Sentence Examples


  • But a refugee named Hadad, who escaped as a child to Egypt and grew up at the court of the Egyptian king, returned in Solomon's reign and made a series of reprisal' raids on the Israelite territory (I Kings xi.
  • Throughout the evidence in the present case we find the term ' hostages ' applied where a ' reprisal ' only was involved.
  • We have no hesitancy in holding that the killing of members of the population in reprisal without judicial sanction is itself unlawful.
  • Surely the time has come for both sides to act with restraint, and in the name of humanity stop the constant reprisal killings.
  • The recapture of Newry in May 1642 was accompanied by the massacre of soldiers and civilians in reprisal for the killing of Protestants.

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