For these reasons, the trade of a soldier is held the most honourable of all others; because a soldier is a YAHOO hired to kill, in cold blood
, as many of his own species, who have never offended him, as possibly he can.
Granted that my fancy for Hetty was only a cloud of illusions, still I could not, within a few days of her sudden death, go in cold blood
to take part in a grotesque and heathenish mummery over her coffin.
They now exclaimed against punishing in cold blood
, and sang forth the praises of mercy and forgiveness.
But now I went to it in cold blood
, and my heart often sickened at the work of my hands.
By murdering a large and respected family in cold blood
and afterward depositing their bodies in the water companies' reservoir, you will gain much unpopularity in the neighborhood of your crime, and even robbing a church will get you cordially disliked, especially by the vicar.