Omar, had been arrested and flogged on his orders.
A French cook accused of being a spy was being flogged.
Many hundreds of years ago, she would have flogged herself with birch twigs.
On returning to the Ukraine he settled down quietly on his paternal estate, and in all probability history would never have known his name if the intolerable persecution of a neighbouring Polish squire, who stole his hayricks and flogged his infant son to death, had not converted the thrifty and acquisitive Cossack husbandman into one of the most striking and sinister figures of modern times.
The whole work is then flogged by hitting the brush against the surface all the way up the panel.