Sentence Examples


  • Siberia was for many years a penal colony.
  • 26 enforced; the master was forbidden to put his slave to death, but was obliged to bring him before a court of justice; if he ill-treated him it was a penal offence.
  • The penal code was unified and reformed in 1890.
  • King George Sound, of which Albany is the township, was first occupied in 1826 and a penal settlement was established.
  • Tea is grown in considerable quantities and the cultivation is under a department of the penal settlement.