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How to use recusancy in a sentence
Thou hast a ready tongue, young mistress; and when tried for recusancy I warrant thou'lt give the judge a piece of thy mind.Constance Sherwood|Lady Georgiana Fullerton
He suffered from the infliction of fines for popish recusancy, and appears to have left Scotton between 1604 and 1612.The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter|Henry Hawkes Spink Jr.
Would he have wished that she should at once have given herself up without one maidenly scruple, one word of feminine recusancy?Lady Anna|Anthony Trollope
For the penalties of being a Roman Catholic in England were enough to make an ambitious father dread recusancy in his son.English Travellers of the Renaissance|Clare Howard
What could they have done to me, said my brother, on account of my recusancy?