The captain gave the order to abandon ship as the water flooded the lower decks.
By the mid 17th century, Wolvesey Palace had been virtually abandoned.
The concept was abandoned in favor of the claim to a diverse society.
The project was abandoned when the Conservatives lost control of the County Council in 1993.
It was abandoned due to bad weather.
During this same year, the Nottingham Canal was officially abandoned by its railroad owners.
Paul seems to have altogether abandoned his old name of Saul.
They wanted me to abandoned mine and give it to them.
The general decided to abandon what he saw as old ideas, such as using tanks to seize territory.
They decided to abandon the siege of Warwick Castle on hearing news of the approach of the parliamentary relief force.
Fairfax was there with his army on the 10th of January, 1646, about which time the blockade of Plymouth was finally abandoned.
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The house was abandoned before completion of the remodeling.
We searched the abandoned quarries and along the shore.
A pilot scheme, although successful in many respects was deeply problematic and was eventually abandoned in 1993.
I was abandoned on private land - what do I do?
The committee abandoned any pretense that it was serious about the reform of our public services.
The twins were abandoned as babies.
Next, according to notes discovered by Frances Darwin, his father temporarily abandoned his work in order to visit Ascot.
She couldn't abandon her babies to him, even if he was their father.
Arrived in the river Plate in 1527, rumours reached Cabot of mineral wealth and a rich and civilized empire in the far interior, and he resolved to abandon surveying for exploration.
She knew she needed to leave him but couldn't find it in her to abandon the only place she'd ever felt safe.
He'll have to abandon it, if Annie Quincy really is—one of those girls.
We have paid for the right to look at the matter plainly and simply, and we will not abandon that right.
Still I could not shut my eyes to the force and weight of their arguments, and I saw plainly that I must abandon--'s scheme as impracticable.
Maximilian did not, however, abandon the struggle in the Netherlands.
Wouldn't it be foolish to abandon the carefully laid plans that had helped her achieve her goals in the first place?
Our challenge is to learn how to choose the plowshares, not to abandon metallurgy.
Either his words or his soothing voice caused the woman to abandon what little self-control she possessed; she threw her arms around him, sobbing.
He wished to God she would abandon her search.
She wiped her face, determined not to abandon her sister as Gio had.
While Cynthia skipping with Jeffrey was next to impossible for Dean to buy, no one could convince him she would abandon her son.
She felt this to be their last hope and that if Nicholas refused the match she had found for him, she would have to abandon the hope of ever getting matters right.
Rhyn snorted and faced Sasha, the brother charged with governing Australia, and the first to abandon the Council in favor of serving the Dark One.
He wasn't going to abandon her, too, was he?
But that doesn't mean I have to abandon them.
If you give money, spend yourself with it, and do not merely abandon it to them.
The smart thing to do would be to abandon Brutus for the safety of the barn.
Not wanting to abandon Lori, she did nothing.
The consequence of these reports of the hostility of the church led him to abandon all thoughts of publishing.
The king of Naples was his natural enemy, and he had cause to suspect that Piero de Medici might abandon his alliance.
At St Quentin (1557) and the threatening advance of Alva upon Rome forced him to come to terms and to abandon his French alliance.
The Russians retreat and abandon their ancient capital.
By 212), the upper portion of which is cut out of the rock, while the lower is enclosed by a semicircular wall of massive masonry; the theory of these scholars, however, that the whole precinct was a sanctuary of the Pelasgian Zeus cannot be regarded as proved, nor is it easy to abandon the generally received view that this was the scene of the popular assemblies of later times, notwithstanding the apparent unsuitability of the ground and the insufficiency of room for a large multitude.
He was forced to abandon all attempts at reconquest, but proposed to decide the question by single combat between himself and Peter, to take place at Bordeaux under English protection.
You abandon Vienna, give up its defense--as much as to say: 'Heaven is with us, but heaven help you and your capital!'
The ancient British and Celtic churches followed the cycle of 84 years which they had originally received from Rome, and their stubborn refusal to abandon it caused much bitter controversy in the 8th century between their representatives and St Augustine of Canterbury and the Latin missionaries.
He did not abandon his hopes of the throne, and, in 1298, was chosen German king by some of the princes, who were dissatisfied with Adolph.
This has been due to speculation, to the unrestricted pasturage of goats, to the rights which many communes have over the forests, and to some extent to excessive taxation, which led the proprietors to cut and sell the trees and then abandon the ground to the Treasury.
It is truer to say that on the whole the Jews began at this period to abandon as hopeless the attempt to find a place for themselves in the general life of their country.
We do not know how the Egyptians were forced to abandon Jerusalem; but, at the time of the Israelite conquest, it was undoubtedly in the hands of the Jebusites, the native inhabitants of the country.
From this position it easily followed that actions, being merely external, were morally indifferent, and that the true Gnostic should abandon himself to every lust with perfect indifference.
After enduring the greatest hardships it was resolved to abandon the ship, Upernivik being reached on the 5th of August 1855, whence a relief expedition brought the explorers home.
Various other Massachusetts townships, as they have grown older, have been similarly compelled to abandon their old form of government.
Though the orders were to abandon the wounded, many of them dragged themselves after troops and begged for seats on the gun carriages.
In the disorderly flight both Louis and his younger brother Henry, refusing to abandon the field, lost their lives.
But Charles Charles Albert, who, whatever his faults, had a generous Albertre- nature, was determined that so long as be had an news the army in being he could not abandon the Lombards War, and the Venetians, whom he had encouraged in their resistance, without one more effort, though he knew full well that he was staking all on a desperate chance.
But am I really to abandon forever the joy of Prince Andrew's love, in which I have lived so long?
The difficulties with New Hampshire were adjusted in 1782, the west bank of the Connecticut being accepted as the final boundary, but New York refused to abandon her claims until 1790.
Hurriedly retreating to Senaf, hard pressed by the Italians, who shelled Senaf on the evening of the 15th of January, Mangashh was obliged to abandon his camp and provisions to Baratieri, who also secured a quantity of correspondence establishing the complicity of Menelek and Mangash in the revolt of Bath-Agos.
After completing these reductions, Airy made inquiries, before engaging in any theoretical investigation in connexion with them, whether any other mathematician was pursuing the subject, and learning that Hansen had taken it in hand under the patronage of the king of Denmark, but that, owing to the death of the king and the consequent lack of funds, there was danger of his being compelled to abandon it, he applied to the admiralty on Hansen's behalf for the necessary sum.
Dvina region towards the W., and the Sarmatians were compelled to abandon the region of the Don, and cross the Russian steppes from E.
Hadrian's first important act was to abandon as untenable the conquests of Trajan beyond the Euphrates (Assyria, Mesopotamia and Armenia), a recurrence to the traditional policy of Augustus.
Just as it is impossible to say when it was decided to abandon Moscow, so it is impossible to say precisely when, or by whom, it was decided to move to Tarutino.
Nice of Kris to abandon you upstairs like that.
The withdrawal of Mersenne in 1614 to a post in the provinces was the signal for Descartes to abandon social life and shut himself up for nearly two years in a secluded house of the faubourg St Germain.
In 1622 the Spaniards, under Spinola, made another attempt to take the town, but were forced to abandon the enterprise after a siege of ten weeks and the loss of 1200 men.
Prolonged warfare with the Otto- and mans, who forced her to abandon Candia in 1669, Spain.
While the Muscovites of the upper classes were thus beginning to abandon their old oriental habits, their government was preparing to make a political evolution of a similar kind.
We have abandoned Vilna and Vitebsk and shall abandon Drissa.
They knew that it was for the army to fight, and that if it could not succeed it would not do to take young ladies and house serfs to the Three Hills quarter of Moscow to fight Napoleon, and that they must go away, sorry as they were to abandon their property to destruction.
He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
She has all the abandon of an Italian improvisatore, the simplicity of a Bernardin de St Pierre without his mawkishness, the sentimentality of a Rousseau without his egotism, the rhythmic eloquence of a Chateaubriand without his grandiloquence.
Though she returned to Hanover in 1822 she did not abandon her astronomical studies, and in 1828 she completed the reduction, to January 1800, of 2500 nebulae discovered by her brother.
In 1548 Charles laid before the states a scheme for making the Netherlands an integral part of the empire under the name of the Circle of Burgundy; but the refusal of the German Electors to make his only son Philip king of the Romans led him to abandon the project, which was never renewed.
They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.
Kutuzov replied: "And I shall not abandon Moscow without a battle," though Moscow was then already abandoned.
The M`Leod case' in which the state of New York insisted on trying a British subject, with whose trial the Federal government had no power to interfere, while the British govern - ment had declared that it would consider conviction and execu - tion a casus belli; the exercise of the hateful right of search by British vessels on the coast of Africa; the Maine boundary, as to which the action of a state might at any time bring the Federal government into armed collision with Great Britain - all these at once met the new secretary, and he felt that he had no right to abandon his work for party reasons.