Sentence Examples


  • Consequently corporal and even capital punishment occupy a far less prominent position, and tend everywhere to disappear.
  • In the English criminal law, where corporal punishment is ordered by the court for certain criminal offences, the "cat" is used only where the prisoner is over sixteen years of age.
  • His temptation was removed by the Host beginning to bleed, the blood soaking through the corporal into the marble of the altar.
  • He had aristocratic privileges and responsibilities, the right to exact retaliation for corporal injuries, and liability to heavier punishment for crimes and misdemeanours, higher fees and fines to pay.
  • He was free, but had to accept monetary compensation for corporal injuries, paid smaller fees and fines, even paid less offerings to the gods.

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