Scaffold Sentence Examples
He met his death on the scaffold with calmness and dignity.
He was arrested and would have died on the scaffold if sympathisers had not rescued him.
Strafford was recalled to expiate his career on the scaffold; the army was disbanded; and the helm of the state remained in the hands of a land-jobber and of a superannuated Rebel lion soldier.
He made a short speech on the scaffold, expressing his repentance, and mounted the ladder last and with assistance, being weak from torture and illness.
His father, a Huguenot who had been one of the conspirators of Amboise, strengthened his Protestant sympathies by showing him, while they were passing through that town on their way to Paris, the heads of the conspirators exposed upon the scaffold, and adjuring him not to spare his own head in order to avenge their death.Advertisement
It was not until a large number of lives had been sacrificed, and many bushrangers brought to the scaffold, that the offence was thoroughly stamped out in New South Wales, only to reappear some years afterwards in Victoria under somewhat similar conditions.
The claims of Holland were overthrown and the head of Oldenbarneveldt fell upon the scaffold (1619).
After a public examination, begun on the 9th of January and lasting six days, and another conducted in the prison, she was, on the 10th of March, publicly accused as a heretic and witch, and, being in the end found guilty, she made her submission at the scaffold on the 24th of May, and received pardon.
At the scaffold he was approached by a Protestant clergyman who asked him to confess his treason.
The weight caused the scaffold tripod to slip - heavy bits of metal narrowly missing the unloading team.Advertisement
The others were all said to have "confessed in a manner" on the scaffold, but much weight cannot be placed on these general confessions, which were, according to the custom of the time, a declaration of submission to the king's will and of general repentance rather than acknowledgment of the special crime.
The corn was commonly housed; but if there be a want of room, he advises that the ricks be built on a scaffold and not upon the ground.
Griffenfeldt was pardoned on the scaffold, at the very moment when the axe was about to descend.
In his last words on the scaffold he alludes to the dangers and slanders he had endured labouring to keep an uniformity in the external service of God; and Bacon's conception of a spiritual union founded on variety and liberty was one completely beyond his comprehension.
The thinnings of the larch woods in the Highlands are in demand for railway sleepers, scaffold poles, and mining timber, and are applied to a variety of agricultural purposes.Advertisement
But immediately above this level the charge is relatively viscous, because here the temperature has fallen so far that it is now at the melting or formation point of the slag, which therefore is pasty, liable to weld the whole mass together es so much tar would, and thus to obstruct the descent of the charge, or in short to " scaffold."
Early on the morning of the 31st of October 1793 the Girondists were conveyed to the scaffold, singing on the way the Marseillaise and keeping up the strain till one by one they were guillotined.
During the Civil War the bishop, against whom no charges were brought in parliament, lived undisturbed at Fulham Palace, and his advice was often sought by the king, who had a very high opinion of him, and who at his execution selected him to be with him on the scaffold and to administer to him the last consolations of religion.
Opinions, no doubt, will always differ as to the wisdom or authority of the policy which brought Charles to the scaffold.
He died in the same year on the scaffold.Advertisement
When Lyons was taken by the army of the Convention in 1793, the father of Ampere, who, holding the office of juge de paix, had stood out resolutely against the previous revolutionary excesses, was at once thrown into prison, and soon after perished on the scaffold.
The rood of Bromholm was a reputed fragment of the Cross which attracted many pilgrims. To the south of North Walsham is North Walsham Heath, whither in June 1381 a body of insurgents in connexion with the Peasants' Revolt were driven from before Norwich by Henry le Despenser, bishop of Norwich, and defeated; after which their leader, Geoffrey Lister, and others were sent to the scaffold.
In 1632 the duke of Montmorency's conspiracy brought its leader to the scaffold.
In 1803 an insurrection headed by Robert Emmett, a young barrister of much promise, broke out, but was immediately quelled, with the loss of some lives in the tumult, and the death of its leaders on the scaffold.
According to one account, Darnley privately assured his uncle George Douglas of his wife's infidelity; he had himself, if he might be believed, discovered the secretary in the queen's apartment at midnight, under circumstances yet more unequivocally compromising than those which had brought Chastelard to the scaffold.Advertisement
In 1723 Major Davel, at Lausanne, and in 1749 Henzi, in Bern itself, tried to break down this monopoly, but in each case paid the penalty of failure on the scaffold.
In Scotland episcopacy was set up, the covenant to which Charles had taken so many solemn oaths burnt by the common hangman, and Argyll brought to the scaffold, while the kingdom was given over to the savage and corrupt administration of Lauderdale.
Mary entered London amid unparalleled popular rejoicings, and Northumberland was sent to a well-deserved death on the scaffold.
Their blood flowed on the scaffold.
In November the duke of Orleans, who had styled himself Philippe Egalite, had sat in the Convention, and had voted for the king's death, went to the scaffold.
On the day after seventyone members of the Commune followed them to the scaffold.
In January 1680 he addressed to the king a long letter on the subject of his sins; he was known to have received the dangerous confidence of Wilmot, earl of Rochester, in his last illness; and he was even suspected, unjustly, in 1683, of having composed the paper drawn up on the eve of death by William Russell, Lord Russell, whom he attended to the scaffold.
On the scaffold were approximately 20 Chinese coolies who were painting the side of the ship.
This study presents a proof of concept for monitoring scaffold degradation on-line within a culture environment.
He used these fluxions like the scaffold of a building, as things to be laid aside or got rid of.
Daley was hanged by the infamous English hangman, William Marwood on a scaffold erected at the North end of the jail.
Scaffold / hoarding License In order to regulate the placing of scaffolding / hoardings on the highway you are required to obtain a license.
The next noon but one an almost insensible female form was carried or rather dragged to the scaffold.
Sand ladders - 24 " x 12 " or two short scaffold planks 24 " x 9 " x 1.5.
Helped carry the scaffold pole loaded with cameras down to Millenium Square.
For example I think the scaffold will probably be a light color because source 4 seems pretty reliable.
Wearing the same dress that she had worn at her trial and carrying her prayer book Lady Jane ascended the scaffold.
Digby was the first to mount the scaffold, which he did unrepentant.
A common approach is to place a porous biomaterial scaffold, seeded with cells, in a flow perfusion bioreactor.
On contact with the tissue, the solution was transformed into a solid scaffold.
You could use a podium or tower scaffold for these jobs.
A metal scaffold called a ' stent ' is then inserted to hold the artery open.
Antigenic molecules will be chemically synthesized from peptides on a ' scaffold ' to help hold them in a correct position.
This offer is for a like for like industrial scaffold tower only.
An insurrection in the north, headed by the earl of Huntly under pretext of rescuing from justice the life which his son had forfeited by his share in a homicidal brawl, was crushed at a blow by the Lord James against whose life, as well as against his sister's liberty, the conspiracy of the Gordons had been aimed, and on whom, after the father had fallen in fight and the son had expiated his double offence on the scaffold, the leading rebel's earldom of Murray was conferred by the gratitude of the queen.
At eight next morning she entered the hall of execution, having taken leave of the weeping envoy from Scotland, to whom she gave a brief message for her son; took her seat on the scaffold, listened with an air of even cheerful unconcern to the reading of her sentence, solemnly declared her innocence of the charge conveyed in it and her consolation in the prospect of ultimate justice, rejected the professional services of Richard Fletcher, dean of Peterborough, lifted up her voice in Latin against his in English prayer, and when he and his fellow-worshippers had fallen duly silent prayed aloud for the prosperity of her own church, for Elizabeth, for her son, and for all the enemies whom she had commended overnight to the notice of the Spanish invader; then, with no less courage than had marked every hour and every action of her life, received the stroke of death from the wavering hand of the headsman.
In the beginning of the 16th century one of its leading citizens, Francesco Burlamacchi, made a noble attempt to give political cohesion to Italy, but perished on the scaffold (1548); his statue by Ulisse Cambi was erected on the Piazza San Michele in 1863.1', As a principality formed in 1805 by Napoleon in favour of his sister Elisa and her husband Bacchiocchi, Lucca was for a few years wonderfully prosperous.
Robert Devereux, earl of Essex, came over in 1599 with a great army, but did nothing of moment, was outgeneralled and outwitted by Tyrone, and threw up his command to enter on the mad and criminal career which led to the scaffold.
She was led to the scaffold erected on Tower Green in front of the White Tower.
These looked like a load of scaffold poles standing in line on the upper deck.
We have carried a lot of scaffold planks up the hill.
Access is only from below by ladder or scaffold tower.
A scaffold platform has been built over the shop side of the concourse to allow glazing of the first section of the canopy.
The scaffold holes at the end of the Chancell & on the south side of the Church to be stopt up.
The tau protein is one such scaffold protein in brain cells.
Yes/No From a platform Can you do the work from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) or tower scaffold?
Translation units forming robust, unambiguous collocations (e.g. impart knowledge; trestle scaffold) will be listed without additional information.
To scaffold, watch your toddler carefully as she plays with a game or toy.
In older patients, a stent (metal mesh tube) can be positioned to act as a scaffold and hold the area open.
In some patients, a stent (metal mesh tube) can be placed to act as a scaffold and hold the area open.
Every region has its own music, as well as a local dance.Most Bon Odori, also known as simply a Bon dance, will start with dancers lined up in a circle around a wooden scaffold.
The dance proceeds in one direction around the scaffold, and rarely reverse while the music plays.
Industrial or Scaffold Piercing-this piercing is a combination of two holes that are most often connected by a barbell.
Orbital piercings are similar to a standard industrial or scaffold ear piercing in that the same piece of jewelry passes through the ear more than once.
His courage and dignity during his trial and on the scaffold has left him a better reputation than he deserves.
The capital sentence was commuted on the scaffold to banishment, first to Siberia and then to Novgorod.
On the scaffold he denied any evil intentions towards the Queen or her government.
Next year he tried Anne Boleyn and her lovers, was present on the scaffold at the unfortunate queen's execution, and recommended to parliament the new act of succession.
On the scaffold, "by the clemency of the empress," his punishment was mitigated to the severing of his right hand followed by decapitation.
Penal codes depended rather upon shorter and more cruel methods; the scaffold was in constant use, with all manner of physical pain, torture before and after sentence, shameful exposure, hideous mutilation, exile, selling into bondage as slaves.
Whatever their faults, they had served the house of Tudor well, and it was a grotesque perversion of justice to send them to the scaffold on a charge of high treason.
He was beheaded on a scaffold outside the windows of Whitehall (1649).i The government set up was a government by the committees of a council of state nominally supporting themselves on the House of Commons, though the members who still The retained their places were so few that the council of state was sufficiently numerous to form a majority in the House.
One can imagine them going to the scaffold with the same unconcern.
It belonged to the convent at Barking, Essex, and was the burial-place of many who were executed at the scaffold on Tower Hill.
He also enabled the king in 1585 to bring the traitorous Samuel Zborowski to the scaffold in the face of a determined resistance from the nobility.
Less lucky than his uncle, Conradin escaped with his life, to die upon a scaffold at Naples.
To Sir William Kingston she protested her entire innocence, and on the scaffold while expressing her submission she made no confession.
The Nicandro was denounced to the Inquisition, and it is not impossible that Olivares might have ended in the prisons of the Holy Office, or on the scaffold, if he had not died on the 22nd of July 1645.
He was tried by the Revolutionary Tribunal on the 24th of October 1793, condemned to death and guillotined on the 31st of the month, displaying on the scaffold a stoic fortitude.
A number of victims were brought to the scaffold, and Catholics were declared incapable of sitting in either house of parliament.
He was condemned first to be broken on the wheel and then beheaded; but, reprieved on the scaffold, his sentence was commuted to lifelong banishment, with his whole family, to Berezov in Siberia, where he died six years later.
The incorruptible wanted to ship. become the invulnerable and the scaffold of the guillotine waa clowded.
But in 1696 for his boldness in granting absolution on the scaffold to Sir John Friend and Sir William Parkyns, who had attempted the assassination of William, he was obliged to flee, and for the rest of his life continued under sentence of outlawry.
The execution was a military and not a national act, and at the last scene on the scaffold the triumphant shouts of the soldiery could not overwhelm the groans and sobs raised by the populace.
The feeling caused by the hanging cf these men was deepened by the circumstances of the execution - for the scaffold on which the rebels were simultaneously swung, broke down from their united weight and the men were afterwards hanged one by one.
Along with Burnet, Tillotson attended Lord Russell on the scaffold in 1683.
Oldenbarneveldt perished on the scaffold, and the share which Maurice had in securing the illegal condemnation by a packed court of judges of the aged patriot must ever remain a stain upon his memory.
Arrested with Robespierre and Saint-Just, his colleagues in the triumvirate of the Terror, and subjected to indescribable sufferings and insults, he was taken to the scaffold on the same cart with Robespierre on the 28th of July 1794 (loth Thermidor).
Those taken in open rebellion were deported by Lord Durham to save them from the scaffold; and although 90 were condemned to death only 12 were executed.
A scaffold, connected by a wooden bridge with the magistrates' rostrum, had been erected on the spot where the piles of the m.
The government retorted by adding several new penal laws to the statute-book, though less than thirty Catholics were brought to the scaffold during James's reign.