The witches' bridle, a gag to prevent them from speaking whilst being led to execution, is still preserved in the county hall.
I'll gag him and mop up the blood, too.
Rhyn planted a knee in Jade.s chest and sliced his gag free.
A great part of the bill was closured by what was known as the device of the " gag " without discussion, although it occupied the House of Commons altogether eighty-two nights.
The Burmese are fond of stage-plays in which great licence of language is permitted, and great liberty to " gag " is left to the wit or intelligence of the actors.
A gag, in verse 7, can hardly be the Amalekite king of i Sam.
His prolonged fight for the repeal of the so-called "Gag Laws" is one of the most dramatic contests in the history of congress.
It provided that all petitions relating to slavery should be laid on the table without being referred to committee or printed; and, in substance, this resolution was re-adopted at the beginning of each of the immediately succeeding sessions of congress, the Patton Resolution being adopted in 1837, the Atherton Resolution, or "Atherton Gag," in 1838, and the Twenty-first Rule in 1840 and subsequently until repealed.
Adams contended that these "Gag Rules" were a direct violation of the First Amendment to the Federal Constitution, and refused to be silenced on the question, fighting for repeal with indomitable courage, in spite of the bitter denunciation of his opponents.
We'll gag her! and, changing his position, set his foot on the wolf's neck.
If he did switch them and his little gag came to light, it wouldn't only cost him the election; it would cost him his whole career.
Dean jerked the towel from his head and pulled a cloth gag from his mouth.
Root gag - meaning to sway to and fro, as preserved in numerous forms: e.
They aroused the anger of the proslavery members of congress, who, in 1836, brought about the passage of the first "Gag Rule," the Pinckney Resolution, presented by Henry L.