Sentence Examples


  • They are subjected to frequent racking, the casks into which they are racked being more highly sulphured than is the case with red wines.
  • On the following day she was taken to the Tower and racked; according to Anne's own statement, as recorded by Bale, the lord chancellor, Wriothesley, and the solicitor-general, Rich, worked the rack themselves; but she "would not convert for all the pain" (Wriothesley, Chronicle i.
  • He was racked, and only released upon Giovanni de' Medici's election to the papacy in March 1513.
  • Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.
  • He died in 1002 undefeated, hut racked by anxiety for the permanence of the prosperity of his house.
 

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