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  • Cite her by the apparitors to come and receive a robe of honour, but she will be found _en contumace.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 4

  • As, however, the Prince was not within his grasp, so that his condemnation could not consequently involve the loss of life, he contented himself with causing him to be declared guilty par contumace, and with subsequently making a display of affected generosity, and soliciting his pardon.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

  • Other individuals who had taken part in the revolt, but who were also beyond the present power of the Cardinal, were condemned par contumace, some to be quartered, and others to lose their heads.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

  • Count de Melgar was condemned _par contumace_; his friends were forced to blame his conduct openly; and his melancholy death which happened shortly afterwards, the result of an insult reserved sooner or later for all traitors, deprived a formidable faction of its leader.

    Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)

  • After they left, Sirven was in fact sentenced to death _par contumace_.

    The Huguenots in France

  • As, however, the Prince was not within his grasp, so that his condemnation could not consequently involve the loss of life, he contented himself with causing him to be declared guilty _par contumace_, and with subsequently making a display of affected generosity, and soliciting his pardon.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 3

  • Other individuals who had taken part in the revolt, but who were also beyond the present power of the Cardinal, were condemned _par contumace_, some to be quartered, and others to lose their heads.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 3

  • a robe of honor, but she will be found _en contumace_.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III

  • Dispirited by the fate of the young Prince, to whom he was tenderly attached, Bouillon attempted no further resistance, but tendered without delay his submission to the sovereign, and received in return a free pardon, together with all those individuals who had joined his banner, save the Duc de Guise, who, not having been included in the treaty, was condemned _par contumace_. [

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 3

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