Having committed no crime, she could not be brought before the civil tribunal for condemnation; therefore, as her death had been determined upon, murder was the next resort.
The incomprehensible attempt upon my life, the strange actions of Hornby and Chaterwho, by the way, seemed to have entirely disappearedthe assassination of the man who by masquerading as the Italian waiter had met his death, and the murder of Olinto's wife were all problems which required solution.
There was a hostel of British officers about a mile away, where Grim might have been able to procure beds for the whole party; but I noticed no less than five men who followed us up from the station and seemed to be keeping a watchful eye on Yussuf Dakmar and it was a sure bet that if we should show our hands so far as to mess with British officers, the train next day would be packed with men to whom murder would be simple amusement.
But the murder of a High Court judge was a thing which stirred even their sluggish blood, and in the hope of some sensational development they had put on faded silk hats and shabby black suits and gone out to Hampstead to attend the inquest.
Convince them that their murder is their salvation, that their work is the prosperity of the home!
The murder was almost the sole topic of conversation.
Murder, parricide, and treason, are modest appellations when referred to that conduct by which a king is betrayed, and a nation ruined, under pretence of promoting its interest, by a man trusted with the administration of publick affairs.
I said, this man is arraigned of murder, and murder is the master-key that wakes distemper in the mind of Mr. Falkland.
If Bellingham had really been in the study when Hurst came home, the murder could have been committedby appropriate meansand the body temporarily concealed in the cupboard or elsewhere.
A murder was a rare event in Branson County.
Murder has been a stranger to this island for many years; no execution has occurred among the island population for a very long period; the only two instances were two Irish soldiers.
However The Fatal Murder is a dud; Rosie and Ruth are not the right shape; and film acting, with the necessary pep, is not a thing you can just acquire by wishing so.
Murder, 1651 ("O what a beautiful concordia discordantium is an unthinking good man's soul!"), The History of Philip de Commines in English, and Petwin's Letters Concerning the Mind.
'Illegal murder is always a mistake, but not necessarily a crime.
"He says he saw a murder oncewas the only witness, in factand he took it on the run to a newspaper office and offered to trade a Charles Sommerville to the editor for a reading notice about the show, and the editor told him that they could get all they wanted from the police, and what they didn't get wouldn't hurt the public if they didn't know about it.
He realized he couldn't prove where he was at the time the murder was committedthat for all the evidence he could adduce he might have been right here in this city.
With a short gasping moan, Hagar staggered backward a pace or two, and then, standing far more erect than Margaret had ever seen her before, she answered: "No, Maggie Miller, no; murder is not my secret.
"Well, you can be pretty certain, by now, that the murders and the thefts are all the work of one gang," replied Allerdyke.
Goethe says somewhere that the murder of Cæsar was the most senseless act that the Romans ever committed; and a truer word was never spoken.
"The murder of that man was never a mystery to me.
Once murder was an infrequent and abnormal crime.
Murder, violence and robbery are an every-day occurrence.
Then, since murder was the requisite qualification, he would murder to admiration.
There was so much deeper sense of the tragedy of war, so much clearer appreciation of the gap between aggressive assault and necessary self-defense, so definite a recognition of the fact that murder remains murder, even though it be misnamed glory and committed by wholesale, and that any one who does not strive to stop it becomes a party to the crime.