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" ... accessory to his own death. He, therefore, politely declined the honour which the Turks intended him, preferring rather to be led out by the Chaousses, like a culprit, to the usual place of execution, where he was strangled. A distinction was, however,... "
Six years residence in Algiers - Page 126
by Elizabeth Broughton - 1839
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1839
...Pacha, out of respect, as they said ; but he refused to drink it, saying that he did not choose to he accessory to his own death. He, therefore, politely...cruelty, in being twice revived by a glass of water, an<? only effectually executed the third time that the bowstring is applied." During the early part...
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The End of Barbary Terror : America's 1815 War against the Pirates of North ...

Frederick C. Leiner - History - 2006 - 256 pages
...to be an accessory to his own death. Instead, according to Mrs. Blanckley's account, he was led out "like a culprit, to the usual place of execution,...water, and only effectually executed the third time." Of course, a dey getting wind of such plots could strike first. Mrs. Blanckley laconically began an...
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