The Sentinel groaned aloud: a beautiful Greyhound who appeared to be one of the Ladies in Waiting--fainted away: and all the other Courtiers hastily drew back, and left plenty of room for the huge Newfoundland to spring upon the audacious strangers, and tear them limb from limb
Some threw themselves upon the captives as they got towards the door, and tried to file away their irons; some danced about them with a frenzied joy, and rent their clothes, and were ready, as it seemed, to tear them limb from limb
. Now a party of a dozen men came darting through the yard into which the murderer cast fearful glances from his darkened window; dragging a prisoner along the ground whose dress they had nearly torn from his body in their mad eagerness to set him free, and who was bleeding and senseless in their hands.
This matters because if you put him up against the seriously grey, established party nodding donkeys (bland and boring Drakeford, minority issues Price, etc.), he's going to tear them limb from limb
, regardless of the validity of the arguments from either side.
Though grieving relatives outside the courtrooms might have wished to tear them limb from limb
and though many decent people would have sympathized with their white fury, the power of justice was that these men, obvious though their guilt may have been, were given the benefit of due process in a court of law.
They all follow a similar formula: make the characters suffer and then tear them limb from limb
, preferably with the camera capturing every horrific second in bloodspattered slow motion.
Before long the surrounding area is swarming with more vicious dogs, which seem determined to tear them limb from limb
. The Breed is a mangy horror-thriller with a woeful screenplay, created by genetically splicing Lassie and Dog Soldiers.
We'd gladly give up ourselves to take the place of the helpless children." Lyda Drachova, 66, raged: "If I could get my hands on these rebels, I'd tear them limb from limb
. They're all damned beasts."