Sentence Examples with the word Scourged

For this independence he was severely scourged by the 'Abbasid governor, who, apparently, did not dare to go beyond scourging with a man of his standing with the people.

Horatius was condemned to be scourged to death, but on his appealing to the people his life was spared (Livy i.

The priests and people besought Heliodorus to leave this sacred treasure untouched, but he persisted and - in answer to their prayers - was overthrown by a horse with a terrible rider and scourged by two youths.

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The king and his courtiers joined in the processions in the garb of penitents, and scourged themselves with ostentation.

He fasted and scourged himself; he practised all the ordinary forms of maceration and invented new ones, all to no purpose.

He wore a sharp shirt of hair next his skin, scourged himself every Friday and other fasting days, lay upon the bare ground with a log under his head, and allowed himself but four or five hours' sleep. This access of the ascetic malady lasted but a short time, and More recovered to all outward appearance his balance of mind.

Recantation of his aspersions on Peter, giving as a reason that he had been soundly scourged by angels during the preceding night.

Seven hours a day he spent on his knees in prayer and three times a day he scourged his emaciated body.

They stood by him when he took his seat on the tribunal; mounted guard before his house, against the wall of which they stood the fasces; summoned offenders before him, seized, bound and scourged them, and (in earlier times) carried out the death sentence.

After a fierce and obstinate fight, in which Conrad and many other nobles fell the Germans were victorious; the Magyars were even mon thoroughly scourged than in the battles in which Ottos fathe had given them their first real check.