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English citations of abet
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- 1778, United States Continental Congress, Journal of the proceedings of Congress, held at Philadelphia, from September 5, 1775, to April 30, 1776, p. 69:
- [W]hatever punishment shall be inflicted upon any persons in the power of our enemies for favouring, aiding or abetting the cause of American liberty, shall be retaliated in the same kind, and the same degree, upon those in our power, who have favoured, aided, or abetted, or shall favour, aid or abet the system of ministerial oppression.