Usage examples for outrages

  1. That loyal soul, so faithful to what he knew of good, shocked and distressed as he was by outrages from which his own people had suffered no less than the others, could not bring himself to commit what he regarded as a breach of the laws of hospitality. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  2. As for you, we must look upon you as a part of his property, and must do these outrages upon you, not intending the harm to you, but to him whom we wound through you. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh