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slaughtered

mod. drunk. Garth went out and got himself slaughtered again last night.
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Here, also, were the veterans of King Philip's war, who had burned villages and slaughtered young and old, with pious fierceness, while the godly souls throughout the land were helping them with prayer.
Villages were sometimes burned, and the inhabitants slaughtered, within a day's ride of Boston.
If they had any human reason left, it was just enough to keep them wondering when they should be slaughtered, and what quality of bacon they should make.
A few of their warriors, taking pack-horses, repaired to the defile to bring away the bodies of their slaughtered brethren.
He was even ready to make an affidavit that he had been slaughtered.
Sons of Priam," said he, "how long will you let your people be thus slaughtered by the Achaeans?
To be sure, in one of their efforts at reform they had slaughtered about a hundred and fifty of them at Whitihoo--but let that pass.
Soon the cries of the victims slaughtered in the poultry-yard, the hasty steps of Madame Cropole up that little wooden staircase, so narrow and so echoing, the bounding pace of Pittrino, who only that morning was smoking at the door with all the phlegm of a Dutchman; all this communicated something like surprise and agitation to the traveler.
The Indians, as they arrived at their slaughtered companion, stopped to howl over him.
A FARMER of the Augustan age Perused in Virgil's golden page, The story of the secret won From Proteus by Cyrene's son How the dank sea-god sowed the swain Means to restore his hives again More briefly, how a slaughtered bull Breeds honey by the bellyful.
At the end of the valley, as John Bunyan mentions, is a cavern, where, in his days, dwelt two cruel giants, Pope and Pagan, who had strown the ground about their residence with the bones of slaughtered pilgrims.
This was the case of Pisistratus at Athens, when he opposed the Pediaci: and of Theagenes in Megara, who slaughtered the cattle belonging to the rich, after he had seized those who kept them by the riverside.
Had Blucher succeeded in entering the place, he would no doubt have been chased through the town and stoned; and the time has been, and not many years ago, either, when a Christian would have been most ruthlessly slaughtered if captured in a mosque.
One in particular declared with martial heat that they were put there to be slaughtered.
If there are even fifty guns within the palisade we shall be repulsed and slaughtered.