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If Brett Hankison’s behavior was wanton endangerment to people in neighboring apartments, then it should have been wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor’s apartment too.
It was not to be a love-letter; simply an appeal for forgiveness to a friend whom she had wantonly injured.
I see cavaliers, sworn defenders of Holy Church; your hands are red with Christian blood wantonly shed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
First silence your own dark soul—silence reproach for blood spilled wantonly, for tears your deeds have made to flow.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The "shedu" was a destructive bull which might slay man wantonly or as a protector of temples.
I once asked an old Omaha what was the feeling of Indians when they saw the white men wantonly killing buffaloes.
Thus died this extraordinary man, who had wantonly led his country into a war in which five-sixths of her population perished.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
It seemed to him, in his honesty, that Reuben was wantonly cutting asunder all the ties that once bound him to the old home.
On one of these occasions he was returning home, when he wantonly shot a cock belonging to his landlord.
Therefore he kills them only as necessity and the exigencies of life demand, and not wantonly.

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