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The orders of the Holy Diet are to net up every cotton-picking scrap of life, Sacred or nonsacred, from this little green mudball—which is what we are to them—and take us back to their universe later on until all of our star systems are sucked dry.
On the suspicion of a monopoly, they massacred the governor, and announced to Justinian, by a deputation of the clergy, that unless their offence was pardoned, and their arrears were satisfied, they should instantly accept the tempting offers of Totila.
Herodian relates that Commodus, having learned, from a soldier, the ambitious designs of Perennis and his son, caused them to be attacked and massacred by night.
He was pursued into the Imperial palace, and massacred at the feet of his master, who vainly strove to cover him with the purple, and to obtain his pardon from the inexorable soldiers.
The Moorish guards of the tyrant had been massacred in the first heat of the victory, and a small number of the most obnoxious criminals suffered the punishment of the law.
At the first signal, they massacred the friends of Stilicho, the most illustrious officers of the empire.
In the siege of Topirus, ^21 whose obstinate defence had enraged the Sclavonians, they massacred fifteen thousand males.
Muzalon, his brothers, and his adherents, were massacred at the foot of the altar.
Then, at a signal from a captain, the soldiers in the square opened fire on the men and massacred them all.
On Saturday, 18 September the world became aware that Christian phalangists had massacred hundreds of women and children - as well as a few male non-combatants - in the camps, and that the phalangists had been sent into the camps by the Israelis.