1 I am not wont to be baffled in my enterprises, nor needs a Norman noble scrupulously to vindicate his conduct to the Saxon maiden whom he distinguishes by the offer of his hand.
2 And here we cannot but think it necessary to offer some better proof than the incidents of an idle tale, to vindicate the melancholy representation of manners which has been just laid before the reader.
3 Nor will I even vindicate myself at the expense of my oppressor, who stands there listening to the fictions and surmises which seem to convert the tyrant into the victim.
4 There can be no possible belief that these people were inspired by any consuming zeal to vindicate God's law against miscegnationists of the most practical sort.
5 It were impossible to say what violent assertion the stubborn Hawkeye would have next made, in his headlong wish to vindicate his identity, had not the aged Delaware once more interposed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 29
6 And my happiness needs no higher aim to vindicate it.
7 I knew that I was right, and that time and the sober second thought of the people would vindicate me.
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8 I am here obliged to vindicate the reputation of an excellent lady, who was an innocent sufferer upon my account.
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9 Miss Bart made this announcement in the tone of one who presents, with careless assurance, a complete vindication; but Mrs. Fisher received it in a manner almost inconsequent.
10 Once again, Lily had withdrawn from an ambiguous situation in time to save her self-respect, but too late for public vindication.
11 What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
12 Also, the tall soldier received his vindication.
13 There was an amount of pleasure to him in watching the wild march of this vindication.
14 In a defeat there would be a roundabout vindication of himself.
15 A moral vindication was regarded by the youth as a very important thing.