Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. (cf. It. assassino,), fr. Ar. ‘hashishin, one who has drunk of the hashish,. Under its influence the Assassins of the East, followers of the Shaikh al-JabalOld Man of the Mountain), were said to commit the murders required by their chief
Others even meditated his assassination to save the interests of the King of Portugal.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
He is sure about its being an attempt to assassinate him, as of the man who has made it.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
The plan proposed was to assassinate William as he was on his way to hunt in Richmond Park.
"John Deane of Nottingham" by W.H.G. Kingston
Indeed, in private, he has acknowledged it all to me, and, failing to corrupt me to his service, last night set an assassin to kill me.
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
Twice, rumors had come that he was to be assassinated.
"Despoilers of the Golden Empire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Some of the best men were for organizing a conspiracy to assassinate the assassins.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
What care I for all the murderers and assassins who form this terrible society of which we are members?
"Princess Zara" by Ross Beeckman
Assassinations were also frequent.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
In 1570, the regent Murray was assassinated.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
She could not reach the midnight assassin that way.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
Slain by assassins
The lion that leaped on the
Heath of Lyrskog!
"Bergliot" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
When the last king of Persia fell,
By an assassin's sword,
Kindly the Grecian warrior treated.
The mother of the prince defeated:
Her royal name I pray you tell,
And how she mourned her lord.
"Enigma XV." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Ye Nymphs, if e'er your eyes were red With tears o'er hapless favourites shed,
Oh, share Maria's grief!
Her favourite, even in his cage,
(What will not hunger's cruel rage?)
Assassined by a thief.
"On The Death Of Mrs. Throckmorton's Bullfinch" by William Cowper
Would ye splash, in your madness, the blood of the children,
With merciless blows, in the poor mother's face?
Turn back, ye Assassins! or wear on your foreheads
For ever the brand of a God-hated race!
"Pro Patria: America, 1861" by Adah Isaacs Menken
A COUNSELLOR (DIETHER VON WERTHER).
Fit silence welcomes this unheard-of wrong!
So! Ye are men--free, upright, honest men,
Not hired assassins? I half doubted it,
Seeing you lend these infamous words your ears.
"The Dance To Death. Act IV" by Emma Lazarus
Assassins of Liberty! comes there not o'er you
A thought of the time, when the land you would blight,
Though slumbering 'mid tombs of a hundred dead nations,
Though Britain's steel bulwarks broke into the light?
"Pro Patria: America, 1861" by Adah Isaacs Menken
If you're like me, you read the Warren Commission Report when you were 14, convinced that you and you alone would read between the lines and figure out who really assassinated John F Kennedy on Nov 22, 1963, in Dallas' Dealey Plaza.
Books As the 50th anniversary of the John F Kennedy assassination nears, in 2013, two out of three Americans still believe Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone in murdering the president.
Includes biography, chronology, interviews, and cases for and against various conspiracy theories about Oswald's involvement in the assassination of JFK.
is the most significant of all the programs marking this anniversary of the assassination of JFK.
That night Oswald had attempted to assassinate General Edwin Walker, a virulent anti-Communist.
In the 40 years since John F Kennedy's assassination, thousands of books and films have come out, with most of them setting forth conspiracy theories.
I was 10 when President Kennedy was assassinated and I vividly recall that weekend.
Notre Dame law professor G. Robert Blakey is a recognized expert on organized crime and an authority on the JFK assassination.
On November 20, FRONTLINE marks the 40th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination with an encore broadcast of "Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald ".
Millions of Americans believe there exists a larger, darker explanation for President Kennedy's assassination than just Oswald, the lone, disturbed gunman.
She has not seen the assassin since he was supposed to have done his deed.
Today's papers focus on the alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, but watch also some positive news from Africa, where Liberian elections appear to be free of violence.
More fiction than fact, this novel replays the JFK assassination.
The plot of Libra , Don DeLillo's ninth novel, is the plot that led to the assassination of John F Kennedy that Friday in November almost 25 years ago.
It's been nearly 50 years since President John F Kennedy was assassinated during a visit to Dallas, Tex.
Blows at Midnight, the Kennedy assassination, or Pearl Harbor.
Astrophysics in 2005