An attempt at lynching was made in San Francisco about the same time.
They wanted a lynching, and no argument would dissuade them.
And now fear began to seize the survivors of that lynching party.
The subject of lynching the fiends,—Walling and Jackson—was freely discussed.
Lynching was one of the reasons most often given as a cause of the migration.
"There's nothing left now but lynching," his friend continued.
There was going to be no lynching at Tascosa if he could help it.
Lynching, in the sense that we know it to-day, was almost unknown.
He was afraid of Rodaine—that Rodaine would get up a lynching party and string him up.
It is, however, the belief of the masses, which they have recently shown in methods of lynching.