Sentence Examples


  • He was released after some months of imprisonment, without trial, by the intervention of his friends.
  • Imprisonment was common, but is not recognized by the Code.
  • Imprisonment may be inflicted in these last cases (ib.).
  • These prisons received all sentenced to short terms of imprisonment, the long-term convicts going to the bagnes (the great convict prisons at the arsenals of Rochefort, Brest and Toulon), while in 1851 transportation to penal colonies was adopted.
  • Long terms of imprisonment and the bastinado, the latter even inflicted on women, were the penalties for the least expression of anti-Austrian opinion.