If so, then God, I say (intending no offence) Is guilty of contributory negligence.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
I could understand the conductor's position, and beside, in the law, I had been guilty myself of contributory negligence.
"The Man in Lower Ten" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Contributory negligence is proved; and said Winslow will pay the bill and not kick.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VI. (of X.)" by Various
Therein lay his contributory negligence.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
All this was in as perfect accordance with law as our fellow-servant or contributory-negligence doctrines.
"Education: How Old The New" by James J. Walsh
Talk about contributory negligence!
"The Thousandth Woman" by Ernest W. Hornung