Sentence Examples


  • In 1730 William Morgan, an Irish student, visited the gaol and reported that there was a great opening for work among the prisoners.
  • The sentence was not carried out, and Peacham is said to have died in gaol (March 1616).
  • Wife-beating is made punishable by whipping in gaol, not exceeding forty lashes.
  • A regular police force was also established and a gaol built in the Bazaar.'
  • It is now generally supposed that Bunyan wrote his Pilgrim's Progress, not during his twelve years' imprisonment, but during a short period of incarceration in 1675, probably in the old gaol on the bridge.