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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.
The record contains Jeff's version of songs by Mark Knopfler (I Think I Love You Too Much), John Hiatt (Angel Eyes), The Allman Brothers (Whipping Post) and Jack Bruce/Pete Brown (White Room).
The name evloved into its current form after the street became the site of the city's whipping post, where petty criminals were publicly flogged.
However, it is hard to quarrel with Bell's assessment, because "Semper Fidelis" is at her best when recounting sorrowful tales of slavery, such as "True Montague," which Gardner suspects might be autobiographical, or when offering scathing critiques of antebellum life, such as her sarcastic suggestion that a whipping post be enshrined as a memorial for a slaveholder.
Once lauded as the envy of other nations, by yesterday it had become the whipping post for the region's feeble transport infrastructure, the reason why narrow roads cannot be widened and the railways remain unimproved.
A monument outside of four figures linked together using original manacles is stark testament to the horrors of the trade in humans, while a circular patch of red marble by the altar in the nearby church marks the suffering - and the spot - where the strength and resistance of slaves was tested at the whipping post.
At the high altar, where a slave market whipping post once stood, Archbishop Williams asked God "to help us find hope at times of bondage and fear."
Unlike typical Republican guests, who usually get tied to Maher's whipping post, Huckabee turned in a solid performance that even prompted Maher to invite Huckabee back to talk about "the interesting things going on" with Arkansas' health policies.
Of course an installation like 1992's Cabinet Making 1820-1960, with its volatile juxtaposition of Victorian parlor chairs and a nineteenth-century whipping post still quite viscerally counts--just not in the way it did in Wilson's seminal exhibition "Mining the Museum" at the Maryland Historical Society in 1992, which laid bare Baltimore's unsavory antebellum history.
In a mammoth 2000 words she complained that she has been the 'whipping post' of the media for the past 20 years.
Faced with the death of Charles and completely at the mercy of Pollock, Grace faints, reviving only when she is being bound to the whipping post in preparation for a flogging.
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.