There is more at stake here than your brother's life.
There.s so much at stake, and you just … She sighed.
It was more intense than sparring, and she wondered what was at stake with the simple fight.
"What.s at stake?" he asked, sensing again there was something important she was keeping from him.
He cut his trees level and close to the ground, that the sprouts which came up afterward might be more vigorous and a sled might slide over the stumps; and instead of leaving a whole tree to support his corded wood, he would pare it away to a slender stake or splinter which you could break off with your hand at last.
So, that's when we stake it out and spot Byrne!
The lives of many Europeans were at stake, for anarchy must follow the withdrawal, and it seemed impossible to repudiate the pledges to Toro, or to abandon the Baganda who had fought for the British.
Because after we're married, it will be too late for him to try to stake a claim.
Prince Auersperg feels his dignity at stake and orders the sergeant to be arrested.
The more they get to eat, the more offspring they will produce, and some of those offspring will need to stake out new territory.
At the moment, it was her honor at stake, not Cade's.
She refused, knowing there was too much at stake for her to dwell in her emotions.
Sometimes he staked a large sum, but Dolokhov refused to accept it and fixed the stake himself.
Passing a cornfield the other day, close by a hat and coat on a stake, I recognized the owner of the farm.
Jackson hunted him down, beat him mercilessly, and then threatened to stake him if he ever went near Sarah again.
You and I both know what's at stake here, he started.
He was not cast in a heroic mould, and he had no desire to figure at the stake; like Cecil, and Elizabeth herself, he had a great respect for authority, and when his time came he could consistently impose authority on others.
On the 6th of August 1536 he was strangled at the stake and his body afterwards burnt.
He grieved for years and Sarah worried for a time that he might find someone to stake him.
The best-placed upper young shoot is selected and trained upright to a slender stake, and this also is topped when it has advanced 6 or 8 in.
Yet there was more at stake here than Brutus.
Too much could be at stake for him not to know what went down with Darkyn.
But there was something else at stake: Ashley.
Dean congratulated him but issued a warning against getting too bold with characters who would burn their mother at a stake just to light their cigars.
Feudalism is practically extinct among them and with the decline of the Druses, and the great stake they have acquired in agriculture, they have laid aside much of their warlike habit together with their arms. Even their instinct of nationality is being sensibly impaired by their gradual assimilation to the Papal Church, whose agents exercise from Beirut an increasing influence on their ecclesiastical elections and church government.
consciousness of the differences involved and the issues at stake; and, thanks to the heretical conclusion disclosed by Roscellinus, Realism became established for several centuries as the orthodox philosophical creed.
On the 16th of October 1 555 he and Ridley were led to the stake at Oxford.
The revolutionary movement throughout Italy was breaking down, but Charles Albert felt that while he possessed an army he could not abandon the Lombards and Venetians, and determined to stake all on a last chance.
He said nothing of his visit to Martha's room and busied himself on the stoop taping a "Dean for Sheriff" poster to a wooden stake before adding it to a growing pile.
But the main issue of the struggle was not in these details of ecclesiastical government; principles had been at stake far deeper and more widely reaching.
the penalty for stealing the Host was the stake; that for other crimes was graded accordingly.
All the minor powers of Europe were represented, for all felt that their interests were at stake in the coming settlement.
Ridley and Latimer were unflinching, and suffered bravely at the stake on the 16th of October 1555.
Victor has promised I will be the one to stake you.
Cassandra fled with the others, but not before driving a stake into Jackson.
Among the rectors of Hadleigh several notable names appear, such as Rowland Taylor, the martyr, who was burned at the stake outside the town in 1 555, and Hugh James Rose, during whose tenancy of the rectory an initiatory meeting of the leaders of the Oxford Movement took place here in 1833.
"There will be less panic and less gossip," ran the broadsheet "but I will stake my life on it that scoundrel will not enter Moscow."
Count Rostopchin writes that he will stake his life on it that the enemy will not enter Moscow.
Though vigorously sought after by the Inquisition he eluded its agents for many years until in 1397 he was seized in Vienna, and burned at the stake as a heretic, together with two of his followers, John and James.
The executioners were ceaselessly at work with stake, sword and gibbet.
On the 20th of October 1349 Clement published a bull commanding the bishops and inquisitors to stamp out the growing heresy, and in pursuance of the pope's orders numbers of the sectaries perished at the stake or in the cells of the inquisitors and the episcopal justices.
He supported the North in the American crisis of 1862, using all his strength to explain what has since been universally recognized as the issue really at stake in the struggle, the abolition of slavery.
Diocletian, having been informed of this conduct, sent for him and earnestly remonstrated with him, but, finding him inflexible, ordered him to be bound to a stake and shot to death.
By its enactments, men holding heretical opinions were condemned to the stake, women to be buried alive.
The stem should next be supported permanently, either by one stake or by three, according to its size.
A stake, I have no stake.
The werewolf jumped to Jackson's body and pulled the stake from his chest with her teeth.
Stake up peas; blanch sea-kale and rhubarb in the open air by covering with straw or leaves.
Whose own stake team ruth parasol up more once want he can.
windy conditions, may need a short stake.
If you do witchcraft, you would be burnt at the stake.
This structure offers normal policyholders a valued stake in the company that maintains their dental health, motivating policyholders to reduce their own personal health costs as much as possible.
But when the nomadic clans of Israel came to occupy the settled abodes of the agricultural Canaanites who had a stake in the soil which they cultivated, these conditions evidently reacted on their religion.
The famous story of Herodotus, that the conqueror condemned Croesus to the stake, from which he was saved by the intervention of the gods, is quite inconsistent with the Persian religion.
He accompanied Servetus to the stake, vainly urging him to a recantation at the last moment.
And strange to say Nicholas felt that he could not help taking up a card, putting a small stake on it, and beginning to play.
He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.
Misys then bought out the remaining stake and Countrywide became a launchpad for Misys ' ambitions in the IFA industry.
loyalty bonuses, low stake or high stake games.
Shares stake in people including maple to the game.
In a very competitive marketplace, much is at stake.
martyr burnt at the stake in Lewes.
There were 283 Protestant martyrs burnt at the stake in her reign.
multiplyount you win or lose depends on the size of your stake multiplied by how correct or how wrong you are.
rudda, stick, rodda, stake), a twig or shoot of a tree or bush, especially a straight slender stick or wand used as an instrument of punishment, as a symbol of office, or as an implement, usually composed of several joints, for angling or fishing.
The famous story of Herodotus, that the conqueror condemned Croesus to the stake, from which he was saved by the intervention of the gods, is quite inconsistent with the Persian religion (see CRoEsus).
Here the Dominicans, doubting the orthodoxy of the new-corners, had them put into prison, where they were chained foot to foot and fastened to a stake set up in the middle of the cell.
She repelled the advances of the Roman prefect sent by the emperor Decius to govern Sicily, and was by his orders brutally tortured and finally sent to the stake.
Let people think what they will of me, it's really all the same to me when my son's fate is at stake.
Consider that the welfare of his soul is at stake.
You know the fate of your whole life may be at stake.
The renunciation demanded is the real issue at stake.
Sister Smith serves as Stake Director of Public Affairs and as a seminary teacher.
Spending vast amounts of money to stake a claim in this fledgling market.
Should the horse finish first, the punter wins the stake multiplied by the SP of the horse.
After many successful battles she was captured and betrayed to the English who burned her at the stake as a heretic.
DfT were hoping to convene a meeting of the stake holders set out in the Forum 's road safety report shortly.
The Spanish company 's 50 per cent stake in Bristol Airport could exchange hands for about £ 106 million.
Some refused to change and they were burned at the stake for heresy.
Of the known figures, 67% of those accused were executed - usually strangled at the stake before their bodies were burned.
Displays the required stake on each Quinella combination to return a nominal takeout figure (for betting to prices).
The stake in the village center, or Bull Ring, was originally used to tether bulls.
Stake rows when seedlings are 3 high with twiggy branches.
David v Goliath with a massive prize at stake.
Whilst for Scotland, Hailey Haining and Susan Partridge should put up a good fight with GB vests at stake.
At stake is the quality of public services for ordinary people - and for the most vulnerable in society.
Pull the tent 's stake loops through the footprint 's webbing loops.
In very windy conditions, may need a short stake.
Most of these signs are attached to a metal or wooden stake or post that can be pushed securely into the ground.
Stake a small, unstable tree if needed, but be careful to place the stakes far enough away from the tree that you won't sever roots.
Whatever the quota is, there is a bonus at stake.
No two people agree all the time, but an equal stake in the relationship promotes a spirit of compromise and cooperation.
Cooperation is also a tenet of many faiths that encourage members to support one another even when there are personal differences at stake.
Manufacturers that warranty their cushions have a stake in making them last.
It recalls the days of the pioneers as they traveled westward to stake their claims.
Pack a stake and long leash so your dog can participate in your campsite fun.
Stake them before they get too high, tying them securely, so as to induce them to grow erect.
The most robust will not require a stake higher than 4 feet.
The top of the stake must not be higher than the first bloom, and the stem should have one tie only-a strong one of bast.
Lay down permeable landscaping fabric, cutting holes for the stones, and stake it to the ground.
When you cut back perennials, it is a good idea to mark their location with a stake.
In most cases you can't just put a stake or a cage in the ground and expect the plant to know what to do.
The series was canceled as a result of Gass and Black wanting to keep their personal stake in the show.
After all, your reputation as a stylish man is at stake - and, of course, you do pay for their services.
Space plants or seeds the distance recommended on the package or plant stake and be sure to give the garden a good watering when you're done.
Heirloom tomatoes often have a richness and depth of flavor that is lacking in tomatoes produced for the mass market, but there is more at stake than flavorful bruschetta.
But now I feel obligated to inform you of a game so horrible, so copycat, and so laughable, that you'll wonder why it wasn't burned at the stake.
The publisher often provides the money for the cost of developing the game and has a larger stake in the profits of the title.
Normal tent stakes will not work well in snow, so buy snow stakes or anchor down the tent by attaching cord to the stake loops and placing rocks or snow-filled freezer bags on top of them.
A child who has become impaled on a fixed object, such as a fence post or a stake in the ground, should only be moved by emergency medical personnel.
Employers also have a stake in finding the best websites to post their jobs.
It's better to confirm any statements in the job description rather than guess what something means, especially if it's a job at stake.
Carry around a picture of your ultrasound and pull it out as a reminder of what is at stake.
Another finance giant, JP Morgan, had held a majority stake in the company since 1997.
The flower stalks can become weak in warmer locations, so stake the flowers if necessary.
Don't use a tree that has a wooden cross stake nailed to the bottom as a stand.
Fipke and Blusson still own a 10 percent stake in the company.
Although Bag Borrow or Steal has reserved quite a bit of publicity and is making its stake in the handbag business as a multi-million dollar company, controversy has become associated with the name as well.
They must come to the conclusion that they have a part and a stake in this new family, too.
Lastly, traditional card manufacturers such as Hallmark have begun to stake their claim in the E-card industry as well.
For a safer alternative, stake out a spot at a local fireworks show, and watch the experts put on a dazzling display of lights in the sky.
The village elders, recognizing it for what it was, immediately burned the man and his evil wolf strap at the stake.
During her reign, hundreds of Protestants were tortured, turned out from their homes or burnt at the stake.
In January of 1573, French hermit and cannibalistic serial murderer Gilles Garnier was convicted of being a werewolf and burned at the stake.
She set up a secret fund to stake out Ryan's Internet venture.
Stefan is forced to stake Viicki to save them.
Determined to prevent another Vicki, Damon decided to stake her, but Elena and Stefan stopped him.
Some believe that the case against vaccines is closed, and far too much is at stake to allow children to go unvaccinated or under-vaccinated.
Those who are looking for an investment should state this specifically, including the amount of money required or the equity stake the investor would obtain.
Some may want a stake in your business, others will want to see their investment returned (perhaps with interest) over a period of time.
This option allows investors to provide the funding for a business for a stake in the business, usually as an exchange for shares in the company.
The process of buying a used car online is similar to other virtual purchases; however, there's a lot more at stake.
Since they don't have an ownership stake in the car, they may misuse it.
If you're privy to actual horseshoes, all you need to do is drive a metal or wooden stake into the ground, and let players take turns seeing how closely they can throw their horseshoes to the stake.
With large prize money at stake in these pageants, competition is stiff.
HS Agent Tom Baldwin (Joel Gretsch) has a personal stake in the mystery.
Soon Vlad the Impaler was born as he would stake his enemies, while still alive, along the roadways.
However, you will have to make some choices in terms of style, content, and most of all time before you can stake your home on the web.
The hibachi chefs put on a great show which can be a good table to stake out if you have a group with you.
majority stake, is not included.
percent stake in Mahyco, according to published reports.
Whilst for Scotland, Hailey Haining and Susan Partridge should put up a good fight with Gb vests at stake.
Another method of baiting this animal is thus described in the Encyclopaedia of Sport: " They dig a place in the earth about a yard long, so that one end is four feet deep. At this end a strong stake is driven down.
Then the badger's tail is split, a chain put through it, and fastened to the stake with such ability that the badger can come up to the other end of the place.
He had been chosen to meet Hamilton in controversy, with a view to convincing him of his errors, but the arguments of the Scottish proto-martyr, and above all the spectacle of his heroism at the stake, impressed Alesius so powerfully that he was entirely won over to the cause of the Reformers.
Cranmer suffered martyrdom at the stake, as John Rogers had done before him.
" perished at the stake in the autumn of 1531, and in January following Latimer was summoned to answer before the bishops in the consistory.
While holding this office he was selected to officiate as preacher when the friar, John Forest, whom he vainly endeavoured to move to submission, was burned at the stake for denying the royal supremacy.
But she could order the use of the knout and of mutilation as freely as the most barbarous of her predecessors when she thought the authority of the state was at stake, and she did employ them readily to suppress all opinions of a heterodox kind, whether in matters of religion or of politics, after the beginning of the French Revolution.
In the following spring a strong shoot will be thrown out, and to prevent its being blown out by the wind, must be fastened to a stake, or to the lower portion of the old stock which has been left for the purpose.
If he fell into my hands, when I'd caught him I'd bury him in the ground with an aspen stake to fix him down.
Because they usually tire of living long before they show age and find someone to stake them.
The coalition maintained its majority, the Government only obtaining ten seats: but though this time the Diet was allowed to meet, no attempt was made to satisfy Yugoslav aspirations or to solve the real issues at stake between Hungary and Croatia.
"Mamma," screamed Natasha, "I'll stake my head it's he!
There was a lot at stake.
"It's a date," she said, driving home the stake.
There's a life at stake!
What was at stake?
Cassandra sidled up behind him whining, "Victor, you promised I could stake him."
The death-dealer smiled faintly. Rhyn trotted away from him, out of the palace and into the jungle. He suspected freeing Katie from Death would be easier than freeing Gabe from Death. There was more at stake for her if she lost Gabe.
She shrugged, forking a stake.
She didn't like it at all, not when there was so much at stake.
Your cousins' lives are at stake.
All three of their lives were at stake.
After all, the power to control a world was at stake.
It was always patent that what he was chiefly concerned with was the substance and the life of Christian truth, and that his whole energies were employed in this inquiry because his whole heart was engaged in the truths and facts which were at stake.
We owe to his pen curious remarks on English and Swiss customs, valuable notes on the remains of antique art in Rome, and a singularly striking portrait of Jerome of Prague as he appeared before the judges who condemned him to the stake.
Dolet, &c. For a time her influence with her brother, to whom she was entirely devoted, and whom she visited when he was imprisoned in Spain, was effectual, but latterly political rather than religious considerations made him discourage Lutheranism, and a fierce persecution was begun against both Protestants and freethinkers, a persecution which drove Des Periers to suicide and brought Dolet to the stake.
Zapolya, a devout Catholic, is lauded by Archbishop Frangipan in 1533 for arresting the spread of the new doctrines, though he would not allow Martinuzzi to take the extreme step of burning perverts at the stake.
On the 9th of February 1600 he was excommunicated, and on the 17th was burned at the stake.
Not many words are needed to convey a tolerably adequate estimate of the character and work of the "pale thin man in mean attire," who in sickness and poverty thus completed the forty-sixth year of a busy life at the stake.
and the Christian converts were seized and burnt at the stake.
There was some heresy in England during the opening decades of the 6th century, survivals of the Lollardy which now and then brought a victim to the stake.
Plant out capsicums and tomatoes in sunny positions, and stake and tie securely.
Stake and tie up dahlias and strong herbaceous plants.
On this occasion Bismarck accepted the decision, but when important interests were at stake he showed himself as ready to crush opposition as in the older days, as in the case of Hamburg and Bremen.
It was not only the very existence of the Ottoman empire that seemed to be at stake, but Egypt itself had become more than ever an object of attention, to British statesplen especially, and in the issue of the struggle were involved the interests of Great Britain in the two routes to India by the Isthmus of Suez and the valley of the Euphrates.
All Europe, whether Liberal or reactionary, was watching the constitutional struggle with strained attention; the principles of monarchy and of constitutional liberty were alike at stake.
Then you should know the only way to destroy a vampire is with a wooden stake to the heart...unless of course, it is the full moon and you happen upon a werewolf.
The Oracle side of her knew there was more at stake, that there was no guarantee they'd make it out of the immortal world, if Darian didn't do what he needed to.
alienation of youth who have do not have a stake in the system.
He tells them that he has got to have an ax and a hickory stake.
On very steep slopes, stake straw bales in parallel lines from bottom to top, spaced a few meters apart.
belay stake placed about 10m back from the edge.
She was a brave witch; she never blenched at the stake, which was proof enough of her compact with the Devil.
People at stake construction trend are never seen a older brother bobby.
burned at the stake earning her the title " bloody Mary " .
burnt at the stake and her grandson was banished from the moor.
The metal stake concreted into the ground on the flat area above the main buttress was removed by the National Trust in August 2000.
cent stake in the property was still owned by his previous wife.
At stake here is not just the billions of dollars NASA has wasted chasing chimeras, but the very integrity of scientific exploration.
The harbor was once busy with small cobles working stake nets for salmon off the River Tyne.
At stake, says the colonel, are the government's plans to develop the country's biggest and poorest province.
The doubling cube is used to record the current amount of the stake.
Once they have agreed a deal with the vendors, only then will they decide on the management's equity stake.
Or so hours now enshroud them retains a percent stake with established and.
Retaining a larger stake than previously envisaged would enable the Council to take advantage of any future hike in the airport's value.
If you are choosing a joint venture don't think that by taking a 90 per cent equity stake you will necessarily have control.
When he arrived at the stake, he kneeled down, and, for some time prayed with great fervency.
Secondly, there are a number of potential new funders willing to take a stake in the project.
heresy trials which had led to witches being burned at the stake in the dark ages.
Company vehicle + stake holder pension + 28 days hols.
Meetings or ` stakes `, whether driven or walked-up are usually for 32 or 16 hounds with the occasional 24 hound stake organized.
There is a genuine matter of public interest at stake here.
The sexes the money at stake Rogers Jennifer tilly departure lounge producer.
peregrine planet describes a drifter - someone with no title or stake in his or her environment.
From stake A, run a second line perpendicular to the first.
pierced with arrows at the stake, the latter was beheaded.
More is at stake than just personal pique from Jacques Chirac.
Nothing less than the future prosperity of the European model is at stake " .
public interest at stake here.
Among them was the Protestant reformer George Wishart, who was later burned at the stake.
renunciation demanded is the real issue at stake.
Even more importantly, deep conflicts of value and perceived self-interest are at stake.
stake a claim in this fledgling market.
They offer the chance for employees to acquire a stake in the ownership of the company for which they work.
stake multiplied by the SP of the horse.
Options include offering shareholder fans the chance to retain a small stake in the club.
To invest in shares is to buy a stake in the future of UK plc.
stake as a heretic.
Leach steadfastly refused to pitch the idea to the BBC, as they would require a controlling stake in the project.
Success will be rewarded with a sizeable stake in the company.
Mandaric is due to sell his remaining stake in Pompey to joint-owner Alexandre Gaydamak for £ 32m.
stake holders set out in the Forum's road safety report shortly.
The Spanish company's 50 per cent stake in Bristol Airport could exchange hands for about £ 106 million.
Monsanto holds a 26 percent stake in Mahyco, according to published reports.
European Acquisition Capital have invested for a minority stake.
stake for heresy.
strangled at the stake before their bodies were burned.
vid v Goliath with a massive prize at stake.
Tara: We have to stake the mantra vamp.
The best way to kill a vampire is to drive a stake through its heart.
The walls are of stake construction with hazel wattle woven round them.
If Ibn Ammar gained he was to name the stake.
The mildest measure adopted towards these refugees was banishment from the kingdom, and a large number suffered at the stake.
Cheke was visited by two priests and by Dr John Feckenham, dean of St Paul's, whom he had formerly tried to convert to Protestantism, and, terrified by a threat of the stake, he gave way and was received into the Church of Rome by Cardinal Pole, being cruelly forced to make two public recantations.
A keen sense of how much is at stake in any alteration breeds suspicion of every reform.
Every time, therefore, that a speculum is repolished, the future quality of the instrument is at stake; its focal length will probably be altered, and thus the value of the constants of the micrometer also have to be redetermined.
nobles and knights were carefully shut out so long as the town's independence was at stake, the members of a princely garrison being required to take up their abode in the citadel, separated from the town proper by a wall.
G.A., on the English view, only arises where the safety of the several interests is at stake.
Contributions are not made in proportion to the amounts at stake when the sacrifice was made, but in proportion to the results when the adventure has come to an end.
But if all are lost the burden of the expenditure ought not to remain upon the interest which at first bore it; and the proper rule seems to be that contributions must be made by all the interests which were at stake when it was made, in proportion to their then values.
In the imperial dominions, however, there could be no recourse to the stake.
Each contributes an arranged stake to the pool.
Whenever the pool is exhausted, a fresh stake is put into the pool.
No player may touch his cards until he has made his bet; the penalty is a fine to the pool of twice the stake, and the loss of his right to bet during that round.
Originally invaders, they have so long held a stake in the soil that they have become almost part of the indigenous population.
With some exceptions, however, the whole country united in defence of its constitution; " Fennoman " and " Svecoman," recognizing that their common liberties were at stake, suspended their feud for a season.
palus, a stake, for paglus, from the stem pagof pangere, to fix; "pole" is from the same original source), a stake, particularly one of a closely set series driven into the ground to form the defensive work known as a "palisade"; also one of the lighter laths or strips of wood set vertically and fastened to a horizontal rail to form a "paling."
In these cases the caller of "Wellington" wins four times the stake and loses twice the stake, the caller of "Blucher" receives six times and loses three times the stake.
This ranks, as a declaration, between three and four, but the player pays a double stake on three, if he wins a trick, and receives a single on three if he takes none.
He refused, and died at the stake.
There was still no statute by which he could be condemned to the stake, but Hooper was kept in prison; and the revival of the heresy acts in December 1554 was swiftly followed by execution.
Christian, who had already taken measures to isolate Sweden politically, hastened to the relief of the archbishop, who was beleagured in his fortress of Stake, but was defeated by Sture and his peasant levies at Vedla and forced to return to Denmark.
Upon this Gilpin prepared for martyrdom; and, having ordered his house-steward to provide him with a long garment, that he might "goe the more comely to the stake," he set out for London.
He was tempted to cry to the puddles between Elstow and Bedford, "Be ye dry," and to stake his eternal hopes on the event.
She was still, however, the prisoner of the English, and, having been induced by those who had her in charge to resume her male clothes, she was on this account judged to have relapsed, was sentenced to death, and burned at the stake on the streets of Rouen on the 30th of May 1431.
We belong both of us to a home-loving stock, and the peace and prosperity of every home in the land is at stake.
In ordinary cases the Brehon's fee was said to have been one-twelfth of the amount at stake.
The first government was purely ecclesiastical, the city being a "stake of Zion" under a president; "Father" Joseph Smith was the first president.
When the disruption came the principles at stake were keenly canvassed in Ellon, and eventually Andrew Davidson, senior, went with the Free Church.
heretico comburendo, which recognized death by burn- hemilco ing at the stake as the penalty of heresy, and bound cOrn.
Henry arrested John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, their Perseculeading politician, and had him tried and condemned ~ C to the stake.
But their reckless leader escaped, and for three years led the life of an outlaw, till in 1417 he was finally captured, still in arms, and sent to the stake.
There a knot of scholars, some of whom were to perish early at the stake, whi~e others were destined to become the leaders of the English Reformation, came together and encouraged each other to test the received doctrines of contemporary orthodoxy by searching the Scriptures and the works of the Fathers.
It was not hard to attack the system under which Rodrigo Borgia wore the tiara, while Girolamo Savonarola went to the stake; or in which Julius II.
He was only safe so long as he controlled the government, and prevented the administration of justice, and the knowledge that not only power but life was at stake drove him into a desperate plot for the retention of both.
The Lollard statutes were revived, and between February 1555 and November 1558 some three hundred Protestants were burnt at the stake.
Men felt that their own security was at stake.
There emperors were acclaimed or insulted; there military triumphs were celebrated; there criminals were executed, and there martyrs were burned at the stake.
In 1410 John Badby, an artisan, was sent to the stake.
We have a curious relic of this in the later times of ecclesiastical persecution, when the heretic was doomed to the stake that he might be punished in some manner " short of bloodshed."
Odysseus at length succeeded in making the giant drunk, blinded him by plunging a burning stake into his eye while he lay asleep, and with six of his friends (the others having been devoured by Polyphemus) made his escape by clinging to the bellies of the sheep let out to pasture.
He did not wish to stake the interests of the Church on a cause which could only revive against her the old animosities of Spanish liberalism and democracy, so roughly displayed in the years 1836 and 1868.
Paul's own "stake in the flesh" is Satan's messenger (2 Cor.
Four were burned in 1294, and Segarelli, as a relapsed heretic, went to the stake at Parma in 1300.
But too much was at stake, so she pushed on.
Frustrated and concerned his self-preservation was at stake, Wynn summoned a portal to take the girl back.
There.s so much at stake, and you just â€¦ She sighed.
You are vampires and I do not possess a stake.
This defect appears most strongly in his treatment of Joan of Arc; and the attack on Agnes Sorel seems to have been dictated by the dauphin (afterwards Louis XI.), then a refugee in Burgundy, of whom he was afterwards to become a severe critic. He was not, however, misled, as his more picturesque predecessor Froissart had been, by feudal and chivalric tradition into misconception of the radical injustice of the English cause in France; and except in isolated instances where Burgundian interests were at stake, he did full justice to the patriotism of Frenchmen.
The cause at stake over-rode every prejudice and the people of the United States, since the war, have been in general content to leave the question alone, as was evidenced by the outcry raised in 1908, when President Taft reopened it in a speech at Grant's tomb.
But after the establishment of the Inquisition" heresy and sorcery were regarded as correlates, like two agencies resting on and serviceable to the demoniacal powers, and were therefore treated in the same way as offences to be punished with torture and the stake "(Kurtz, Church History, ii.
Sigismund himself gave it as his opinion that it had been clearly proved by many witnesses that the accused had taught many pernicious heresies, and that even should he recant he ought never to be allowed to preach or teach again or to return to Bohemia, but that should he refuse recantation there was no remedy but the stake.
(about 150o B.C.) so far that bellows were used for forcing the forge fire; that in Homer's time (not later than the gth century B.C.) the delicate art of hardening and tempering steel was so familiar that the poet used it for a simile, likening the hissing of the stake which Ulysses drove into the eye of Polyphemus to that of the steel which the smith quenches in water, and closing with a reference to the strengthening effect of this quenching; and that at the time of Pliny (A.D.
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