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  • Acquit him by your votes, I pray you; keep him here in Rome, and by the grace of our ancient gods we shall once again restore the light of liberty to this city of our forefathers!

    CONSPIRATA

  • Then the merchant gave Judar twenty dinars, saying, “Acquit me of responsibility”; 296 and he bade him adieu and went forth from him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Acquit me here, and procure for me, when it is allowable, the acquittal and good wishes of that said Emma Woodhouse, whom I regard with so much brotherly affection, as to long to have her as deeply and as happily in love as myself. —

    Emma

  • Acquit her, let her go free, and I will take charge of her myself.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • Acquit me here, and procure for me, when it is allowable, the acquittal and good wishes of that said Emma Woodhouse, whom I regard with so much brotherly affection, as to long to have her as deeply and as happily in love as myself.

    Emma

  • People who in the beginning had said “Fry them” about the Menendez brothers began saying “Acquit them” after the defense presented its bold and daring strategy.

    Menendez Justice

  • "Acquit yourself as well as I have-bastard!" he said, then fell into my arms and heaved out his final, bloody breath.

    The Guns of Avalon

  • Officer to examine and give an Acquit a Caution for a Chest of Tea, which is on board belonging to somebody, I know not whom.

    John Adams diary 47, 13 February 1778 - 26 April 1779

  • Acquit yourself of the foul deed imputed to you, and I shall be happy to serve you as far as lies in my power.

    Memoirs of the Courts of Louis XV and XVI. Being secret memoirs of Madame Du Hausset, lady's maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of the Princess Lamballe — Complete

  • Acquit, Exonerate and Discharge the said Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Baltimore and its successors of and from all and every action, suit, claim, or demand which could or might possibly be brought exhibited or prosecuted against it, them, or any of them, for or on account of said securities or the payment thereof, hereby declaring itself fully satisfied, contented and paid as above specified.

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