Sentence Examples with the word torturing

Not at all like Darkyn was bleeding her dry or torturing her.

The Hungarians retaliated in kind, burning and harrying as far as Semendria, torturing and murdering, and carrying off the saleable inhabitants as slaves.

In 1659 the massacre of several drunken Indians by the soldiers caused a general rising of the Indians, who unsuccessfully attacked the stockade, killing some of the soldiers and inhabitants, and capturing and torturing others.

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Her first thought was that he was sending her to Death as a means of torturing her or at least, nailing home the point that he had won this round with Gabriel.

The pitiful groans from all sides and the torturing pain in his thigh, stomach, and back distracted him.

Then he made a sign to someone, and the torturing pain in his abdomen caused Prince Andrew to lose consciousness.

His visions were more than just his death; they were the first-person experience of the torturing and killing of many, many others, as if she were mutilating others.

If he was half as creative at torturing people and planning his battles as he was in bed, he was more than capable of doing it.

A culprit is easily discovered either by an appeal to a local diviner or in torturing some one into confession.

The isolated cases of the torturing of a revolutionary priest in Mexico in 1816, and of a relapsed Jew and of a Quaker in Spain during 1826, cannot really be considered as auto-da-fes.