mutilate them

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  • He often slashed them up and sometimes even bought back pictures he had sold, just to mutilate them.
  • They threw grenades at them, burned their houses and mutilated them.
  • The Indians had not stripped the bodies nor mutilated them, only they were all filled with arrows. Cited from 31 Yrs on the Plains and In the Mountains, Drannan
  • At one time it had mutilated them and decapitated them. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • They had killed two men, staked two women to the ground and mutilated them, and stolen 30 horses.
  • Sentence passed, the henchmen and guards surrounded and mutilated them, without pity and without ruth. Cited from Barlaam and Ioasaph, by St. John of Damascus
  • Though physically and verbally abusive toward the children-turned-donkeys, he does not mutilate them as in the book.
  • "Well, strike off their hand then, mutilate them; but do not kill them!" cried Catharine, passionately. Cited from Henry VIII And His Court, by Louise Muhlbach
  • Although he dug up the bodies of several men he felt no inclination to mutilate them, whereas he delighted in rending female corpses. Cited from The Book of Were-Wolves, by Sabine Baring-Gould
  • The Crossed do not simply rape and kill their victims, they torture and mutilate them to cause the maximum amount of pain and suffering.
  • If it was not destroyed by the shell or shrapnel that mutilated them it was worn beyond belief and redemption. Cited from Kings, Queens And Pawns, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Doubtless they slay men, doubtless even mutilate them, in mere malice. Cited from In the South Seas, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Albuquerque kept his word, but mutilated them horribly.
  • Can I be even sure that another owner would not leave them to decay in neglect, or mutilate them at the prompting of some ignorant whim? Cited from The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France 3
  • But he mutilated them horribly, cutting off their ears, noses, right hands, and the thumbs of their left hands, as well as pulling out all their hair.
  • When any persons of influence fell into his hands, he cut out their tongues, and otherwise horribly mutilated them -- a bishop and several other gentlemen surviving as witnesses of his atrocities. Cited from Services in the Liberation of Chili, Peru & Brazil, Vol. 1, by Cochrane
  • Sometimes these naked savages would stealthily creep in upon our sentries and with their sharp knives would overpower them and mutilate them in an indescribable manner. Cited from From the Bottom Up, by Alexander Irvine
  • Shall we say of the syndicate of traders who hunt the natives on the Congo like rabbits, massacre and mutilate them, that they are sick? Cited from The Essentials of Spirituality, by Felix Adler
  • The splinters and fragments of the shells had torn and mutilated them.
  • After the victims were killed, the perpetrators hung the bodies from meat hooks and mutilated them in a vicious parody of kosher slaughtering practices.