He did not dislike the work, but was or thought himself cruelly treated.
Convicts were sent to the state penitentiary of Kansas until January 1909, when it was charged that they were treated cruelly there; in 1909 work was begun on a penitentiary at McAlester.
It was most unkind of you to cruelly diagnose him otherwise and accuse him of being a thief.
But he was allowed to linger in his prison until 1595 when he died, the sight of his wife and children being cruelly refused to the dying man.
They were therefore naturally open to bribery and corruption, with the result that, while the rich often got off almost scot free, the poor were unduly taxed, and often cruelly oppressed by the tax collectors and farmers of revenue.