Sentence Examples


  • Everywhere intense indignation was aroused by the cruel tortures and executions.
  • He too is flouted, and in his rage tortures and slays her and her companions.
  • When serious proof existed against one who denied his crime, he could be submitted to the question by torture; and if under torture he avowed his fault and confirmed his guilt by subsequent confession he was punished as one convicted; but should he retract he was again to be submitted to the tortures or condemned to extraordinary punishment.
  • And these writers delight to paint with minuteness the horrible tortures to which he was exposed and the marvellous actions which the saint performed at his death.
  • The tortures which some of these wretches will inflict upon themselves are almost incredible.

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