Mutilated Sentence Examples
This work is mutilated and without beginning or end.
During the sack of Brescia in 1512, he was horribly mutilated by some French soldiers.
Hyrcanus, who was Antigonus' only rival, was mutilated and carried to Parthia.
It explains why the Commonitorium has reached us only in a mutilated form.
Obtaining an unbound copy of the De corpore, he saw by the mutilated appearance of the sheets that Hobbes had repeatedly altered his demonstrations before he issued them at last in their actual form, grotesque as it was, rather than delay the book longer.Advertisement
Two of his works have been preserved in a more or less mutilated condition.
Jagiellonic Out of the ancient Piast kingdom, mutilated by the Period, loss of Silesia and the Baltic shore, arose a republic 1386-1572.
D ends at 1079 and is certainly mutilated.
Scholasticism embodied what the Christian community had saved from the wreckage of Greek dialectic. Yet with all its effective manipulation of the formal technique of its translated and mutilated Aristotle, Scholasticism would have gone under long before it did through the weakness intrinsic to its divorce of the form and the matter of knowledge, but for two reasons.
Yes, I've sinned as I'm sure you know but I never ever harmed any young lady the way poor Annie was mutilated.Advertisement
The crown of John is shown on his effigy at Worcester, though unfortunately it is rather badly mutilated.
C extends to 1066, where it ends abruptly, and probably mutilated.
There and in several other places he took a great number of prisoners, whom he mutilated.
The Li ki, or Books of Rites and Ancient Ceremonies and of Institutions, chiefly of the Chow dynasty, have come down to us in a sadly mutilated condition.
Thus, in the Hesiodic account of her birth, she is represented as sprung from the foam which gathered round the mutilated member of Uranus, and her name has been explained by reference to this.Advertisement
Exquisite ornament is seen in the triforium arcade, and between some of the arches in the transept are figures, especially finely carved, though much mutilated, known as the censing angels.
It was put down with the same decisive energy that William had shown in 1088, and this time he was merciless; he blinded and mutilated William of Ets, shut up Mowbray of Northumberland for life in a monastery, and hanged many men of lesser rank.
At the emperor's request he remained to pilot the mutilated budget through the House; but on the 14th of July 1909 the acceptance of his resignation was announced.
They are abridgments made in Norway by Icelanders for their Norwegian patrons, the Life of St Olaf alone being preserved intact, for the great interest of the Norwegians lay in him, but all the other Kings' Lives being more or less mutilated, so that they cannot be trusted for historic purposes; nor do they give a fair idea of Snorri's style.
Winckler may be right in restoring a mutilated passage in the annals of this king so as to make it mean that Babylon owed its name to Sargon, who made it the capital of his empire.Advertisement
On the 15th of July 1895 he was attacked and barbarously mutilated by a band of Macedonian assassins in the streets of Sofia, and succumbed to his injuries three days later.
It was resolved in 1585 to remove her remains to Avila, where she was born, the sisters at Alva being consoled by permission to retain the mutilated arm.
Or we may take the opposite view, and regard the story of Osiris and his war with Seth (who shut him up in a box and mutilated him) as a dualistic myth, originally on the level of the battle betweenaGaunab andTsui-Goab, or between Tagar and Suqe.
He himself perished in the fight, his mutilated body being discovered some days afterwards.
This emeute provoked severe reprisals, and the partisans of the images were mutilated and killed, or beaten and exiled.Advertisement
At least 100 female camp followers were murdered or mutilated by battle-crazed Roundheads.
How could a God who smiled at those mutilated corpses in Omagh be a loving God?
In the morning they found her mutilated corpse in a ditch with her breasts cut off.
The old church, which was much larger, contained the mutilated effigy of a man in armor, with his sword sheathed.
That animals are deliberately poisoned, surgically mutilated, deprived of food and water is bad enough.
This cannot have been a pleasant task, for some of the bodies were terribly mutilated.
A body that had been too badly mutilated for positive identification had been dragged out of the river Avon.
Our other messmate suffered still more than the Swede; he was sadly mutilated about the legs and thighs with splinters.
This included animals which had been blinded, severely mutilated, or with open wounds.
He didn't just kill them, he mutilated them, extracting certain organs with surgical precision.
Within are stone benches on either side, and a mutilated stoup.
Villages were sacked, and burnt, men,, women and anc ldren mutilated, tortured or roasted alive, and women outraged.
To France and to the world Gramont was responsible for the policy which put his country definitely into the wrong in the eyes of Europe, and enabled Bismarck to administer to her the "slap in the face" (sou let) - as Gramont called it in the Chamber - by means of the mutilated "Ems telegram," which was the immediate cause of the French declaration of war on the 15th.
The treasures he brought to light at Reichenau, Weingarten, and above all St Gall, restored many lost masterpieces of Latin literature, and supplied students with the texts of authors whose works had hitherto been accessible only in mutilated copies.
For lawful ordination in the Roman Church, a man must be confirmed, tonsured, in possession of all orders lower than that which he proposes to receive, of legitimate birth, not a slave or notably mutilated, of good life and competent knowledge.
Andre's sombre rage against the course of events found vent in the line on the Maenads who mutilated the king's Swiss Guard, and in the Ode d Charlotte Corday congratulating France that "Un scelerat de moins rampe dans cette fange."
The Austrian archduke John had been appointed regent, pending the election of an emperor; and the political leaders could neither break loose from the tradition of Austrian hegemony, nor reconcile themselves with the idea of a mutilated Germany, till it was too late, and Austria was once more in a position to re-establish the system devised by her diplomacy at the congress of Vienna.
He slew his inoffensive brother-in-law with his own hand, and tortured and mutilated the much-loved Marius Gratidianus.
There are three badly mutilated sepulchral monuments dating from the first twenty years of the fourteenth century.
She had been strangled with a scarf and her naked body sexually mutilated.
When they found the mutilated carcasses, many thought that they resembled animals attacked by wolves, yet locals knew that there were no wolves in the vicinity.
In each telling, Bloody Mary appears in the mirror with disastrous results from a scratched and mutilated face to instant insanity.
Dusty considered her before gazing back at the mutilated creature on top of the stainless steel lab counter.
This was followed by a revolt of his nephew, Bernard, king of Italy; but the rising was easily suppressed, and Bernard was mutilated and killed.
Cicero delivered four speeches against the bill, of which three are still extant, although the first is mutilated at the beginning.
They can be traced by cullet heaps and broken-down furnaces, and by their names, often mutilated, recorded in parish registers.
Convicted of wearing his hat while a religious procession was passing - as well as of blasphemy - he was accused as well of having mutilated a crucifix standing on the town bridge.
The monument, after repeatedly resisting the violence of curiosity, was broken into in 1810 by the French soldiery; the statue was mutilated, and the yellow hair was cut from the broken skeleton, to be preserved in reliquaries and blown away by the wind.
These had been decapitated and otherwise mutilated, and thrown into the foundations of the new fortress.
This is attested as a "true copy," but Moray, who had been present when Bowton was examined (December 8, 1567), knew that the copy presented at Westminster (December 1568) had been mutilated because the excised passages were damning to Lethington and the earl of Morton, accomplices in the crime of Darnley's murder, and accomplices of Moray in his prosecution of his sister.
Such Homiliaria as were in use in England down to the end of the i 5th century were at the time of the Reformation eagerly sought for and destroyed, so that they are now extremely rare, and the few copies which have been preserved are generally in a mutilated or imperfect form.'
Thus many of the words procured from foreign sources, not excluding Bali and Sanskrit, are more or less mutilated in pronunciation, though the entirely suppressed or altered letter is still retained in writing.
Even a complete union on equal terms was better than mutilated independence.
On the 31st of May 1643, however, Prynne received orders from the parliament to search his papers, and published a mutilated edition of his diary.
A lizard thus mutilated does not seem to be much affected, and the lost part is slowly reproduced.
The 1903 Gospel fragment is so mutilated in many of its parts that it is difficult to decide upon its character and value.
Under the hill of Ascension are the remains of a temple, popularly called of Neptune, a very simple Doric structure, which still in its mutilated state presents some peculiarities of architecture.
But even in its present mutilated state it is often an important authority for the ancient history of the East.
Towns of both Judah and Israel are incorporated, and it is possible that Jerusalem once stood where now the stone is mutilated.'
The original Hebrew (rediscovered in fragments and 'published between 1896 and 1900) has come down to us in a mutilated and corrupt form.
It was opposed by the Liberals on the ground that it conceded too much, by the Clericals that it granted too little, but, though carried only in a mutilated form, it enabled the priests who had been ejected to appoint substitutes, and religious worship was restored in nearly a thousand parishes.
Some hundreds of British heads were now eposed on stakes in Cairo, and the prisoners were marched between these mutilated remains of their countrymen.
The only New Testament writing which he accepted was a mutilated Gospel of Matthew.
In numerous instances, Press cables received in England were entirely suppressed without notice to the sender or addressee, and in others messages were so mutilated as to be indecipherable.
This structure was probably put to some ecclesiastical Byzantine use, as certain mutilated heads of saints appear upon it; and later it became a fortress and received certain additions.
An important discovery was made at Lodi in 1422 of a MS. which, in addition to complete copies of the de Oratore and Orator, hitherto known from mutilated MSS., contained an entirely new work, the Brutus.
Though mutilated portions of only a few of its lines have been preserved, and the text contains no proper name, it is clear that the tablet represents part of a Babylonian version of the Deluge Legend.'
The Indians within the limits of the Spanish colony were treated like slaves, and horribly mutilated to prevent their escape; but at the same time a gradual fusion of races was taking place, and the Chilean peasant (peon) of to-day is as much of Indian as of Spanish descent.
Four of the eight were murdered, one was blinded, and one cruelly mutilated.
The pure gospel, however, Marcion found to be everywhere more or less corrupted and mutilated in the Christian circles of his time.
He proceeded to Falkland near Perth and passed through Aberdeen, where he saw the mutilated arm of Montrose suspended over the city gate.
Poetry and imaginative literature usually escaped censure; but histories were mutilated and all original scientific and philosophical work was banned.
Jerome made or copied a catalogue of Varro's works which has come down to us in a mutilated form.
Immediately after the sack of Lawrence, John Brown and a small band murdered and mutilated five pro-slavery men, on Pottawatomie Creek; a horrible deed, showing a new spirit on the freestate side, and of ghastly consequence - for it contributed powerfully to widen further the licence of highway robbery, pillage and arson, the ruin of homes, the driving off of settlers, marauding expeditions, attacks on towns, outrages in short of every kind, that made the following months a welter of lawlessness and crime, until Governor Geary - by putting himself above all partisanship, repudiating Missouri, and using Federal troops put an end to them late in 1856.
The unimpassioned account of a mutilated former slave is the ideal narrative vehicle for the passionate and often repulsive material of the story.
That night the doors were again broken open, the padlocks smashed, the books mutilated, and other disorders perpetrated.
Kris took in his mutilated brother.s body.
The groundwork, so far as it can be ascertained, and the grammar are Indo-European, but a large number of words have been borrowed from the Latin or Italian and Greek, and it is not always easy to decide whether the mutilated and curtailed forms now in use represent adopted words or belong to the original vocabulary.
The abbey, though greatly mutilated, is full of interesting details, and includes a lofty tower, a marble screen, a chapter-house, a notable east window, several fine tombs and an altar of St Francis.
Anastasia, and by many more or less mutilated palaces, with fine courts surrounded by arcades in one or more storeys.
Dead and wounded alike were horribly mutilated by order of Alula.
A strange mystification was practised by the last named, a scholar of singular brilliancy, who claimed to have a mutilated MS. which he called his Decurtatus, bought from a common soldier who had obtained it from a sacked monastery; also to have been furnished by a friend, Pierre de Crouzeil, a doctor of Limoges, with variants taken from an old MS. found at Noyon, and entered in the margin of a copy of the Lyons edition.
Taken prisoner by Nadir and barbarously mutilated by Adil Shah, he had afterwards found means to rejoin his people, but had surrendered himself to Karim Khan when his father was killed in battle.