they mutilate

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  • First they mutilate you; then they poison you; then they burn you.
  • They hunt you down, they stifle you; they make you rot in prison, they mutilate you. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • In the University what they do not dominate they mutilate. Cited from Against Home Rule (1912), by Various
  • Then, following Avon's orders, they mutilate his corpse and display it in the low rises.
  • Neither sex makes use of tattooing, nor do they mutilate the lips or nose, but what they lack in these respects they make up for in ear ornaments. Cited from The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao, by Fay-Cooper Cole
  • Whether ritually or in fits of rage, they mutilate themselves, peeling off parts of their own skins and shoving pieces of metal into the flesh.
  • Vickers and Cathy go after Sarah, cornering her in a classroom, where they mutilate one of her breasts, and stab her.
  • Our Vatican Jupiters have as little respect for old Chronos as the Cretan had: they mutilate him when and where they think necessary, limp as he may by the operation. Cited from Imaginary Conversations and Poems, by Walter Savage Landor
  • They mutilate her, cut out her tongue, sew her mouth shut, strip her flesh, and cut off her limbs small parts at a time and finally display her in the Freakshow Gallery as "The Worm Girl".
  • They will snap a finger off a hand incautiously trailed in the water; they mutilate swimmers -- in every river town in Paraguay there are men who have been thus mutilated; they will rend and devour alive any wounded man or beast; for blood in the water excites them to madness.
  • Far off, two bulls in jealous war engage, Their blood-shot eye balls roll in furious rage; With maddened hoofs they mutilate the ground And loud their angry bellowings resound; With shaggy heads bent low they plunge and roar, Till both broad bellies drip with purple gore. Cited from Custer, and Other Poems, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox