bloody murder

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I draw the line at bloody murder! Not a life should have been lost if I'd had my way.
A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the- grave and four parts clarified Satan.
It was one of those collections of stories of bloody murders, ghostly legends, and supernatural visitations, which, coarsely got up and illustrated, have a strange fascination for one who once begins to read them.
The full responsibility for all possible negative consequences of this bloody murder lies on Armenia, according to the statement.
"I could hear a young girl screaming bloody murder. When I got up to corner, I locked eyes with (the girl) and could see the tears pouring down her face.
Cops sealed off a Paisley street after a man was knifed in the body in a bloody murder bid.
Gideon Hawk, the Rogue Lawman, is back in "Black Trails and Bloody Murder", a brand-new western featuring two short stories by Peter Brandvold.
figure By JOSEPH WANGUI Three cousins charged with brutal murder of their relative following a domestic quarrel have been found guilty by the High Court in Kerugoya.Justice Lucy Gitari ruled that Daniel Kinyua Kiige, Jackson Wachira Kiige and James Kirimi Nyaga have a case to answer in connection to the bloody murder of Archangel Mwai Nyaga on the night of May 15, 2010.While putting the suspects on their defence, the judge found that the prosecution had adduced sufficient evidence to establish the accused persons inflicted severe injuries on Nyaga using an axe, a panga and metal bar, which led to his death.
'King: And can you not establish some new creed to justify the bloody murder of one's only son Grand Inquisitor: To appease eternal justice, God's own son upon the cross.'
Another chance to see this cracking series which opens with the bloody murder scene that turned the eyes of the world on Miami in 1997.
Martin Tankleff's parents were killed in their Belleterre home in September 1988, leaving behind a bloody murder scene.