Sentence Examples


  • A massacre took place, and Antiochus braved the anger of Yahweh by entering and pillaging the Temple with impunity.
  • At the passover, on the fourth day of the feast, a soldier mounting guard at the porches of the Temple provoked an uproar, which ended in a massacre, by indecent exposure of his person.
  • While in Russia this took the form of actual massacre, in Germany and Austria it assumed the shape of social and civic ostracism.
  • Two years later, with that degree of moral courage which was one of his distinguishing characteristics, as it has been of his descendants, he, aided by Josiah Quincy, Jr., defended the British soldiers who were arrested after the "Boston Massacre," charged with causing the death of four persons, inhabitants of the colony.
  • He advanced into Italy at the head of a licentious and ruffianly soldiery, and Rome became the scene of riot and massacre, gladiatorial shows and extravagant feasting.
 

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