1 If she is, God forbid that she should suffer as guilty.
2 My cousin," replied I, "it is decided as you may have expected; all judges had rather that ten innocent should suffer than that one guilty should escape.
3 Everybody believed that poor girl to be guilty; and if she could have committed the crime for which she suffered, assuredly she would have been the most depraved of human creatures.
4 The guilty are allowed, by human laws, bloody as they are, to speak in their own defence before they are condemned.
5 At one time I considered whether I should not declare myself guilty and suffer the penalty of the law, less innocent than poor Justine had been.
6 Wilson was so sick that he looked guilty, unforgivably guilty--as if he had just got some poor girl with child.
7 This purpose once effected, new interests would immediately spring up, and likewise a new purpose; dark, it is true, if not guilty, but of force enough to engage the full strength of his faculties.
8 The heart, making itself guilty of such secrets, must perforce hold them, until the day when all hidden things shall be revealed.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
9 He had striven to put a cheat upon himself by making the avowal of a guilty conscience, but had gained only one other sin, and a self-acknowledged shame, without the momentary relief of being self-deceived.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
10 The venerable Father Wilson continued to step slowly onward, looking carefully at the muddy pathway before his feet, and never once turning his head towards the guilty platform.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
11 I should hold myself guilty of greater impropriety in accepting a horse from my brother, than from Willoughby.
12 She left to my care her only child, a little girl, the offspring of her first guilty connection, who was then about three years old.
13 Vanity, while seeking its own guilty triumph at the expense of another, had involved him in a real attachment, which extravagance, or at least its offspring, necessity, had required to be sacrificed.
14 This was very disagreeable to a guilty mind.
15 It was impossible to try him for that, and do otherwise than find him guilty.