With cynical cruelty, he set himself to insult, to undermine, to mutilate it.
If we wrong it, and despise it, we mutilate the divine in ourselves.
But that herd belongs to the lawyer, and I've taught him, now, to mutilate our horses.
Care should be taken not to mutilate trees in taking these specimens.
The passage is too long to quote, and it would be unfair to mutilate it.