Dissection was given the green light by the 1752 Murder Act which allowed prisoners to be "hung by the neck until dead and then to be dissected and anatomised
(a body cut open to be studied)."
After his execution, Roblin's corpse was anatomised
by surgeons before being buried in the castle grounds.
Anthony Sampson first anatomised
the power structures of Britain 40 years ago.
by Hugh Mackay, there are three elements to this general mood: Firstly, specific policies; secondly, an intangible sense of parties and their leadership appeal; and thirdly, the `level of voters' own satisfaction with the state of their lives'.
Virginia Woolf's dissector's eye rapidly anatomised
the literary gent.
|Ancient and Modern Tragedy', 294 n.: |Character in a Greek play is never so minutely anatomised
as in a modern work of fiction.
"After hanging the usual time, his body was cut down, and delivered to Mr Best, surgeon, who had him packed up and conveyed to Bilston, to be there dissected and anatomised
, according to the sentence."
Passing sentence, Mr Justice Bayley told the condemned man: "On the 18th day of this month you will be taken to the place of execution there to be hanged by the neck until you are dead, and that after you are dead, you will be cut down and your body be dissected and afterwards anatomised