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It was more especially upon the backs of saints that this castigation took place.
CURIOSITIES OF MEDICAL EXPERIENCEJ. G. (JOHN GIDEON) MILLINGEN
You are at liberty, then, to go forth and assist in the castigation.
FROM THE HOUSETOPSGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
If the castigation be severe, he invariably, on his return to England, goes to visit the Leader of the Opposition.
THE FORTUNES OF GLENCORECHARLES JAMES LEVER
After six days' castigation, the peasant's patience could hold out no longer.
If boys positively will not profit by my instructions, I am bound, in duty to their parents, to try the effect of castigation.
He was accordingly stripped, and the lashes were laid on with such good will, that the blood flowed at the end of the castigation.
THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
I did not wish to subject the writer of “Bimetallism Simplified” to this castigation, but he would have it so.
THE ARENAVARIOUS
I have written a castigation of Brougham for the Leader, and shall be glad if your sympathy goes along with it.
To what length the castigation should proceed is of course matter for individual taste and judgment.
A LETTER BOOKGEORGE SAINTSBURY
The pianist, poor thing, utterly unaware of the castigation she was receiving, stuck to her business.

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