- The same rapine prevailed also by land .
- Land ravaged by pillage and rapine .
- The soldiers got their food by rapine .
- The crusades are now no more than excuses for looting , murder and rapine .
- It does not help that britain and other european former imperial powers have developed a blithe amnesia about their own rapine past ; nor that japan cannot face making a fulsome apology for its brutal abuse of china during an occupation , ending in 1945 , that killed millions .