Find reviews of hundreds of FREE online college classes at StudyOnline

Sample sentences for the GRE study word pillory

pillory can be used as a verb
pillory can be used as a noun

1.Be that as it might, the scaffold of the pillory was a point of view that revealed to Hester Prynne the entire track along which she had been treading, since her happy infancy. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2._Bloom with asses' ears seats himself in the pillory with crossed arms, his feet protruding. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.It was, in short, the platform of the pillory and above it rose the framework of that instrument of discipline, so fashioned as to confine the human head in its tight grasp, and thus hold it up to the public gaze. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.Crowds flocked to cheer him in the pillory and seeing that Defoe was making popularity out of persecution, his enemies bundled him off to Newgate prison. - from English Literature by William J. Long

Page created by Compute.org