Sentence Examples

  • We have no clear information about the mind of the Flagellants, who in 1259, and again in 1 349, swarmed through the streets of European cities, naked and thrashing themselves, till the blood ran, with leather thongs and iron whips.
  • A young boy stopped his bicycle in front of the store and his thongs slapped bare heals as he entered.
  • The penance lasted 332 days, during which they flogged themselves with thongs fitted with four iron points.
  • 2 sqq.), of the "thongs and bars" of Jer.
  • The leather thongs, by which the tablets of Confucius's copy were tied together, were thrice worn out by his constant handling.