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Let him only be supposed to be martyred by these, and there is no saying where his popularity may be carried.

Twelve other christians, who had been intimate with Polycarp, were soon after martyred.

They were martyred by being tied to posts, and having their feet pierced with nails.

This building was yet unfinished when Wenceslaus was martyred.

A Ftiha in the name of Husain and of those who were martyred with him is then said.

She succeeded in converting her husband and his brother, but all were martyred because of their faith.

While they thought him a devil, he passed in Canada for a martyred saint.

Racked with sciatics, martyred with the stone, Will any mortal let himself alone?

He and his principal follower were seized and about to be martyred.

It is said that she was martyred by a local king or chieftain, Tewdrig, or Theodoric.