He is said to have been poisoned (December 29, 1606) by his chancellor, Mihaly Katay, who was hacked to bits by Bocskay's adherents in the market-place of Kassa.
White Gods inherit their title, but Black Gods normally get hacked to pieces by their successors.
On the 15th of July, when Havelock's avenging army was within a march of Cawnpore, they were all hacked to death and their bodies - some still faintly breathing - were thrown down the adjacent well which is to-day one of the most famous monuments of British rule in India.
In that time, eleven thousand wild animals were killed for the amusement of the crowd, and ten thousand gladiators hacked away at each other to thunderous applause.
The lines of communication had been hacked in two.
I think he hacked into Ingrid's computer and has been waiting for his chance.
We hacked open a can of baked beans with a screwdriver and ate them cold.
Hiding his canoe, still afloat, among these thickets, with its prow seaward, he sat down in the stern, paddle low in hand; and when the ship was gliding by, like a flash he darted out; gained her side; with one backward dash of his foot capsized and sank his canoe; climbed up the chains; and throwing himself at full length upon the deck, grappled a ring-bolt there, and swore not to let it go, though hacked in pieces.
Thaddeus of Suessa was hacked to pieces by the mob; the imperial crown was placed in mockery on the head of a hunch-backed beggar, who was carried back in triumph into the city.
Infuriated, they seized and flung Matvyeev into the square below, where he was hacked to pieces by their comrades.