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Those were individuals who were just trying to live, not trying to be martyrs or tokens for political platforms or politicians.
The gains of the civil rights era, earned through mass protest and the blood of martyrs, again prompted a conservative backlash.
Another thing I think is really important is that right now we expect people to be sort of martyrs if they enter into government service and then they turn around and become lobbyists to make a lot of money.
And instead of receiving military promotion he became a martyr.
One of the boating men made a martyr of himself and took the mother.
They took with them a relic, supposed to be the body of St. Clement of Rome, a martyr.
He was sent out on a mission to the East Indies and Japan, and gave himself to the work with a martyr's devotion.
He was wearing an expression of beatific patience; he would have made a fine study for a picture of the martyr at the stake.
As for Pennie, she dropped her money into the china-house, and went to bed that night with the feelings of a martyr.
He is a man I pity—a martyr to dyspepsia and a gloomy imagination.
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