Sentence Examples


  • Jerusalem was taken by storm; the Roman troops withdrew to behead Antigonus the usurper at Antioch.
  • She watched him systematically behead or run through the three men, her stomach churning at the sight of so much death.
  • Stephen Bathory, voivode of Transylvania and count of the Szeklers, for instance, ruled Transylvania like a Turkish pasha, and threatened to behead all who dared to complain of his exactions; " Stinking carrion," he said, was better than living Szeklers.
  • Henry could thus behead ministers and divorce wives with comparative impunity, because the individual appeared to be of little importance compared with the state.
  • A counter fanaticism was aroused in them, and for years the Martyrs of Cordoba continued to force the often reluctant cadis to behead them, by blaspheming the Prophet.