Usage examples for strangulation

  1. It was no longer a galloping charge, but a slow and invincible strangulation. – The Flood by Emile Zola
  2. Next morning London was duly advised that a valuable mummy was missing, and that the assistant of Professor Braddock, who had been sent to fetch it from Malta, was murdered by strangulation. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  3. He was standing one morning at Mrs. Lake's apron- string, his arms clasped lovingly, but somewhat too tightly, round the waist of a sandy kitten, who submitted with wonderful good- humor to the well- meant strangulation, his black eyes intently fixed upon the dumplings which his foster- mother was dexterously rolling together, when a strange footstep was heard shuffling uncertainly about on the floor of the round- house just outside the dwelling- room door. – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  4. Severe inflammation and swelling in the region of the throat may terminate in strangulation and death. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  5. His proposal was that the Governor should govern in accordance with advice given by Colonial Ministers in whom the popular Assembly reposed confidence, and who, through that Assembly, were in touch with popular opinion; for it was to the strangulation of popular opinion that Durham attributed all the disorders and disasters of the past. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  6. My arrival saved Mr. Marx from a speedy death by strangulation. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. At the end of that time the bear fell prone from exhaustion, which, to do him justice, was more the result of semi- strangulation than exertion. – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. Strangulation or even hanging, though the latter method could scarcely be adopted in that house, because there were no beams or rafters or anything from which it would be possible to suspend a cord. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  9. Montigny, immediately after his death, was clothed in the habit of Saint Francis, in order to conceal the marks of strangulation. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  10. It is a kind of strangulation, selfish and small. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  11. The mark on the neck, which may be more or less interrupted by the beard, shows the course of the cord, which in hanging is obliquely round the neck following the line of the jaw, but straight round in strangulation. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson