Sentence Examples

  • The last time I did it, I robbed him of a few prisoners he didn't want to lose.
  • She understood his hatred for Memon, the man who had robbed him of more than his sight.
  • After hard fighting the procurator, whose cruelty provoked the attack, captured the Temple and robbed the treasury.
  • The criminal laws were of extreme severity, even petty theft being punished by the thief being enslaved to the person he had robbed, while to steal a tobacco pouch or twenty ears of corn was death; he who pilfered in the market was then and there beaten to death, and he who insulted Xipe, the god of the goldand silversmiths, by stealing his precious metal, was skinned alive and sacrificed to the offended deity.
  • Thereby their money and influence would be lost to the Church, and their souls robbed of the priceless benefit of priestly absolution.