Sentence Examples


  • Quinn was the first to vocalize what dominated all our minds like a walk up the gallows steps.
  • Furia, in feudal law, was the right granted to tenants having major jurisdiction to erect a gallows within the limits of their fief.
  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).
  • Though the jury found no witch-marks on his body he was convicted and executed on Gallows Hill, Salem, on the 19th of August, the only minister who suffered this extreme fate.
  • The reaction came suddenly in Salem, and in May 1693 Governor William Phips ordered 1 There is nothing but tradition to identify the place of execution with what is now called Gallows Hill, between Salem and Peabody.