forfeit his life

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  • If he failed in even one, he must forfeit his life. Cited from Famous Men of the Middle Ages, by Haaren & Poland
  • At one moment he had forfeited his life to his country. Cited from "Co. Aytch", by Sam R. Watkins
  • Ye shall walk as twin-brothers; in need, one shall forfeit his life for another. Cited from The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems, by H. L. Gordon
  • For what shall a man be profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? Cited from Leaves of Life, by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
  • For what doth it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? Cited from His Life, by William E. Barton, Theodore G. Soares, and Sydney Strong
  • I find myself repeating the old question, what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and forfeit his life? Cited from The Victim, by Thomas Dixon
  • His force, and the state of war he put himself in, made him forfeit his life, but gave me no title to his goods. Cited from Second Treatise of Civil Government, by John Locke
  • Schott forced Derrer to lay his hand upon a block and lose his hand or else forfeit his life.
  • Brunel, the celebrated engineer, had a curious accident, which might have forfeited his life. Cited from Strange Pages from Family Papers, by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  • The Professor placed himself before the chief, and by motions endeavored to inform the chief that if his men made any attack on them he would forfeit his life. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen, by Roger Finlay
  • Perhaps, at first, he did not know that by that same act he forfeited his life and sacrificed his home and jeopardized the lives and homes of all his neighbors. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • But the brave Teligny nearly forfeited his life by his rashness, and his services were, for a long time, lost to the cause of liberty. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1585a by Motley
  • His whole countenance glowered at the invisible artist in lines of suppressed rage, that seemed to bid him cut short the exposure or forfeit his life. Cited from Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions, by Slason Thompson
  • He had forfeited his life by his desertion and bore his fate manfully; his only fear being for the future welfare of that wife and her children for whom he had lost his life. Cited from The Trials of the Soldier's Wife, by Alex St. Clair Abrams
  • It was a great pity that he should so excite and overstrain himself about a worthless negro, who had forfeited his life for a dastardly crime. Cited from The Marrow of Tradition, by Charles W. Chesnutt
  • Because Adam violated God's law, Jehovah judicially determined that Adam should forfeit his life by dying. Cited from The Harp of God, by J. F. Rutherford
  • And not only that, but their gallant action, in which the one forfeited his life, and the other a limb, proved the salvation of the whole commando. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • The vanquished had to become a disciple of the vanquisher or to forfeit his life and, if he was the head of an institution, to surrender its property. Cited from Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3), by Charles Eliot
  • You, at all events, are acquainted with the old story against Ferdinand Lind; you know how he forfeited his life to the Society; how it was given back to him. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • For which causes and crimes he has forfeited his life, lands, and goods, movable and immovable; which shall be escheated to the King. Cited from Letters to Dead Authors, by Andrew Lang