Why had he tortured himself by deciding to be a cop?
She glanced up at his tortured face and had to smile.
Her tortured thoughts went to the thousands of men, killed by the only family she'd known, whose souls were trapped for eternity beneath the ground.
In fact, tortured would be a better description.
His tortured gaze came back to her, imploring her to help.
She glanced up and met his tortured gaze.
Crushed in battle by Peter's general, Patrick Gordon, they ceased to exist as a military force, and about 2000 of them who fell into the hands of the tsar were barbarously tortured and put to death.
The king, who had shown him favour throughout and who had forbidden his being tortured, directed that he should be hanged till he was quite dead and that the usual frightful cruelties should be omitted.
He opened his eyes and stared at her, a tortured look on his face.
He ran fingers through his hair and stared at her through tortured eyes.
Alex was there, looking at her in that tortured way again.
For a moment he continued to stare at her, and then a smile slowly worked its way across the tortured features.
The memories collided and tortured him, replaying with painful detail.
On this account his property was confiscated to the state, and he was thrown into rigorous imprisonment and tortured to death.
Theological questions, which had tortured the minds of generations, are by him relegated from the province of reason to that of faith.
She was agitated and incessantly tortured by the thought of the dangers to which her brother, the only intimate person now remaining to her, was exposed.
Darian's whisper was tortured.
Elisabeth pulled back see his eyes; they were tortured.
His gaze was tortured.
The commission appointed to try him on charges of heresy and treason was composed of his enemies, including Doffo Spini, who had previously attempted to murder him; many irregularities were committed during the three trials, and the prisoner was repeatedly tortured.
The influence of the priests kept up the fanaticism of the peasants, and a great manifestation of religious feeling took place on Easter eve, but the republican soldiers taken prisoners were often maltreated and even tortured.
He cleverly tracked down Brenda, tortured her and left her body on an Iowa roadside.
He apparently tortured her for information on the tipster before he killed her.
His gaze returned to the Grey God, who looked both pleading and tortured.
He'd treated her like shit tonight, and he was at a loss as to how to prevent the tortured existence that became the fate of most Oracles.
Kiri, answered the tortured voice of the man in her head.
Sofia shivered, unable to help the trickle of fear and pure hatred for the sick creature who tortured Darian.
Tortured by the thought she might have waited too long to realize what she had, she paced her room until too tired to stand.
In them, she had been the human trapped in Hell being bled and tortured daily by Darkyn.
You realize that means you can't kill the bitch who tortured you for all those years?
It didn't mean Gabriel was ready to swallow the reality of being bound to the woman who tortured him.
"You hated that part of him, so you tortured him for like â€“" "Toby!"
Normally, it was as far as they got before Sasha flew off the handle, had him tortured, and threw him back into his cell.
Rhyn heard without listening, instead taking in the tortured features of his mother.s face.
He felt both enchanted and tortured by the heady mix of Elisabeth Sidwell, "God's Promise."
The twin had been tortured before being shot once through the back of the head.
She met his tortured gaze.
He was comforted by the presence of the tortured woman beside him.
Others were tortured, not accepting deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection.
detainee apparently tortured in Algeria.
They are threatened, tortured, killed or violently evicted from their homes.
The artist as a rebel battling against society, a tortured and misunderstood genius, has a powerful hold on our collective imagination.
These people would quite often be publicly humiliated or even tortured.
All of those interviewed by Amnesty International described being tortured or otherwise ill-treated.
One Kurdish girl had been tortured before in a Turkish jail.
labyrinth of corridors are cells, where the captured were tortured.
mangleologize to any native Welsh speakers who are appalled by my tortured mangling of this beautiful language.
maverick cop " Eagle " Li (Lee ), whose driving passion becomes the apprehension of Jeff's tortured soul.
meager hand was thrust out, palm up, fingers curled in a tortured appeal for reason.
He did not need to let him be tortured just to prove a point to Satan who is not omniscient.
If Spike is so tortured why did he get a perm?
He was then tortured to extract the names of the other plotters.
A victim of " extraordinary rendition ", he was rendered to Morocco where he was tortured for 18 months.
Tragically, animals have been tortured and destroyed in the name of Australian sandalwood.
I am a human dynamo and a tortured soul.
ticklish problem was having to traverse the tortured terrain of the Cambrian Mountains yet keep the biking within the bounds of a beginner.
tortured by the Gestapo.
tortured during interrogation at the nearby hotel; some prisoners taken for interrogation never returned.
tortured to extract the names of the other plotters.
Despite being brutally tortured, he didn't betray anyone.
tortured before in a Turkish jail.
Campanella became involved in a rebellion against the Spanish viceroy, and spent years in prison being tortured.
Pottier, who does not dispute the historical personality of Minos, in view of the story of Phalaris considers it probable that in Crete (where a bull-cult may have existed by the side of that of the double axe) victims were tortured by being shut up in the belly of a red-hot brazen bull.
6 The recluses of Port Royal seized it eagerly, discussed automatism, dissected living animals in order to show to a morbid curiosity the circulation of the blood, were careless of the cries of tortured dogs, and finally embalmed the doctrine in a syllogism of their logic, - No matter thinks; every soul of beast is matter: therefore no soul of beast thinks.
Villages were sacked, and burnt, men,, women and anc ldren mutilated, tortured or roasted alive, and women outraged.
Subsequently, at Arad, the lord treasurer, Istvan Telegdy, was seized and tortured to death with satanic ingenuity.
Great efforts were made to obtain mercy for the accused, but the crime was considered too heinous, and the pope (Clement VIII.) refused to grant a pardon; on the i ith of September 1599, Beatrice and Lucrezia were beheaded, and Giacomo, after having been tortured with redhot pincers, was killed with a mace, drawn and quartered.
The Rhine-daughters' exultant cry of " Rhine-gold " is there tortured in an extremely remote modulation at the end of a very sinister transformation of the theme; and the orchestration, with its lurid but smothered brass instruments, its penetrating low reed tones and its weird drum-roll beaten on a suspended cymbal, is more awe-inspiring than anything dreamed of by the cleverest of those composers who do not create intellectual causes for their effects.
In July the same year, while on a pleasure trip with her daughter, she was captured by the Horvathys, and tortured to death in her daughter's presence.
Day after day he was tortured, and in his agony, with a frame weakened by constant austerity and the mental strain of the past months, he made every admission demanded by his tormentors.
In the 15th century this delusion, fostered by the ecclesiastical authorities, took possession of the mind of the people, and thousands, mostly old women, but also a number of girls, were tortured and burned as witches.
He was bishop of Myra in the time of the emperor Diocletian, was persecuted, tortured for the faith, and kept in prison until the more tolerant reign of Constantine, and was present at the council of Nicaea.
The Americans were defeated in the engagement that followed, and many of the prisoners taken were massacred or tortured by the Indians.
On a stormy August night in 1689 150o Iroquois burst in on the village of Lachine near Montreal, butchered 200 of its people, and carried off more than loo to be tortured to death at their leisure.
Returning from an expedition to Three Rivers he was captured by Mohawks, who tortured him and kept him as a slave until the summer of 1643, when, aided by some Dutchmen, he escaped to the manor of Rensselaerwyck and thence to New Amsterdam.
Working among them as the founder of the Mission of the Martyrs, he incurred their enmity, was tortured as a sorcerer, and finally killed at Ossernenon, near Auriesville, N.Y.
On the other hand, he can at the most be doubtfully exculpated from the charge of having tortured men and children for heresy.
Tortured by bodily, and still more by mental suffering, the old pope reached Ancona.
From him he learned that amid the rocks was a chasm communicating with purgatory, from which rose perpetually the groans of tortured souls, the hermit asserting that he had also heard the demons complaining of the efficacy of the prayers of the faithful, and especially of the monks of Cluny, in rescuing their victims. On returning home the pilgrim hastened to inform the abbot of Cluny, who forthwith set apart the 2nd of November as a day of intercession on the part of his community for all the souls in purgatory.
On his arrival he strongly urged the senate to refuse both proposals, and returning to Carthage was tortured to death (Horace, Odes, iii.
One bey and two others paid their ransom and were released; the rest, without exception, were tortured and put to death in the course of the ensuing night.
The conspirators were seized and tortured to death with unheardof cruelties, but lawlessness had won the battle.
Many recusants were penned up, starved and cruelly treated, even tortured when they attempted escape, in the vaults of Dunottar Castle.
The General Assemblies, henceforth, under the influence of the diplomatic Carstairs (who had been cruelly tortured in 1684, to extract information about the Rye House Plot), did little to thwart government, though many " placed ministers " were, at heart, attached to the ancient claims of Knox and Melville.
After an obstinate resistance the town was taken by the besiegers on the 24th of June 1535, and in January 1536 Bockholdt and some of his more prominent followers, after being cruelly tortured, were executed in the market-place.
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.
Augustus ordered the leaders of the Crypto-Calvinists to be seized, and they were tortured and imprisoned.
But the Makhzumites, who were related to Hisham by his mother, he deprived of all their power and had them tortured to death.
Upon a further demand, Motazz, having failed to procure money from his mother Qabiha, who was enormously rich, was seized upon and tortured, and died of starvation in prison (Shaaban 255, July 868).
Graham and Atholl were afterwards tortured and executed.
in Switzerland, in defiance of international right, taken to: Paris and on the 22nd of June tortured to death on a trumped-up charge of rape.
I2II~ 608 A.H)all three paoegyrists of the atabegs of Azerbaijan, and especially of Sultan J~izii Arslan Kamal-uddin I~fahgni, tortured to death by the Moguls in 1237 (635 A.H.), who sang, like his father Jamal-uddIn, the praise of the governors of I~fahn, and gained the epithet of the creator of fine thoughts (Khallal~-ulmaanI); and Saif-uddin IsfarangI (d.
He slew his inoffensive brother-in-law with his own hand, and tortured and mutilated the much-loved Marius Gratidianus.
The plot was discovered and the conspirators were barbarously punished, many being tortured and put to death, and their estates confiscated.
Her first son Thierry, however, to whom Bishop Ragnemod of Paris stood godfather, died soon after birth, and Fredegond tortured a number of women whom she accused of having bewitched the child.
Gregorian priests and Protestant pastors were tortured, but preferred death to apostasy.
It was accompanied by a tortured screech of rending metal, which echoed around the hanger, giving agonized voice to those faces.
Their ticklish problem was having to traverse the tortured terrain of the Cambrian Mountains yet keep the biking within the bounds of a beginner.
He is tortured lover, enemy of the people, tormented genius.
She was eventually caught and tortured by the Gestapo.
Prisoners were also tortured during interrogation at the nearby hotel; some prisoners taken for interrogation never returned.
Despite being brutally tortured, he did n't betray anyone.
Whether you decide to share your poetry or keep it to yourself, remember to write from your heart so you can release your tortured mind, and finally find peace.
Many actors who have worked with Haim in the past have expressed their heartfelt condolences, including Corey Feldman, who called Haim a "beautiful, wonderful, tortured soul."
As tortured as some of their youthful romances may be, mature Geminis love things that challenge the brain as well as the heart.
"V" is a masked man on a double quest: he seeks revenge for his own tortured past; and he wants to overturn the futuristic totalitarian British government through the combined power of chaos and the will of the people.
John's daughter, Betsy Bell, bore the brunt of the haunting, and she was constantly tortured by the spirit.
Even today, it's said the Tower of London continues to hold Anne's tortured soul trapped within the restless space between this world and the next.
During her reign, hundreds of Protestants were tortured, turned out from their homes or burnt at the stake.
It was on that day that France's King Philip IV arrested, tortured and executed the Knights of the Templar, a Catholic order that protected travelers in Jerusalem.
Many knights and their supporters were arrested, tortured and murdered.
Also known as Blood Mary, the first daughter of King Henry VIII, Mary tortured and murdered Protestants during her attempt to reinstate the Catholic religion after her father had broken away from the church.
Now MacLachlan plays Bree Van de Kamp's tortured husband Orson Hodge.
Their marriage came to a tumultuous end, but not before Victor tortured her lover.
For the next 350 years or so, women tortured themselves with corsets made from whalebones and steel rods.
Pete Leaves Smallville - Clark's best friend learned Clark's secret in the second season, but the burden of keeping the secret after being tortured multiple times was overwhelming.
We get to see Batman as we've never seen him before - we get to see him as Bruce Wayne, a tortured kid who misses his parents and wants nothing except justice against those who commit crime.
He's lost a lot due to the Cylons, including his eye which he forfeited when the Cylons tortured him.
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