barbarity

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  • Many and many a record of their barbarity is kept to this day. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • This was no doubt a barbarity too; but what could we do? Cited from History of the Expedition to Russia, by Count Philip de Segur
  • Why not then let the story of this war and its barbarities die with this generation? Cited from The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me,by W. White
  • Could any one ever have thought before the war that the twentieth century could show such barbarities? Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • Every day, perhaps, some new act of barbarity was taking place. Cited from Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament, Clarkson
  • "It would do more than anything to put an end to that barbarity." Cited from Questionable Shapes, by William Dean Howells
  • I do not think that the people of the province would have committed such barbarities by themselves. Cited from The Philippines: Past and Present (Vol. 1 of 2), by Dean C. Worcester
  • A few days afterwards another example of Turkish barbarity came under their notice. Cited from Great African Travellers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Before doing this he made it a condition that no barbarities were to be committed. Cited from The Story of Isaac Brock, by Walter R. Nursey
  • Then I suppose, sir, you heard something of your own barbarity? Cited from The Beaux-Stratagem, by George Farquhar
  • I never had before seen such a living type of brutal strength and barbarity. Cited from The Privateersman, by Frederick Marryat
  • This barbarity has kept me ever at a distance from the most beautiful object my eyes ever beheld. Cited from The De Coverley Papers, by Joseph Addison and Others
  • Nor was this by any means the only instance in which the barbarity of the law defeated its object. Cited from Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860, Charles Duke Yonge
  • Several instances of this kind of barbarity came under my own notice. Cited from Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John MacGillivray
  • However being resolved to put an end to this barbarity, I ordered the men to follow me. Cited from The Life and Most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, by Defoe
  • It is time we were doing away with such barbarity. Cited from When Knighthood Was in Flower, by Charles Major
  • What would be the effect of this barbarity on the enemy? Cited from History of the Expedition to Russia, by Count Philip de Segur
  • Man had broken for ever with a past of barbarity and darkness. Cited from The Psychology of Revolution, Gustave le Bon
  • Thus far I cannot learn that you have made any disavowal of these barbarities. Cited from Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880, by George Washington Williams
  • They afterwards learned that this fellow had married the very woman he had treated with such singular barbarity. Cited from John Rutherford, the White Chief, by George Lillie Craik
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