Those whom she sentenced were taken into custody by the soldiers, who of course had to leave off being arches to do this, so that by the end of half an hour or so there were no arches left, and all the players, except the King, the Queen, and Alice, were in custody and under sentence of execution
The public is informed that on Wednesday, February 23d, being the first day of the Carnival, executions
will take place in the Piazza del Popolo, by order of the Tribunal of the Rota, of two persons, named Andrea Rondola, and Peppino, otherwise called Rocca Priori; the former found guilty of the murder of a venerable and exemplary priest, named Don Cesare Torlini, canon of the church of St.
Neither his blood, which did not cease to flow, nor the blows which redoubled in fury, nor the wrath of the torturer, who grew excited himself and intoxicated with the execution
, nor the sound of the horrible thongs, more sharp and whistling than the claws of scorpions.
But in justice to this prince's great clemency, and the care he has of his subjects' lives (wherein it were much to be wished that the Monarchs of Europe would imitate him), it must be mentioned for his honour, that strict orders are given to have the infected parts of the floor well washed after every such execution
, which, if his domestics neglect, they are in danger of incurring his royal displeasure.
There is nothing absurd or impracticable in the idea of a league or alliance between independent nations for certain defined purposes precisely stated in a treaty regulating all the details of time, place, circumstance, and quantity; leaving nothing to future discretion; and depending for its execution
on the good faith of the parties.
It is not that I do not believe MY fingers as capable as any other woman's of superior execution
Charlotte Henly, of course, was of the party, although she was absolutely ignorant of a single note, nor knew how to praise a scientific execution
, or to manifest disgust at simple melody.
To compleat such unparalelled Barbarity we were informed that an Execution
in the House would shortly take place.
For in counsel, it is good to see dangers; and in execution
, not to see them, except they be very great.
One might show you the execution
of a felon, or show you one's little finger.
There is nothing to add, except that the execution
has since then been actually put into my house.
Among all the spectators whom Van Baerle's execution
had attracted to the Buytenhof, and whom the sudden turn of affairs had disagreeably surprised, undoubtedly the one most disappointed was a certain respectably dressed burgher, who from early morning had made such a good use of his feet and elbows that he at last was separated from the scaffold only by the file of soldiers which surrounded it.