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A person convicted of bearing false testimony suffers a mutilation of his extremities.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
After this mutilation of his command, he had been ordered to Murfreesborough to recruit and organize a new brigade.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Some of them had fought around him for thirty years, and the farewell was a mutilation of their very lives.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
Great was the indignation of Rhode Island when the tidings of this arbitrary mutilation of her territory reached her.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
This mutilation has had a serious effect upon the proportions of the building, and induces a feeling of want of balance.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
The Phrygian Attis met his death, according to one legend, by self-mutilation under a sacred tree.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
What is that life learning as its vehicles are plunged into strife, into blood-shed, into mutilation, into death?
EVOLUTION OF LIFE AND FORMANNIE WOOD BESANT
We shall apply the same explanation to the Greek myth of Gaea and of the mutilation of Cronus.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
The font, of Norman design, was preserved from mutilation in Puritan times by veiling its beauties beneath a covering of plaster.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
Badly damaged, it suffered further mutilation during the following year.
MANASSES (BULL RUN) NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK-VIRGINIAFRANCIS F. WILSHIN

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