infernal machine

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Sexton, 30, of 950 Main St., Worcester, charged with possession of fireworks, amended from possession of an infernal machine, continued without a finding for 6 months, ordered to complete 20 hours of community service and to pay $50 victim witness fee; throwing, placing, or exploding explosives, vandalizing property, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and malicious explosion, dismissed.
The first, Matthew Carr's The Infernal Machine, is the American edition of Unknown Soldiers: How Terrorism Transformed the Modern World, published last year in Great Britain.
A small room offered eye-gougers, pliers for tearing off ears, a necklace of nails, an infernal machine for sawing people, racks for stretching those who dissented or even questioned, a spiked mace, an iron collar for garroting and other devices to make what Mel Gibson did to Christ seem like massage therapy.
The failures of the republican movement led to assassination attempts, especially Joseph Fieschi's multi-barrelled 'infernal machine' in 1835, followed by two assassination attempts on the king in 1836.
Here, Shapiro reflects at large on the part Nietzsche has played in his academic career, only to observe that 'the Nietzsche industry is an infernal machine, as Nietzsche said of his sister and mother; it is merciless in its demand for new papers, new talks' (p.
Indeed, some would agree with Pierre Bourdieu's characterization of neoliberalism as an "infernal machine" whose tentacles must produce structural violence wherever they reach.(2)
"The sea was banging like an infernal machine, but my generator was serene, content, composed, useless," Ravenshead complains, over the relentlessly marching beat of timpani and a wailing synthesized bagpipe.
The two are inextricably entwined, which is why this book, this exploration of "the lugubrious tick-tock of the infernal machine that Lautreamont left on the mind's doorstep," is so important.
For Jameson, postmodern culture is an "infernal machine" that chews up everything it encounters, spits it out, and chews it up again.
Box-making techniques, as well as nailing requirements, changed and improved as a result of this one-of-a-kind infernal machine. Following the war, the lab led the research into the switch from wood crates to fiber-based containers.
In 1934 he wrote what is usually thought to be his greatest play, La Machine infernale (The Infernal Machine).
Well known among those of the first category were Antigone (1922; translated as 1962); Orphee (1926; translated as Orpheus, 1962); Oedipe - Roi (1928; translated as Oedipus Rex, 1962); La Machine infernale (1934; translated as The Infernal Machine, 1936), also on the Oedipal theme; Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde (1937), drawn from Arthurian legend; and Bacchus (1951).