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Without further encouragement, the customers begin beating their spoons on tables and chanting, "Stocks, stocks" and the hapless miscreant, man or woman, is unceremoniously clapped in a pillory and pelted with wads of bread by his fellow diners.

The King's counsel, objecting to
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The prospect of significant income from pillage and ransoming prisoners was also important.

Rather than return home to a life of serfdom and poverty, they chose to plunder and pillage the rural France.

In AD 190, Chancellor Dong Zhuo ordered his soldiers to ransack, pillage and raze the city as he retreated from the coalition set up against him by regional lords from across China.

However, the estates of Fabius had not been touched by the Carthaginian pillage parties in order to incite distrust against him.

Indeed such "allied" barbarian contingents were at times to turn on the Romans, devastating wide areas with sack and pillage and even attacking imperial army formations.

In particular, these violations include cases of murder of civilians and pillage.

Emperor Taiwu of Northern Wei made periodic attacks to pillage Northern Yan territory and then withdraw, draining Northern Yan of food supplies and other resources and weakening it.

He continued to raid and pillage his way toward the Indiana-Ohio border until he left Indiana on july 13 as several Union armies began to converge on him.

Mikhayil Mishaqa, Murder, Mayhem, pillage, and plunder: The History of the Lebanon in the 18th and 19th Centuries, tr.

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