In a primitive state of society, the enjoyments of life, though few and simple, are spread over a great extent, and are unalloyed; but Civilization, for every advantage she imparts, holds a hundred evils in reserve;--the heart-burnings, the jealousies, the social rivalries, the family dissentions, and the thousand self-inflicted
discomforts of refined life, which make up in units the swelling aggregate of human misery, are unknown among these unsophisticated people.
Thus fearful alike, of those within the prison and of those without; of noise and silence; light and darkness; of being released, and being left there to die; he was so tortured and tormented, that nothing man has ever done to man in the horrible caprice of power and cruelty, exceeds his self-inflicted
In the long cedar chests that lined the west gallery of his house, he had stored away many rare and beautiful specimens of what is really the raiment of the Bride of Christ, who must wear purple and jewels and fine linen that she may hide the pallid macerated body that is worn by the suffering that she seeks for and wounded by self-inflicted
The stab was on the right side of the neck and from behind forward, so that it is almost impossible that it could have been self-inflicted
Though a flesh wound, it was a bloody one, and that may be why the surgeon did not at once detect those features which afterwards convinced him that the injury had been self-inflicted
. It was the right hand, and until it healed the man could be of no further use in the firing line; nor was the case serious enough for admission to a crowded field-hospital; and Connal himself offered his services as custodian of a number of our horses which we were keeping out of harm's way in a donga.
Separate statistics published by the Ministry of Justice show that suicides and other self-inflicted
deaths increased among prisoners in the last year.
Summary: California [US], Aug 03 (ANI): The Garlic festival's shooter died from a self-inflicted
gunshot wound to the head, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said Friday.
At least one resident claimed a man had been stabbed in the park but police can now confirm that his injuries were "self-inflicted
Apart from living in denial, he is a serial hate monger who because of self-inflicted
fear is running away from his shadow.
A South Florida teenager, who was the subject of an FBI and Denver Police manhunt since Tuesday for threatening Denver-area schools, was found dead Wednesday morning from a self-inflicted
gunshot wound, authorities announced.
Investigators and witnesses indicated the self-inflicted
shot went off within milliseconds of the police shots, Russell said.
Responding to the party boss' press conference where he accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of working with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the inability of the APC to field candidates in Rivers and Zamfara States, the coalition maintained that rather than blame the opposition, Oshiomhole should examine himself because the ruling party's problems are self-inflicted