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Threatened, but not maltreated, the pope had remained three days under arrest when the citizens of Anagni freed him.
In the, year 250 the Decian persecution broke out, Origen was arrested, imprisoned and maltreated.
In the former woman appears as the serpent whose trail is over all; in the latter, written twenty-five years after the event, she is the guardian angel abused and maltreated by men.
His enemies in the army, chiefly the horsemen, reached Syracuse before him, plundered his house, and horribly maltreated his wife.
In 1837 a ship under British colors was wrecked near Aden, and the crew and passengers grievously maltreated by the Arabs.