He answered without chastisement, but a half-awake voice.
Angels who inflict chastisement as ministers of God.
The lighter punish ments inflicted by masters were commonly personal chastisement or banishment from the town house to rural labour; the severer were employment in the mill (pistrinum) or relegation to the mines or quarries.
His chastisement of the city, including as it did the spoliation of the temple, served the additional purpose of relieving his financial necessities.
Moreover, the church decreed severe chastisement against all laymen suspected of sympathy with the heretics (council of Narbonne, 1235; Bull Ad extirpanda, 1252).