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strangled Sentence Examples

  • Allen nearly strangled her to death.

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  • As the door clicked shut behind him, her breath escaped in a strangled sob.

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  • A strangled sob escaped her lungs.

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  • The words were strangled from her throat by a sob.

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  • The words were strangled from her throat by a sob.

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  • Hence the rule not to eat meats strangled, except in sacramental meals when the god inherent in the animal was partaken of.

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  • He heard their whereabouts just before she gave a strangled cry and collided with one of them.

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  • "Why did Darkyn let you live?" she asked in a strangled voice.

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  • One of them snagged her, but his attention shifted at the strangled cry and sound of snapping bones.

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  • As against the civilian enemy the navy strangled commerce; its military preponderance nipped in the bud every successive attempt of the Confederates to create a fleet (for each new vessel as it emerged from the estuary or harbour in which it had been built, was destroyed or driven back), while at any given point a secure base was available for the far-ranging operations of the Union armies.

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  • That last statement strangled the life out of the discussion.

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  • The Thugs were a well-organized confederacy of professional assassins, who in gangs of whom 10 to 200 travelled in various guises through India, wormed themselves into the confidence of wayfarers of the wealthier class, and, when a favourable opportunity occurred, strangled them by throwing a handkerchief or noose round their necks, and then plundered and buried them.

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  • She gave a strangled cry as Dusty twisted out of reach, the sword slicing through the back of his shirt.

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  • It contains two islands, Bisentina and Martana, the former containing a church constructed by Vignola, the latter remains of the castle where Amalasuntha, the daughter of Theodoric, was imprisoned and, strangled.

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  • After the code was firmly established, the Locrians introduced a regulation that, if a citizen interpreted a law differently from the cosmopolis (the chief magistrate), each had to appear before the council of One Thousand with a rope round his neck, and the one against whom the council decided was immediately strangled.

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  • In 1875 Harrar was occupied by an Egyptian force under Raouf Pasha, by whose orders the amir was strangled.

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  • and Christopher, who were disputing the succession of Benedict IV., and had them strangled.

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  • Here he met one Salib Bey, who had injuries to avenge on Khalil Bey, and the two organized a force with which they returned to Cairo and defeated KhalII, who was forced to fly to Iaifla, where for a time he concealed himself; eventually, however, he was discovered, sent to Alexandria and finally strangled.

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  • The same fear of imbibing the irrational soul of animals, and thereby reinforcing the lower appetites and instincts of the human being, inspired the vegetarianism of Apollonius of Tyana and of the Jewish Therapeutae, who in their sacred meals were careful to have a table free from blood-containing meats; and the fear of absorbing the animal's psychic qualities equally motived the Jewish and early Christian rule against eating things strangled.

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  • Hwa Tuh, another high officer of the duchy, that he might get this lady into his possession, brought about the death of Kung Kia, and was carrying his prize in a carriage to his own palace, when she strangled herself on the way.

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  • and Jacopo were conveyed to Venice, and at first treated with consideration; but when their intrigues with Venetian traitors for the overthrow of the republic came to light, they were tried, condemned, and strangled in prison (1406).

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  • In January 904 he was; treated in the same fashion by his competitor, Sergius III., who had him strangled.

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  • The family was sent to Constantinople, and two years later strangled.

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  • The enthusiasm with which they were received fed the suspicion, which their uncle instilled into their father's mind, and they were strangled at Sebaste.

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  • At her instigation he repudiated his first wife Audovera, and strangled his second, Galswintha, Queen Brunhilda's sister.

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  • The mob, suspecting that he was responsible for its removal, attacked a monastery to which he had retired, dragged him away from the sanctuary, and, having given him time to receive the sacrament, strangled him.

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  • The Harlungs, Imbrecke and Fritile,' are his nephews, whom he has strangled for the sake of their treasure, the Brisingo meni.

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  • In 730 Germanus the patriarch resigned rather than subscribe to a decree condemning images; later he was strangled in exile and replaced by an iconoclast, Anastasius.

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  • It was several more minutes before she was able to take deep breaths – even longer before she was able to utter more than a strangled sound.

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  • Allen nearly strangled her to death.

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  • You've only been strangled nearly to death and gone through a terrible scare.

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  • That last statement strangled the life out of the discussion.

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  • "It's good," he said in a strangled voice.

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  • She gave a strangled cry as Dusty twisted out of reach, the sword slicing through the back of his shirt.

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  • "Why did Darkyn let you live?" she asked in a strangled voice.

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  • A strangled sob escaped her lungs.

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  • As the door clicked shut behind him, her breath escaped in a strangled sob.

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  • One of them snagged her, but his attention shifted at the strangled cry and sound of snapping bones.

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  • You strangled her and pulled her body up on the cord to fake her hanging herself.

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  • A cold feeling gripped her throat and strangled the words from her lungs.

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  • Light flashed and Lana gave a strangled cry as the laser gun glanced off her wrist.

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  • You never should've been born, Rhyn!  You should've been strangled the moment you hatched!

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  • She tried her voice again, and this time something weak and strangled came out.

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  • Her breath came out in a strangled cry as the tiny sweater fell open on her lap.

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  • A sob caught in her throat, escaping in a strangled cry.

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  • He heard their whereabouts just before she gave a strangled cry and collided with one of them.

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  • He gave a strangled cry of rage and pain in response.

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  • choke off the flow of the sound through the body resulting in a " strangled " sound.

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  • Your average village hag was usually dispatched by hanging at the public gallows or, more precisely, by being slowly strangled.

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  • He is caught, strangled and has a machete graphically cut open his hand.

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  • strangled cry as the slave brought the meager rations into the cell.

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  • strangled cat.

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  • strangled the revolution.

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  • strangled cat voice.

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  • strangled by red tape.

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  • Being slowly strangled car its air many doctors belong.

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  • He led me further into the woods and nearly strangled me and when I came to he was crying.

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  • They hadn't been almost strangled by him in the playground, had they?

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  • Said to be the spirit of the daughter of an early Norman lord, who raped her and then strangled her to death.

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  • He was not strangled or stabbed or anything of the kind.

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  • strangled at birth.

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  • strangled at the stake before their bodies were burned.

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  • strangled with a scarf and her naked body sexually mutilated.

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  • strangled with a rope and a leather strap.

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  • strangled with wire from the assailant's watch.

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  • strangled with telephone cord, an identical crescent moon pendant left in her hand.

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  • tow hitch cover to be being slowly strangled.

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  • Their first and most notable victim was Philip, the saintly metropolitan of Moscow, who was strangled for condemning the oprichina as an unchristian institution, and refusing to bless the tsar (1569).

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  • It contains two islands, Bisentina and Martana, the former containing a church constructed by Vignola, the latter remains of the castle where Amalasuntha, the daughter of Theodoric, was imprisoned and, strangled.

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  • But later times nearly strangled Zoroastrian piety, not only by laws of ritual purity but also by newly evolved secondary deities - personified attributes, and the like.

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  • Cesare arrived at that town, decoyed the unsuspecting condottieri into his house, had them all arrested, and two of them, Vitelli and Oliverotto, strangled (December 31,1502).

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  • Sulla sent for him and had him strangled in his presence; in his excitement he broke a blood-vessel and died on the following day.

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  • In reality the younger son of Ivan the Terrible had been strangled before his brother's death - by orders, it was said, of Godunov - and the mysterious individual who was impersonating him was an impostor; but he was regarded as the rightful heir by a large section of the population, and immediately after Boris's death in 1605 he made his triumphal entry into Moscow.

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  • The head of the animal or man may be cut off (and custom often requires that a single blow shall suffice), its spine broken or its heart torn out; it may be stoned, beaten to death or shot, torn in pieces, drowned or buried, burned to death or hung, thrown down a precipice, strangled or squeezed to death.

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  • The animals were decorated with wampum and strangled, and then the sins of the people were transferred to them; then the remains were burned and the ashes gathered up, taken through the village and sprinkled before every house.

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  • On the 6th of August 1536 he was strangled at the stake and his body afterwards burnt.

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  • He caused Borghese and a younger son named Fabio to be proclaimed as rebels, while a third son, Cardinal Alphonso, was strangled by order of Leo X.

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  • A year later they strangled fifty youths of the dead man's servants (all Scyths born) and fifty of the best horses, stuffed them and mounted them in a circle about the tomb.

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  • After the code was firmly established, the Locrians introduced a regulation that, if a citizen interpreted a law differently from the cosmopolis (the chief magistrate), each had to appear before the council of One Thousand with a rope round his neck, and the one against whom the council decided was immediately strangled.

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  • The crowd, which collected on so shocking a discovery, took up the idea that he had been strangled by the family to prevent him from changing his religion, and that this was a common practice among Protestants.

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  • The Thugs were a well-organized confederacy of professional assassins, who in gangs of whom 10 to 200 travelled in various guises through India, wormed themselves into the confidence of wayfarers of the wealthier class, and, when a favourable opportunity occurred, strangled them by throwing a handkerchief or noose round their necks, and then plundered and buried them.

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  • In 1875 Harrar was occupied by an Egyptian force under Raouf Pasha, by whose orders the amir was strangled.

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  • He was poisoned, and then strangled by a wrestler named Narcissus, on the 31st of December 192.

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  • Gilles de Laval, sire de Retz (1404-1440), the comrade-in-arms of Joan of Arc and marshal of France, gave himself over to the most revolting debauchery, and was strangled and burned at Nantes.

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  • Hera sent two serpents to destory the new-born Hercules, but he strangled them.

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  • But he came too late; the ill-fated reforming sultan had been strangled in the seraglio, and Bairakdar's only resource was to wreak his vengeance on Mustafa and to place on the throne Mahmud II., the sole surviving member of the house of Osman.

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  • The tolls imposed by the Dutch on navigation on the Scheldt strangled Belgian trade, for Antwerp was the only port of the country.

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  • As against the civilian enemy the navy strangled commerce; its military preponderance nipped in the bud every successive attempt of the Confederates to create a fleet (for each new vessel as it emerged from the estuary or harbour in which it had been built, was destroyed or driven back), while at any given point a secure base was available for the far-ranging operations of the Union armies.

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  • To protect these adventurers and to secure for itself the largest possible share in these new sources of wealth, the Spanish crown forbade the admission of foreigners into these colonies, and then harassed them with commercial and industrial restrictions, burdened them with taxes, strangled them with monopolies and even refused to permit the free emigration thither of Spaniards..

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  • Their main duty was to look after the duty of the Hellenistic widows, but inasmuch as meats strangled or consecrated to idols were forbidden, it probably devolved on the deacons to take care that such were not introduced at these common meals.

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  • 71), at whose tomb were strangled his concubine, cup-bearer, cook, groom, lackey, envoy, and several of his horses.

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  • With Frontenac gone, these savages almost strangled the colony.

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  • The next year, however, Toghrul Beg got rid of both his antagonists, Ibrahim being taken prisoner and strangled with the bowstring, while Basasiri fell in battle.

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  • On the death of the emperor the turbulent citizens of Rome renewed their outrages, and the pope himself was strangled by order of Crescentius, the son of the notorious Theodora, who replaced him by a deacon called Franco.

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  • "Things strangled" and "blood" were rigorously abstained from; the lot was regarded as sacred; the accumulation of wealth they held to be unscriptural and improper, and each member considered his property as liable to be called upon at any time to meet the wants of the poor and the necessities of the church.

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  • That night the whole city was shaken out of sleep by an explosion of gunpowder which shattered to fragments the building in which he should have slept and perished;and the next morning the bodies of Darnley and a page were found strangled in a garden adjoining it, whither they had apparently escaped over a wall, to be despatched by the hands of Bothwell's attendant confederates.

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  • Amasis, sent to meet them and quell the revolt, was proclaimed king by the rebels, and Apries, who had now to rely entirely on his mercenaries, was defeated and taken prisoner in the ensuing conflict at Momemphis; the usurper treated the captive prince with great lenity, but was eventually persuaded to give him up to the people, by whom he was strangled and buried in his ancestral tomb at Sais.

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  • and Christopher, who were disputing the succession of Benedict IV., and had them strangled.

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  • A revolt broke out, and an officer named Nicholas Canabus was placed on the throne; Prince Alexius was strangled by order of Murzuphlus, Isaac died of the shock, Murzuphlus imprisoned Canabus and made himself emperor (Alexius V.).

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  • Agriculture languished, hampered, as in France before the Revolution, by the feudal privileges of a noble caste which no longer gave any equivalent service to the state; trade was strangled by the system of high tariffs at the frontier and internal octrois; and finally public credit was shaken to its foundations by lavish issues of paper money and the neglect to publish the budget.

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  • Here he met one Salib Bey, who had injuries to avenge on Khalil Bey, and the two organized a force with which they returned to Cairo and defeated KhalII, who was forced to fly to Iaifla, where for a time he concealed himself; eventually, however, he was discovered, sent to Alexandria and finally strangled.

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  • One of his wives was strangled and laid beside him, his cup-bearer and other attendants, his charioteer and his horses were killed and placed in the tomb, which was then filled up with earth and an enormous mound raised high over all.

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  • The elaborate system of education, culminating in the reconstituted, or new-founded, universities of Dorpat, Vilna, Kazan and Kharkov, was strangled in the supposed interests of " order " and of orthodox piety; while the military colonies which Alexander proclaimed as a blessing to both soldiers and state were forced on the unwilling peasantry and army with pitiless cruelty.

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  • On the 1st of March he had caused George Wishart, a man of austere life and a Protestant propagandist, to be strangled and then burned.

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  • He went to Paris in August 1803 with Georges Cadoudal to head a royalist rising against Napoleon; but, betrayed by a friend, he was arrested on the 28th of February 18c4, and on the 15th of April was found strangled in prison.

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  • But he soon tired of his new partner, and one morning Galswintha was found strangled in her bed.

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  • Maximianus at once grasped at the succession, but was soon driven to Massilia (Marseilles), where, having been delivered up to his pursuers, he strangled himself.

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  • He regards " what is strangled " (7fvucr6v) as originally a mistaken gloss, which crept into the text.

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  • Hence the rule not to eat meats strangled, except in sacramental meals when the god inherent in the animal was partaken of.

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  • The same fear of imbibing the irrational soul of animals, and thereby reinforcing the lower appetites and instincts of the human being, inspired the vegetarianism of Apollonius of Tyana and of the Jewish Therapeutae, who in their sacred meals were careful to have a table free from blood-containing meats; and the fear of absorbing the animal's psychic qualities equally motived the Jewish and early Christian rule against eating things strangled.

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  • The mulla bashi (or high priest) objecting to the last, Nadir ordered him to be strangled, a command which was carried out on the spot.

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  • The latter was now formally proclaimed as co-emperor, and not long afterwards, on the pretext that divided rule was injurious to the Empire, he caused Alexius to be strangled with a bow-string (October 1183).

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  • Paul offered some resistance, and one of the assassins struck him with a sword, and he was then strangled and trampled to death.

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  • They were arrested, proved guilty, and on the 5th of December condemned to death and strangled in the underground dungeon on the slope of the Capitol.

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  • His grandson, Jahandar Shah, was, in 1713, deposed and strangled after a reign of one year; and Farrakhsiyyar, the next in succession, met with the same fate in 1719.

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  • Darnley's body was found at some distance from the house, and it is supposed that he was strangled whilst making his escape.

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  • Hwa Tuh, another high officer of the duchy, that he might get this lady into his possession, brought about the death of Kung Kia, and was carrying his prize in a carriage to his own palace, when she strangled herself on the way.

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  • and Jacopo were conveyed to Venice, and at first treated with consideration; but when their intrigues with Venetian traitors for the overthrow of the republic came to light, they were tried, condemned, and strangled in prison (1406).

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  • In January 904 he was; treated in the same fashion by his competitor, Sergius III., who had him strangled.

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  • The family was sent to Constantinople, and two years later strangled.

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  • The enthusiasm with which they were received fed the suspicion, which their uncle instilled into their father's mind, and they were strangled at Sebaste.

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  • At her instigation he repudiated his first wife Audovera, and strangled his second, Galswintha, Queen Brunhilda's sister.

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  • The mob, suspecting that he was responsible for its removal, attacked a monastery to which he had retired, dragged him away from the sanctuary, and, having given him time to receive the sacrament, strangled him.

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  • The Harlungs, Imbrecke and Fritile,' are his nephews, whom he has strangled for the sake of their treasure, the Brisingo meni.

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  • In 730 Germanus the patriarch resigned rather than subscribe to a decree condemning images; later he was strangled in exile and replaced by an iconoclast, Anastasius.

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  • AN ILLEGAL immigrant who strangled his girlfriend after a shopping trip has been told he may never be released from jail.

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  • He clutched at his chest and gave a strangled cry as the slave brought the meager rations into the cell.

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  • Wobbly steering From PC Format 179, October 2005 The opening chords of Windows sound like a strangled cat.

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  • In Europe, Church and Royalty strangled the revolution.

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  • Awful opening act, that 's all I can remember, singer with a strangled cat voice.

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  • Why I 'm keen on red tape IT'S A constant cry from business interests: we 're being strangled by red tape.

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  • Being slowly strangled car its air many doctors belong.

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  • He led me further into the woods and nearly strangled me and when I came to he was crying.

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  • They had n't been almost strangled by him in the playground, had they?

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  • Said to be the spirit of the daughter of an early Norman lord, who raped her and then strangled her to death.

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  • He was not strangled or stabbed or anything of the kind.

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  • The academic enterprise would give the internal critic too much power; any creative infant would be strangled at birth.

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  • Of the known figures, 67% of those accused were executed - usually strangled at the stake before their bodies were burned.

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  • She had been strangled with a scarf and her naked body sexually mutilated.

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  • He stated that the other two soldiers had been strangled with a rope and a leather strap.

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  • Taken by surprise he is ambushed and strangled with wire from the assailant 's watch.

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  • Before she has a chance to escape she is strangled with telephone cord, an identical crescent moon pendant left in her hand.

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  • Blarney stone and meant dodge ram tow hitch cover to be being slowly strangled.

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  • If the distance is wider than this, a child may be caught or strangled between the bars.

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  • The autopsy confirmed that he'd been strangled.

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  • Mary Alice's husband Paul strangled Martha when he learned of her part in his wife's death.

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  • Her breath came out in a strangled cry as the tiny sweater fell open on her lap.

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  • A sob caught in her throat, escaping in a strangled cry.

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  • He gave a strangled cry of rage and pain in response.

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  • Their first and most notable victim was Philip, the saintly metropolitan of Moscow, who was strangled for condemning the oprichina as an unchristian institution, and refusing to bless the tsar (1569).

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  • Cesare arrived at that town, decoyed the unsuspecting condottieri into his house, had them all arrested, and two of them, Vitelli and Oliverotto, strangled (December 31,1502).

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  • Sulla sent for him and had him strangled in his presence; in his excitement he broke a blood-vessel and died on the following day.

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  • In reality the younger son of Ivan the Terrible had been strangled before his brother's death - by orders, it was said, of Godunov - and the mysterious individual who was impersonating him was an impostor; but he was regarded as the rightful heir by a large section of the population, and immediately after Boris's death in 1605 he made his triumphal entry into Moscow.

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  • The animals were decorated with wampum and strangled, and then the sins of the people were transferred to them; then the remains were burned and the ashes gathered up, taken through the village and sprinkled before every house.

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  • On his return Agis fled to the temple of Athene Chalcioecus at Sparta, but soon afterwards he was treacherously induced to leave his asylum and, after a mockery of a trial, was strangled in prison, his mother and grandmother sharing the same fate (241).

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  • On the 6th of August 1536 he was strangled at the stake and his body afterwards burnt.

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  • He caused Borghese and a younger son named Fabio to be proclaimed as rebels, while a third son, Cardinal Alphonso, was strangled by order of Leo X.

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  • Then one of the king's concubines and his cup-bearer, cook, groom, messenger and horses were strangled and laid by him, and round about offerings of all his goods and cups of gold - no silver or bronze.

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  • A year later they strangled fifty youths of the dead man's servants (all Scyths born) and fifty of the best horses, stuffed them and mounted them in a circle about the tomb.

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  • The crowd, which collected on so shocking a discovery, took up the idea that he had been strangled by the family to prevent him from changing his religion, and that this was a common practice among Protestants.

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  • He was poisoned, and then strangled by a wrestler named Narcissus, on the 31st of December 192.

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  • Gilles de Laval, sire de Retz (1404-1440), the comrade-in-arms of Joan of Arc and marshal of France, gave himself over to the most revolting debauchery, and was strangled and burned at Nantes.

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  • Hera sent two serpents to destory the new-born Hercules, but he strangled them.

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  • The tolls imposed by the Dutch on navigation on the Scheldt strangled Belgian trade, for Antwerp was the only port of the country.

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  • To protect these adventurers and to secure for itself the largest possible share in these new sources of wealth, the Spanish crown forbade the admission of foreigners into these colonies, and then harassed them with commercial and industrial restrictions, burdened them with taxes, strangled them with monopolies and even refused to permit the free emigration thither of Spaniards..

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  • Their main duty was to look after the duty of the Hellenistic widows, but inasmuch as meats strangled or consecrated to idols were forbidden, it probably devolved on the deacons to take care that such were not introduced at these common meals.

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  • 71), at whose tomb were strangled his concubine, cup-bearer, cook, groom, lackey, envoy, and several of his horses.

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  • With Frontenac gone, these savages almost strangled the colony.

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  • The next year, however, Toghrul Beg got rid of both his antagonists, Ibrahim being taken prisoner and strangled with the bowstring, while Basasiri fell in battle.

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  • On the death of the emperor the turbulent citizens of Rome renewed their outrages, and the pope himself was strangled by order of Crescentius, the son of the notorious Theodora, who replaced him by a deacon called Franco.

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  • "Things strangled" and "blood" were rigorously abstained from; the lot was regarded as sacred; the accumulation of wealth they held to be unscriptural and improper, and each member considered his property as liable to be called upon at any time to meet the wants of the poor and the necessities of the church.

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  • That night the whole city was shaken out of sleep by an explosion of gunpowder which shattered to fragments the building in which he should have slept and perished;and the next morning the bodies of Darnley and a page were found strangled in a garden adjoining it, whither they had apparently escaped over a wall, to be despatched by the hands of Bothwell's attendant confederates.

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  • Amasis, sent to meet them and quell the revolt, was proclaimed king by the rebels, and Apries, who had now to rely entirely on his mercenaries, was defeated and taken prisoner in the ensuing conflict at Momemphis; the usurper treated the captive prince with great lenity, but was eventually persuaded to give him up to the people, by whom he was strangled and buried in his ancestral tomb at Sais.

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  • A revolt broke out, and an officer named Nicholas Canabus was placed on the throne; Prince Alexius was strangled by order of Murzuphlus, Isaac died of the shock, Murzuphlus imprisoned Canabus and made himself emperor (Alexius V.).

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  • Agriculture languished, hampered, as in France before the Revolution, by the feudal privileges of a noble caste which no longer gave any equivalent service to the state; trade was strangled by the system of high tariffs at the frontier and internal octrois; and finally public credit was shaken to its foundations by lavish issues of paper money and the neglect to publish the budget.

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  • One of his wives was strangled and laid beside him, his cup-bearer and other attendants, his charioteer and his horses were killed and placed in the tomb, which was then filled up with earth and an enormous mound raised high over all.

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  • On the 1st of March he had caused George Wishart, a man of austere life and a Protestant propagandist, to be strangled and then burned.

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  • He went to Paris in August 1803 with Georges Cadoudal to head a royalist rising against Napoleon; but, betrayed by a friend, he was arrested on the 28th of February 18c4, and on the 15th of April was found strangled in prison.

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  • But he soon tired of his new partner, and one morning Galswintha was found strangled in her bed.

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  • Maximianus at once grasped at the succession, but was soon driven to Massilia (Marseilles), where, having been delivered up to his pursuers, he strangled himself.

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  • He regards " what is strangled " (7fvucr6v) as originally a mistaken gloss, which crept into the text.

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  • The mulla bashi (or high priest) objecting to the last, Nadir ordered him to be strangled, a command which was carried out on the spot.

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  • It is presumed that the fate of the prime minister or kaim-makam, who was strangled in prison, was no more than an ordinary execution of the law.

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  • The latter was now formally proclaimed as co-emperor, and not long afterwards, on the pretext that divided rule was injurious to the Empire, he caused Alexius to be strangled with a bow-string (October 1183).

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  • Paul offered some resistance, and one of the assassins struck him with a sword, and he was then strangled and trampled to death.

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  • They were arrested, proved guilty, and on the 5th of December condemned to death and strangled in the underground dungeon on the slope of the Capitol.

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  • His grandson, Jahandar Shah, was, in 1713, deposed and strangled after a reign of one year; and Farrakhsiyyar, the next in succession, met with the same fate in 1719.

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  • Darnley's body was found at some distance from the house, and it is supposed that he was strangled whilst making his escape.

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  • On his return Agis fled to the temple of Athene Chalcioecus at Sparta, but soon afterwards he was treacherously induced to leave his asylum and, after a mockery of a trial, was strangled in prison, his mother and grandmother sharing the same fate (241).

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  • Then one of the king's concubines and his cup-bearer, cook, groom, messenger and horses were strangled and laid by him, and round about offerings of all his goods and cups of gold - no silver or bronze.

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  • It is presumed that the fate of the prime minister or kaim-makam, who was strangled in prison, was no more than an ordinary execution of the law.

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  • It was several more minutes before she was able to take deep breaths – even longer before she was able to utter more than a strangled sound.

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  • You've only been strangled nearly to death and gone through a terrible scare.

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  • "It's good," he said in a strangled voice.

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  • A cold feeling gripped her throat and strangled the words from her lungs.

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  • Light flashed and Lana gave a strangled cry as the laser gun glanced off her wrist.

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  • You never should've been born, Rhyn!  You should've been strangled the moment you hatched!

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  • She tried her voice again, and this time something weak and strangled came out.

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