Bullhooks, whippings, and electric shocks were used as the main methods of discipline and training for their exotic animals.
But whereas before, discipline used to flow from elected leadership down, today it flows from factional leadership up.
For me, the discipline is turning off the computer and leaving my desk to do something else.
We need to blend inspiration and discipline, optimism and pragmatism, just as Walt did a half century ago.
Still, experts concede 21st century mine safety remains an elusive quest, tethered to discipline and vigilance.
This period is, however, still a time of subjection and discipline.
It ought not to have been loose, and there is a bit of discipline for some jack-tar.
In vain new rules of discipline were devised, or the old corrected by reforms.
Mathematics is the only discipline which could be taught under that rule.
But how many planters could be expected to have the principle or patience to carry out such a course of discipline?
early 13c., "penitential chastisement; punishment," from Old French descepline (11c.) "discipline, physical punishment; teaching; suffering; martyrdom," and directly from Latin disciplina "instruction given, teaching, learning, knowledge," also "object of instruction, knowledge, science, military discipline," from discipulus (see disciple (n.)).
Sense of "treatment that corrects or punishes" is from notion of "order necessary for instruction." The Latin word is glossed in Old English by þeodscipe. Meaning "branch of instruction or education" is first recorded late 14c. Meaning "military training" is from late 15c.; that of "orderly conduct as a result of training" is from c.1500.
c.1300; see discipline (n.). Related: Disciplined; disciplines; disciplining.