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Example sentences for gallows

In this book drugs are merely a means to an end, and that end is the gallows.
Gallows humor, perhaps, but it has helped me to survive my condition.
Before the play is over good people of pious nature and responsible temper are condemning other good people to the gallows.
The rope is not a normal gallows rope but the stem of an opium poppy.
His beard had gone gray, his sons were dead and the gallows were being readied.

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