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And so the same creeping rot of the rule of law that the administration has inflicted on immigration now bedevils our drug laws.
It seemed gratuitous and counter-intuitive in a story that had already inflicted more than enough suffering.
“They got their chance and they inflicted great pain in the eyes of the world,” said Kakar.
Violent ends can be self-inflicted, at the hands of fellow prisoners, or caused by the guards.
Aside from the emotional stress the court case inflicted on her family, she has no regrets.
He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.
Devoted to the task that he had inflicted upon himself, he grudged every hour that kept him from the field of operations.
He was determined to have it, if only because no greater insult can be inflicted on a Mohammedan than to bare his head.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
As against the pain she inflicted, he had been generous, long-suffering— therefore his conduct was 'beautiful and precious.'
The court paid him the high compliment of refusing his suit, declaring that he had himself inflicted sufficient punishment.