20.—Tortured with quicklime, boiling oil, etc.details

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20.—Tortured with quicklime, boiling oil, etc.

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A. Wooden horse.

B. Martyr taken down from the horse and being rolled about over shards of pottery.

C. Having quicklime, boiling oil and the like, poured over him.

(p. 120)

Quickline, or calcium oxide, can cause burns and make breathing difficult; burning oil causes severe burns because it retains heat and also remains in contact with the skin, continuing to injure.

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