Then, the Goths settled down and stopped rapine
, then they became affected by the Christianization and other civilized currents, which all paved the way for the rise of the gothic kingdom inside the borders of the Romanian empire.
Not only does the work contextualize the 'simple undisguised tyranny' (57) of the Marquis of Mazzini (and others) with reference to 'the times', and to a social climate akin to the state of 'war, rapine
, and anarchy' described by Robertson, but it makes further claims about, for example, 'the dissipated character of the Sicilian nobility' (71), as if to imply that this 'character' might be somehow essentially Sicilian as well as the function of a particular period or stage of society.
Moreover, in the half century leading up to the war, Europe had been gradually expanding into Muslim lands, "with murder, rapine
, and pillage," to quote Gladstone's immortal phrase, sending over a million refugees streaming into what was left of the Ottoman empire.
I due giovani napoletani hanno preso Toni Montana a modello e agiscono come se fossero in un film: mettono in atto rapine
ai danni di spacciatori, rubano armi alla Camorra, frequentano postriboli, il tutto senza mai tenere conto della realta che li circonda e delle conseguenze delle loro azioni.
The enemy aggressor is always pursuing a course of larceny, murder, rapine
The magically long-haired Rapine
has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Aschenbach's "transgression," however, in lusting after a prepubescent boy seems hardly commensurate with Kurtz's frenzy of theft, rapine
, and murder in the Congo; but it, too, carries shockingly subversive implications.
Although raptors infested with these ectoparasites may show no clinical signs, severe infestation mainly by lice and feather mites, that may cause raggedlooking feathers and self-inflicted trauma; furthermore, some ectoparasites are vectors of several pathogens of rapine
birds (Miller et al.
The anti-Jewish violence was led mainly by Iraqi soldiers, as well as members of the police and young paramilitary gangs, who, Wistrich writes, were "swiftly followed by an angry Muslim population that went on the rampage in an orgy of murder and rapine
Strange--that where all is peace beside There passion riots in her pride, And lust and rapine
wildly reign, (Selected 169)
Unlike Junger whose battlefield landscapes expunged women even from memories, or Saint-Exupery who inhabited a realm of total male exclusivity, or Marinetti, whose futurism shaped his vision of women as little more than the object of rapine
subjugation, Montherlant acknowledged that women were the victims of male prejudice and he often wrote with great sympathy about women, about old maids and the self-sacrifice of French women during the Occupation.
As the Red Army entered Germany proper, it left a trail of destruction, rapine