Which preposition to use with murder

of Occurrences 1043%

"And the murder of the captain.

in Occurrences 510%

You see he swore in the Senate that he beheld Drusilla mounting heavenwards, and all he got for his good news was that everybody gave him the lie: since when he solemnly swears he will never bear witness again to what he has seen, not even if he had seen a man murdered in open market.

at Occurrences 189%

I have found out, for my part, that Hill did not spend the night of the murder at home here.

on Occurrences 163%

This money had been stolen from the Swedish settlers whom they had murdered on the Saline.

for Occurrences 100%

She bent down and put her hand into it, and saw that it was bloodher poor old friend's life-bloodfor she knew now beyond all doubt that he had been murdered for the sake of his supposed wealth.

by Occurrences 83%

Murder by stealth in the dark had been in the giant's mind, no doubt.

with Occurrences 51%

" "So you think," said Rolfe, "that the window was forced after the murder with the object of misleading us.

as Occurrences 24%

It was generally hoped, at the same time, even by those who condemned these murders as barbarous, that General Huerta might still prove himself a wise and able ruler, no matter how severe.

to Occurrences 23%

"Are you talking murder to me, Riley?"

without Occurrences 20%

Now, how in the world can men be found guilty of conspiring to murder without previous premeditation?

before Occurrences 19%

Only a grinding despotism could compose them, and those who wielded such despotism for a short time excited during the period of their rule such fierce and universal hatred, that they were invariably overturned and almost invariably murdered before their very brief legal term of office had closed.

from Occurrences 16%

For instance, is one who murders from motives of revenge a passionate criminal who must be excused?

against Occurrences 13%

The inquiry into the death of the unidentified man in Rannoch Wood had been resumed, and a verdict returned of willful murder against some person unknown, while of the second crime the public had no knowledge, for the body was not discovered.

out Occurrences 11%

He became aware that there was a strength beyond himself which had sustained him, and then he knew it had been the singing of Lou from first to last which had kept the murder out of his own heart and restrained the hand of Lord Nick.

off Occurrences 9%

If you save him, you take the burden of murder off the soul of another.

within Occurrences 7%

Was I to go into Fontainebleau, to wake up the palace, and to inform them that the great Emperor had been murdered within a pace of me?

through Occurrences 7%

He found Mr. Bennett on the whole amusing company, though occasionally rather alarming; for instance, there seemed to him to be no particular reason for dragging in Neddy's predilection for murder; though, of course, a man of his inches and weight might commit murder through some trifling and pardonable miscalculation of force.

among Occurrences 6%

I've known a murder committed for the sake of three-and-sixpence in my time; and pushing a young woman into the river don't count for murder among that sort of people.

during Occurrences 4%

She was the first woman who was murdered during the outrage at Meerut, and her death took place under circumstances of such shocking barbarity that they cannot be recorded in these pages.

Under Occurrences 4%

God knows that I For quiet of the realm would aught forbear: But give me leave, my noble lord, to fear, When one I dearly lov'd is murdered Under the colour of a little wrong Done to the wasteful Earl of Huntington; Whom John, I know, doth hate unto the death, Only for love he bears to Lacy's daughter.

into Occurrences 4%

"It was at a party; the thing she did was to waltz with a man whom she knew I detested, whom I knew she could not respect, and whose half-embrace, as he whirled her in the dance, almost put murder into my thoughts.

after Occurrences 3%

"The prisoner's counsel said that the accused did not speak of the woman's murder after the inquest, and said it was not necessary; he did not understand the 'familiar jargon' of the Law Courts.

than Occurrences 3%

Surely, you don't want any better explanation of the murder than a quarrel between her and Sir Horace over this man Birchill?"

near Occurrences 3%

In 1858 two white men were murdered near Warrenton on the road by colored people, it was never known whether by free people or slaves.

amongst Occurrences 2%

You'd 'a been murdered amongst 'em if it hadn't been for me.

Which preposition to use with  murder