He mingles in the narrative, therefore, a well deserved feeling of execration against the tyrant who employed the torture
, which a tone of ridicule towards the patient, as if, after all, it had not been ill bestowed on such an equivocal and amphibious character as a titular abbot.
If they come to torture
me, I might let slip a word of where the ship is, for I got the ship, part by luck and part by risking, and she lies in North Inlet, on the southern beach, and just below high water.
The love is not the sort your worship is thinking of," said the galley slave; "mine was that I loved a washerwoman's basket of clean linen so well, and held it so close in my embrace, that if the arm of the law had not forced it from me, I should never have let it go of my own will to this moment; I was caught in the act, there was no occasion for torture
, the case was settled, they treated me to a hundred lashes on the back, and three years of gurapas besides, and that was the end of it.
This was apparent from her repeated demands upon my mother to disclose the name of her partner in sin, but no amount of abuse or threats could wring this from her, and to save me from needless torture
she lied, for she told Sarkoja that she alone knew nor would she even tell her child.
Father," said Mercedes, stopping when she had reached the centre of the table, "sit, I pray you, on my right hand; on my left I will place him who has ever been as a brother to me," pointing with a soft and gentle smile to Fernand; but her words and look seemed to inflict the direst torture
on him, for his lips became ghastly pale, and even beneath the dark hue of his complexion the blood might be seen retreating as though some sudden pang drove it back to the heart.
of all tortures
the worst Has abated -- the terrible Torture
of thirst For the naphthaline river Of Passion accurst: -- I have drank of a water That quenches all thirst: --
But if she refused, he would tell his master, who would flog and torture
her and then give her to the police, who would kill her.
You shall read, in some of the friars' books of mortification, that a man should think with himself, what the pain is, if he have but his finger's end pressed, or tortured, and thereby imagine, what the pains of death are, when the whole body is corrupted, and dissolved; when many times death passeth, with less pain than the torture
of a limb; for the most vital parts, are not the quickest of sense.
The quintessence of the torture
was, moreover, my own secret.
Now that he had made the suggestion he was sick with anguish, and yet the torture
of it gave him a strange, subtle sensation.
He breathed a silent prayer that he be quickly delivered from his torture
So at last he had given up, reserving his particular bit of exquisite mental torture
for the last moment, when, just before the savage spears of the cannibals should for ever make the object of his hatred immune to further suffering, the Russian planned to reveal to his enemy the true whereabouts of his wife whom he thought safe in England.