GNU Webster's 1913
- prep. having had one's sentence pronounced.
“Justly indignant at our folly, for quarrelling is not allowed in his domains, the King laid us under sentence of banishment, decreeing that we should spend the fifteenth night of each month in this dreary forest until a tailor came who could mend the garments we had torn.”
“There was a poor fellow – the son of one of Mr. Carleton's old tenants down here at Enchapel – who was under sentence of death, lying in prison at Carstairs.”
“At one time we hear he was under sentence of death, from which he escaped in the winter of 1641 to the Wicklow Mountains, and after many sufferings died in peace, probably in Kilkenny.”
“R.H. Tyler, of the Eighth Virginia Regiment, under sentence of death, as hostages for two Federal officers who were prisoners in Richmond, and whom it was thought would be executed for some retaliatory measure.”
“Gaulden introduced a bill for the relief and pardon of John W. Martin, of Habersham county, from confinement in the Penitentiary under sentence for the crime of murder, which was read the first time.”
“A bill for the relief and pardon of John W. Martin; of Habersham county, from confinement in the Penitentiary under sentence for the crime of murder.”
“On 23rd June, Lieutenant General Kopets, commander of the bomber group, committed suicide, and within a week General Rychagov, the commander of aviation on the north-western front, was under sentence of death for "treasonable activity" (that is to say, having been defeated).”
““The city of Gloucester in the county of Gloucestershire has been notified by the Home Department and its Secretary of State, Lord Sydney, that certain of the prisoners held in the gaol under sentence of transportation to Africa are to be transported elsewhere than Africa!” he bellowed.”
“A bill for the relief and pardon of John W. Martin, of Habersham county, from confinement in the Penitentiary, under sentence for the crime of murder.”
“The Patriarch kept Count Walter under sentence of excommunication because he would not give up to him a tower that he had in Jaffa, which they called "the Patriarch's Tower.”
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