The scene of Turkish cruelty was now transferred to the isle of Crete.
Only, the cruelty must be whitewashed by a moral excuse, and a pretence of reluctance.
The tender women, and helpless children, fell victims to their cruelty.
There was nothing of the Warden's estimate in these eyes; nothing of cruelty nor deceit nor greed.
Now, after all I have suffered, you have the cruelty to tell me so?
That which added to the cruelty was, the smallness of the fire.
Children of the same parents, how came they by their cruelty?
The devotion of Mr Sparkler was only to be equalled by the caprice and cruelty of his enslaver.
I could not resent a cruelty for the sake of a man I do not know.
Places of distrust and cruelty, and restraint, they would have left quadruple-locked for ever.