He and his principal follower were seized and about to be martyred.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Here were the acts of the martyrs portrayed before him in words that burned.
"The Martyr of the Catacombs" by Anonymous
The death of 'my martyr Essex' increased his dislike.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
The martyrs bore more than that!
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
Diocletian had ordered a persecution against it, the last and most terrible which its martyrs suffered.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Very soon the dark walls beheld another prisoner, Archbishop Cranmer, a martyr in Queen Mary's reign.
"The Children's Book of London" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The heritage of centuries of heroic blood from the martyrs of old Scotland began to flash its inspiration from the past.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
CLAUDE BROUSSON, PASTOR AND MARTYR.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Did this family (which is now supposed to be extinct) claim descent from Endymion Porter, the loyal and devoted adherent of King Charles the Martyr?
"Notes and Queries, Number 207, October 15, 1853" by Various
In exceptional cases it sufficed for a martyr to be sprinkled with his own blood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
It represents the "Choir of Martyrs," a group of seven figures.
"Luca Signorelli" by Maud Cruttwell
Hence Noah is the martyr of martyrs.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
And 'tis never well to make a martyr or an hero of thine adversary.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
It has no missionaries, no crusaders, no martyrs.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Alban is said to have been martyred at Verulamium, and Julius and Aaron at Isca Silurum.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
In 1809, M. de Chateaubriand published 'The Martyrs.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
To all which the martyr gave pertinent answers.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
She didn't see how Anne dared bait the scowling martyr.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
The holy martyr, the Queen of England, had been saved.
"The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon" by J.A. Froude
Then by loving hands the martyr's body was placed in its narrow tomb.
"Valeria" by William Henry Withrow
To-day the hero-martyr's grave
Is shaken by the armed tread
Of patriotic soldiers o'er his head
Not by the footsteps of one slave!
"The Battle Autumn of 1862" by Kate Seymour Maclean
As for my neighbors,
the worker Osman and the martyr Aysha,
they felt the great longing while alive,
maybe without even knowing it.
"Last Will And Testament" by Nazim Hikmet
He shall be washed as white as snow,
By all the martyr'd virgins kiss,
While the True Church remains below
Wrapt in the old miasmal mist.
"The Hippopotamus" by T S Eliot
"Holy or not, or right or wrong,
Thy altar, and its rites, I spurn;
Not sainted martyr's sacred song,
Not God himself, shall make me turn!"
"The Wild Huntsman" by Sir Walter Scott
Firm are the pillars that defy
The volleyed thunders of the sky;
Sweet are the summer wreaths that twine
With bud and flower our martyrs' shrine.
"Hymn For The Dedication Of Memorial Hall At Cambridge, June 23, 1874" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Dear martyrs of the war,
Remember, where you are,
Boys who have still
To do, to bear, to attain
To your glory and your gain --
By what steep hill?
"The Boys Of The House: For Valentine and Hubert Blake" by Katharine Tynan
Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Nasrallah addresses supporters during a rally marking the party's Martyrs Day in Beirut.
The Belgian missionary and martyr who will be canonized (along with Kateri Tekakwitha and Marianne Cope) this Sunday by Pope Benedict XVI.
"Speaking for those five members, they do consider themselves martyrs and heroes for the cause, and they don't mind their mug shots being printed," Boelgin told Static.
Mourning Held for ' Martyr ' Saber.
Gadhafi vowed to fight on against protesters demanding his ouster and die as martyr .
But the international community is likely to think twice before pushing the martyr -talking Qaddafi to the brink.
Gadhafi vows to 'die a martyr ' rather than flee Libya.
News Yep, a Martyr Book Was Found in the Desert.
Gunman Likely Viewed Himself as Environmentalist Martyr , Former FBI Profiler Says.
During the 1979 Islamic revolution, dead demonstrators were dubbed martyrs , inspiring crowds of religious Iranians who felt that the ruling shah's troops were seeking to suppress Iran's Islamic identity.
Attitudes are more muted this time, with few of the casualties being universally accepted as martyrs .
Typically, individuals who sacrifice their lives for the sake of Islam or one of its precepts are called martyrs .
I wonder if we "construct" martyrs today for our own benefit as much as some martyrs also seek their own martyrdom, or a version thereof.
She is a very attractive young woman, an image that I think evokes the early virgin- martyrs of the church, perhaps.
Settle into the grass beside the 143-foot-tall PRISON SHIP MARTYR 'S MONUMENT.