Examples from the Web for life sentence
And this is the very point: my life-sentence gave me my status under this law which had not yet been written on the books.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London
I believe he was afterwards taken to a gaol in the Isle of Wight, but I do not know if his life-sentence is still in force.South African Memories|Lady Sarah Wilson
Thorne was reprieved and got a life-sentence, the other chaps got twenty-one years.Tessa|Louis Becke
Her husband was in prison, serving a life-sentence for political offenses, and Comte was first attracted to her through pity.
One of them is serving a life-sentence in the State prison for manslaughter.The Blue Flower, and Others|Henry van Dyke