1 Impostor," repeated Villefort; "certainly, madame, you appear to extenuate some cases, and exaggerate others.
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2 It would avail me nothing to extenuate it now.
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3 "It was a small estate that brought in no profit," replied Prince Andrew, trying to extenuate his action so as not to irritate the old man uselessly.
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4 "I shall bring that forward as an extenuating circumstance," replied Eugenie.
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5 "There will be extenuating circumstances," he replied.
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6 On these three considerations alone is based the conception of irresponsibility for crimes and the extenuating circumstances admitted by all legislative codes.
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7 There is here a sort of delicacy of the divine justice, hesitating to let loose upon the illustrious usurper the formidable historian, sparing Caesar Tacitus, and according extenuating circumstances to genius.
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8 I sometimes thought of standing my trial, for, although I could not deny the facts alleged in the several articles, yet I hoped they would admit of some extenuation.
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9 The circumstances of his marriage, too, were found to admit of much extenuation.
10 He appeared, and confirmed the whole account: but with much more advantage to the captain, whose modesty had extenuated or concealed a great part of his merit.
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