Bloodletting is among the ingredients of political medicine.
Bloodletting on my premises that I ain't approved I take as a f***ing affront. It puts me off my feed.
We can only reach our goal amid bloodletting
When future historians look back on our way of curing inflation...they'll probably compare it to bloodletting in the Middle Ages.
We can bear up under everything, if we have only the certainty that the monster Hitler with his insatiable bloodletting and plundering will have committed soon his last shameful deed.
As in the pseudoscience of bloodletting, just so in the pseudoscience of city rebuilding and planning, years of learning and a plethora of subtle and complicated dogma have arisen on a foundation of nonsense.
..each bloodletting hastens the next, and as the value of human life is degraded and violence becomes tolerated, the unimaginable becomes more conceivable.