high treason


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high treason

an act of treason directly affecting a sovereign or state
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Cornelius de Witt is a bad citizen, as he is charged with high treason, and arrested.
If, therefore, Cornelius de Witt is a bad citizen, -- of which there can be no doubt, as he is charged with high treason, and arrested, -- his accomplice, Cornelius van Baerle, is no less a bad citizen than himself.
Well, Mynheer Boxtel, at this moment your neighbour Cornelius van Baerle is arrested for high treason.
Avis Everhard took for granted that her narrative would be read in her own day, and so omits to mention the outcome of the trial for high treason.
I shall not be a party to high treason," snapped Johnson.
said Edith, in a still lower tone than he, for it was high treason to be sad at Merry Mount.
Judge Afridi then recommended his arrest in the high treason case.
PTI - A special Pakistani tribunal has ordered the government to arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate all his properties as it heard the high treason case against the "proclaimed offender" for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007.
ISLAMABAD -- Special court (SC) hearing Pervez Musharraf high treason case has sought Mutual legal assistance agreement with UAE in the matter of arrest of former president from Dubai.
After the passage of nine months, a special court has fixed hearing for a high treason case against Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf.
ISLAMABAD -- A special court constituted to trial former President Pervez Musharraf under high treason act for subverting and abrogating of the Constitution by proclamation of emergency in the country on November 3, 2007 has fixed for hearing on March 8.
ISLAMABAD -- A special court in Islamabad will resume hearing in the high treason case against former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf from March 8.