Sentence Examples

  • He was convicted and received a severe sentence, with repeated floggings, the execution of which was expected to kill him, and which was rigorously carried out; but to the astonishment of all he survived.
  • The executions and floggings were carried out the next day at the scene of the outrage and in the presence of some five hundred natives.
  • The "cat" was the regular instrument with which floggings were performed in the British army and navy.
  • Further floggings are inflicted with the "cat" upon convicted prisoners for breaches of discipline in prison.

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