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bloodthirsty

bloodthirsty

bloodthirsty Sentence Examples

  • I'd kill him! shouted Denisov in a bloodthirsty tone.

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  • Even within the Arctic Circle they are in many localities abundant and excessively bloodthirsty during the short summer.

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  • From his youth he was intensely bloodthirsty and hostile to the Americans.

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  • In proportion to their size they are among the most bloodthirsty of animals, though less so than the weasels.

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  • The only really brutal tyrants were Darius II., who was completely dominated by his bloodthirsty wife Parysatis, and Artaxerxes III.

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  • Cannibalism, which earned them in earlier years a terrible name, was generally restricted to the bloodthirsty banquets which always followed a victory.

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  • But the bloodthirsty excesses of the populace brought a change.

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  • He stands in history as a bloodthirsty monster, yet in judging him one must remember the persecutions he endured and the terrible disease from which he suffered.

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  • In disposition the islanders are friendly and hospitable, brave and somewhat bloodthirsty; and, although naturally indolent and morose, they have proved industrious and keen traders.

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  • "In general we must turn this bloodthirsty soldier to more humane interests," said Bilibin.

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  • This continued until the new sultan had acquired age and experience; but, nine years after his accession, he successfully crushed the military rebels, and thereafter ruled with a severity amounting to bloodthirsty cruelty.

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  • In his Letter the saint in very strong language urges the Christian subjects of the British king not to have any dealings with their ruler and his bloodthirsty followers until full satisfaction should have been made.

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  • He was succeeded by his son, a youth of eighteen, called Singumin (Chenguza of Symes), who proved himself a bloodthirsty despot, and was put to death by his uncle, Bodawpaya or Mentaragyi, in 1781, who ascended the vacant throne.

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  • His gaze lifted, and he recalled vividly the last time he.d seen his parents in this very spot, when they were cut down by bloodthirsty demons during the only period in Immortal history when demons attacked humans.

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  • called on the Christian princes to suppress the Albigensian heresy by force of arms, and for seven years the south of France was devastated by one of the most bloodthirsty wars in history, the Albigenses being slaughtered by thousands and their property confiscated wholesale.

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  • Based on conquest as the Aztec kingdom was, and with the most bloodthirsty religion the world ever saw, the nation was, above all, Wan a fighting community.

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  • It was shaken (c. 528) by the defeat, at the hands of tributary princes goaded to desperation, of Mihiragula, the most powerful and bloodthirsty of its rulers - the " Attila of India."

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  • The authorities were passive, and although some courageous persons actually rescued the victim at an early stage and concealed him in a friendly house, the bloodthirsty mob soon discovered his refuge and were about to force an entrance, when the dying man surrendered to save his deliverer's property.

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  • Wynn watched their exchange, fascinated by the idea of seeing two bloodthirsty deities try to outwit one another.

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  • Coxcoxtli used the help of the Aztecs against the Xochimilco people; but his own nation, horrified at their bloodthirsty sacrifice of prisoners, drove them out to the islands and swamps of the great salt lagoon, where they are said to have taken to making their chinampas or floating gardens of mud heaped on rafts of reeds and brush, which in later times were so remarkable a feature of Mexico.

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  • The Baluch is less turbulent, less treacherous, less bloodthirsty and less fanatical than the Pathan.

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  • Diocletian, the organizing genius, became a bloodthirsty monster, and Constantine, the murderer, a saint.

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  • Moffat was builder, carpenter, smith, gardener, farmer, all in one, and by precept and example he succeeded in turning a horde of bloodthirsty savages into a "people appreciating and cultivating the arts and habits of civilized life, with a written language of their own."

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  • It possesses all the active, courageous and bloodthirsty disposition of the rest of the genus, but its diminutive size prevents it attacking and destroying any but the smaller mammals and birds.

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  • It was not merely for conquest and tribute that the fierce Mexicans ravaged the neighbourlands, but they had a stronger motive than either in the desire to obtain multitudes of prisoners whose hearts were to be torn out by the sacrificing priests to propitiate a pantheon of gods who well personified their bloodthirsty worshippers.

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  • Bimbisara was murdered by his son Ajatasatru, who succeeded him, and whose bloodthirsty policy reduced the whole country between the Himalayas and the Ganges under the suzerainty of Magadha.

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  • The ocelot is essentially a forest cat, and a ready climber; its disposition is said to be fierce and bloodthirsty but in confinement it becomes tame and playful.

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  • He has been called ambitious, turbulent, crafty, abject, vindictive, bloodthirsty and a good many other things besides, not quite in keeping with each other; in addition to which it is roundly asserted by Bishop Burnet that he was despised alike by Henry and by Mary, both of whom made use of him as a tool.

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  • European scholars have taken it unjustly in the sense of the bloodthirsty, and found in it an allusion to the slaughter of the Omayyads and many others.

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  • Many of its members were sons of the bourgeoisie, men who having been educated at college, thanks to some charitablt, agency, in the pride of learning, and raised above their original station, were ready for anything but had achieved nothing They bad plenty of talent at c0mmand, were full of classical tirades against tyranny, and, though sensitive enough in their private life, were bloodthirsty butchers in their public relations.

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  • The ceremonies of his worship were of the most bloodthirsty character, and hundreds of human beings were murdered annually before his shrine, their limbs being eaten by his worshippers.

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  • The Moors are an intellectual people, courteous in manner and not altogether unlettered; but they are cruel, revengeful and bloodthirsty.

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  • The White and Black Gods never allowed the slayers to become immortal, no matter how bloodthirsty they were.

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  • The crime was selling a zillion newspapers as the bloodthirsty public read with glee details of the gruesome treasure hunt that continued throughout the week.

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  • For her sake, he hoped they were being stalked by inept bandits and not by bloodthirsty warriors like those from Landis.

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  • Eden gazed at him, seeing more than the adopted son or bloodthirsty predator she created.

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  • bloodthirsty tyrant in the history of the world.

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  • bloodthirsty mob crying for Jesus ' blood.

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  • bloodthirsty monsters haunt his nights.

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  • bloodthirsty vampire terrorist.

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  • bloodthirsty periods in English and European History.

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  • bloodthirsty man, happy in his revenge.

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  • Luckily some of the men, not so bloodthirsty as he, objected to this, so I was landed and cast loose.

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  • Corrie, I fear that you are a very bloodthirsty fellow.

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  • I'll try not to make it too bloodthirsty!

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  • Hunters are not bloodthirsty - it's their way of life.

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  • incandescent with anger as he sees wicked, bloodthirsty men who hate and blaspheme God.

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  • And why would having one's child murdered by idle Roman governors and a bloodthirsty mob be the way of achieving reconciliation?

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  • Flower shop nebbish Jonathan Haze's bloodthirsty plant makes him a celebrity, as long as he supplies it with fresh victims.

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  • Rub shoulders with an Iron Age family or encounter a bloodthirsty Roman soldier and other figures from the turbulent past.

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  • So did General Tojo, and Stalin, and Mao Tse-Tung, and every bloodthirsty tyrant in the history of the world.

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  • Violent dreams of missing students and bloodthirsty monsters haunt his nights, as Shiraki learns of the legendary vampires that infest the region.

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  • He was bigoted, bloodthirsty and relentless, though one Turkish historian praises his humanity for having forbidden the cutting up alive of condemned persons, or the roasting of them before a slow fire; and at one time he was with difficulty dissuaded from ordering the complete extirpation of all the Christians in Turkey.

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  • xxxiv.), and that a detailed narrative tells of the bloodthirsty though pious Danites who sacked an Ephrairriite shrine on their journey to a new home (Judges xvii.

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  • Mahommed was a singular character, full of pretence at least to many accomplishments and virtues, the founder of public charities, and a profuse patron of scholars, but a parricide, a fratricide, and as madly capricious, bloodthirsty and unjust as Caligula.

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  • At these times she is wanton and extravagant in her cruelty, killing apparently for the gratification of her ferocious and bloodthirsty nature, and perhaps to excite and instruct the young ones, and it is not until they are thoroughly capable of killing their own food that she separates from them.

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  • He was a typical king of the 15th century, immeasurably false, and unspeakably ferocious, but he ~vas not a mere bloodthirsty sultan like his enemy, Peter the Cruel of Castile.

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  • Military heroes of the last several centuries, such as the aforementioned Lafayette and Hamilton and Travis, were not bloodthirsty.

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  • Holy War The concept of jihad has also been used as scriptural evidence of Islamâs supposedly inherently violent and bloodthirsty nature.

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  • This game could focus around a group of archaeologists who have entered a pyramid and unwittingly woke up the bloodthirsty mummy!

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  • Though the name sounds like a car, Asolo hiking boots offer water resistant full grain leather uppers which will protect your scrumptious ankle flesh from insects, small bloodthirsty animals, and stray twigs.

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