What sort of creature is he who treats his soul as the flagellants treat their bodies?
And the flagellants and the Penitenti—have even their ghosts departed?
There is no lack of dramatic elements, for the horrors of plague, hanging, flagellants and execution are shown upon the stage.
The proceedings of the flagellants in all countries were very similar.
Kadris, a set of Mohammedan dervishes who lacerate themselves with scourges, like the flagellants.
This practice soon became a regular craze and was taken up later by the Dominicans, the Franciscans, and the flagellants.
"These are the Beating Friars, otherwise called the flagellants," quoth he.
In 1349 two hundred flagellants first entered Strasburg, where they were hospitably lodged by the citizens.
This was done in penance, as the members of more rigid orders in the past were flagellants for a season.
Nearly akin to them are the terrible Skoptsi or mutilators, and the fanatic Khlysti, or flagellants, and many others.