The savage killing of many victims
I know bloodshed isn't your thing.
His most severe measures were taken in cold blood, as part of his general policy; but his natural disposition was averse to unnecessary bloodshed or cruelty.
The condemnation of Jehu's bloodshed (Hos.
Bloodshed could only be atoned by blood-money or by shedding the blood of the offender or of his family.
This arrangement was productive of much bloodshed and disturbance, and in 1882 the British government determined to restore Cetywayo to power.