One of them is serving a life-sentence in the State prison for manslaughter.
Thorne was reprieved and got a life-sentence, the other chaps got twenty-one years.
And this is the very point: my life-sentence gave me my status under this law which had not yet been written on the books.
It seemed to him, says Mr. Paine, "that he had been given a life-sentence."
She felt an impulse to scream, to run to the railing and leap overboard, to thwart that life-sentence in any possible way.
Her husband was in prison, serving a life-sentence for political offenses, and Comte was first attracted to her through pity.
I believe he was afterwards taken to a gaol in the Isle of Wight, but I do not know if his life-sentence is still in force.