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“You are applying Western metrics to someone who is not using that metric against you,” referring to ISIS, Bolger said.
Take the chief metric of the war in Vietnam—body counts, which ultimately did not answer whether the strategy was working.
Conservative Muslim women in Turkey hailed Esme as a martyr and a symbol of female strength and resistance.Allah, Mom, and Baklava: Turkish President Uses Mothers and Kids as Political Pawns|Xanthe Ackerman|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Protestors chanted “with our blood and our souls, we will avenge you, oh martyr.”A New Intifada? Israel’s Arab Citizen Uprising Spreads|Creede Newton|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He informed her that Hamzat had “become a shahid,” a martyr, and he was dead.
Joan Boughton, a widow, was burned for heresy; said to be the first female martyr of England.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It would not take two minutes to convert him from the inquisitor to the martyr at the stake.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
Mrs. Stone's children were notoriously healthy, but she was of the stuff of which the modern martyr is made.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
To his bourgeois mind, for all his imitation of the Chicago martyr, my words must have sounded knavish.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
The martyr thanked him for his kindness, and promised to pray for him when she came into God's presence.Mary, Help of Christians|Various