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blood-guiltiness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The guilt or crime of shedding blood.

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Examples

  • Come, let me veil my head in darkness; for I am ashamed of the evil I have done, and, since for these I have incurred fresh blood-guiltiness, I would fain not harm the innocent.

    Heracles

  • The son who has disobeyed me is no longer mine; nor will I concern myself more for his fate than for that of the most worthless among the millions that ever shaped the cross on their shoulder, rushed into excess and blood-guiltiness, and called it an accomplishment of the will of

    Ivanhoe

  • “Thank God, that kept thine hand from blood-guiltiness, rash young man!” answered the curate.

    Kenilworth

  • But the great point of all is to have no blood-guiltiness, no outbreak of fanatic natives against benefactors coming in the garb of peace.

    Springhaven

  • Deliver me from blood-guiltiness, [84] O God, the God of my salvation: my tongue shall exult in Thy righteousness.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • Paul exculpates himself from the charge of blood-guiltiness, in that he had not failed to declare the whole counsel of God to them.

    The Weapon of Prayer

  • It describes the murder of Agamemnon, the revenge of Orestes and his purification from blood-guiltiness.

    Authors of Greece

  • And even as he stood before the judgment-seat, the eyes of Ixion rested with a strange yearning on her undying beauty, and he scarce heard the words which cleansed him from blood-guiltiness.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • Never have the blood-guiltiness on your head of teaching evil to others, or leading their minds to dwell on it.

    Stray Thoughts for Girls

  • The stain of blood-guiltiness was over all the land.

    A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

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