Sentence Examples

  • Of these 38 were hanged at Mankato on the 26th of December 1862.
  • The citizens organized a " vigilance committee " and hanged many of the outlaws.
  • He was, however, sentenced to be hanged on the 12th of November; but on the nth he cut his throat with a penknife, and on the 19th of November 17 9 8 he died of the wound.
  • Tried for high treason, Thistlewood and four others were sentenced to death, and were hanged on the 1st of May 1820.
  • Thus various parts of criminals, such as the thigh bone of a hanged man, moss grown on a human skull, &c., were used, and even the celebrated Dr Culpeper in the 17th century recommended " the ashes of the head of a coal black cat as a specific for such as have a skin growing over their sight."

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