The method of self-slaughter among women is cutting their throat, or piercing the heart.
That self-slaughter by an insane man or a lunatic was not suicide within the meaning of the law.
Wealth, too, may become an incitement to self-slaughter from sheer disgust.
Perhaps he meditated breaking that instinctive canon which the Most High has so wisely fixed against "self-slaughter."
But in other cases, self-slaughter, to avoid trouble or the performance of inconvenient duty, is cowardly and detestable.
To her the plague was better than self-slaughter, as self-slaughter was better than pollution.
I shaded the flame and smiled up at the creature which, not being of a kind that is bent on self-slaughter, presently wafted away.
No imaginable crisis in his affairs could have convinced him to self-slaughter.
When he fled from the chalet, it was with self-slaughter in his heart.