Gating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 426 pages
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Use in Literature LynchesThe roughs got to know of the trap he had laid for her, and would have lynched him could they have got hold of him.ndash;General Booth in In Darkest England and The Way Out.Mr. Thrale had married Miss Hesther Lynch Salusbury, of good Welsh extraction, a lady of lively talents, improved by education.ndash;James Boswell in Life of Johnson.At the time that Brann accused the students of the college of immorality, he was assaulted by them, and barely escaped lynching at their hands.ndash;William Cowper Brann in Brann The Iconoclast, vol 12.Lynch found projecting through the soil; on it was sculptured the figure of a warrior, and the stone itself was regarded as a talisman by the natives.ndash;E.A. Wallis Budge in Babylonian Story of the Deluge.I don't know why she wishes to conceal her identity; but I can't stand by and see her lynched without trying to save her.ndash;Edgar Rice Burroughs in The Oakdale Affair.None seemed anxious to appear in the forefront as a possible leader of a mob that had so nearly lynched the only daughter of Jonas Prim.ndash;Edgar Rice Burroughs in The Oakdale Affair.Before night they wanted to lynch him, but he was gone, you see.ndash;Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.He'll never know how nigh he come to getting lynched.ndash;Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.The assassin will probably be lynched.ndash;Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) in Pudd'n'head Wilson.The town was bitter against he misfortunates, and for the first few days after the murder they were in constant danger of being lynched.ndash;Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) in Pudd'n'head Wilson.

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