Sentence Examples

  • He had behaved like a cowardly recruit who mutilates himself to escape military service.
  • On his proving unfaithful, the Great Mother slays the nymph with whom he has sinned, whereupon in madness he mutilates himself as a penalty.
  • Such blunders must necessarily be committed by every man who mutilates parts of a great work, without taking a comprehensive view of the whole.

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