Sentence Examples


  • He was acquitted, and a charge of bribery against him also proved unsuccessful.
  • The High Court acquitted him, and criticism then fell upon the government.
  • Though Gilbert was acquitted, the fact of his being brought to trial illustrates the growing spirit of suspicion.
  • In 1902 of 884,612 persons accused of penal offencs, 13.12% were acquitted during the period of the instruction, 30.31 by the courts, 46.32 condemned and the rest acquitted in some other way.
  • In some districts there is a fixed price of blood; at Argyrokastro, for instance, the compensation paid by the homicide to the relatives of his victim is 1200 piastres (about £10), at Khimara 2000 piastres; once the debt has been acquitted amicable relations are restored.