Dismembered Sentence Examples
After his death his kingdom was dismembered and gradually came under the direct rule of Rome.
She looks like the Council, dismembered beyond recognition.
The dominions of the latter extended across central Asia to northern India, but were dismembered by the attacks of the Kitans, whence the name Cathay.
Each brother received an equal share of the dismembered empire.
Afghanistan was now practically dismembered.Advertisement
Rhyn.s fists clenched as he took in the beheaded, dismembered body hung for spite on the wall.
Whatever the truth, the small hamlet is this morning nothing more than a few smoldering timbers and dismembered corpses.
The castle is said to be haunted by a murdered women, who appears as two separate pieces of her dismembered corpse.
The body by then partially dismembered was dragged across a field.
The Fen folk are afraid of becoming further alienated; having seen their health care facilities systematically dismembered over the past three years.Advertisement
The amount of time that this animal is fully conscious on the floor, partly dismembered, causes the animal pain and suffering.
There were people walking around with dismembered limbs and blood- covered faces.
Notwithstanding its commercial importance, the remoteness of its position prevented it from being much known to fame either in the Hellenic or the early medieval period; its greatness dates from the time of the fourth crusade (1204), when the Byzantine Empire was dismembered and its capital occupied by the Latins.
An accidental death finds Seymour hiding the accident so he can feed the dismembered parts to the increasingly ravenous plant.
The children were all elementary age, their dismembered bodies nothing but carnage.Advertisement
Near hyperventilating, she bent over and drew in deep breaths until moonlight revealed the dismembered hand near her feet.
Gazing at his dismembered mother, he couldn.t help thinking they were right.
By midmorning, Deidre was free. Katie grimaced as she wrapped the dismembered sleeves of her sweater around her wounds. Blood soaked the sweater quickly, and she held it over her head. Even before she stood, she felt woozy. Deidre tested herself and limped a few feet. Katie steadied her breathing to keep from dropping to her knees.
The remains were dismembered and carried to the fields, excepting the portion offered to the earth goddess, which was buried.
Although this war was terminated in 1678 by the treaty of Nijmwegen, the French monarch was desirous of incorporating a still larger amount of Rhine territory; and accordingly in 1680 he laid claim to a number of territories, belonging to princes of the Empire, which he alleged had been dismembered from Alsace.Advertisement
To delay him and obtain escape, Medea dismembered her young brother Absyrtus, whom she had taken with her, and cast his limbs about in the sea for his father to pick up. Her plan succeeded, and while Aeetes was burying the remains of his son at Tomi, Jason and Medea escaped.
This led to feuds and intrigues on the part of the French king and of Philip of Bresse, and Savoy would probably have been dismembered but for the patriotic action of the States General.
An energy which never slackened, a doggedness which no adversity could crush, a fiery ambition coupled with the coolest calculation, and a diplomatic unscrupulousness which looked always to the end and never to the means, these were the salient qualities of the reconstructor of the dismembered Danish state.
In spite of its dismembered condition, and the sufferings it underwent at the hands of its French neighbours in various periods of warfare, the Rhenish territory prospered greatly and stood in the foremost rank of German culture and progress.
In the 11th century the Pala empire, which, according to the Tibetan historian Taranath, extended in the 9th century from the Bay of Bengal to Delhi and Jalandhar (Jullundur) in the north and the Vindhyan range in the south, was partly dismembered by the rise of the "Sena" dynasty in Bengal; and at the close of the 12th century both Palas and Senas were swept away by the Mahommedan conquerors, the city of Behar itself being captured by the Turki free-lance Mahommed-i-Bakhtyar Khilji in 1193, by surprise, with a party of 200 horsemen.Advertisement
The extensive duchy of Saxony was completely dismembered.
Real power had passed into the hands of Mahommedan courtiers and Mahratta generals, both of whom were then carving for themselves kingdoms out of the dismembered empire, until at last British authority placed itself supreme over all.
Various small feuds were suppressed; Henry the Lion was deprived of his duchy, which was dismembered, and sent into exile; a treaty was made with the Lombard league at Constance in June 1183; and most important of all, Frederick's son Henry was betrothed in 1184 to Constance, daughter of Roger I., king of Sicily, and aunt and heiress of the reigning king, William II.
That the Osirian myth (much as it was elaborated and allegorized) originated in the same sort of fancy as the Tacullie story of the dismembered beaver out of whose body things were made is a conclusion not devoid of plausibility.
Khnum is said to have reconstructed the limbs of the dismembered Osiris.