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slaughter Sentence Examples

  • And, he'd slaughter anyone near his property.

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  • The Original Other can slaughter every last vamp on the planet.

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  • Of course, it would be more profitable for the ranch if I culled those animals by taking them to the slaughter house.

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  • "You slaughter a party of Girl Scouts last night?" she asked, unnerved.

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  • But I am going to slaughter any of your kind involved in this insanity.

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  • The news of the affair of Sinope, rather wanton slaughter than a battle, Crimean raised excitement in England to fever heat; while War.

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  • The news of the affair of Sinope, rather wanton slaughter than a battle, Crimean raised excitement in England to fever heat; while War.

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  • "The necklace in exchange for stopping the slaughter of my vamps," Jonny answered.

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  • The daughter of her mate for eternity, who terrified her and ordered the slaughter of innocents.

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  • The daughter of her mate for eternity, who terrified her and ordered the slaughter of innocents.

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  • The slaughter ceased when the assailants drew off.

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  • After causing the most frightful losses, it was at last stamped out by the resolute slaughter of all affected animals and of all that had been in contact with them.

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  • To the men of both sides alike, worn out by want of food and rest, it began equally to appear doubtful whether they should continue to slaughter one another; all the faces expressed hesitation, and the question arose in every soul: For what, for whom, must I kill and be killed?...

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  • East of the Maeotis on the Kuban we have many barrows; the most interesting are the groups called the Seven Brothers, and those of Karagodeuashkh, Kostromskaya, Ul and Kelermes, the latter remarkable for objects of Assyrian style, the others for the enormous slaughter of horses; on the Ul were four hundred in one grave.

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  • Maimonides, in his More Nevochim, states that the use of intense in the worship of the Jews originated as a corrective of the disagreeable odours arising from the slaughter and burning of the animals offered in sacrifice.

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  • Maimonides, in his More Nevochim, states that the use of intense in the worship of the Jews originated as a corrective of the disagreeable odours arising from the slaughter and burning of the animals offered in sacrifice.

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  • Darkyn would slaughter Gabriel in a deal, but human-Deidre … would she do it, if he asked?

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  • In Australia, among the Hottentots, in the Malay Peninsula and elsewhere, blood ceremonies are in use which are unconnected with the slaughter of a victim; in this blood ritual we may see another possible source of sacrifice.

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  • The Diseases of Animals Act 1896 provided for the compulsory slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing.

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  • In a desperate battle, the natives were defeated with great slaughter, and the territory surrounding the town was divided into ranches, in which the conquered natives had to labour.

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  • The principle of this act in regard to foreign animals was that of free importation, with power for the Privy Council to prohibit or subject to quarantine and slaughter, as circumstances seemed to require.

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  • In the battle which ensued under the walls of Seville, Abdallah and his auxiliaries were routed with great slaughter, the Cid returning to Burgos with many prisoners and a rich booty.

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  • For other areas we have often no description of the procedure at all, but merely the briefest outline of the actual process of slaughter, and we are ignorant whether the form of the rite is in reality simple (either from a loss of primitive elements or from never having advanced beyond the stage at which we find it), or whether the absence of detail is due to the inattention or lack of interest of the observer.

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  • that the daily sacrifices which form a feature of advanced cults involved the belief of the daily slaughter of some deity, and even before this stage was reached the primitive belief of the actual identification of the god with the animal must have yielded to some such belief as that the deity in accepting the sacrifice assimilates the animal to his own being, precisely as man assimilates the food that enters into his body.

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  • that the daily sacrifices which form a feature of advanced cults involved the belief of the daily slaughter of some deity, and even before this stage was reached the primitive belief of the actual identification of the god with the animal must have yielded to some such belief as that the deity in accepting the sacrifice assimilates the animal to his own being, precisely as man assimilates the food that enters into his body.

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  • A siege and blockade, with confused fighting and alternate victory and defeat, and all the horrors of fire and slaughter, followed, till Dion made himself finally master of the mainland city.

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  • A siege and blockade, with confused fighting and alternate victory and defeat, and all the horrors of fire and slaughter, followed, till Dion made himself finally master of the mainland city.

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  • The slaughter was terrible; the blood of the conquered ran down the streets, until men splashed in blood as they rode.

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  • Men leave their customary pursuits, hasten from one side of Europe to the other, plunder and slaughter one another, triumph and are plunged in despair, and for some years the whole course of life is altered and presents an intensive movement which first increases and then slackens.

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  • If the sole purpose for which an animal is reared is to prepare it for the block - and this is the case with steers amongst cattle and with wethers amongst sheep - the sooner it is ready for slaughter the less should be the outlay involved.

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  • If the sole purpose for which an animal is reared is to prepare it for the block - and this is the case with steers amongst cattle and with wethers amongst sheep - the sooner it is ready for slaughter the less should be the outlay involved.

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  • c. 2) made compulsory the slaughter of diseased cattle, and permitted the slaughter of cattle which had been exposed to infection, compensation being provided out of the rates.

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  • c. 2) made compulsory the slaughter of diseased cattle, and permitted the slaughter of cattle which had been exposed to infection, compensation being provided out of the rates.

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  • c. 15) rendered compulsory the slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing, a boon for which British stock-breeders had striven for many years.

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  • c. 15) rendered compulsory the slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing, a boon for which British stock-breeders had striven for many years.

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  • This fact did little to assuage Jade.s guilt when he saw the slaughter around the place he.d once called home.

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  • In addition, the communes have a right to levy a, surtax not exceeding 50% of the quota levied by the state upon lands and buildings; a family tax, or fuocatico, upon the total incomes of families, which, for fiscal purposes, are divided into various categories; a tax based upon the rent-value of houses, and other taxes upon cattle, horses, dogs, carriages and servants; also on licences for shopkeepers, hotel and restaurant keepers, &c.; on the slaughter of animals, stamp duties, one-half of the tax on bicycles, &c. Occasional sources of interest are found in the sale of communal property, the realization of communal credits, and the contraction of debt.

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  • The slaughter of a lamb at the Passover or Easter season, whose blood was smeared on the door-post, as described in Ex.

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  • c. 74, 1878, which repealed the act of 1869, and affirmed as a principle the landing of foreign animals for slaughter only, though free importation or quarantine on the one hand and prohibition on the other were provided for in exceptional circumstances.

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  • This officer rushed to Paris, breathing out threats of slaughter against all royalists, and entered into close relations with Barras.

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  • Whilst the campaign of 1809 had seriously shaken the faith of the marshals and the higher ranks in the infallibility of the emperor's judgment, and the slaughter of the troops at Aspern and Wagram had still further accentuated the opposition of the French people to conscription, the result on the fighting discipline of the army had, on the whole, been for good.

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  • The compulsory slaughter at the place of landing does not extend to animals shipped from Ireland into Great Britain, and this is a matter of the highest importance to Irish stock-breeders, who find their best market close at hand on the east of St George's Channel.

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  • During the following night and day London was given over to plunder and slaughter, the victims being chiefly Flemish merchants, lawyers and personal adherents of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster.

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  • It was no longer a battle: it was a continuous slaughter which could be of no avail either to the French or the Russians.

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  • Such a decree could obviously not be carried out literally; but we cannot doubt that the slaughter was great.

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  • The energy with which Ulysses, after the slaughter of the suitors, calls to Euryclea for "fire and sulphur" to purge (literally "fumigate") the dininghall from the pollution of their blood (Od.

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  • Valentinian attacked them at Solicinium (Sulz in the Neckar valley or Schwetzingen) with a large army, and defeated them with great slaughter, but his own losses were so considerable that he abandoned the idea of following up his success.

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  • sacrificium; sacer, holy, and facere, to make), the ritual destruction of an object, or, more commonly, the slaughter of a victim by effusion of blood, suffocation, fire or other means.

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  • c. 14, known as the Pleuro-pneumonia Act 1890, which transferred the powers of local authorities to slaughter and pay compensation in cases of pleuro-pneumonia to the Board of Agriculture, and provided further for the payment of such compensation out of money specifically voted by parliament.

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  • Orders were issued commanding the slaughter on St Brice's day (December 2) of "all the Danish men who were in England."

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  • sacrificium; sacer, holy, and facere, to make), the ritual destruction of an object, or, more commonly, the slaughter of a victim by effusion of blood, suffocation, fire or other means.

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  • In June 1593, with an army of 30,000 men, he laid siege to Sissek; the Austrian and Hungarian levies hurried to its relief; and on the 22nd the Turks were routed with immense slaughter on the banks of the Kulpa, Hassan himself, with many other beys and two of the imperial princes, being among the slain.

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  • 2 3); and in public sacrifices it was not only sprinkled on the head of the victim by the pontifex before its slaughter, and afterwards mingled with its blood, but was also thrown upon the flames over which it was roasted.

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  • 2 3); and in public sacrifices it was not only sprinkled on the head of the victim by the pontifex before its slaughter, and afterwards mingled with its blood, but was also thrown upon the flames over which it was roasted.

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  • In 210 B.C. this important place, the headquarters and treasure city of the Punic army, was stormed and taken with great slaughter by P. Scipio.

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  • c. 47 power was given to the Board of Agriculture to use the sums voted on account of pleuro-pneumonia for paying the costs involved in dealing with foot-and-mouth disease; under this act the board could order the slaughter of diseased animals and of animals in contact with these, and could pay compensation for animals so slaughtered.

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  • The mutual slaughter of barbarians in the Levant seemed, even to George Canning, a lesser evil than a renewed Armageddon in Europe; and all the resources of diplomacy were set in motion to heal the rupture between Turkey and Russia.

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  • The closing scene of the battle was a half-hearted attack made by a body of fugitives, which led merely to the slaughter of the French prisoners, which was ordered by Henry because he had not enough men both to guard them and to meet the attack.

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  • In the war of independence it was repeatedly subjected to pillage and slaughter by both parties in the strife, and did not recover its losses for many years.

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  • The necessary elements of a Hindu sacrifice are: (I) the sacrificer, who provides the victim, and is affected, directly or indirectly, by the sacrifice; he may or may not be identical with (2) the officiant, who performs the rite; we have further (3) the place, (4) the instruments of sacrifice and (5) the victim; where the sacrificer enjoys only the secondary results, the direct influence of the sacrifice is directed towards (6) the object; finally, we may distinguish (7) three moments of the rite - (a) the entry, (b) the slaughter, (c) the exit.

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  • mola) is the origin of the word immolare, to sacrifice, slaughter; Eng.

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  • If you touch a hair on Yully's body, I'll slaughter you.

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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.

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  • The galleys of the Order of Malta, which were stationed at this point, suffered severely, and their flagship was taken with great slaughter.

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  • The Irish numbering 25,000, and strongly posted behind marshy ground, at first maintained a vigorous resistance; but Ginkel having penetrated their line of defence, and their general being struck down by a cannon ball at this critical moment, they were at length overcome and routed with terrible slaughter.

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  • imported column is given the weight of fresh (frozen) mutton and lamb imported, plus the estimated dead weight of the sheep imported on the hoof for slaughter.

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  • The confusion spread to the troops behind them, and the action ended in wild flight and slaughter.

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  • They invaded Europe about 1237 under the leadership of Bail Khan, a younger son of Juji, eldest son of Jenghiz Khan, passed over Russia with slaughter and destruction, and penetrated into Silesia, Poland and Hungary, finally defeating Henry II., duke of Silesia, at Liegnitz in the battle known as the Wahlstatt on the 9th of April 1241.

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  • But the legend cannot be justified when the facts are compared with the slaughter of the Seven Years' War, of Napoleon's battles, the Crimea, and the American Civil War, or with the horrible punishment of von Wedell's brigade (38th) only two days before.

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  • This quiet was interrupted, however, by the " Paxton Massacre " (Dec. 14, 1763) - the slaughter of a score of Indians (children, women and old men) at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by some young rowdies from the town of Paxton, who then marched upon Philadelphia to kill a few Christian Indians there.

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  • In this capacity he was conspicuous for fearless independence of thought and action in his opinion in the test oath case, and in his dissenting opinions in the legal tender, conscription and "slaughter house" cases, which displayed unusual legal learning, and gave powerful expression to his strict constructionist theory of the implied powers of the Federal constitution.

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  • Fur-seals are still found in Kerguelen, though their numbers have been reduced by reckless slaughter.

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  • The Kerbelese resisted, and Kerbela was bombarded (hence the ruined condition of the old walls) and reduced with great slaughter.

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  • It became a bone of contention between the various Syrian dynasties and the caliphs first of Damascus, then of Egypt, and in 748 was sacked with great slaughter.

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  • Meat is eaten, but, as the slaughter of animals is against Buddhist tenets, is not often obtainable, with the exception of pork, killed by Chinese.

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  • The ancient Greeks and Romans kept in captivity large numbers of such animals as leopards, lions, bears, elephants, antelopes, giraffes, camels, rhinoceroses and hippopotamuses, as well as ostriches and crocodiles, but these were destined for slaughter at the gladiatorial shows.

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  • Early Christian tradition is unanimous on this side; either the 14th is mentioned, or the Crucifixion is made the antitype of the slaughter of the Paschal Lamb (and the Resurrection of the first fruits), in the following authorities anterior to A.D.

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  • Geoffrey of Monmouth makes no mention of it, and the earliest record is that of Wace, much expanded by his translator, Layamon, who gives a picturesque detailed description of the fight for precedence which took place at Arthur's board on a certain Yuletide day, and the slaughter which ensued.

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  • For this slaughter Arthur took summary vengeance, slaying all the kinsfolk of the man who started the fight, and cutting off the noses of his women-folk.

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  • Two years later home consumption returns noted the slaughter of 958,058 cattle (129,938 in the Federal District), 561,982 sheep, 992,263 goats and 887,130 hogs - the last item being larger than the census return of 1902.

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  • Before the shrines reeking with the stench of slaughter the eternal fires were kept burning, and on the platform stood the huge drum, covered with snakes' skin, whose fearful sound was heard for miles.

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  • On the other hand, pelagic sealing, being a method of promiscuous slaughter, was illegitimate; it was contra bonos mores and analogous to piracy.

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  • The factories of the United States, unduly developed by an extreme system of protection, sought in Canada a slaughter market for their surplus products, to the detriment or destruction of Canadian industries.

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  • It was decided that the United States had no jurisdiction in the Bering Sea beyond the three miles' limit, but the court also made regulations to prevent the wholesale slaughter of fur-bearing seals.

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  • Since the advance of civilization and indis c riminate slaughter have deprived them of the bison, g p so long their natural means of subsistence, the northwest tribes have been maintained chiefly at the expense of the country.

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  • The fearful slaughter which took place before the British were masters of the defences caused Wellington to be charged with indifference to loss, but a postponement of the attack would merely have resulted in more battles against Soult.

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  • It is on the site of the Roman Pistoriae, which is hardly mentioned in ancient times, except for the destruction of Catiline's forces and the slaughter of their leader near it in 62 B.C., and as a station on the road between Florentia and Luca; and earlier still by Plautus, but only with jesting allusion to the similarity of the name to the word pistor (baker).

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  • Here he is represented as the son of a king saved from a slaughter of the innocents, brought up by a cowherd, sporting with the milkmaids, and performing miraculous feats in his childhood.

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  • But the real founder of the state of Gwalior was Mahadji Sindhia, a natural son of Ranoji, who, after narrowly escaping with his life from the terrible slaughter of Panipat in 1761 (when Jankoji was killed), obtained with some difficulty from the peshwa a re-grant of his father's possessions in Central India (1769).

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  • On the 10th of July 1866 the Prussians defeated the Bavarians with great slaughter near Kissingen.

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  • Were this to take place the purpose of the mimicry would be abortive, because enemies would probably not refrain from slaughter if even every alternate capture proved palatable.

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  • During the night she escaped with Darnley, whom she had already seduced from the party of his accomplices, and arrived at Dunbar on the third morning after the slaughter of her favourite.

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  • As evidence of indiscriminate slaughter the case of the American buffaloes may be cited.

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  • The result was the destruction of the town, and the slaughter of 8000 of the inhabitants.

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  • On account of an incident that happened at Dundee - his slaughter of a young Englishman named Selby, for an insult offered to him - he is said to have been outlawed, and so driven into rebellion against the English.

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  • The burning of the Barns of Ayr, the quarters of English soldiers, in revenge for the treacherous slaughter of his uncle, Sir Ronald Crawford, and other Scottish noblemen, followed.

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  • By the Etruscans he was also supposed to be a kind of executioner of the powers of the nether world, who, armed with an enormous hammer, was associated with Mars in the slaughter of battle.

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  • Wild animals, especially bears, are numerous, but prior to 1896 the fish and game had been almost exterminated by indiscriminate slaughter.

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  • He returned to Turkestan after the war, and in 1880 and 1881 further distinguished himself in retrieving the disasters inflicted by the Tekke Turkomans, captured Geok-Tepe, and, after much slaughter, reduced the Akhal-Teke country to submission.

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  • The total number of bullocks in the island is calculated to be less than 200,000; and although the ratio of consumption of meat is low in proportion to the population, some of the cattle for slaughter have to be imported.

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  • Acragas H meanwhile flourished under Thero; but a war between him and Hiero led to slaughter and new settlement at Himera.

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  • The story of Acragas ended in plunder, slaughter and slavery; three years later, the story of Agrigentum began.

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  • In 1426 it was besieged by the Hussites, who on the 16th of June, though only 25,000 strong, defeated a German army of 70,000, which had been sent to its relief, with great slaughter.

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  • The act of 1849 also forbids bulland bearbaiting, or fighting between any kinds of animals; requires the provision of food and water to animals impounded; lays down regulations as to the treatment of animals sent for slaughter, and imposes a penalty for improperly conveying animals.

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  • They are quiet in disposition, and much valued for agricultural labor by the people, who therefore very rarely slaughter them for meat.

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  • Only 1400 Egyptians escaped the slaughter.

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  • A variety of wild animals caught in the chase were kept alive and fed for slaughter.

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  • This massacre was the signal for an indiscriminate slaughter of the Mamelukes throughout Egypt, orders to this effect being transmitted to every governor; and in Cairo itself the houses of the beys were given over to the soldiery.

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  • It resulted only in heavy slaughter of the tribesmen, which afforded no direct or indirect aid to General Gordon or to the policy of evacuation.

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  • and routed him with great slaughter.

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  • Yusef was joined in 1887 by Sultan Zayid, the black ruler of Jebel Marra, and Karamallas trusted general, Ketenbur, was defeated with great slaughter at El Towaish on the 29th of June 1887.

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  • The Bahr-ei-Ghazal.The first outbreak in favor of Mahdism in the Bahr-el-Ghazal took place at Liffi in August 1882, when the Dinka tribe, under Jango, revolted and was defeated by Lupton 33ey with considerable slaughter at Tel Gauna, and again in 1883

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  • Here, on the morning of the 2nd of September, the khalifas army, 40,000 strong, attacked the zeriba, but was repulsed with slaughter.

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  • They were repulsed with great slaughter, and Wingate of advancing, carried the camp. The khalif a Abdullah khalifa.

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  • The smith avenged himself by the slaughter of NiPoPr's two sons and the rape of his daughter Bodvildr. He then soared away on wings he had prepared.

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  • It fell at last to the Egyptian, Bibars, in 1268, after a great destruction and slaughter, from which it never revived.

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  • He was to return to Edinburgh as soon as the deed of slaughter was done, and before parliament could proceed to his forfeiture.

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  • The Conqueror himself "loved the high game as if he were their father"; and the penalty for the unauthorized slaughter of a hart or hind was loss of both eyes.

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  • But when once he develops a taste for human blood, then the slaughter he works becomes truly formidable.

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  • The indiscriminate slaughter of fry, and the obstacles opposed by irrigation dams to breeding fish, are said to be causing a sensible diminution in the supply in certain rivers.

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  • Mural paintings of extraordinary beauty were also discovered here, such as those that represent Theseus after the slaughter of the Minotaur (Helbig, Wandgemalde, Leipzig, 1878, No.

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  • Then followed, in 451, that westward movement across the Rhine which was only arrested at last, with terrible slaughter, on the Catalaunian plains (according to common belief, in the neighbourhood of the modern Chalons, but more probably at a point some 50 m.

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  • European scholars have taken it unjustly in the sense of the bloodthirsty, and found in it an allusion to the slaughter of the Omayyads and many others.

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  • On the 4th of Saphar (February loth) he came with his retinue into the camp. The city was then given up to plunder and slaughter; many public buildings were burnt; the caliph, after having been compelled to bring forth all the hidden treasures of the family, was killed with two of his sons and many relations.

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  • The slaughter, which continued till the complete destruction of the Roman army, was one of the greatest recorded in antiquity.

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  • During the 14th and 15th centuries revolutions and counter-revolutions, sometimes accompanied by considerable slaughter, were frequent, and a great variety of more democratic constitutions were tried.

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  • The revenue of the republic is derived mainly from customs duties, liquor, tobacco and slaughter taxes, railways and steamers, the postal and telegraph services, and the gunpowder monopoly.

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  • Beowulf, with fourteen companions, sails to Denmark, to offer his help to Hrothgar, king of the Danes, whose hall (called " Heorot ") has for twelve years been rendered uninhabitable by the ravages of a devouring monster (apparently in gigantic human shape) called Grendel, a dweller in the waste, who used nightly to force an entrance and slaughter some of the inmates.

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  • Kali, on the other hand, the most terrible of the goddess's forms, has a special service performed to her, at the Kali-puja, during the darkest night of the succeeding month; when she is represented as a naked black woman, four-armed, wearing a garland of heads of giants slain by her, and a string of skulls round her neck, dancing on the breast of her husband (Mahakala), with gaping mouth and protruding tongue; and when she has to be propitiated by the slaughter of goats, sheep and buffaloes.

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  • It was not, however, until the 18th of July 1679 that the slaughter of Jesuits and other Roman Catholics upon Oates's testimony and that of his accomplices was to some extent checked.

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  • (I) Zebahim (" sacrifices "), or she itath godashim ("the slaughter of holy things "), on the sacrificial laws, &c. (2) Menahoth (" meat-offerings "), on Lev.

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  • (" [the slaughter of] common things "), on non-sacrificial meat.

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  • 8 seq.), although the account of the slaughter is certainly exaggerated.

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  • The account of the ferocious slaughter of the priests of Nob at Saul's command by Doeg the Edomite is a secondary tradition and probably of late origin (1 Sam.

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  • The story of the slaughter of the Fabii, who had encamped in the territory of Veii, and of whom but one boy escaped, is well known.

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  • The "Place of Slaughter," as the Zulu word Bulawayo is interpreted, was founded about 1838 by Lobengula's father, Mosilikatze, some distance south of the present town, and continued to be the royal residence till its occupation by the British South Africa Company's forces in November 1893, when a new town was founded.

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  • Knox does not seem to have known beforehand of Rizzio's "slaughter," which had been intended to be a semi-judicial act; but soon after it he records that "that vile knave Davie was justly punished, for abusing of the commonwealth, and for other villainy which we list not to express."

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  • To prevent their children rising up in vengeance they were all murdered also Then he proceeded to slaughter vast numbers of the citizens of Isfahan, until the place was nearly depopulated.

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  • Most of these passion-plays deal with the slaughter of Alls son Uosain and his family in the battle of Kerbela.

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  • During these years Coleridge wrote many newspaper articles and some poems, among them "Fire, Famine and Slaughter," for the Morning Post (January 8, 1798).

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  • The Theban contingent fought bravely on behalf of Grecian liberty in the decisive battle of Chaeroneia, and bore the brunt of the slaughter.

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  • 3-7, prohibition of the slaughter of domestic animals, unless they are presented to Yahweh; (2) vv.

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  • 3, 4 drawing a contrast between profane slaughter and sacrifice, while vv.

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  • In view of the ruthless slaughter of a thousand sabbatarians in the wilderness, Mattathias and his friends decided to resist attack even on the sabbath.

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  • The slaughter of the guanaco and vicuña is rapidly diminishing their number.

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  • In January of 1881 were fought the battles of Chorillos and Miraflores, attended by heavy slaughter and savage excesses on the part of the Chilean troops.

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  • On the circumference of the earthern circle or surrounding rampart (not shown on plan), which is here intentionally broken, a great recumbent stone - the slaughter stone - lies along the axis: and across the axis, near the central curve of the inner horseshoe, lies a fine recumbent stone - the altar stone-15 ft.

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  • The advance of the third English line only made matters worse, and the sole attempt to deploy the archers was crushed with great slaughter by the charge of Keith's mounted men.

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  • The deaths of the two Englishmen were terribly avenged by the slaughter or mutilation of nearly 2000 rebels.

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  • The Dutch army, it is said, never recovered from the slaughter of Malplaquet; indeed, the success was so dearly bought that the allies found themselves soon afterwards out of all condition to undertake anything.

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  • In 1569 the city was besieged by the Turks, but they were defeated with great slaughter by the Russians.

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  • Bas-reliefs and painted vases reproduce the contests of Apollo with Tityus, Marsyas, and Heracles, the slaughter of the daughters of Niobe, and other incidents in his life.

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  • So much slaughter had gone on during that period of storm and stress that it was long impossible to excavate in any direction without coming on human remains.

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  • For though Wessex had its full share of Danish attacks it met them with a vigour that was not seen in the other realms. The defence was often, if not always, successful; and once at least (at Aclea in 851) -~lthelwu1f exterminated a whole Danish army with the greatest slaughter among the heathen host that had been heard of down to that day, as the Anglo-Saxon chronicler is careful to record.

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  • The ranks of his thegnhood and house-carles had, been thinned by the slaughter of Stamford Bridge, and their place was but indifferently supplied by the hasty levies of London, \Vessex and the Home Counties.

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  • had done at Hastings, Wallaces cOlumns broke up, and a dreadful slaughter followed.

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  • The slaughter in their ranks was terrible, and the young duke of Orleans, the head of the predominant faction of the moment, was taken prisoner with many great nobles.

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  • The revenge taken by the new king and his cousin Richard of Warwick for the slaughter at Wakefield and StAlbans was prompt and dreadful.

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  • Not only was the slaughter in that battle and the pursuit more cruel than anything that had been seen since the day of Evesham, but the executions that followed Ruthless ~~e 1uitli~ss.

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  • The slaughter was small, for treason, not the sword, had settled the day.

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  • In September 1898 the Sudanese forces were decisively beaten, with great slaughter, in the immediate neighborhood of Omdurman; and Khartum became thenceforward the Onj dot.

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  • He was, like .most of his line, a keen sportsman, and, returning to Berkeley to find that a royal visit had made great slaughter among his deer, he showed his resentment by disparking Berkeley Park.

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  • In 1712 the slaughter of a band of Foxes near Detroit was the signal for hostilities which lasted almost continuously until 1740, 1 and in which every tribe in the Wisconsin country was sooner or later involved either in alliance with the Foxes or with the French; the Chippewa, always hostile to the Foxes, the Potawatomi and the Menominee sided with the French.

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  • Although the slaughter of a labouring ox was forbidden, it was considered excusable in the exceptional circumstances; none the less it was regarded as a murder.

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  • With him she takes part in the combat with Python and with Tityus, in the slaughter of the children of Niobe, while alone she executes vengeance on Orion.

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  • As the elections to the Convention were close at hand, the Commune resolved to strike the public with terror by the slaughter of its prisoners.

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  • He with many other Girondins had been marked for slaughter in the original project.

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  • In Paris the slaughter of distinguished victims began with the trial of Marie Antoinette, who was guillotined on the 16th.

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  • On the way they slay their half-brother Erp, whom they suspect of lukewarmness in the cause; arrived in the hall of Ermanaric they make a great slaughter of the Goths, and hew off the hands and feet of Ermanaric, but they themselves are slain with stones.

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  • In this contest the Firbolgs were overthrown with great slaughter, and the remnants of the race according to Keating and other writers took refuge in Arran, Islay, Rathlin and the Hebrides, where they dwelt until driven out by Picts.

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  • As a sequel Fergal's son, Aed Allan (734-743), defeated the men of Leinster with great slaughter at Ballyshannon (Co.

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  • Their army was met by Mathgamain at Sulchoit near Tipperary, where the Norsemen were defeated with great slaughter (968).

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  • He was attacked by the allied forces, who were repulsed with great slaughter.

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  • On both sides the slaughter was terrible, and most of the leaders lost their lives.

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  • He paid their bloodfines and received compensation for their slaughter, maiming or plunder.

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  • (4) Slaughter of a monster.

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  • place of sacrificial slaughter), and incidents are narrated with a very intelligible Mizpah in Gilead is the scene of a covenant places.

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  • In the early part of the 18th century there was war between the Sennari and the Abyssinians, in which the last named were defeated with great slaughter.

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  • A fourth of all animal products are represented by milk, butter and cheese, eggs and poultry; the rest by animals killed on the farm or sold for slaughter, most of them going to supply the meat-packing industry of South Omaha.

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  • He is the central figure of that portion of the epic known as the Bhagwad-gita, where he is represented as horrified at the impending slaughter of a battle and as being comforted by Krishna.

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  • Where any attempt at defence was made the slaughter was greatest.

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  • In some the slaughter commenced and ended by bugle-call, and in a few instances the Armenians were disarmed beforehand.

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  • 21-25, and his previous slaughter of the Philistines at Keilah (xxiii.1-15) raises historical difficulties.

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  • Papinian tried to keep peace between the brothers, but with no better result than to excite the hatred of Caracalla, to which he fell a victim in the general slaughter of Geta's friends which followed the fratricide of A.D.

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  • Of course, it would be more profitable for the ranch if I culled those animals by taking them to the slaughter house.

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  • Betsy looked resolved, Julie like a cow being led to slaughter and Molly smiling like a birthday girl.

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  • The Black God would slaughter him on the spot.

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  • I would agree not to slaughter your Guardians and declare a ceasefire for thirty days, if you will agree to help me root out the traitors in my own organization.

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  • The pictures Rhyn showed her wouldn't leave her thoughts, even if Darkyn had agreed to stop the slaughter.

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  • Darkyn would slaughter Gabriel in a deal, but human-Deidre … would she do it, if he asked?

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  • "You slaughter a party of Girl Scouts last night?" she asked, unnerved.

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  • And, he'd slaughter anyone near his property.

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  • In any case, Darkyn.s demons are planning to invade the castle, where your sweet little morsel is, so they can slaughter every last annoying Immortal.

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  • This fact did little to assuage Jade.s guilt when he saw the slaughter around the place he.d once called home.

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  • She found me when I was a youth, after I'd seen the slaughter of my family at the hands of demons.  I watched her take their souls.

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  • If you touch a hair on Yully's body, I'll slaughter you.

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  • But I am going to slaughter any of your kind involved in this insanity.

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  • If Xander didn't feed now, he was going to go on a rampage and slaughter half the apartment building to slake his hunger.

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  • "The necklace in exchange for stopping the slaughter of my vamps," Jonny answered.

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  • The Original Other can slaughter every last vamp on the planet.

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  • baby beef section - cattle will be treated as stores and no Slaughter Premium will be applicable.

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  • barbarity of slaughter, many fully conscious.

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  • The dairy bull calves are still being sent straight for slaughter as there is no demand for them.

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  • crossbred ewes bred to terminal sire rams i.e. with all lambs intended for slaughter.

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  • destined for slaughter!

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  • But then he found he had to slaughter three or four lambs every day to feed the guard dogs.

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  • In both cases, these are for systems with crossbred ewes bred to terminal sire rams i.e. with all lambs intended for slaughter.

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  • In both cases, these are for systems with crossbred ewes bred to terminal sire rams i.e. with all lambs intended for slaughter.

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  • fattened for slaughter elsewhere in the UK or in Europe.

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  • forbid the killing of non-human animals, as is clear from the laws on the ritual slaughter of bulls and goats.

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  • The Slaughter Stone is visible in the left foreground.

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  • Members see this apparent slaughter not as an act of evil, but as a Holy, almost godlike thing.

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  • halal slaughter might end up resulting in its revival.

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  • hellish conditions, young men were led to pure slaughter.

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  • When about half-way, he was surrounded by the hordes of the Khakan, and the battle raged with terrible slaughter.

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  • humane slaughter, it's no better than saying " we have built a better gas chamber " .

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  • indiscriminate slaughter of the buffalo has brought many evils in its train.

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  • insolvable contradictions, capitalism is preparing to plunge into a new slaughter of the peoples.

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  • masquerades badger cull is slaughter masquerading as science, claim conservationists - NFBG news release issued May 31st.

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  • But before she gets to Bill, she must first take out the remaining minions who helped to slaughter her best friends and fiance.

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  • needless slaughter.

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  • BSE became notifiable on 21 June 1988 and the slaughter and compensation program was introduced on 8 August 1988.

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  • Once the head is removed at slaughter, the elasticity of the ligamentum nuchae causes the neck of the carcass to curve dorsally.

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  • It was decided to slaughter piggy sows (a pregnant pig ).

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  • pointless slaughter of the First World War is the most difficult of all wars to remember.

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  • Nowhere was the chaos more apparent than in the country's past, which witnessed wholesale political purges and the slaughter of Buddhist monks.

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  • The issue of slaughter house spread whilst being highly relevant is only part of the equation for sheep.

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  • ritual slaughter of the Australian sheep in Kuwaiti slaughterhouses.

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  • The scalding tank, which removes the feathers after slaughter, does not kill salmonella.

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  • senseless slaughter of billions of helpless insects across the world.

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  • We hope you will join us in our fight to stamp out the senseless slaughter of billions of helpless insects across the world.

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  • The indiscriminate slaughter of the buffalo has brought many evils in its train.

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  • Radical legislation is needed to ensure that all UK abattoirs operate hygienic and humane slaughter of farm animals.

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  • Then our news sources were delighted to pound us with horror stories of wholesale slaughter - which turned out to be entirely untrue.

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  • Only with widespread help will we be able to stop this unnecessary and needless slaughter.

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  • Seeing the sights of wanton slaughter, To another bloody tour across the water.

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  • The ritual slaughter of the Australian sheep in Kuwaiti slaughterhouses.

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  • Will FAWC look at poultry slaughter once it has completed its study of red meat slaughter?

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  • slaughter without prestunning has been banned in Norway, Sweden and New Zealand.

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  • slaughter of innocents!

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  • slaughter of innocent civilians: the Phoenix program in Vietnam, Death Squads in Central America.

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  • slaughter of cattle suspected of having BSE and the removal from the food chain of their milk and carcasses.

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  • stunned before slaughter.

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  • following stunning, the animal was shackled and hoisted onto an overhead rail - the slaughter line - which ran through the slaughter hall.

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  • supine attitude of the Labor Party and the Trade Unions toward the motor slaughter.

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  • surrender unconditionally to every demand we make, or we'll slaughter these children.

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  • However, if slaughter weights are less than 100kg live weight, only a small percentage of entire males have the abhorrent boar taint.

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  • George Foreman, like Sonny Liston before him and Mike Tyson after him, was considered unbeatable, expected to slaughter Ali.

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  • wanton slaughter, To another bloody tour across the water.

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  • An example is when lambs not yet weaned are sent for slaughter.

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  • weaning at 4-6 months to slaughter at 12-15 months ).

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  • wholesale slaughter - which turned out to be entirely untrue.

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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.

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  • About two centuries afterwards, in the course of the struggle between the Sikhs and the Mahommedans, Ahmad Shah Durani routed the Sikhs at the great battle of Panipat, and on his homeward march he destroyed the town of Amritsar, blew up the temple with gunpowder, filled in the sacred tank with mud, and defiled the holy place by the slaughter of cows.

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  • In a desperate battle, the natives were defeated with great slaughter, and the territory surrounding the town was divided into ranches, in which the conquered natives had to labour.

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  • The scene of slaughter was extended to the Banda Oriental by the attempt of Oribe, with the support of Rosas, and of Justo Jose de Urquiza, governor of Entre Rios, to establish himself as president of that republic (see Uruguay), where the existing government was hostile to Rosas and sheltered all political refugees from the country under his despotic rule.

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  • The galleys of the Order of Malta, which were stationed at this point, suffered severely, and their flagship was taken with great slaughter.

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  • In the war of independence it was repeatedly subjected to pillage and slaughter by both parties in the strife, and did not recover its losses for many years.

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  • 5-7) later traditions continue to extol the slaughter of the Shechemites as a pious duty.

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  • Valentinian attacked them at Solicinium (Sulz in the Neckar valley or Schwetzingen) with a large army, and defeated them with great slaughter, but his own losses were so considerable that he abandoned the idea of following up his success.

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  • In 210 B.C. this important place, the headquarters and treasure city of the Punic army, was stormed and taken with great slaughter by P. Scipio.

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  • In addition, the communes have a right to levy a, surtax not exceeding 50% of the quota levied by the state upon lands and buildings; a family tax, or fuocatico, upon the total incomes of families, which, for fiscal purposes, are divided into various categories; a tax based upon the rent-value of houses, and other taxes upon cattle, horses, dogs, carriages and servants; also on licences for shopkeepers, hotel and restaurant keepers, &c.; on the slaughter of animals, stamp duties, one-half of the tax on bicycles, &c. Occasional sources of interest are found in the sale of communal property, the realization of communal credits, and the contraction of debt.

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  • In Australia, among the Hottentots, in the Malay Peninsula and elsewhere, blood ceremonies are in use which are unconnected with the slaughter of a victim; in this blood ritual we may see another possible source of sacrifice.

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  • For other areas we have often no description of the procedure at all, but merely the briefest outline of the actual process of slaughter, and we are ignorant whether the form of the rite is in reality simple (either from a loss of primitive elements or from never having advanced beyond the stage at which we find it), or whether the absence of detail is due to the inattention or lack of interest of the observer.

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  • The necessary elements of a Hindu sacrifice are: (I) the sacrificer, who provides the victim, and is affected, directly or indirectly, by the sacrifice; he may or may not be identical with (2) the officiant, who performs the rite; we have further (3) the place, (4) the instruments of sacrifice and (5) the victim; where the sacrificer enjoys only the secondary results, the direct influence of the sacrifice is directed towards (6) the object; finally, we may distinguish (7) three moments of the rite - (a) the entry, (b) the slaughter, (c) the exit.

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  • (f) The method of creating a fetish (see Fetishism) on the Congo resembles deificatory sacrifice; but here there is no actual slaughter of a human being; magical means are alone relied upon.

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  • mola) is the origin of the word immolare, to sacrifice, slaughter; Eng.

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  • The slaughter of a lamb at the Passover or Easter season, whose blood was smeared on the door-post, as described in Ex.

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  • The Irish numbering 25,000, and strongly posted behind marshy ground, at first maintained a vigorous resistance; but Ginkel having penetrated their line of defence, and their general being struck down by a cannon ball at this critical moment, they were at length overcome and routed with terrible slaughter.

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  • After causing the most frightful losses, it was at last stamped out by the resolute slaughter of all affected animals and of all that had been in contact with them.

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  • The Diseases of Animals Act 1896 provided for the compulsory slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing.

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  • imported column is given the weight of fresh (frozen) mutton and lamb imported, plus the estimated dead weight of the sheep imported on the hoof for slaughter.

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  • When, after the introduction of cattle plague or rinderpest in 1865, the proposal was made to resort to the extreme remedy of slaughter in order to check the ravages of a disease which was pursuing its course with ruinous results, the idea was received with public indignation and denounced as barbarous.

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  • The principle of this act in regard to foreign animals was that of free importation, with power for the Privy Council to prohibit or subject to quarantine and slaughter, as circumstances seemed to require.

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  • c. 74, 1878, which repealed the act of 1869, and affirmed as a principle the landing of foreign animals for slaughter only, though free importation or quarantine on the one hand and prohibition on the other were provided for in exceptional circumstances.

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  • c. 14, known as the Pleuro-pneumonia Act 1890, which transferred the powers of local authorities to slaughter and pay compensation in cases of pleuro-pneumonia to the Board of Agriculture, and provided further for the payment of such compensation out of money specifically voted by parliament.

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  • c. 47 power was given to the Board of Agriculture to use the sums voted on account of pleuro-pneumonia for paying the costs involved in dealing with foot-and-mouth disease; under this act the board could order the slaughter of diseased animals and of animals in contact with these, and could pay compensation for animals so slaughtered.

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  • c. 43) swine fever in Great Britain was, from the 1st of November in that year, dealt with by the Board of Agriculture in the same way as pleuro-pneumonia, the slaughter of infected swine being carried out under directions from the central authority, and compensation allowed from the imperial exchequer.

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  • The compulsory slaughter at the place of landing does not extend to animals shipped from Ireland into Great Britain, and this is a matter of the highest importance to Irish stock-breeders, who find their best market close at hand on the east of St George's Channel.

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  • This officer rushed to Paris, breathing out threats of slaughter against all royalists, and entered into close relations with Barras.

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  • At Manzikert, on the Murad Tchai, north of Lake Van, he was met by Alp Arslan; and the sultan having proposed terms of peace, which were scornfully rejected by the emperor, a battle took place in which the Greeks, after a terrible slaughter, were totally routed, a result due mainly to the rapid tactics of the Turkish cavalry.

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  • The slaughter was terrible; the blood of the conquered ran down the streets, until men splashed in blood as they rode.

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  • In the battle which ensued under the walls of Seville, Abdallah and his auxiliaries were routed with great slaughter, the Cid returning to Burgos with many prisoners and a rich booty.

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  • xxi., and this slaughter may possibly be identified with the massacre at Nob recorded in I Sam.

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  • In June 1593, with an army of 30,000 men, he laid siege to Sissek; the Austrian and Hungarian levies hurried to its relief; and on the 22nd the Turks were routed with immense slaughter on the banks of the Kulpa, Hassan himself, with many other beys and two of the imperial princes, being among the slain.

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  • The mutual slaughter of barbarians in the Levant seemed, even to George Canning, a lesser evil than a renewed Armageddon in Europe; and all the resources of diplomacy were set in motion to heal the rupture between Turkey and Russia.

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  • Whilst the campaign of 1809 had seriously shaken the faith of the marshals and the higher ranks in the infallibility of the emperor's judgment, and the slaughter of the troops at Aspern and Wagram had still further accentuated the opposition of the French people to conscription, the result on the fighting discipline of the army had, on the whole, been for good.

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  • During the following night and day London was given over to plunder and slaughter, the victims being chiefly Flemish merchants, lawyers and personal adherents of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster.

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  • Orders were issued commanding the slaughter on St Brice's day (December 2) of "all the Danish men who were in England."

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  • Such a decree could obviously not be carried out literally; but we cannot doubt that the slaughter was great.

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  • East of the Maeotis on the Kuban we have many barrows; the most interesting are the groups called the Seven Brothers, and those of Karagodeuashkh, Kostromskaya, Ul and Kelermes, the latter remarkable for objects of Assyrian style, the others for the enormous slaughter of horses; on the Ul were four hundred in one grave.

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  • The confusion spread to the troops behind them, and the action ended in wild flight and slaughter.

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  • The energy with which Ulysses, after the slaughter of the suitors, calls to Euryclea for "fire and sulphur" to purge (literally "fumigate") the dininghall from the pollution of their blood (Od.

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  • The closing scene of the battle was a half-hearted attack made by a body of fugitives, which led merely to the slaughter of the French prisoners, which was ordered by Henry because he had not enough men both to guard them and to meet the attack.

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  • The slaughter ceased when the assailants drew off.

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  • They invaded Europe about 1237 under the leadership of Bail Khan, a younger son of Juji, eldest son of Jenghiz Khan, passed over Russia with slaughter and destruction, and penetrated into Silesia, Poland and Hungary, finally defeating Henry II., duke of Silesia, at Liegnitz in the battle known as the Wahlstatt on the 9th of April 1241.

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  • (I) In the Spring (it must be remembered that the old Roman calendar began the year with March) we have ceremonials of anticipation and prayer for the crops to come: prominent among them are the Fordicidia, with its symbolic slaughter of pregnant cows, addressed to Tellus, the Cerealia, a prayer-service to Ceres for the corn-crop, and the most important of the rustic celebrations of lustration and propitiation, the Parilia, the festival of Pales.

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  • But the legend cannot be justified when the facts are compared with the slaughter of the Seven Years' War, of Napoleon's battles, the Crimea, and the American Civil War, or with the horrible punishment of von Wedell's brigade (38th) only two days before.

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  • This quiet was interrupted, however, by the " Paxton Massacre " (Dec. 14, 1763) - the slaughter of a score of Indians (children, women and old men) at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by some young rowdies from the town of Paxton, who then marched upon Philadelphia to kill a few Christian Indians there.

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  • In this capacity he was conspicuous for fearless independence of thought and action in his opinion in the test oath case, and in his dissenting opinions in the legal tender, conscription and "slaughter house" cases, which displayed unusual legal learning, and gave powerful expression to his strict constructionist theory of the implied powers of the Federal constitution.

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  • Fur-seals are still found in Kerguelen, though their numbers have been reduced by reckless slaughter.

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  • The Kerbelese resisted, and Kerbela was bombarded (hence the ruined condition of the old walls) and reduced with great slaughter.

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  • It became a bone of contention between the various Syrian dynasties and the caliphs first of Damascus, then of Egypt, and in 748 was sacked with great slaughter.

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  • Meat is eaten, but, as the slaughter of animals is against Buddhist tenets, is not often obtainable, with the exception of pork, killed by Chinese.

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  • The ancient Greeks and Romans kept in captivity large numbers of such animals as leopards, lions, bears, elephants, antelopes, giraffes, camels, rhinoceroses and hippopotamuses, as well as ostriches and crocodiles, but these were destined for slaughter at the gladiatorial shows.

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  • Owing to the death of a messenger there was long delay in proclaiming the new monarchs in Maryland; this delay, together with a rumor of a Popish plot to slaughter the Protestants, enabled the opposition to overthrow the proprietary government, and then the crown, in the interest of its trade policy, set up a royal government in its place, in 1692, without, however, divesting the proprietor of his territorial rights.

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  • Early Christian tradition is unanimous on this side; either the 14th is mentioned, or the Crucifixion is made the antitype of the slaughter of the Paschal Lamb (and the Resurrection of the first fruits), in the following authorities anterior to A.D.

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  • Geoffrey of Monmouth makes no mention of it, and the earliest record is that of Wace, much expanded by his translator, Layamon, who gives a picturesque detailed description of the fight for precedence which took place at Arthur's board on a certain Yuletide day, and the slaughter which ensued.

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  • For this slaughter Arthur took summary vengeance, slaying all the kinsfolk of the man who started the fight, and cutting off the noses of his women-folk.

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  • Two years later home consumption returns noted the slaughter of 958,058 cattle (129,938 in the Federal District), 561,982 sheep, 992,263 goats and 887,130 hogs - the last item being larger than the census return of 1902.

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  • Before the shrines reeking with the stench of slaughter the eternal fires were kept burning, and on the platform stood the huge drum, covered with snakes' skin, whose fearful sound was heard for miles.

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  • The scene of slaughter is still called the Bloody Fields, and Easter Monday denominated Black Monday.

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  • Of the revenue, about 64% is derived from customs and excise; 9% from property, road, military, slaughter and salt taxes; 1.7% from the gunpowder monopoly; and the remainder from various taxes, stamps, government lands, and postal and telegraph services.

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  • On the other hand, pelagic sealing, being a method of promiscuous slaughter, was illegitimate; it was contra bonos mores and analogous to piracy.

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  • The factories of the United States, unduly developed by an extreme system of protection, sought in Canada a slaughter market for their surplus products, to the detriment or destruction of Canadian industries.

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  • It was decided that the United States had no jurisdiction in the Bering Sea beyond the three miles' limit, but the court also made regulations to prevent the wholesale slaughter of fur-bearing seals.

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  • Since the advance of civilization and indis c riminate slaughter have deprived them of the bison, g p so long their natural means of subsistence, the northwest tribes have been maintained chiefly at the expense of the country.

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  • The fearful slaughter which took place before the British were masters of the defences caused Wellington to be charged with indifference to loss, but a postponement of the attack would merely have resulted in more battles against Soult.

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  • It is on the site of the Roman Pistoriae, which is hardly mentioned in ancient times, except for the destruction of Catiline's forces and the slaughter of their leader near it in 62 B.C., and as a station on the road between Florentia and Luca; and earlier still by Plautus, but only with jesting allusion to the similarity of the name to the word pistor (baker).

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  • Here he is represented as the son of a king saved from a slaughter of the innocents, brought up by a cowherd, sporting with the milkmaids, and performing miraculous feats in his childhood.

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  • But the real founder of the state of Gwalior was Mahadji Sindhia, a natural son of Ranoji, who, after narrowly escaping with his life from the terrible slaughter of Panipat in 1761 (when Jankoji was killed), obtained with some difficulty from the peshwa a re-grant of his father's possessions in Central India (1769).

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  • On the 10th of July 1866 the Prussians defeated the Bavarians with great slaughter near Kissingen.

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  • Were this to take place the purpose of the mimicry would be abortive, because enemies would probably not refrain from slaughter if even every alternate capture proved palatable.

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  • During the night she escaped with Darnley, whom she had already seduced from the party of his accomplices, and arrived at Dunbar on the third morning after the slaughter of her favourite.

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  • As evidence of indiscriminate slaughter the case of the American buffaloes may be cited.

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  • The result was the destruction of the town, and the slaughter of 8000 of the inhabitants.

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  • On account of an incident that happened at Dundee - his slaughter of a young Englishman named Selby, for an insult offered to him - he is said to have been outlawed, and so driven into rebellion against the English.

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  • The burning of the Barns of Ayr, the quarters of English soldiers, in revenge for the treacherous slaughter of his uncle, Sir Ronald Crawford, and other Scottish noblemen, followed.

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  • By the Etruscans he was also supposed to be a kind of executioner of the powers of the nether world, who, armed with an enormous hammer, was associated with Mars in the slaughter of battle.

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  • Later, with the army of the North, he placed before the generals the dilemma of victory over the enemies of France or trial by the dreaded revolutionary tribunal; and before the eyes of the army itself he organized a force specially charged with the slaughter of those who should seek refuge by flight.

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  • Wild animals, especially bears, are numerous, but prior to 1896 the fish and game had been almost exterminated by indiscriminate slaughter.

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  • He returned to Turkestan after the war, and in 1880 and 1881 further distinguished himself in retrieving the disasters inflicted by the Tekke Turkomans, captured Geok-Tepe, and, after much slaughter, reduced the Akhal-Teke country to submission.

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  • The total number of bullocks in the island is calculated to be less than 200,000; and although the ratio of consumption of meat is low in proportion to the population, some of the cattle for slaughter have to be imported.

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  • Acragas H meanwhile flourished under Thero; but a war between him and Hiero led to slaughter and new settlement at Himera.

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  • The story of Acragas ended in plunder, slaughter and slavery; three years later, the story of Agrigentum began.

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  • In 1426 it was besieged by the Hussites, who on the 16th of June, though only 25,000 strong, defeated a German army of 70,000, which had been sent to its relief, with great slaughter.

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  • The act of 1849 also forbids bulland bearbaiting, or fighting between any kinds of animals; requires the provision of food and water to animals impounded; lays down regulations as to the treatment of animals sent for slaughter, and imposes a penalty for improperly conveying animals.

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  • They are quiet in disposition, and much valued for agricultural labor by the people, who therefore very rarely slaughter them for meat.

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  • Only 1400 Egyptians escaped the slaughter.

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  • A variety of wild animals caught in the chase were kept alive and fed for slaughter.

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  • This massacre was the signal for an indiscriminate slaughter of the Mamelukes throughout Egypt, orders to this effect being transmitted to every governor; and in Cairo itself the houses of the beys were given over to the soldiery.

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  • It resulted only in heavy slaughter of the tribesmen, which afforded no direct or indirect aid to General Gordon or to the policy of evacuation.

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  • and routed him with great slaughter.

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  • Yusef was joined in 1887 by Sultan Zayid, the black ruler of Jebel Marra, and Karamallas trusted general, Ketenbur, was defeated with great slaughter at El Towaish on the 29th of June 1887.

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  • The Bahr-ei-Ghazal.The first outbreak in favor of Mahdism in the Bahr-el-Ghazal took place at Liffi in August 1882, when the Dinka tribe, under Jango, revolted and was defeated by Lupton 33ey with considerable slaughter at Tel Gauna, and again in 1883

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  • Here, on the morning of the 2nd of September, the khalifas army, 40,000 strong, attacked the zeriba, but was repulsed with slaughter.

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  • They were repulsed with great slaughter, and Wingate of advancing, carried the camp. The khalif a Abdullah khalifa.

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  • The smith avenged himself by the slaughter of NiPoPr's two sons and the rape of his daughter Bodvildr. He then soared away on wings he had prepared.

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  • It fell at last to the Egyptian, Bibars, in 1268, after a great destruction and slaughter, from which it never revived.

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  • He was to return to Edinburgh as soon as the deed of slaughter was done, and before parliament could proceed to his forfeiture.

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  • The Conqueror himself "loved the high game as if he were their father"; and the penalty for the unauthorized slaughter of a hart or hind was loss of both eyes.

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  • But when once he develops a taste for human blood, then the slaughter he works becomes truly formidable.

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  • The indiscriminate slaughter of fry, and the obstacles opposed by irrigation dams to breeding fish, are said to be causing a sensible diminution in the supply in certain rivers.

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  • Mural paintings of extraordinary beauty were also discovered here, such as those that represent Theseus after the slaughter of the Minotaur (Helbig, Wandgemalde, Leipzig, 1878, No.

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  • Then followed, in 451, that westward movement across the Rhine which was only arrested at last, with terrible slaughter, on the Catalaunian plains (according to common belief, in the neighbourhood of the modern Chalons, but more probably at a point some 50 m.

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  • European scholars have taken it unjustly in the sense of the bloodthirsty, and found in it an allusion to the slaughter of the Omayyads and many others.

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  • On the 4th of Saphar (February loth) he came with his retinue into the camp. The city was then given up to plunder and slaughter; many public buildings were burnt; the caliph, after having been compelled to bring forth all the hidden treasures of the family, was killed with two of his sons and many relations.

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  • The slaughter, which continued till the complete destruction of the Roman army, was one of the greatest recorded in antiquity.

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  • During the 14th and 15th centuries revolutions and counter-revolutions, sometimes accompanied by considerable slaughter, were frequent, and a great variety of more democratic constitutions were tried.

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  • The revenue of the republic is derived mainly from customs duties, liquor, tobacco and slaughter taxes, railways and steamers, the postal and telegraph services, and the gunpowder monopoly.

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  • Beowulf, with fourteen companions, sails to Denmark, to offer his help to Hrothgar, king of the Danes, whose hall (called " Heorot ") has for twelve years been rendered uninhabitable by the ravages of a devouring monster (apparently in gigantic human shape) called Grendel, a dweller in the waste, who used nightly to force an entrance and slaughter some of the inmates.

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  • Indeed, according to a recent account by a close observer of the religious practices prevalent in southern India, fully four-fifths of the people of the Dravidian race, whilst nominally acknowledging the spiritual guidance of the Brahmans, are to this day practically given over to the worship of their nondescript local village deities (grama-devata), usually attended by animal sacrifices frequently involving the slaughter, under revolting circumstances, of thousands of victims. Curiously enough these local deities are nearly all of the female, not the male sex.

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  • Flesh-meat cannot be procured without injury to animals, and the slaughter of animals is not conducive to heavenly bliss: from flesh-meat, therefore, let man abstain."Moreover, in view of the fact that Jainism, which originated about the same time as Buddhism, inculcates the same principle, even to an extravagant degree, it seems by no means improbable that the spirit of kindliness towards living beings generally was already widely diffused among the people when these new doctrines were promulgated.

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  • Kali, on the other hand, the most terrible of the goddess's forms, has a special service performed to her, at the Kali-puja, during the darkest night of the succeeding month; when she is represented as a naked black woman, four-armed, wearing a garland of heads of giants slain by her, and a string of skulls round her neck, dancing on the breast of her husband (Mahakala), with gaping mouth and protruding tongue; and when she has to be propitiated by the slaughter of goats, sheep and buffaloes.

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  • It was not, however, until the 18th of July 1679 that the slaughter of Jesuits and other Roman Catholics upon Oates's testimony and that of his accomplices was to some extent checked.

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  • (I) Zebahim (" sacrifices "), or she itath godashim ("the slaughter of holy things "), on the sacrificial laws, &c. (2) Menahoth (" meat-offerings "), on Lev.

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  • (" [the slaughter of] common things "), on non-sacrificial meat.

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  • 8 seq.), although the account of the slaughter is certainly exaggerated.

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  • The account of the ferocious slaughter of the priests of Nob at Saul's command by Doeg the Edomite is a secondary tradition and probably of late origin (1 Sam.

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  • The story of the slaughter of the Fabii, who had encamped in the territory of Veii, and of whom but one boy escaped, is well known.

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  • The "Place of Slaughter," as the Zulu word Bulawayo is interpreted, was founded about 1838 by Lobengula's father, Mosilikatze, some distance south of the present town, and continued to be the royal residence till its occupation by the British South Africa Company's forces in November 1893, when a new town was founded.

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  • Knox does not seem to have known beforehand of Rizzio's "slaughter," which had been intended to be a semi-judicial act; but soon after it he records that "that vile knave Davie was justly punished, for abusing of the commonwealth, and for other villainy which we list not to express."

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  • To prevent their children rising up in vengeance they were all murdered also Then he proceeded to slaughter vast numbers of the citizens of Isfahan, until the place was nearly depopulated.

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  • Most of these passion-plays deal with the slaughter of Alls son Uosain and his family in the battle of Kerbela.

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  • During these years Coleridge wrote many newspaper articles and some poems, among them "Fire, Famine and Slaughter," for the Morning Post (January 8, 1798).

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  • The Theban contingent fought bravely on behalf of Grecian liberty in the decisive battle of Chaeroneia, and bore the brunt of the slaughter.

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  • 3-7, prohibition of the slaughter of domestic animals, unless they are presented to Yahweh; (2) vv.

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  • 3, 4 drawing a contrast between profane slaughter and sacrifice, while vv.

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  • In view of the ruthless slaughter of a thousand sabbatarians in the wilderness, Mattathias and his friends decided to resist attack even on the sabbath.

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  • The slaughter of the guanaco and vicuña is rapidly diminishing their number.

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  • In January of 1881 were fought the battles of Chorillos and Miraflores, attended by heavy slaughter and savage excesses on the part of the Chilean troops.

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  • On the circumference of the earthern circle or surrounding rampart (not shown on plan), which is here intentionally broken, a great recumbent stone - the slaughter stone - lies along the axis: and across the axis, near the central curve of the inner horseshoe, lies a fine recumbent stone - the altar stone-15 ft.

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  • The advance of the third English line only made matters worse, and the sole attempt to deploy the archers was crushed with great slaughter by the charge of Keith's mounted men.

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  • The deaths of the two Englishmen were terribly avenged by the slaughter or mutilation of nearly 2000 rebels.

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  • The Dutch army, it is said, never recovered from the slaughter of Malplaquet; indeed, the success was so dearly bought that the allies found themselves soon afterwards out of all condition to undertake anything.

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  • In 1569 the city was besieged by the Turks, but they were defeated with great slaughter by the Russians.

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  • Bas-reliefs and painted vases reproduce the contests of Apollo with Tityus, Marsyas, and Heracles, the slaughter of the daughters of Niobe, and other incidents in his life.

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  • So much slaughter had gone on during that period of storm and stress that it was long impossible to excavate in any direction without coming on human remains.

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  • For though Wessex had its full share of Danish attacks it met them with a vigour that was not seen in the other realms. The defence was often, if not always, successful; and once at least (at Aclea in 851) -~lthelwu1f exterminated a whole Danish army with the greatest slaughter among the heathen host that had been heard of down to that day, as the Anglo-Saxon chronicler is careful to record.

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  • The ranks of his thegnhood and house-carles had, been thinned by the slaughter of Stamford Bridge, and their place was but indifferently supplied by the hasty levies of London, \Vessex and the Home Counties.

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  • had done at Hastings, Wallaces cOlumns broke up, and a dreadful slaughter followed.

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  • The slaughter in their ranks was terrible, and the young duke of Orleans, the head of the predominant faction of the moment, was taken prisoner with many great nobles.

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  • The revenge taken by the new king and his cousin Richard of Warwick for the slaughter at Wakefield and StAlbans was prompt and dreadful.

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  • Not only was the slaughter in that battle and the pursuit more cruel than anything that had been seen since the day of Evesham, but the executions that followed Ruthless ~~e 1uitli~ss.

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  • The slaughter was small, for treason, not the sword, had settled the day.

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  • In September 1898 the Sudanese forces were decisively beaten, with great slaughter, in the immediate neighborhood of Omdurman; and Khartum became thenceforward the Onj dot.

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  • He was, like .most of his line, a keen sportsman, and, returning to Berkeley to find that a royal visit had made great slaughter among his deer, he showed his resentment by disparking Berkeley Park.

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  • In 1712 the slaughter of a band of Foxes near Detroit was the signal for hostilities which lasted almost continuously until 1740, 1 and in which every tribe in the Wisconsin country was sooner or later involved either in alliance with the Foxes or with the French; the Chippewa, always hostile to the Foxes, the Potawatomi and the Menominee sided with the French.

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  • Although the slaughter of a labouring ox was forbidden, it was considered excusable in the exceptional circumstances; none the less it was regarded as a murder.

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  • With him she takes part in the combat with Python and with Tityus, in the slaughter of the children of Niobe, while alone she executes vengeance on Orion.

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  • As the elections to the Convention were close at hand, the Commune resolved to strike the public with terror by the slaughter of its prisoners.

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  • He with many other Girondins had been marked for slaughter in the original project.

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  • In Paris the slaughter of distinguished victims began with the trial of Marie Antoinette, who was guillotined on the 16th.

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  • On the way they slay their half-brother Erp, whom they suspect of lukewarmness in the cause; arrived in the hall of Ermanaric they make a great slaughter of the Goths, and hew off the hands and feet of Ermanaric, but they themselves are slain with stones.

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  • In this contest the Firbolgs were overthrown with great slaughter, and the remnants of the race according to Keating and other writers took refuge in Arran, Islay, Rathlin and the Hebrides, where they dwelt until driven out by Picts.

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  • As a sequel Fergal's son, Aed Allan (734-743), defeated the men of Leinster with great slaughter at Ballyshannon (Co.

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  • Their army was met by Mathgamain at Sulchoit near Tipperary, where the Norsemen were defeated with great slaughter (968).

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  • He was attacked by the allied forces, who were repulsed with great slaughter.

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  • On both sides the slaughter was terrible, and most of the leaders lost their lives.

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  • He paid their bloodfines and received compensation for their slaughter, maiming or plunder.

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  • (4) Slaughter of a monster.

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  • place of sacrificial slaughter), and incidents are narrated with a very intelligible Mizpah in Gilead is the scene of a covenant places.

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  • (See Antichrist.) From the application of the word Armageddon to the great battle of the End of Time comes the use of the phrase "an Armageddon" to express any great slaughter or final conflict.

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  • In the early part of the 18th century there was war between the Sennari and the Abyssinians, in which the last named were defeated with great slaughter.

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  • A fourth of all animal products are represented by milk, butter and cheese, eggs and poultry; the rest by animals killed on the farm or sold for slaughter, most of them going to supply the meat-packing industry of South Omaha.

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  • He is the central figure of that portion of the epic known as the Bhagwad-gita, where he is represented as horrified at the impending slaughter of a battle and as being comforted by Krishna.

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  • Where any attempt at defence was made the slaughter was greatest.

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  • In some the slaughter commenced and ended by bugle-call, and in a few instances the Armenians were disarmed beforehand.

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  • 21-25, and his previous slaughter of the Philistines at Keilah (xxiii.1-15) raises historical difficulties.

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  • Papinian tried to keep peace between the brothers, but with no better result than to excite the hatred of Caracalla, to which he fell a victim in the general slaughter of Geta's friends which followed the fratricide of A.D.

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  • Nowhere was the chaos more apparent than in the country's past, which witnessed wholesale political purges and the slaughter of Buddhist monks.

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  • The issue of slaughter house spread whilst being highly relevant is only part of the equation for sheep.

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  • The ritual slaughter of the Australian sheep in Kuwaiti slaughterhouses.

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  • Both were lambs to the slaughter, sacrificed at the altar of Capote 's ruthless pursuit of adulation.

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  • The scalding tank, which removes the feathers after slaughter, does not kill salmonella.

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  • We hope you will join us in our fight to stamp out the senseless slaughter of billions of helpless insects across the world.

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  • Radical legislation is needed to ensure that all UK abattoirs operate hygienic and humane slaughter of farm animals.

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  • Then our news sources were delighted to pound us with horror stories of wholesale slaughter - which turned out to be entirely untrue.

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  • Seeing the sights of wanton slaughter, To another bloody tour across the water.

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  • Will FAWC look at poultry slaughter once it has completed its study of red meat slaughter?

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  • Slaughter without prestunning has been banned in Norway, Sweden and New Zealand.

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  • Someone who is not a member of the religion of Satan might say, But your god has ordered the slaughter of innocents !

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  • The US has no qualms about the slaughter of innocent civilians: the Phoenix program in Vietnam, Death Squads in Central America.

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  • These measures include the compulsory slaughter of cattle suspected of having BSE and the removal from the food chain of their milk and carcasses.

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  • None of the animals will be stunned before slaughter.

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  • Following stunning, the animal was shackled and hoisted onto an overhead rail - the slaughter line - which ran through the slaughter hall.

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  • He expresses surprise at the supine attitude of the Labor Party and the Trade Unions toward the motor slaughter.

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  • You either force your government to surrender unconditionally to every demand we make, or we'll slaughter these children.

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  • George Foreman, like Sonny Liston before him and Mike Tyson after him, was considered unbeatable, expected to slaughter Ali.

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  • An example is when lambs not yet weaned are sent for slaughter.

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  • Site B will be for the young boar (from weaning at 4-6 months to slaughter at 12-15 months).

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  • Differential bone growth between large and small breeds of cattle is usually established prior to a slaughter weight of 500 kg in males.

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  • With a synthetic rug, you know you're not supporting the slaughter of exotic animals for their skin.

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  • Animals designated for dairy can't be sold for slaughter.

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  • Vegetarians who have chosen this lifestyle for ethical reasons stand against the slaughter of any animal.

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  • Their only purpose is to lay eggs, and when egg production falls below the rate expected, they are sent off to the slaughter house.

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  • The greatest portion comes from slaughter house leftovers after the choicest sections of meat are removed from animal carcasses.

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  • The manufacturer largely defines the term "natural" as a marketing tool, and USDA requirements are far less stringent, requiring only minimal processing and no artificial ingredients or preservatives added after slaughter.

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  • Handling, transport and slaughter should be carried out in such a way as to minimize stress.

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  • Kosher slaughter is considered a sacrifice for the good of the community.

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  • Looking for a way to game with your kids or younger siblings, but don't want to expose them to a title featuring realistic guns and slaughter?

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  • This is because games like this put the player right in the middle of the action, getting them to see everything from the main character's eyes as they slaughter their enemies.

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  • A renewable energy community dedicated to organic farming without animal slaughter is the gem of feng shui living.

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  • The show follows the adventures of Kris Furillo, a jockey for Raintree Farms and Wildfire, the stallion she saved from slaughter.

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  • You may have already seen the board book for toddlers by Tom Slaughter.

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  • The Stone Roses' sound has been likened to bands such as Slaughter and the Dogs, The Clash, Gram Parsons, The Seeds, and some consider their music to have paved the way for '90s sensation Oasis.

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  • This program features a variety of different segments, from following the raising and eventual slaughter of animals for food to a cooking competition between Ramsay and his guests.

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  • Animal rights activists opposed the episode saying that it glorified animal slaughter.

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  • The ships are not known for their creature comforts, but unlike other races, they carry live food with them for slaughter and preparation.

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  • The scene of slaughter is still called the Bloody Fields, and Easter Monday denominated Black Monday.

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  • Of the revenue, about 64% is derived from customs and excise; 9% from property, road, military, slaughter and salt taxes; 1.7% from the gunpowder monopoly; and the remainder from various taxes, stamps, government lands, and postal and telegraph services.

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