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This is the rigor of Wolff's defense of his work: nolo contendere, and the accuser is a temporary resident of a prison.
Ensenada met the nomination with a becoming nolo episcopari, professing that he was incapable of filling the four posts at once.
Emori nolo, sed me esse mortuum nihil curo; I would not die, but care not to be dead.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
He smiled, and said, "No more than an ecclesiastic hath to the miter, when he cries Nolo episcopari."From This World to the Next|Henry Fielding
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Cultural definitions for nolo contendere
A plea that can be entered in a criminal or civil case, by which an accused person neither admits guilt nor proclaims innocence of a charge. Nolo contendere is Latin for “I do not wish to contend.”