Sentence Examples

  • I must be sure before I strike and not leave the psychic one behind to torment me.
  • Her cheeks were streaked with tears, her green eyes showing her torment and her magic like a halo around her.
  • He lay staring at the ceiling for a time, attempting to push away the torment; it had gripped him so completely that resistance was futile.
  • The influence of a bigoted priesthood was re-established, and every form of intellectual and moral torment, everything save actual persecution and physical torture that could be inflicted on- the impure was inflicted (Cesare Balbos Autobiography).
  • His Protestantism was robust enough; he did not mind recommending that a priest "might be put to some torment" (Hatfield MSS.

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