Flogging sentence example

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  • The penalty of flogging, preferred by the peasants to fine or imprisonment, was not unknown.
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  • The rest of the chickens were flogging all over the tiny coop, bouncing off the walls in a state of panic.
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  • Punishment may take forms varying from capital punishment, flogging and mutilation of the body to imprisonment, fines, and even deferred sentences which come into operation only if an offence is repeated within a specified time.
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  • He was sentenced to seven years' transportation; but the judge, Baron Alderson, excused him the flogging.
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  • Its pubby interior tries desperately to be authentic old school, even flogging real ales.
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  • The means-tested CTB system has been a failure but they appear determined to keep flogging this dead horse.
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  • It may seem that I am flogging this horse to death, but there has been considerable hype about RESPECT's electoral success.
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  • Some faced jeers and flogging, while still others were chained and put in prison.
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  • The colonial police used methods like slicing off ears, flogging until death and pouring paraffin over suspects who were then set alight.
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  • His great partiality for flogging was noted, but not held against him.
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  • The film accurately portrays the brutality of 1st century flogging.
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  • Young thugs who pulled down stalls at a country market for a " mischievous prank " could face a flogging, magistrates have warned.
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  • On behalf of the Liberal government an amendment was moved, stating that "This House, while recording its condemnation of the flogging of Chinese coolies in breach of the law, desires, in the interests of peace and conciliation in South Africa, to refrain from passing censure upon individuals."
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  • Since the abolition of flogging in the services, the use of the cat is now restricted to certain classes of offenders in military prisons (Army Act 1881, § 133).
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  • He constantly protested against flogging in the army, the impressment of sailors and imprisonment for debt.
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  • The same rules should apply whether you're flogging chicken dippers or trying to get someone to watch a program.
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  • The flogging was only just over, and the executioner was releasing from the flogging bench a stout man with red whiskers, in blue stockings and a green jacket, who was moaning piteously.
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  • They get x amount of money for three years, and they are just flogging a dead horse really.
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  • The multiplication of thongs for purposes of flogging is found in the old Roman flagellum, a scourge, which had sometimes three thongs with bone or bronze knots fastened to them.
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  • The custom of flogging youths at the altar of Artemis Orthia 1 at Limnaeum in Laconia, and the legend of Iphigeneia, herself another form of Artemis, connected with Artemis Taurica of the Tauric Chersonese, are usually supposed to point to early human sacrifice (but see Farnell).
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  • He spoke against capital punishment, against church-rates, against flogging in the army, and against the Irish Established Church.
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