How to use Victim in a sentence
You stopped Otto's next victim from being abducted.
After all, he was the victim, not the perp.
You were the victim of someone who couldn't see what was right before him.
He recognized the grandson as the victim of the earlier abduction on which he'd reported.
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The cord was drawn tight and the victim ceased to breathe; its spirit passed into the world of the gods.
Had Cade planned to seduce her, or was he also a victim of mislaid trust?
The intended victim was named Annie Gauthier, of Barre.
If the police investigated in an orderly way and took their time the victim would most likely be harmed or killed.
There's always a scene when relatives view what the victim left behind.Advertisement
The ambassador recovered, but Descartes fell a victim to the same disease, inflammation of the lungs.
If she fell victim to her desire for him, it would be the beginning of the end.
After a late lunch on the run, Dean spent most of the afternoon interviewing a burglary victim only three blocks from his Collingswood Avenue home.
It is, in fact, "a procedure whereby communication is established between the sacred and profane spheres by a victim, that is to say by an object destroyed in the course of the ceremony."
He was naturally the very sort of victim wanted, and he was decreed "of accusation" on the 3rd of October.Advertisement
In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
Like what time was it when the victim left your room?
The perpetrator proved to be a thirteen year old girl, scarcely known to the victim, jealous of an older boy's changing affections.
They too were once vortices, swallowed up by some other, which at a later day fell a victim to the sweep of our sun.
In the sacrifice of sacralization the sanctity passes from the victim to the object; in that of desacralization, from the object to the victim.Advertisement
The victim was the animal of a hostile totem-kin or an animal commonly offered to the god.
He was also the victim of his own.
One school of thought held that he was a victim of unproven rumors about Billy Langstrom's accident, spread to Denver by Billy's high school friends.
Jake was led forward by his attorney, a newcomer, a dapper little man resplendent in vest, patent leather shoes and a gold watch chain, all topped off by a condescending smile that seemed to say, "Look out, rubes, I'm going to spring this poor victim before you finish administrating the oath."
After excuses made to the animal or to the species in general, the victim was placed in position, and silence observed by all who were present.Advertisement
Only when the victim ceased to struggle and his cries changed to a long- drawn, measured death rattle did the crowd around his prostrate, bleeding corpse begin rapidly to change places.
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).
When they next demanded that their victim should be burned, the proconsul did not interfere.
The victim of a curse, he became a lycanthrope and was locked away in his cellar laboratory.
The Deans knew they couldn't simply keep Martha without reporting her arrival to the Midwest authorities that were searching for the girl as a kidnapping victim, and her mother as a fleeing fugitive.
You either take what you want or become a victim to someone else who will.
In these circumstances Catherine hesitated to bring matters to a crisis, but her hand was forced by Frederick, and in 1772 the first partition of Poland took place without any very strenuous resistance on the part of the victim.
Sometimes the sacrificer's hands are laid on the victim before it is slain, or he may be smeared with its blood; in other cases the blood is smeared on the door posts, or the sacrificer is touched on every part of the body with the victim's body.
The Pawnees, however, had an elaborate ritual, in which a human victim was sacrificed to the Morning Star; the blood of the victims was sprinkled on the fields, and the details of the rite are not unlike those of the Khond custom.
The latter commemorates, according to tradition, the fowl which was the first living being to cross the bridge and thus fell a prey to the devil, who in hope of a nobler victim had sold his assistance to the architect.
Orpheus, in the manner of his death, was considered to personate the god Dionysus, and was thus the representative of the god torn to pieces every year, a ceremony enacted by the Bacchae in the earliest times with a human victim, afterwards with a bull to represent the bull-formed god.
This they did by sacrificing a victim and effecting communion with the god by the application of its blood to the altar; or, more directly, by the sacrifice of the animal-god and the contact of the sacrificer with its blood.
The object of the sacrifice being to bridge the gulf between the sacred and profane worlds, the sacrificer had to remain in contact with the victim, either personally, or, to avoid ritual perils, by the intermediary of the priest.
But this did not conclude the ceremony, even as far as the victim was concerned; it remained to dispose of the corpse.
Sheep, rams, bullocks, fowls are given sacrificial salt to lick, and then sacrificed by the priest and deacon, who has the levitical portions of the victim as his perquisite.
Westermarck has shown from his observations in Morocco that the blood of the victim was considered to visit a curse upon the object to whom the sacrifice is offered and thereby the latter is made amenable to the sacrificer.
Now the local Baal was the divine owner of the fertile spot where his sanctuary (0 - desk) was marked by the upright stone pillar, the symbol of his presence, on which the blood of the slaughtered victim was smeared.
Unlike her sister Mary, who had fallen a victim to Henry's solicitations,' Anne had no intention of being the king's mistress; she meant to be his queen, and her conduct seems to have been governed entirely by motives of ambition.
At last Manole suggested that they should follow the ancient custom of building a living woman into the foundations; and that she who first appeared on the following morning should be the victim.
Her victim was a porca, as in the cults of other deities of fertility, and was called damium, and we are told that the goddess herself was known as Damia and her priestess as damiatrix.
Yet he was a great king, the type and to some extent the victim of the confusions of his age - Christian in creed and ambition, but more than half oriental in his household.
In obscure circumstances the enthusiastic hopes have melted away, the Davidic scion has disappeared, and Jerusalem has been the victim of another disaster.
In 1813 the ruthless severity of the governor-general, Haji Osman, who obtained the co-operation of the Christians, broke the power of the janissaries; but after Osman had fallen a victim.
Before they passed the verdict, Napoleon came to see that his victim was innocent of any participation in the plot.
Turner - the latter (as his publications prove) a zoologist of much promise, who in 1851 died, a victim to his own zeal for investigation, of a wound received in dissecting.
When an insect strikes the web the spider loosens his hold of the trap-line, thus enveloping the victim in a tangle of threads which would otherwise not come into contact with it.
Although Andronicus was at that time fifty-six years old, age had not diminished his charms, and Theodora became the next victim of his artful seduction.
In 399 he was killed by one of his favourites while hunting; according to another account he was the victim of a conspiracy.
Gilgamesh, recalling to the goddess the sad fate of those who fall a victim to her charms, rejects the offer.
If ransomed, the victim became by Athenian law the slave of his redeemer till he paid in money or labour the price which had been given for him.
The bishop of Melanesia, John Coleridge Patteson, fell a victim to this retaliation on the island of Nukapu 10th September 1871.
It was otherwise when a more distinguished victim was selected in the person of George Wishart.
A trench was dug, in which a fire was lighted; a victim was sacrificed, and its blood poured into the trench; the body, upon which incense and fruits, honey and wine were thrown, was then cast into the fire.
His mother had suffered from phthisis; and he himself now fell a victim to the same disease.
By the crushing action of their pincers, and an alternate backward and forward movement, they bring the soft blood-holding tissues of the victim close to the minute pin-hole aperture which is the scorpion's mouth.
Its habit is to bury its head in its victim's skin and remain there until gorged with blood, when it drops off.
From that time Conselheiro was a victim of remorse, and to expiate his sin became a missionary in the sertao or interior of Brazil among the wild Jagunco people.
Daniel Berzsenyi, whose odes are among the finest in the Hungarian language, was the correspondent of Kazinczy, and like him a victim of the attacks of the Mondolat.
His parents, Joao Mendes da Silva and Louren9a Coutinho, were descended from Portuguese Jews who had emigrated to Brazil to escape the Inquisition, but in 1702 that tribunal began to persecute the Marranos in Rio, and in October 1712 Lourenca Coutinho fell a victim.
Josephus providentially drew the last lot and prevailed upon his destined victim to live.
His victim's death so impressed him that he was converted, became head of the sect, and was martyred in 690 by Justinian II.
Chaka was a victim to a conspiracy by his half brothers Dingaan and Umthlangana, while a short time afterwards Dingaan murdered Umthlangana, overcame the opposition of a third brother, and made himself king of the Zulu.
In the circumstances, one must needs adopt the opinion of Fersen's contemporary, Baron Gustavus Armfelt, "One is almost tempted to say that the government wanted to give the people a victim to play with, just as when one throws something to an irritated wild beast to distract its attention.
Armfelt escaped in time, so Fersen fell the victim.
The word is derived either from agonia, " a victim," or from agonium, " a festival."
The tip of the proboscis is armed with a complicated series of chitinous teeth and rasps, by means of which the fly is enabled to pierce the skin of its victim; as usual in Diptera the organ is closed on the upper side by the labrum, or upper lip, and contains the hypopharynx or common outlet of the paired salivary glands, which are situated in the abdomen.
The act of feeding, in which the proboscis is buried in the skin of the victim nearly up to the bulb, is remarkably quick, and in thirty seconds or less the abdomen of the fly, previously flat, becomes swollen out with blood like a berry.
This is the time of two of his rare, privately printed pamphlets, The Window; or, the Loves of the Wrens (1867), and The Victim (1868).
It is ordinarily caught in wooden traps of simple construction, being little enclosures of stakes or brush in which the bait is placed upon a trigger, with a short upright stick supporting a log of wood, which falls upon its victim on the slightest disturbance.
But the premature death of his young wife, who fell a victim to yellow fever, drove him again to Europe.
Not a few cases are known in which a parasitic larva is itself pierced by the ovipositor of a " hyperparasite," and even the offspring of the latter may itself fall a victim to the attack of a " tertiary parasite."
They make burrows wherein they place insects or spiders which they have caught and stung, laying their eggs beside the victim so that the young larvae find themselves in presence of an abundant and appropriate food-supply.
The prey is sometimes stung in the neighbourhood of the nerve ganglia, so that it is paralysed but not killed, the grub of the fossorial wasp devouring its victim alive; but this instinct varies in perfection, and in many cases the larva flourishes equally whether its prey be killed or not.
A man of deep learning and originality, proud and a victim to the odium theologicum, lie could brook no rivalry.
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.
Towards the end of September he fell a victim to the plague which was ravaging the land, and his illness sobered his spirit and brought into his message a deeper note than that merely moral and common-sense one with which, as a polite humanist, he had hitherto been content.
The commonest method of sacrifice was by hanging the victim on a tree; and in the poem Hdvamfil the god himself is represented as sacrificed in this way.
Then Prince Christian Victor, the queen's grandson, fell a victim to enteric fever at Pretoria; and during the autumn it came to be known that the empress Frederick, the queen's eldest daughter, was very seriously ill.
He died in 1650, aged only twenty-eight, a victim to the privations and miseries of a poor scholar's life.
While the Austrian officials in Dalmatia, with hardly a pretence of concealment, were assisting the insurgents, Russian volunteers were flocking to Servia with the connivance of the Russian and Austrian governments, and General Ignatiev, as ambassador in 3 The names are vocalized to suggest the fanciful interpretations "victim" and "protection withheld."
The Old Testament nowhere explains why this importance is attached to the blood, but the passage is often held to mean that the life of the victim represented the forfeited life of the offerer.
On the second, Anarrhysis (from &vappuecv, to draw back the victim's head), a sacrifice of oxen was offered at the public cost to Zeus Phratrius and Athena.
The victim was called µeiov.
These acts required no priestly aid; each man slew his own victim and divided the sacrifice in his own circle; the share of the god was the blood which was smeared upon or poured out beside stone (nosb, ghabghab) set up as an altar or perhaps as a symbol of the deity.
It does not appear that any portion of the sacrifice was burned on the altar, or that any part of the victim was the due of the sanctuar y.
Coggeshall is our authority for the tale, which Shakespeare has immortalized, of Hubert's refusal to permit the mutilation of his prisoner; but Hubert's loyalty was not shaken by the crime to which Arthur subsequently fell a victim.
If he will not allow his thought to be determined by experience, he falls a victim to his imagination.
These sources quoted in Hippolytus have lately met with very unfavourable criticisms. The opinion has been advanced that Hippolytus has here fallen a victim to the mystification of a forger.
On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.
The manner of the victim's death in these festivals afforded scope for variety; they dressed them and made them dance in character, threw them into the fire for the fire-god, or crushed them between two balanced stones at the harvest-festival.
The finest of the captives was thrown down and fire kindled on his breast by the wooden drill of the priest; then the victim's heart was torn out, and his body flung on the pile kindled with the new flame.
On the Gold Coast a leopard hunter who has killed his victim is carried round the town behind the body of the leopard; he may not speak, must besmear himself so as to look like a leopard and imitate its movements.
He was killed by natives at Nukapu, in the Santa Cruz group, on the 10th of September 1871, the victim of a tragic error.
Originally built chiefly as a military road, and of ten the victim of political exigencies, it has not been a commercial success.
Masud fell, probably about 1295, a victim to the vengeance of one of the amirs, whose father he had ordered to be put to death.
When sexually frustrated, rabbits often nip and bite the victim of their frustration.
In 1967 this masterpiece of Victorian ironwork fell victim to fashionable prejudice and, despite a national outcry, was dismantled.
The victim suffered a swollen jaw, a missing tooth and a cut to the back of his head.
But the saddest victim of the new car ferry was the handsome 1937 paddler Jupiter.
Tho he is not servile or mercenary, he is the victim of self-will.
If you do become a victim of fraud, it's easiest to recoup your money if you can contest the charge and report it as fraud.
This is helpful to those who have been a victim of identity theft.
This greatly reduces your chances of falling victim to fraud.
The victim rarely knows about the account if the thief uses a different mailing address.
The thief uses the victim's name on these accounts and avoids having to pay the costs involved.
If you believe you may be the victim of identity theft, take steps to rectify the situation.
No one wants to be a victim of bank fraud or identity theft, but unfortunately, these crimes do occur.
If you are living in Ontario and you find yourself the victim of fraud, you may wonder what options there are for bank fraud and identity theft investigations.
Businesses also can fall victim to the crime, often because their identities have been stolen.
Protect yourself from unwanted advertising to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
If you believe you have been the victim of identity theft, take action as soon as possible regarding how to stop identity theft.
Although there are many instances in which people can become victim to identity theft even while being diligent, it is possible to take some steps to prevent it.
By becoming more aware of these methods, you can better prevent being a victim.
If the foreign material is not removed, the choking victim may suffer permanent brain damage from lack of oxygen or may die.
If we had a better description of them it might pinpoint the age of the victim.
He harbored visions of the injured redhead out in the hinterland digging a grave for her recently murdered victim.
She didn't seem surprised to find others in the living room and took a seat next to Effie, looking less a nighttime specter than an exhausted victim.
He glanced back, far below, down at the water where a group was huddled, presumably around the victim.
You sound like every cop and judge who doubts every battered and raped woman victim!
I'm just checking on David Dean, latest mob burglary victim.
Anak was slain by his victim's soldiers; Gregory was rescued by his Christian nurse, carried to Caesarea in Cappadocia, and brought up a Christian.
They are poverty-stricken, and easily fall victim to fever.
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After a rite intended to secure its perfect ceremonial purity, a part of the victim, the vapa, was removed, held over the fire and finally cast into it.
The corpse may be burnt, in part or as a whole; portions may be assigned to the priest, the sacrificer and the gods; the skull, bones, &c., may receive special treatment; the fat or blood may be set aside, and they or the ashes may be singled out as the share of the god, to be offered upon the altar; the skin of the victim may be employed as a covering for the idol or material representative of the god, either permanently or till the next annual sacrifice.
Where the victim is an animal specially associated with a god (the most conspicuous case is perhaps that of the corn spirit), it may be granted that the god is eaten; but precisely in these cases there is no custom of giving a portion of the victim to the god.
The essential feature of the piaculum is that it is an expiation for wrong-doing, and the victim is often human.
It has been held that animal sacrifice is the primitive form and that the decay of totemism or lack of domestic animals has brought about the substitution of a human victim; but it has also been urged that in many cases animal victims are treated like human beings and must consequently have replaced them, that human beings are smeared with the blood of sacrifice, and must therefore have themselves been sacrificed before a milder regime allowed an animal to replace them.
Important features of Greek sacrifice, though not necessarily found in every rite, were the putting of wreaths and pieces of wool on the victim, the gilding of its horns, the lustration of the officiant and the sprinkling of those present with holy water.
Cakes were laid on the altar of Zeus Polieus and oxen driven round; the one which touched the cakes was the victim.
Among human sacrifices may be mentioned the suttee, or custom of immolating a widow on the funeral pyre of the husband, and the Khond sacrifice of the Meriah, who was either purchased or the son of a victim father.
The victim was often kept in captivity and well fed; to transfer their sins people laid their hands upon him as he was led in procession, his head covered with ashes; on the way to the place of sacrifice were three enclosures, the second open to chiefs and priest only, the third to the officiant and his helper alone; the blood of the victim was offered to the gods.
At the present day the animal victim may be burned or drowned, buried in the earth or simply exposed.
Orestes sought his sister, and almost fell a victim to the Tauric custom of sacrificing to the maiden shipwrecked strangers, a real custom which was the ground of the whole myth.
This seems to have involved a human sacrifice, and a feast in which the man who received the portion of a human victim was changed to a wolf, as Lycaon had been after sacrificing a child.
On the very day on which this ukaz was signed-13th of March 1881 - he fell a victim to a Nihilist plot.
Under such conditions, Metzko, unsupported either by Klenau or the main army beyond the ravine, was an easy victim.
By popular preference made of the wood of a sacred tree, it was brought into church, and washed first with water and then with wine, or anciently perhaps with blood of a victim.
In Hinduism the various implements of sacrifice are similarly personified and worshipped, especially the sacrificial post to which the victim is bound, and which, under the name of vanaspall and svaru, is deified and invoked.
An immediate reason for action was the appeal of a fugitive British prince, presumably a Roman partisan and victim of Cunobelin's sons.
The victim was slaughtered by the priest in the church porch before the crucifix, after it had been ritually wreathed and given the holy salt, by licking which it appropriated a sacramental purity or efficacy previously conveyed into the salt by exorcisms and consecration.
The Eucharist was, therefore, long associated with the matal or animal victim, and only in the 8 th century do we hear of an interval of time being left between the fleshly and the spiritual sacrifices, as the two rites were then called.
Perhaps even to-day the worst fate that can befall a villager after death is to be deprived, not of commemoration in the mass, but of the victim slain for his sins.
If a man dies without being wounded he is considered to be the victim of the sorcerers and the evil spirits with which they consort.
Not a winter passes without its appearing in some numbers, when its uncommon aspect, its large size, and beautifully pencilled plumage cause it to be regarded as a great prize by the lucky gun-bearer to whom it falls a victim.
At the festival of Apollo at Leucas a victim flung himself from a rock into the sea, like the Hyperborean who was tired of life.
But he had to be constantly guarded, his acquaintances were hampered from seeing him, and he was the victim of a painful disease, of which he died on the 1st of April 1894.
He selected as his victim a powerful popular leader at Brussels, Francis Anneesens, syndic of the gild of St Nicholas, who was Y g ?
As crown lawyer his treatment of the accused was marked by more than the harshness and violence common in his time; and the fame of the victim has caused his behaviour in the trial of Raleigh to be lastingly remembered against him.
In most cases he is successful, but should his intended victim escape, as at times happens, from his having miscalculated the distance, he may make a second or even a third bound, which, however, usually prove fruitless, or he returns disconcerted to his hiding-place, there to wait for another opportunity."
He certainly was no mere advocate of orthodoxy; he as certainly was no mere victim of terror at scepticism; least of all was he a freethinker in disguise.
A curious fragment of Welsh dialogues, printed by Professor Rhys in his Studies on the Arthurian Legend, appears to represent Kay as the abductor, In the pseudo-Chronicles and the romances based upon them the abductor is Mordred, and in the chronicles there is no doubt that the lady was no unwilling victim.
The next victim was Acragas, against which another expedition sailed in 406 under Hannibal and Himilco; the town was sacked and the walls destroyed.
A large boat, gaily decked out, representing that in which the victim used to be conveyed, was anchored near, and a gun on board fired every quarter of an hour during the night.
His realm enjoyed peace till his death in 896, when he fell a victim to some palace intrigue at Damascus.
He disliked the formalities of the law, and in one instance, "the miller Arnold case," in connexion with which he thought injustice had been done to a poor man, he dismissed the judges, condemned them to a year's fortress arrest, and compelled them to make good out of their own pockets the loss sustained by their supposed victim - not a wise proceeding, but one springing from a generous motive.
He is alternately the oppressor and the victim of heroic and self-willed nobles - the idealized types of the patrons for whom the jongleurs and troubadours sang.
They went to London in the summer of 1834, and took a house at 5 (now 24) Cheyne Row, Chelsea, which Carlyle inhabited till his death; the house has since been bought for the public. Irving, who had welcomed him on former occasions, was just dying, - a victim, as Carlyle thought, to fashionable cajoleries.
In the Cook and Society Islands, when a human being was offered as a sacrifice, the priest presented an eye of the victim to the king, who either ate it or pretended to do so.
In his own diocese no victim of the persecution is known to have suffered till after his death; and, much as he was already maligned by opponents, there are strong evidences that his natural disposition was humane and generous.
John Tanner (Juan Tenor) is a voluble exponent of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, who finally falls a victim to the life force in Ann.
He was hurried away to the desolate town of Cucusus (Cocysus), among the ridges of Mount Taurus, with a secret hope, perhaps, that he might be a victim to the Isaurians on the march, or to the more implacable fury of the monks.
A point of interest is that the exhortations to chastity are addressed to men only; the man is regarded as the victim, the woman as the temptress - women are never warned against men or against the general seductions of society.
His triumph, however, was short-lived; he was assassinated in 681, the victim of a combined attack of his numerous enemies.
Finally the parasitic larva attacks the Osmia, and digging its mandibles into its victim's head kills and eats it, taking from one to two days for the completion of the repast.
A violent paroxysm of asthma may be arrested by the administration of morphine subcutaneously, but the practice should not be continued, as there is great danger in a chronic disease that the patient may become the victim of morphinism.
The rites included the " pursuit," possibly derived from the intentional opportunity of escape allowed the victim.
The earliest victim was an attendant named Barisch, employed in the pathological laboratory of the Vienna General Hospital, and told off to look after the animals and bacteriological apparatus devoted to the investigation of plague, cultures of which had been brought from India by the medical commissioners sent by the Royal Academy of Science in 1897.
But Bacon fell a victim to malaria and died in October in Gloucester county.
On other occasions also Vamacharis commonly offer animal sacrifices, usually one or more kids; the head of the victim, which has to be severed by a single stroke, being always placed in front of the image of the goddess as a blood-offering (bali), with an earthen lamp fed with ghee burning above it, whilst the flesh is cooked and served to the guests attending the ceremony, except that of buffaloes, which is given to the low-caste musicians who perform during the service.
For half a century trials were many at Venice and elsewhere, but actual executions were only common at Rome; the most illustrious victim was the philosopher Giordano Biuno, burnt in 1600.
But a six months' residence in Campania, and the congratulations which poured in upon him from the neighbouring towns, where the report had been officially spread that Agrippina had fallen a victim to her treacherous designs upon the emperor, gradually restored his courage.
Perillus himself is said to have been the first victim.
A reign of terror followed; proscriptions, confiscations, and executions became general; some of the noblest citizens were put to death, and Cicero fell a victim to Antony's revenge.
On his passage through Cilicia in 41 he fell a victim to the charms of Cleopatra, in whose company he spent the winter at Alexandria.
The only victim of this plot was Ali, who died at Kufa in 661, of the wound inflicted by a poisoned weapon.
In 1680 he was the constant victim of severe fevers, from which he recovered for a time through the use of quinine prescribed by an English physician.
But Mr Lang's answer on that point is that this humble supernumerary in Roux de Marsilly's conspiracy simply became one more wretched victim of the "red tape" of the old French absolute monarchy.
He kills his victim by rolling himself round the body till he breaks its ribs, or suffocates it by one irresistible convolution round its throat.
Such rites are often associated with the actual eating of the victim whose virtues are coveted.
This is why fat of a victim was smeared an a sacred stone, not only in acts of homage paid to it, but in the actual consecration thereof.
In such cases the influence of the god, communicated to the victim, passed with the unguent into the stone.
Osterman was therefore the first and the most illustrious victim of the coup d'etat of the 6th of December 1741.
Under the sway of the now dominant faction, Sweden, already the vassal, could not fail speedily to become the victim of Russia.
His name was associated with this political reform solely because his was the only vigorous personality which stood out from the mass of rebels, and because he was the principal victim of the repression that ensued.
Among many other sufferers Imam Kuli Khan, conqueror of Lar and Hormuz, the son of one of Abbass most famous generals, founder of a college at Shiraz, and otherwise a public benefactor, fell a victim tO his savage cruelty.
On his way he came to the town of Yezdikhast, where he demanded a sum of money from the inhabitants, claiming it as part of secreted revenue; the demand was refused, and eighteen of the head men were thrown down the precipice beneath his window; a saiyid, or holy man, was the next victim, and his wife and daughter were to be given over to the soldiery, when a suddenly-formed conspiracy took effect, and Zakis own life was taken in retribution for his guilt (1779).
The Russians, moreover, made a futile attempt on Gilan by landing troops at Enzeli, which returned to Baku, where Zizianov fell a victim to the treachery of the Persian governor.
The plotters were at this juncture reinforced by an exranger from Scania (Skane), Johan Kristoffer Toll, also a victim of Cap oppression.
But he was hampered by poverty and the jealousy of the other European Powers, and, after showing once more his unrivalled mastery over masses of men at the brief Gefle diet (22nd of January-24th of February 1792), he fell a victim to a widespread aristocratic conspiracy.
The undoubted reference to Juvenal in Sidonius Apollinaris as the victim of the rage of an actor only proves that the original story from which all the varying versions of the lives are derived was generally believed before the middle of the 5th century of our era.
The Erinyes demand their victim; he pleads.
In 57 2, according to the Lombard chronicler, Alboin fell a victim to the revenge of his wife Rosamund, the daughter of the king of the Gepidae, whose skull Alboin had turned into a drinking cup, out of which he forced Rosamund to drink.
Every facility was granted by Mehemet Ali, who in 1825 appointed him one of a commission to examine the district of Sennaar; but Brocchi, unfortunately for science, fell a victim to the climate, and died at Khartum on the 25th of September 1826.
A hypothesis favoured by Dr Frazer, that the victim is usually a divine man, a priest-king 4 Pliny, Nat.
According to Sadducean principles the man who was convicted of falsely accusing another of a capital offence was not put to death unless his victim was already executed.
In fact the apparently prosperous relative was the victim of unfortunate speculations, and chose rather to be reproached with avarice than with imprudence.
After a brief residence with his mother, who was needlessly alarmed at the idea of her son falling a victim to some casual coquette, Swift towards the close of 1689 entered upon an engagement as secretary to Sir William Temple, whose wife (Dorothy Osborne) was distantly related to Mrs Swift.
This tree has almost completely fallen a victim to the ravages of a green beetle, probably introduced from Mauritius.
Brooks (1819-1857), a congressman from South Carolina, suddenly confronted Sumner as he sat writing at his desk in the Senate chamber, denounced his speech as a libel upon his state and upon Butler, his relative, and before Sumner, pinioned by his desk, could make the slightest resistance, rained blow after blow upon his head, till his victim sank bleeding and unconscious upon the floor.
Mina, (2) to slay a victim at Mina and hold a sacrificial meal, part of the flesh being also dried and so preserved, or given to the poor, 3 (3) to be shaved and so terminate the ihram, (4) to make the third ifada, i.e.
After Sertorius had fallen a victim to assassination, Pompey easily defeated his successor Perperna and put an end to the war.
The blood of the victim was poured over the stone as an offering to the divinity dwelling within it; and from this conception of the stone arose the further and final view, that the stone was a table on which the victim was to be burned.
The thought of wrong or misery moved him less to pity for the victim than to anger against the cause.
Abandoning at last all hope she sank into melancholy, ill health, and, according to some accounts, insanity, and died a victim to state policy on or about the 25th of September 1615.
There is no doubt that in this instance the unnatural quietude, the grave-like silence, and the dim religious light in which the victim was kept contributed to defer death.
This hostility, which amounted to a real vendetta, was based, not so much upon the foreign policy of its victim, his negotiation of the Armistice terms and the decisive influence which he exercised in securing the acceptance of the Treaty of Versailles; as upon his financial policy both as Finance Minister in 1919 and as the Democratic Catholic supporter and, it is said, the political adviser of the Catholic Chancellor of the Reich, Dr. Wirth, in the preparation in the summer of 1921 of a fresh scheme of taxation designed to impose new burdens upon capital and upon the prosperous landed interest.
For refusing to receive rents at figures fixed by the tenants, Captain Boycott (1832-1897), Lord Erne's agent in Mayo, was severely " boycotted," the name of the first victim being given to the new system.
A trader who is even suspected of dealing with such a victim of tyranny may be ruined by the mere imputation; his customers shun him from fear, and he is obliged to get a character from some notorious leaguer.
Their art (disciplina) consisted especially in deducing the will of the gods from the appearance presented by the entrails of the slain victim.
To please the god, the victim must be without spot or blemish, and the practice of observing whether the entrails presented any abnormal appearance, and thence deducing the will of heaven, was also very important in Greek religion.
Having set out to embody the mysteries of faith in human language, it had fallen a victim to the excellence of its own methods; language proved too strong for mystery.
Geryon started in pursuit, but fell a victim to the arrows of Heracles, who, after various adventures, succeeded in getting the cattle safe to Greece, where they were offered in sacrifice to Hera by Eurystheus.
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.
Hogni's heart was then cut out, the victim laughing the while; but when Gunnar saw it he cried out that now he alone knew where the hoard was and that he would never reveal the secret.
The authorities were passive, and although some courageous persons actually rescued the victim at an early stage and concealed him in a friendly house, the bloodthirsty mob soon discovered his refuge and were about to force an entrance, when the dying man surrendered to save his deliverer's property.
He had his what-sis cut off and publically apologized to each victim he could find.
Dean crawled on his hands and knees, peering under the vehicle for Billy's young girlfriend but there was no one else, only a liquor bottleâ€”unlike its victim, unbroken.
While he possessed knowledge of a brutal attack, if the victim, Lydia, allowed it to happen as she said, wasn't she culpable in some convoluted way for the results of her entrapment?
My warriors have intercepted a message that may reference you as an intended victim.
I'm done playing the victim here.
I, too, will fall victim to the madness caused by the demon.
A report by a probation officer on 18 August 2000 indicates that "Darren has a clear sense of victim empathy."
There is enough futile self-laceration in American academia without Spivak mauling the victim a little further.
One victim had to have her arms amputated at the elbow.
Whilst one can sympathize with the victim in this story, it is difficult not to be somewhat amused by events.
Nerve agents are powerful; they require powerful antidotes to keep the victim alive.
It seems to me that the Revenue has devised a kind of reverse tax arbitrage here, with the taxpayer as the victim.
In those circumstances, it is said, the pursuer has not averred that he was a primary victim of the incident.
Evidence suggested that the murderer hid among flowering bushes in front of the Simpson home waiting for the victim.
The third victim of bogus callers on February 8 was a 69 year old man living at Bucks Hill.
Like vinyl records, the 35mm camera has fallen victim to the digital age.
The victim was taken to hospital where he spent a couple of days with a broken cheekbone.
A STUNNED burglary victim last night told how he woke up to find a chimpanzee stealing his mobile phone.
Out of a Coma, Into a Twilight Accident victim Robert Wendland is " minimally conscious.
Christmas has become yet another victim of society's rampant consumerism.
It is only removed upon the curing of a victim, therefore dead victims are still likely to remain contagious in some way.
Could the car crash victim be a serial killer?
The trouble is, we're falling victim to the success of the technology we all crave.
The Constabulary has sent out questionnaires to every victim of racist and homophobic crime.
Yet Gorbachev was himself a victim of the general disarray that had overtaken the Communist system.
Speech is affected, and the victim usually exhibits dyspnea, cyanosis, and hypotension.
He was probably a victim of the worldwide influenza epidemic of 1918.
Any remaining fruits are likely to fall victim to birds, squirrels, autumn gales or all three!
The victim was a condemned murderer; the man paid to strangle him was the common hangman.
The victim crossed the road and saw the suspect get into a bright blue sports hatchback which could have been a Volkswagen Golf.
Stratton Upper School has been the victim of two bomb hoaxes.
Such behavior will usually be deliberately hurtful, repeated over a period of time and the victim will have difficulty defending themselves.
He wants to free Keats from the archetype of the Romantic victim, made immortal by Shelley in his elegy ' Adonais ' .
Over lunch one day, he expressed a certain impatience with " victim nationalities " .
Such disinformation would constitute a loss to the victim, in that it might cause the agent to make decisions injurious to itself.
After thirty seconds of torture you may permanently maim the victim in one of the following ways.
Where the fire service are deemed the victim of crime, officers will be involved in the victim/offender mediation process.
In November 1979 Victim supported The Damned (a package that also included The misfits for a while) on an extensive UK tour.
Roche Abbey Roche Abbey a 12th century monastery, which fell victim to the wrath of Henry V111.
The executed murderer repeats his crime, sees his victim and suffers remorse over and over again.
Mr Lees noted with great particularity the aspect of the ' ripper's ' victim.
For Mrs Evans, ' Philip was the classic victim of the blame culture that now pervades our society ' .
The victim threw a punch at the youth, breaking one of his teeth, who promptly fled.
Do you view Amy as a selfless victim or an easy pushover?
The victim should also be dissuaded from washing etc in the case of alleged rape.
A victim of " extraordinary rendition ", he was rendered to Morocco where he was tortured for 18 months.
Where the victim does not want direct reparation, then reparation will be made to the community at large.
The demonic mask of the victim is being cut off by SCULLY using a scalpel.
To escape from the consequences of their actions it suits them fine to shift blame onto the victim - and to create the scapegoat.
Through writing campaign letters and letters to his family, he stopped seeing himself as a victim of circumstance and learned positive self-expression.
The victim who was understandably very shaken has been unable to provide police with any form of description of her attacker.
Unlike real hospital comforts, with a spring mattress, the bamboo slat sleeping platforms caused sores, of which I was a victim.
The study of the great models of the past serves to show how these masters achieved the truly sublime without falling victim to bathos.
When the bat bites its victim, it secretes this powerful clot-dissolving substance so that the victim's blood will keep flowing.
Earlier, the jury was shown CCTV images of both Singh and the alleged victim entering the secluded subway alone.
Until receiving help, the victim remained supine on the floor looking at the ceiling.
To increase victim confidence in using the criminal justice system.
The Sparrow Hawk flew dispassionately to nearby cover, grasping its tiny victim in powerful talons.
By the 17th tee, they stop because they've spotted a victim.
The tactic chosen by renegade loyalist Billy Wright of spreading terror by randomly choosing a victim had paid off.
Almost 12% were the victim of theft or attempted theft; 10% were the victim of burglary.
The risk of being the victim of vehicle-related theft is lower in rural areas (6.9% ).
No cat has been known to recover from it and unneutered tomcats are most likely to fall victim.
A fit team member should climb into a sleeping bag with the victim, both being preferably naked to help the heat transference.
It soon transpires Tori is not the only victim from the club.
They then excrete infective trypanosomes in their feces which enter the blood of a subsequent victim through the bite wound.
As each incumbent died, his successor donned the infected vestments of his predecessor and was soon a victim himself.
Almost 12% were the victim of theft or attempted theft; 10% were the victim of theft or attempted theft; 10% were the victim of burglary.
The 4th XI's game at Cheadle Hulme fell victim to the previous three days wet weather which left the Cheadle Hulme ground unfit.
I wouldn't want to become an innocent victim of your killing spree!
He has become just another helpless, hopeless victim in Zimbabwe.
Following that logic, she can't be sure that she's not his next intended victim.
ThereÃ¢s no kudos being named after a murder victim.
In order to win the wager she must persuade the " victim " to accept her offer without there being any true need.
A gang of up to 7 men then wreaked havoc in the bar, throwing chairs and slashing the victim's face with glass.
Jowett's pupils, who were now drawn from the university at large, supported him with the enthusiasm which young men feel for the victim of injustice.
Their design was miraculously frustrated - according to the Aeginetan version, the statues fell upon their knees, - and only a single survivor returned to Athens, there to fall a victim to the fury of his comrades' widows, who pierced him with their brooch-pins.
Whilst forming the central feature of the ritualistic symbolism, this triad - Prajapati, sacrifice (oblation, victim), sacrificer - is extended in various ways.
He wrdte Les Affaires du comte de Boduel, exhibiting himself as the victim of the malice of his enemies, and gained King Frederick II.'s good- will by an offer to restore the Orkneys and Shetlands to Denmark.
While the Hebrew for sacrifice, rnr, makes the killing of the victim the central feature of the ceremony, the Latin word brings out the fact that an act of sacralization (see Taboo) is an essential element in many cases.
The god, the victim and the human group are regarded as of the same kin; the animal (totem) is the earlier form of the god; the deity was originally female, for under matrilineal rules the mother alone is of kin to her children, but, with the rise of descent in the male line, the god was transformed into a male.
The unity of procedure consists in the fact that every sacrifice involves putting the divine in communication with the profane by an intermediary - the victim - which may be piacular or honorific, a messenger or a means of divination, a means of alimenting the eternal life of the species or a source of magical energy which the rite diffuses over objects in its neighbourhood.
The blood of the victim may be drunk by the priest as a means of inducing inspiration, its entrails may be employed in divination, its flesh consumed in a common meal, exposed to the birds and beasts of prey or buried in the earth.
The custom of eating the body of the victim does not necessarily spring from any idea of communion with the god; it may also arise from a desire to incorporate the sanctity which has been imparted to it - an idea on a level with many other food customs (see CouvADE), and based on the idea that eating anything causes its qualities to pass into the eater.
At Rome the scapegoat did not suffer death; but in the Saturnalia a human victim seems to have been slain till the 4th century A.D.
The spirits which cause disease may be human or non-human and their influence is shown in more than one way; they may enter the body of the victim (see Possession), and either dominate his mind as well as his body, inflict specific diseases, or cause pains of various sorts.
At the same time it was strictly unjust to the victim, and a heavy punishment to a cultured citizen for whom Athens contained all that made life worth living.
Amongst the threads, which entangle the wings and legs of intercepted prey, the spiders are perfectly at home and can pounce on the struggling victim at once if it be small and harmless or keep at a respectful distance, checking all efforts at escape, if it be poisonous or strong.
The Theridiidae eject on to the insect from their spinning mamillae drops of liquid adhesive silk; the Argyopidae, steadying it with the tips of their long front legs, sweep additional strands of silk over it with the legs of the hinder pair; the Agalenidae, attaching a long thread to a point hard by, run round and round the victim in circles, gradually winding it up beyond all hope of breaking loose.
During the Popish Plot, to which her secretary Coleman was a victim, she went abroad with her husband.
Mutilations, such as circumcision, violation of chastity in the case of maidens hallowed to certain gods, ritual cutting of hair and nails, and their deposition in a sanctuary, rather belong to the category of sacrifice, as also the burial of a living victim under the foundations of a new building or bridge '(see' Sacrifice).
His victim retorted with extraordinary powers of invective, and on being rebuked by the bench declined to retract or apologize, but placed his gown upon the table, and with a low bow left the court for ever.
Patteson was murdered in 1871, a victim of the mistrust engendered in the natives by kidnapping traders.
His successor, Lord Elgin, only lived till November 1863, when he too fell a victim to the excessive work of the governor-generalship, dying at the Himalayan station of Dharmsala, where he lies buried.
In 1246 a number of his own barons and officials of the mainland conspired against his rule, but were crushed with great ferocity, and even his faithful secretary, Pietro della Vigna, fell a victim to the emperor's suspicions.
Charles used his influence to carry through parliament the act of indemnity, and the execution of some of the regicides was a measure not more severe than was to be expected in the times and circumstances; but that of Sir Henry Vane, who was not a regicide and whose life Charles had promised the parliament to spare in case of his condemnation, was brought about by Charles's personal insistence in revenge for the victim's high bearing during his trial, and was an act of gross cruelty and perfidy.
At an early stage he came to the conclusion that Dreyfus was the innocent victim of a nefarious conspiracy, and on the 13th of January 1898, with his usual intrepidity, he published in the Aurore newspaper, in the form of a letter beginning with the words J'accuse, a terrible denunciation of all those who had had a hand in hounding down that unfortunate officer.
Burns's John Barleycorn); but it is better to refer it to the tearing of the flesh of the victim at sacrifices at which the deity or the sacred animal was slain, and sacramentally eaten raw (cf.
It may be taken that, subject to modifying circumstances, a person guilty of homicide had to pay (r) coirp-dire for the destruction of life, irrespective of rank; (2) the honourvalue of the victim; (3) his own honour-value if the deed was unintentional; and (4) double his own honour-value if committed with malice aforethought.
It is the preparation of purified antibody that is injected into the victim.
British quake victim was boy, 12 20-10-2005 The first known British victim of the devastating earthquake in Pakistan was a 12-year-old boy.
However, for the sword to be fully keyed to its owner it needs to be quenched in the blood of a victim.
Can it, rather, provide a moral basis to resuscitate the victim?
This store had been the victim of many shoplifting offenses prior to him taking up his post.
Mr Herring later claimed he was the victim of a smear campaign by his own union.
The former wife of the victim was tried separately for soliciting the murder of the victim but she was acquitted.
Christians, offer songs of praise to the Paschal victim.
Each victim had been stabbed 15 to 20 times, leaving the walls of the small monk 's chamber splattered with blood.
British Broadcasting Corporation [online] WTO falls victim to spoof web site.
When the bat bites its victim, it secretes this powerful clot-dissolving substance so that the victim 's blood will keep flowing.
By the 17th tee, they stop because they 've spotted a victim.
The terrified victim woke and screamed out to her mother who was also attacked by the 14-year-old girl.
Gary Skyner was the UK 's second thalidomide victim and in addition to being a comedian, he is an effective inspirational speaker.
The risk of being the victim of vehicle-related theft is lower in rural areas (6.9 %).
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This could be a problem if you are the unlucky victim of such a theft when you are temporarily uninsured.