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whipping post

scene of Christ’s scourging. [N.T.: Matthew 15:15]
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The whipping post was in use and the wrongdoer could receive a fixed number of lashes on his bare back.
Grace] was bound to the whipping post as the victim to the stake, and lashed with rawhides alternately by the two strong, savage men.
As I recall, most of my classmates and I were more interested in the whipping post that now leans in a corner of the room.
PBS and NPR have always been a favorite whipping post of Republican lawmakers, and the new millennium hasn't changed that.
I loved "Bible Bloopers" (July/ August) and can't believe you received a letter taking you to the whipping post for them.
Before we turn on that familiar whipping post called "the media," let us remember the old Roman maxim: "The voice of the people is the voice of God.
Seeking to make the Sandinista government a whipping post for its anti-communist fervor, the Reagan administration sponsored a guerrilla army that was little more than organized terror against the Nicaraguan people.
A possible contender is John Hall, mentioned by William Pittis, in his serial The Whipping Post, 8.
Peterson del Mar's examination of Oregon's Whipping Post Law (1905), which provided for the flogging of convicted wife beaters, demonstrates that Progressive reformers conceptualized the problem of wife assault in terms of ethnic and working class stereotypes.
The 19th-century Anglican church, for example, built in the historic old Stone Town shortly after the abolition of slavery, boasts an altar that was once a whipping post.
Affirmative action remains the whipping post and rallying cry of many white males, even though there exists no statistical proof that blacks have taken jobs or lucrative career opportunities away from white men, or even interrupted their dominance in the workplace.
The sessions, hosted by Rich Montez, the founder and owner of LA's Whipping Post Services and 25-year veteran Hollywood colorist, will provide an introduction to the DaVinci Resolve for Mac, showcase proper set up and integration tips, provide basic how-to's and detail Resolve features and capabilities, such as the advantages of real-time performance in color correction.