On returning that evening from the theatre he is garroted and robbed of all he has with him.
Most of them was garroted, and a few was condemned to work on the roads for life.
Art, now in its very birth in his heart and life, was to be garroted.
He was garroted at Havana, being refused the honorable death of a soldier.
It fell upon me; I was seized, garroted, gagged, and guarded ...