Committed-suicide sentence example
He landed in Africa with a small band of veterans, and Firmus, to avoid being taken prisoner, committed suicide.
Especially feared among many peoples are the souls of those who have committed suicide or died a violent death; the woman who dies in childbed is held to become a demon of the most dangerous kind; even the unburied, as restless, dissatisfied spirits, are more feared than ordinary ghosts.
He sided with Sulla in the civil war, was included in the proscription list of 87, and when Marius declined to pardon him, committed suicide.
The metals he produced are said to have proved genuine on assay; when, however, in the following year he was challenged to repeat the experiments he was unable to do so and committed suicide.
Having been beaten in a trial of soothsaying, Calchas died of chagrin or committed suicide.Advertisement
During the stress of war, Zaleucus violated this law; and, on its being pointed out to him, he committed suicide by throwing himself upon the point of his sword, declaring that the law must be vindicated.
But in 84 Sulla crossed over from Greece to Asia, made peace with Mithradates, and turned his arms against Fimbria, who, seeing that there was no chance of escape, committed suicide.
Buzot was outlawed, and fled to the neighbourhood of Bordeaux, and committed suicide in the woods of St Emilion on the 18th of June 1794.
He shared in the fall of the Girondists, was arrested on the 2nd of June 1793, but somehow was left in prison until the 8th of December, when, on receiving notice that he was to appear on the next day before the Revolutionary Tribunal, he committed suicide.
Soranus was condemned to death (in 65 or 66), and committed suicide.Advertisement
It is supposed that he committed suicide.
The world was startled, however, on the 30th of September 1891 by hearing that he had committed suicide in a cemetery at Brussels by blowing out his brains on the grave of his mistress, Madame de Bonnemains (née Marguerite Crouzet), who had died in the preceding July.
To avoid public infamy Piso committed suicide.
Six days later, on the 13th of June, Louis committed suicide.
The latter's son Andrea commanded the Venetian fleet in the war against Genoa in 1294, and, having been defeated and taken prisoner, he was so overwhelmed with shame that he committed suicide by beating his head against the mast (according to Andrea Navagero).Advertisement
He survived his brother Seneca, but was subsequently put to death by order of Nero (in 65) or committed suicide.
But the reigning family had committed suicide.
Crassus committed suicide in 87, to avoid falling into the hands of the Marian party.
Thereupon he committed suicide in the mistaken belief that Cleopatra had already done so (30 B.C.).
Acosta committed suicide in 1647.Advertisement
A melancholy interest surrounds the name of Victoria Benedictsson (Ernst Ahlgren, 1850-1889), who committed suicide in Copenhagen after achieving marked success with her sketches of humble life in Fran Shine, and with the more ambitious works Money and Marianne.
On the evening of that date, when the term for which he had been elected president of the republic terminated, he committed suicide by shooting himself.
The chief motive for these accusations was no doubt the desire of amassing wealth,' since by the law of majestas one-fourth of the goods of the accused, even if he committed suicide in order to avoid confiscation (which was always carried out in the case of those condemned to capital punishment), was assured to the accuser (who was hence called quadruplator).
Thereupon Phasael committed suicide in prison, but Herod effected his escape and with the help of the Romans seated himself on the throne of Judaea (37 B.C.).
According to Philostratus (Heroica, 20, 18), Polyxena fled to the Greeks after the murder of Achilles and committed suicide on his tomb.Advertisement
Hermanaric committed suicide in his distress at an invasion of the Huns about A.D.
According to some authorities he committed suicide.
Gordon (the explorer of the Orange river), who commanded the Dutch forces at the Cape, chagrined by the occupation of the country by the British, committed suicide.
The prisoners were released, and the Abyssinian monarch committed suicide.
Pigott, subjected to severe cross-examination by Sir Charles Russell (afterwards Lord Russell of Killowen), broke doWn, fled from justice and committed suicide.
Arabella entered with ardour into the project, and planned an escape from Hardwick with the aid of her chaplain Starkey, who after its failure committed suicide.
In his later days the west Goths threw off his yoke, and, on the invasion of the Huns, rather than witness the downfall of his kingdom he is said by Ammianus Marcellinus to have committed suicide.
I was afraid the insurance company might try to claim Jeff committed suicide and deny coverage, but Ms. Rosewater said that wasn't a policy exclusion anyway.
A woman in my village committed suicide because of post natal depression.
According to historical records, Fu Su committed suicide in obedience to a supposed imperial edict.
Which famous psychoanalyst committed suicide with a morphine overdose?
Rommel, linked to a plot to kill Hitler, committed suicide on Hitler's orders.
Rommel, linked to a plot to kill Hitler, committed suicide on Hitler 's orders.
About 50 women in England and Wales committed suicide in that first year, or there was an open verdict at the inquest.
Toole wrote the book, put it away, and committed suicide in 1969.
Ronald Polkingharn committed suicide in 1991.
Cooper's father died during open heart surgery in 1978, and about 10 years later, his older brother, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, committed suicide by jumping from the 14th-floor of his mother's New York City penthouse apartment.
A 30-year old mentally handicapped woman who was obsessed with Paula Abdul committed suicide in her car in front of the singer's home.
Swayze's only sibling, his sister Vicky, committed suicide in 1994.
In February 2010, entertainer Marie Osmond's son committed suicide after a long bout of depression, so it's no wonder fans are asking, "What is Marie Osmond doing now?"
Even though Sally was supposed to have committed suicide by drinking vast amounts of alcohol and swallowing copious amounts of barbiturates, nothing was ever found at the apartment.
It is reported to be haunted by the many people who have committed suicide there by jumping from the upper floors into the river below.
A young man committed suicide by tossing gasoline around the floor upstairs and then lighting a cigarette.
Therefore, one should never discredit someone who committed suicide after years of dealing with a mental illness.
While talking further, Savalas discovered that the man had committed suicide by shooting himself in the throat, and this had destroyed his larynx.
One such ghost is reportedly that of Kate Morgan, a young woman believed to have committed suicide on the steps of the hotel that lead to the ocean.
He'd also committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest with a revolver.
The show premiered on October 3, 2004 and in the pilot episode, Mary Alice Young committed suicide.
They have gathered for the funeral of another college friend who committed suicide.
Sadly, during the third season of the show, co-star David Strickland committed suicide and the following year the show was canceled.
Lee's ex-wife Dualla committed suicide after the fleet finally discovered Earth and learned that it was a nuclear wasteland.
Megan Meier committed suicide in 2006 over a cyber bullying incident that has left one mother indicted for murder.
He found that his Sophie was an idealized version of a rather common and ill-educated woman, and she consoled herself with the affection of a young officer, after whose death she committed suicide.
Here most of the republican leaders were killed and Cato committed suicide.