Sentence Examples


  • The tortures which some of these wretches will inflict upon themselves are almost incredible.
  • About 1615 the British formed a settlement in the island, at Cambello, which they retained until 1623, when it was destroyed by the Dutch, and frightful tortures inflicted on the unfortunate persons connected with it.
  • Everywhere intense indignation was aroused by the cruel tortures and executions.