Sentence Examples


  • If we rightly hang thieves and behead robbers, why do we leave the greed of Rome unpunished ?
  • She watched him systematically behead or run through the three men, her stomach churning at the sight of so much death.
  • Jerusalem was taken by storm; the Roman troops withdrew to behead Antigonus the usurper at Antioch.
  • 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.
 

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