Sentence Examples


  • The new members of council disembarked at Calcutta on the 19th of October 1774; and on the following day commenced the long feud which scarcely terminated twentyone years later with the acquittal of Warren Hastings by the House of Lords.
  • Shortly before his acquittal he had been able to satisfy the dream of his childhood, by buying back the ancestral manor of Daylesford, where the remainder of his life was passed in honourable retirement.
  • If the court finds that sections 78 and 79 are satisfied, it must make an order quashing the acquittal and directing a retrial.
  • First case was to secure the acquittal of 4 Liverpool Officers at Crown Court Trial.
  • The release of 37 prisoners following an acquittal on grounds of insanity was also a factor.

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