1 Yet that rage gathered only when she had heard of injustice or harsh treatment, and never because she desired to argue on her own behalf, or to attempt to justify her own conduct.
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2 And I think that God will justify me in my resolve.
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3 But man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
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4 I have not said all this to justify myself.
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5 And most contemptible of all it is that now I am attempting to justify myself to you.
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6 "No, you have not understood me," said his mother, not knowing how to justify herself.
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7 He did not renounce his opinions, but felt himself in some way to blame and wished to justify himself.
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8 Napoleon's historian Thiers, like other of his historians, trying to justify his hero says that he was drawn to the walls of Moscow against his will.
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9 The historians quite falsely represent Napoleon's faculties as having weakened in Moscow, and do so only because the results did not justify his actions.
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10 This man is still needed to justify the final collective act.
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11 When a man works alone he always has a certain set of reflections which as it seems to him directed his past activity, justify his present activity, and guide him in planning his future actions.
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12 You perhaps will find some means to justify my poor guiltless Justine.
13 The people, in the case of which we speak, could justify its prejudice against Roger Chillingworth by no fact or argument worthy of serious refutation.
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14 Nothing in my opinion has ever passed to justify doubt; no secrecy has been attempted; all has been uniformly open and unreserved.
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15 I was prepared to meet you with the pleasure which our separation naturally produced, with the familiarity which our intimacy at Barton appeared to me to justify.
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