examples


  • But in 1696 for his boldness in granting absolution on the scaffold to Sir John Friend and Sir William Parkyns, who had attempted the assassination of William, he was obliged to flee, and for the rest of his life continued under sentence of outlawry.
  • Of England received absolution for the murder of Thomas Becket.
  • No wonder so many Americans turn to christian fundamentalism to give them absolution from sin.
  • In September 1585, Henry received absolution from the pope, Clement VIII and Mayenne submitted to the king in October 1595.
  • Having received absolution we must say, or do, the penance given to us.

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