Sentence Examples with the word culpable

Idleness, drunkenness, vicious intercourse, sickness, starvation, squalor, cruelty, chains, awful oppression and everywhere culpable neglect - in these words may be summed up the state of the gaols at the time of Howard's visitation.

If in this confession he to some extent tampered with his conscience, there is every reason to believe that his culpable timidity was occasioned, not by personal fear, but by anxiety lest by his death he should hinder instead of promoting the cause of truth.

We are both culpable for sending the only innocent soul either of us has ever known to Hell.

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I was culpable in contributing openly to the memory of Miss Washington and I was listed in some press accounts as the well-known grandfather of Eric when he was kidnapped last fall.

Compensation in respect of injury or death is not paid if the accident was brought about through the culpable negligence or other delict of the insured.

I don't think he feels I'm culpable of a crime but he knows I'm holding back on him.