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  • Didn't he know that his brutal assault proved nothing?

  • There's a particularly brutal rapist terrorizing a college in Indiana but Howie hates those.

  • Howie was able to view the abduction, though it was particularly brutal as the young boy was knocked unconscious and bleeding.

  • Even his hands were muscular, and she couldn't help comparing his light touch to Talon's brutal grip.

  • Mine is a very brutal world, he said.

  • The brutal display of strength and speed was unlike anything she'd ever seen.

  • The battle over humanity was about to get even more brutal.

  • Jule had shattered her carefully built world in a day, and he'd done it without the brutal lessons her father resorted to.

  • Damian's world was brutal.

  • Her world was brutal.

  • The water was hot and the water pressure brutal.

  • It was a brutal realization, one that left her devastated but also guiltier than ever.

  • A brutal one but fair nonetheless.

  • She was expecting some sort of alien monster to inhabit the brutal planet.

  • Their pace out of the dwelling and toward the hills was brutal, too fast for her to keep up, and Leyon ended up swinging her into his arms like a child to keep the fast pace into the rocky hills.

  • Even if Lilith wasn't meant to be his mate, she didn't deserve such a brutal death.  She didn't deserve death at all.  Instead of mourning a son, Kris could've spent the past few thousand years raising a successor.

  • Isac was the first to slam an axe into Darian's body, his brutal strikes falling over and over.

  • And my cravings are just brutal.

  • Xander fluttered kisses over her face, as gentle with her as he was brutal with the Others she watched him kill.

  • His father died when he was three, his mother when he was only seven, and he grew up in a brutal and degrading environment where he learnt to hold human life and human dignity in contempt.

  • But admiration of his talents must not blind us to his moral worthlessness, nor is it right to cast the blame for his excesses on the brutal and vicious society in which he lived.

  • All this time the brutal work of the Blood Council went on, as did the exodus of thousands upon thousands of industrious and well-to-do citizens, and with each year the detestation felt for Alva and his rule steadily increased.

  • Sixty strokes of an ox-hide scourge were awarded for a brutal assault on a superior, both being amelu.

  • But although welcomed with enthusiasm Reaction on his return to Turin, he introduced a system of in the reaction which, if less brutal, was no less uncom- Italian promising than that of Austrian archdukes or Bourbon States.

  • Romagna, replied to these persecutions by assassinating the more brutal officials ans spies.

  • In his private character Shane O'Neill was a brutal, uneducated savage.

  • The severe impartiality of the sacred historian has concealed no feature in this dark picture, - the brutal passion of Amnon, the shameless counsel of the wily Jonadab, the " black scowl " 1 that rested on the face of Absalom through two long years of meditated revenge, the panic of the court when the blow was struck and Amnon was assassinated in the midst of his brethren.

  • 215 the emperor Caracalla visited the city; and, in order to repay some insulting satires that the inhabitants had made upon him, he commanded his troops to put to death all youths capable of bearing arms. This brutal order seems to have been carried out even beyond the letter, for a general massacre was the result.

  • Three kinds of cattle-tax, the tax for exemption from military service, levied on every newborn male, forced labour on the roads, forced loan of horses, a heavy excise on grapes and tobacco, and a variety of lesser taxes combined to burden the Christian serfs; but even more galling than the amount was the manner in which these dues were exacted - the extortionate assessments of tax-farmers and excisemen, the brutal licence of the soldiery who were quartered on recalcitrant villagers.

  • None had anticipated the possibility of such a sudden and brutal attack, and every one knew that the Danish capital was very inadequately fortified and garrisoned.

  • It was nearly three months afterwards that the famous, ludicrous and brutal arrest was made at Frankfort, on the persons of himself and his niece, who had met him meanwhile.

  • He was a man of brutal and worthless character; but although Gibbon's statement that he was "just, humane and even partial towards the afflicted Christians" may be exaggerated, it is probable that he never exhibited any special hostility towards them.

  • Ignorant, brutal, grasping and corrupt as he was, he deserved the confidence of his master.

  • But by that time the rising power of the Castro family had created the most brutal hatred among their rivals, both in Spain and Portugal.

  • They behaved in the most high-handed, brutal and truculent manner.

  • This was rejected, and it was with some difficulty that his petition to be executed with the axe, instead of undergoing the ordinary brutal punishment for high treason, was granted.

  • With much that was sordid and brutal in his character George combined a highly cultivated literary taste, and in the course of his chequered career he had found the means of collecting a splendid library, which Julian ordered to be conveyed to Antioch for his own use.

  • His sympathetic nature was influenced by indignation against the brutal methods adopted towards prisoners, especially political prisoners, and by the stern measures which the government of the tsar felt compelled to adopt in order to repress the revolutionary movement.

  • He planned brutal practical jokes, in which blows had always a share.

  • His behaviour to his wife continued to be brutal and menacing, and he went on as before offending the national sentiment of the Russian people.

  • Archbishop Christopher of BrunswickWolfenbuttel (1487-1558), a brutal libertine, hated for his lusts and avarice, looked on the reforming movement as a revolt against himself.

  • The trial is well known as among the most brutal perversions of justice which have occurred in England, though it must be remembered that no authoritative report of the trial exists.

  • The De la sagesse, which represented a considerable advance on the standpoint of the Trois Verites, brought upon its author the most violent attacks, the chief being by the Jesuit Francois Garasse (1585-1631), who described him as a "brutal atheist."

  • Athanaric was a harsh and obstinate heathen, and his short reign was chiefly famous for his brutal persecution of his Christian fellowcountrymen.

  • To succeed, it was essential that the fellah should be taught that discipline might be strict without being oppressive, that pay and rations would be fairly distributed, that brutal usage by superiors would be checked, that complaints would be thoroughly investigated, and impartial justice meted out to soldiers of all ranks.

  • Having begged for quarter First and surrendered, they were immediately stripped nearly massacre naked, and about fifty were slaughtered on the spot; of the and about the same number were dragged away, with Mame- every brutal aggravation of their pitiful condition, to U es.

  • It was broken by the two last Stuart kings, who employed methods the most brutal and repulsive for the crushing of consciences trained in the theocratic ideas of Knox and Melville.

  • 5 The brutal methods of warfare, the cruel treatment of vanquished districts or cities, and the redistribution of bodies of inhabitants, broke the old bonds uniting deities, people and land.

  • Under such a system the most frightful excesses were possible and many cases of brutal cruelty were laid bare.

  • He could not even trust his own son with any power, and was brutal in his relations with his queen, Ingeborg.

  • He must be held largely responsible for the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, but not for the brutal measures applied against the Protestants.

  • In 1853 he was elected to the National House of Representatives as an independent, and issued an address declaring that all men have an equal right to the soil; that wars are brutal and unnecessary; that slavery could be sanctioned by no constitution, state or federal; that free trade is essential to human brotherhood; that women should have full political rights; that the Federal government and the states should prohibit the liquor traffic within their respective jurisdictions; and that government officers, so far as practicable, should be elected by direct vote of the people.

  • those ineradicable forces of the natural man assumed, if we may trust the depositions of ecclesiastics well acquainted with his life, a form of brutal atheistic cynicism.

  • The brutal attacks, exceeding in virulence anything that would be tolerated to-day, embittered his presidency, especially during his second term: in 1793 he is reported to have declared, in a cabinet meeting, that "he would rather be in his grave than in his present situation," and that "he had never repented but once the having slipped the moment of resigning his office, and that was every moment since."

  • John De Witt had been Spinoza's friend, and had bestowed a small pension upon him; he had Spinoza's full sympathy in his political aims. On receiving the news of the brutal murder of the two brothers, Spinoza burst into tears, and his indignation was so roused that he was bent upon publicly denouncing the crime upon the spot where it had been committed.

  • Sometimes, it must be owned, his realism is rather coarse and brutal, but when he paints the forests of Franche-Comte, the "Stag-Fight," "The Wave," or the "Haunt of the Does," he is inimitable.

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

  • So the rival faction brought out another .Arsacid, resident among the Scythian nomads, Artabanus II., who easily expelled Vononesonly to create a host of enemies by his brutal cruelty, and to call forth fresh disorders.

  • 4045), the rival king to the brutal Gotarzes (A.D.

  • The brutal treatment he had experienced in boyhood under the orders of Adil Shah, and the opprobrious name of eunuch with which be was taunted by his enemies, no doubt contributed to embitter his nature.

  • Men saw in the brutal boor D.

  • Nobody could feel himself safe from exile or brutal ill-treatment at any moment.

  • The largest proportional size of the facial bones, and the great projection of the jaws, confer on the gorilla's skull its small facial angle and brutal character,while its teeth differ from man's in relative size and number of fangs.

  • He and some others broke into Abelard's chamber by night, and perpetrated on him the most brutal mutilation.

  • She married a dissolute and brutal actor of the name of Reddish.

  • From the 20th of November 1797, till the 9th of July 1798, he was one of the most active, and was certainly the most witty of the contributors to the Anti-Jacobin, a weekly paper started to ridicule the frothy philanthropic and eleutheromaniac rant of the French republicans, and to denounce their brutal rapacity and cruelty.

  • Born from the loves of Bacchus and Circe, he is "much like his father, but his mother more" - a sorcerer, like her, who gives to travellers a magic draught that changes their human face into the "brutal form of some wild beast," and, hiding from them their own foul disfigurement, makes them forget all the pure ties of life, "to roll with pleasure in a sensual sty."

  • That brutal assault cost Sumner three years of heroic struggle to restore his shattered health - years during which Massachusetts loyally re-elected him, in the belief that in the Senate chamber his vacant chair was the most eloquent pleader for free speech and resistance to slavery.

  • Early in 1917 the Russians further alienated Kurdish sympathy by brutal treatment of the population of Khaniqin and the Shilyar valley in southern Kurdistan.

  • The brutal attempt happily failed.

  • Nor were the circumstances following on his elevation to the throne of a nature to reassure him, as one of the most violent of the revolts of the janissaries ended in the murder of the grand vizier and the brutal mutilation of his family, with general massacre and pillage throughout Constantinople.

  • The people acquiesced in these brutal customs, and willingly met their deaths.

  • The men of that period, coarse, violent and simple-minded, with few political ideas, loved brutal and noisy pleasures 1422).

  • A parvenu of the middle classes, he was brutal in his treatment of the lower orders and a sycophant in his behaviour towards the powerful; prodigiously active, ill-obeyedas was the custombut much dreaded.

  • The Jews, escaped from brutal persecution, were the eager allies of the Arabs.

  • The Jews, who had suffered cruelly from the brutal fanaticism of the Almohifdes, had done a great deal to forward the conquest of Andalusia.

  • When he won he took indeed a brutal vengeance on individuals, and he extorted the surrender of the charter and destroyed it with his dagger in the presence of the Cortes at Saragossa.

  • A massacre of a most brutal character, in which Turkish soldiers took part, followed; and aroused deep indignation in Europe.

  • Didn't he know that his brutal assault proved nothing?

  • There's a particularly brutal rapist terrorizing a college in Indiana but Howie hates those.

  • This guy is a brutal murderer and very savvy.

  • Howie was able to view the abduction, though it was particularly brutal as the young boy was knocked unconscious and bleeding.

  • The visions in her head were dark and brutal, the memories of a man enslaved by the sadistic Black God for thousands of years.

  • Even his hands were muscular, and she couldn't help comparing his light touch to Talon's brutal grip.

  • He resisted the urge to reach out to her as he did Sofi when the Oracle cried after a particularly brutal session with Darian's bad memories.

  • Mine is a very brutal world, he said.

  • He didn't realize how much until he actually needed their brutal take on reality to ground him.

  • The brutal display of strength and speed was unlike anything she'd ever seen.

  • The battle over humanity was about to get even more brutal.

  • Jule had shattered her carefully built world in a day, and he'd done it without the brutal lessons her father resorted to.

  • His brutal strength and otherworldly agility made the futile attempts of the vamps look like they were swatting flies instead of fighting for their lives.

  • "It was a brutal summer," an amused voice said.

  • Damian's world was brutal.

  • Her world was brutal.

  • She was alone and segregated, partly because she was new, and partly because an Oracle's soul-reading job was brutal enough that most Oracles—including his mother—killed themselves soon after their full powers manifested within them.

  • The water was hot and the water pressure brutal.

  • The brutal reality was that he'd double-bound her to ensure he didn't lose – and not because any part of him was capable of affection.

  • "Rhyn, I …" The images in her head were brutal.

  • He was a brutal disciplinarian with no more mercy for his demons than he showed humans who lost deals.

  • While he possessed knowledge of a brutal attack, if the victim, Lydia, allowed it to happen as she said, wasn't she culpable in some convoluted way for the results of her entrapment?

  • It was a brutal realization, one that left her devastated but also guiltier than ever.

  • A brutal one but fair nonetheless.

  • Past-Death was going to be brutal to deal with, if Deidre ever got out of Hell.

  • She was expecting some sort of alien monster to inhabit the brutal planet.

  • Their pace out of the dwelling and toward the hills was brutal, too fast for her to keep up, and Leyon ended up swinging her into his arms like a child to keep the fast pace into the rocky hills.

  • Even if Lilith wasn't meant to be his mate, she didn't deserve such a brutal death.  She didn't deserve death at all.  Instead of mourning a son, Kris could've spent the past few thousand years raising a successor.

  • Isac was the first to slam an axe into Darian's body, his brutal strikes falling over and over.

  • And my cravings are just brutal.

  • She launched into the melee, fighting her way towards the two with brutal ferocity borne of emotion.

  • Xander fluttered kisses over her face, as gentle with her as he was brutal with the Others she watched him kill.

  • A brutal battering, or the prospect of one, will just as inevitably arouse panic fear of another sort.

  • awful truth I have found buried in the official records, disguised by brutal facts.

  • It's brutal, even barbaric, yet one can't help watching it with some sort of appreciative grin.

  • The faint of heart should be prepared for the brutal, barbaric beatings that Christ endures.

  • brutal in places, gory in places, and supernaturally creepy in places.

  • Co-promoter Nicol said: " That was a tough match and the tournament schedule makes a brutal sport even more brutal.

  • brutal dictator kills millions to be noble.

  • brutal military dictatorship, which has renamed the country Myanmar.

  • brutal murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in London in 1993.

  • brutal killings.

  • brutal honesty.

  • Les Dennis, Mike McShane and Jeremy Edwards star in this hilariously brutal comedy examining our infatuation with fame... .

  • For women in the third world, life is particularly brutal.

  • She was deeply in love with him despite his cruel and sometimes brutal treatment of her.

  • In the United States, they were pretty brutal about the movie, actually.

  • It isn't long, however, before Esther begins carving new and increasingly brutal wounds into her body.

  • RICHARD I do, but it's rather brutal: let the game handle it.

  • Seen from the east or west the architecture seems utterly brutal: sheer walls relieved only by a blind arch.

  • Society did not become more brutal in the developed democratic nations.

  • This was the sort of story the Germans wished to be true and they always swallowed it, even those who looked most brutal.

  • However, it does get more brutal, especially on the live offensives.

  • From about that date his method becomes much broader - one might almost say more brutal - and his color more vivid and daring.

  • At her trial Mark Smeaton was the only man to speak against her and this was following brutal torture.

  • Millions of guns from all over the world ended up in Mozambique during its brutal civil war.

  • convicted of the brutal murder of Mr Smith in 1989.

  • I wonder, a little disturbed, whether a brutal police crackdown on hustlers is responsible.

  • They preach against the weakness of democracy and follow a brutal macho military creed.

  • Given the brutal and gratuitous cruelty observed at Bassatin by CIWF and Animals Australia, this has not been effective.

  • Downloads 13/09/02 - There are new screenshots of Speedball 2: brutal deluxe here.

  • various denizens of the streets and slums inhabit dark corners of this most brutal of worlds and occasionally Torque encounters them.

  • denouncefusal to be intimidated, publicly denouncing the brutal tactics of the regime, has won him admirers.

  • deposed a brutal dictator.

  • In Yugoslavia and Iraq the problem has been brutal and selfish leadership rather than ethnic or economic desperation.

  • detract from this brutal realism Gibson is reaching for.

  • No more excuse for Prescott to let his crony corporate windfarm developers impose their brutal monstrosities upon local communities... .

  • We also won a war and deposed a brutal dictator.

  • The man was a brutal dictator who committed terrible crimes against his people.

  • Myanmar is ruled with an iron fist by a brutal military dictatorship, which has renamed the country Myanmar.

  • A hard-fought battle ensued, in which there was great effusion of blood on both sides, vast numbers being slain with brutal rage.

  • effusion of blood on both sides, vast numbers being slain with brutal rage.

  • Would not ' brutal egotism ' also be unacceptable, to courtiers and a distinguished general, as obvious bad manners?

  • The tablet's exaggerated entasis is vulgar, it should be hardly visible but nonetheless correct to eliminate optical illusions The tablet is brutal.

  • Eventually, faced with the evidence of brutal ethnic cleansing by the Serb Yugoslav security forces, NATO acted.

  • The 1960s excavator Hugh Thompson admitted that the techniques used then were ' brutal ' .

  • fascist military coups and brutal repression, he's been the steadfast figurehead and is genuinely loved by the entire Thai population.

  • I myself first encountered him being given a particularly brutal going-over by Jacques Derrida.

  • It's brutal in places, gory in places, and supernaturally creepy in places.

  • Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke has lobbed a hand grenade into the fragile peace with a brutal, personal attack on Chancellor Gordon Brown.

  • Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke has lobbed a hand grenade into the fragile peace with a brutal, personal attack on Chancellor Gordon Brown.

  • This story of the death of childhood may be brief and brutal, but its emotional heft will linger.

  • Her vocals roar out the literate, intelligent lyrics with brutal honesty.

  • Being caught doing any indiscretion, warranted punishment that was both, swift and brutal.

  • intelligent lyrics with brutal honesty.

  • joke perpetrated on believers to make them feel better about life being a struggle, sometimes brutal and painful.

  • Created by Tony Garnett, The Cops has been rightly lauded for its originality and brutal honesty.

  • literate, intelligent lyrics with brutal honesty.

  • The tone of the organ is typical of the period - extremely lively, almost brutal.

  • lobbed a hand grenade into the fragile peace with a brutal, personal attack on Chancellor Gordon Brown.

  • maimed by unexploded bombs, landmines and brutal soldiers.

  • Despite the brutal repression often meted out to them, the demand for independent states grew.

  • We will get to the truth of the events that lead to the brutal murder of my brother on 2nd April.

  • In his time, however, he was as notorious for his rampant nepotism and brutal Realpolitik.

  • To sell newspapers, how brutal, they decided to up their sales on the back of Dr. Kelly's widow.

  • Intensive investigations are now ongoing to catch the man responsible for this brutal assault.

  • All those 10 new European countries some of them have suffered the most terrible brutal oppression under the old Soviet Union.

  • They were, however, prohibited from engaging in the poison ordeal, enslavement or brutal punishment.

  • It took considerable education to teach our judges that prostitutes deserved the full protection of the law against brutal pimps and sadistic johns.

  • Perhaps the truth is that the film's brutal violence and misogynistic attitude are mere pretexts for its condemnation.

  • We must do it while we are still strong enough to negotiate, and not a broken rabble led by brutal war lords.

  • Two men convicted a year later for the brutal rape and murder of another young girl are his prime suspects.

  • President Bush announced that diplomacy had failed and consequently the United States has the right to enforce United Nations resolutions to overthrow brutal regimes.

  • This is why brutal repression may not be enough to contain the movement.

  • Evil spells and brutal reprisals haunt them as they face their most sinister challenge to date.

  • The cumulative effect of the stories is made all the more brutal for the primitive and often savage masculine code of ethics which prevails.

  • They drove thousands of men and women and children with brutal savagery into slavery in foreign lands.

  • shyster lawyer, without principle or mercy, then his brutal clerks, sly and grafting.

  • In the cities sprawl increasingly " Gangs " which defend their areas with brutal force against intruders.

  • stabbed repeatedly in the brutal attack in the heart of busy Camden Town.

  • succession of brutal, self-serving rulers.

  • tense, brutal thriller that leaves you questioning whether Harris's results justify his means.

  • What follows is a tense, brutal thriller that leaves you questioning whether Harris's results justify his means.

  • I have seen at first hand quite brutal sentences inflicted by judges after their lunchtime tipple and tobacco.

  • All of interest: the Blues as well as the Oranges; the tender as well as the brutal treatment of the female torso.

  • Barkey & co achieved this by brutal openness. âWe do this by having what we call a town meeting.

  • Intellectually trenchant and emotionally brutal, the film is also a feast of outstanding acting.

  • In fact they would still be living under a brutal tyrant.

  • Flintoff was brutal, totally uncompromising in pursuit of victory.

  • This is a brutal, nasty and wholly unnecessary provision.

  • But that strategy has left Afghanistan at the mercy of brutal warlords and at perpetual risk of chaos.

  • Complicating matters are two million pounds ' worth of Grade A ecstasy, a brutal neo-Nazi sect and a whole series of double crossings.

  • His father died when he was three, his mother when he was only seven, and he grew up in a brutal and degrading environment where he learnt to hold human life and human dignity in contempt.

  • But admiration of his talents must not blind us to his moral worthlessness, nor is it right to cast the blame for his excesses on the brutal and vicious society in which he lived.

  • All this time the brutal work of the Blood Council went on, as did the exodus of thousands upon thousands of industrious and well-to-do citizens, and with each year the detestation felt for Alva and his rule steadily increased.

  • Malines, which had surrendered to William, was given over for three days to the mercy of a brutal soldiery.

  • But he had no mercy for a fallen foe; and he is seen at his worst in his brutal jeers at Cranmer, when he was entrusted with the duty of degrading his former chief.

  • Sixty strokes of an ox-hide scourge were awarded for a brutal assault on a superior, both being amelu.

  • But although welcomed with enthusiasm Reaction on his return to Turin, he introduced a system of in the reaction which, if less brutal, was no less uncom- Italian promising than that of Austrian archdukes or Bourbon States.

  • Romagna, replied to these persecutions by assassinating the more brutal officials ans spies.

  • This was seized upon as a pretext for violent anti-clerical demonstrations all over Italy and for brutal and unprovoked attacks on unoffending priests; at Spezia a church was set on fire and another dismantled, at Marino Cardinal Merry del Val was attacked by a gang of hooligans, and at Rome the violence of the teppisti reached such a pitch as to provoke reaction on the part of all respectable people, and some of the aggressors were very roughly handled.

  • In his private character Shane O'Neill was a brutal, uneducated savage.

  • The severe impartiality of the sacred historian has concealed no feature in this dark picture, - the brutal passion of Amnon, the shameless counsel of the wily Jonadab, the " black scowl " 1 that rested on the face of Absalom through two long years of meditated revenge, the panic of the court when the blow was struck and Amnon was assassinated in the midst of his brethren.

  • All the earlier accounts agree that he had a winning personality and considerable talent, but he was badly educated, systematically terrorized by a brutal governor and hopelessly debauched by corrupt pages, and grew up a semi-idiot.

  • 215 the emperor Caracalla visited the city; and, in order to repay some insulting satires that the inhabitants had made upon him, he commanded his troops to put to death all youths capable of bearing arms. This brutal order seems to have been carried out even beyond the letter, for a general massacre was the result.

  • Three kinds of cattle-tax, the tax for exemption from military service, levied on every newborn male, forced labour on the roads, forced loan of horses, a heavy excise on grapes and tobacco, and a variety of lesser taxes combined to burden the Christian serfs; but even more galling than the amount was the manner in which these dues were exacted - the extortionate assessments of tax-farmers and excisemen, the brutal licence of the soldiery who were quartered on recalcitrant villagers.

  • None had anticipated the possibility of such a sudden and brutal attack, and every one knew that the Danish capital was very inadequately fortified and garrisoned.

  • It was nearly three months afterwards that the famous, ludicrous and brutal arrest was made at Frankfort, on the persons of himself and his niece, who had met him meanwhile.

  • He was a man of brutal and worthless character; but although Gibbon's statement that he was "just, humane and even partial towards the afflicted Christians" may be exaggerated, it is probable that he never exhibited any special hostility towards them.

  • Ignorant, brutal, grasping and corrupt as he was, he deserved the confidence of his master.

  • But by that time the rising power of the Castro family had created the most brutal hatred among their rivals, both in Spain and Portugal.

  • They behaved in the most high-handed, brutal and truculent manner.

  • This was rejected, and it was with some difficulty that his petition to be executed with the axe, instead of undergoing the ordinary brutal punishment for high treason, was granted.

  • With much that was sordid and brutal in his character George combined a highly cultivated literary taste, and in the course of his chequered career he had found the means of collecting a splendid library, which Julian ordered to be conveyed to Antioch for his own use.

  • His sympathetic nature was influenced by indignation against the brutal methods adopted towards prisoners, especially political prisoners, and by the stern measures which the government of the tsar felt compelled to adopt in order to repress the revolutionary movement.

  • He planned brutal practical jokes, in which blows had always a share.

  • His behaviour to his wife continued to be brutal and menacing, and he went on as before offending the national sentiment of the Russian people.

  • Archbishop Christopher of BrunswickWolfenbuttel (1487-1558), a brutal libertine, hated for his lusts and avarice, looked on the reforming movement as a revolt against himself.

  • The trial is well known as among the most brutal perversions of justice which have occurred in England, though it must be remembered that no authoritative report of the trial exists.

  • The De la sagesse, which represented a considerable advance on the standpoint of the Trois Verites, brought upon its author the most violent attacks, the chief being by the Jesuit Francois Garasse (1585-1631), who described him as a "brutal atheist."

  • Athanaric was a harsh and obstinate heathen, and his short reign was chiefly famous for his brutal persecution of his Christian fellowcountrymen.

  • All the sufferers, however, were wise enough to abstain from talking about their beatings, except Osborne, the most rapacious and brutal of booksellers, who proclaimed everywhere that he had been knocked down by the huge fellow whom he had hired to puff the Harleian Library.

  • To succeed, it was essential that the fellah should be taught that discipline might be strict without being oppressive, that pay and rations would be fairly distributed, that brutal usage by superiors would be checked, that complaints would be thoroughly investigated, and impartial justice meted out to soldiers of all ranks.

  • These troops had been sent for by KhorshId in order to strengthen himself against the Albanians; and the events of this portion of the history afford sad proof of their ferocity and brutal enormities, in which they far exceeded the ordinary Turkish soldiers and even the Albanians.

  • Having begged for quarter First and surrendered, they were immediately stripped nearly massacre naked, and about fifty were slaughtered on the spot; of the and about the same number were dragged away, with Mame- every brutal aggravation of their pitiful condition, to U es.

  • It was broken by the two last Stuart kings, who employed methods the most brutal and repulsive for the crushing of consciences trained in the theocratic ideas of Knox and Melville.

  • 5 The brutal methods of warfare, the cruel treatment of vanquished districts or cities, and the redistribution of bodies of inhabitants, broke the old bonds uniting deities, people and land.

  • He was accordingly seized, blinded and afterwards murdered with prolonged torture, the brutal Kamran striking the first blow.

  • Under such a system the most frightful excesses were possible and many cases of brutal cruelty were laid bare.

  • He could not even trust his own son with any power, and was brutal in his relations with his queen, Ingeborg.

  • He must be held largely responsible for the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, but not for the brutal measures applied against the Protestants.

  • In 1853 he was elected to the National House of Representatives as an independent, and issued an address declaring that all men have an equal right to the soil; that wars are brutal and unnecessary; that slavery could be sanctioned by no constitution, state or federal; that free trade is essential to human brotherhood; that women should have full political rights; that the Federal government and the states should prohibit the liquor traffic within their respective jurisdictions; and that government officers, so far as practicable, should be elected by direct vote of the people.

  • those ineradicable forces of the natural man assumed, if we may trust the depositions of ecclesiastics well acquainted with his life, a form of brutal atheistic cynicism.

  • The brutal attacks, exceeding in virulence anything that would be tolerated to-day, embittered his presidency, especially during his second term: in 1793 he is reported to have declared, in a cabinet meeting, that "he would rather be in his grave than in his present situation," and that "he had never repented but once the having slipped the moment of resigning his office, and that was every moment since."

  • John De Witt had been Spinoza's friend, and had bestowed a small pension upon him; he had Spinoza's full sympathy in his political aims. On receiving the news of the brutal murder of the two brothers, Spinoza burst into tears, and his indignation was so roused that he was bent upon publicly denouncing the crime upon the spot where it had been committed.

  • Sometimes, it must be owned, his realism is rather coarse and brutal, but when he paints the forests of Franche-Comte, the "Stag-Fight," "The Wave," or the "Haunt of the Does," he is inimitable.

  • It became famous and afterwards infamous for the brutal ill-treatment meted out to the insane (see Insanity: Hospital Treatment).

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

  • So the rival faction brought out another .Arsacid, resident among the Scythian nomads, Artabanus II., who easily expelled Vononesonly to create a host of enemies by his brutal cruelty, and to call forth fresh disorders.

  • 4045), the rival king to the brutal Gotarzes (A.D.

  • The brutal treatment he had experienced in boyhood under the orders of Adil Shah, and the opprobrious name of eunuch with which be was taunted by his enemies, no doubt contributed to embitter his nature.

  • There was then a short lull in the persecution; but on the death of Gaiseric (477) and the accession of Hunneric it broke out again with greater violence than ever, the ferocity of Hunneric being more thoroughly stupid and brutal than the calculating cruelty of his father.

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