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use "pillory" in a sentence
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 din
The King's counsel, objecting to
The prospect of significant income from pillage
and ransoming prisoners was also import
Rather than return home to a life of serfdom and povert
y, they chose to plunder
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, devast
ating wide areas with sack and pillage
and even attacking imperial army formations.
In particular, these violations include cases of murder of civilian
s 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 weaken
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
Mikhayil Mishaqa, Murder, Mayhem
, and plunder
: The History of the Lebanon in the 18th and 19th Centuries, tr.
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