In her defense, she thought I was trying to kill her.
The only defense in that statement was honesty.
Her defense was weak and inapt but she attained her object.
This is not a defense of our present age; we will come to our own report card soon enough.
It also inhibits investigations and makes for an early Christmas present for defense attorneys.
I knew any defense of Julie O'Malley would bring the wrath of heaven down on our bed.
It was the worst defense he could have used.
Also Sainte-Beuve, Tableau de la poesie francaise au X VI' siecle (1828); La Defense et illust.
The general principle of defense adopted was that common to Europe in the period.
Richard Simon's Reponse (1686) elicited from Le Clerc a Defense des sentimens in the same year, which was followed by a new Reponse (1687).
Imagine you are a defense contractor on top of the world.
But in Fitzgerald's defense, there were two pint bottles of vodka at Lydia Larkin's place, so he may have bought them for her.
He identified several major flaws in her defense, struck them multiple times to confirm, and caught her wrist to stop her.
The cliff's sheer drop created a natural defense against any intruders in addition to providing a view that was breathtaking by day or night.
In his defense, Josh wasn't making it easy.
My only defense is that I didn't realize I was hurting you.
L'Antiquite des temps retablie et defendue, by Paul Pezron, with its Defense, 1691.
To assist the defense in the first, or waiting, period Adrianople was organized as a modern fortress, and Kirk Kilisse, an upland town on the edge of the Istranja Dagh, re-equipped with barrier-forts.
The counter-bombardment of the defense was weak and practically useless, owing to slow and faulty methods of fire.
I assume that virtually everyone working in defense industries believes they are serving their country and protecting freedom.
The defense of Vienna was no longer to be thought of.
You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.
Davis should know such needless defense was embarrassing for her.
Defense attorneys alone will leave no stone unturned to find you.
If they rushed in, a good defense attorney was rewarded by having a great day in court.
A sidebar quoted the vocal congressman who continued to push for an investigation while an accompanying article contained the ever increasing rants of the defense bar.
It's a no-no because defense attorneys are all over any hint of psychic involvement.
Self-defense. I figured when you won, you'd fire me.
And yet his only attempt at defense had been to tell Josh that things weren't as they appeared.
"I sent Elise and Benny to teach Lana some self-defense," Brady said as they struck off in comfortable silence.
"How is your um, self-defense training going?" she asked.
Already as chairman of the food section of the Council of National Defense he had begun to marshal all the agencies for economizing, especially on those foods which the Allies needed.
He is the author of La Contre-guerilla franraise au Mexique (1868); L'Elevation et la chute de l'empereur Maximilien (1867); Le Quatre-septembre et le gouvernement de la defense nationale (1872); Mourad V.
His great work on fortification appeared at Paris in 1810 (De la defense de places fortes), and was translated for the use of almost every army in Europe.
La defense des places (Metz); Essai sur le tir des projectiles creux (Paris, 1826); and on military history, Campagne sur le Main et la Rednitz de l'armee gallo-batave (Paris, 1802); Operations des pontonniers en Italie ...
In 1917 she was appointed chairman of the woman's committee of the Council of National Defense, and in 1918 edited for this committee a department in the Ladies' Home Journal.
Before the rise of the "group" or "Feste" idea - that is, the forts were infantry redoubts for close defense and the fighting artillery was entirely in the intervals.
This is a combined defense and political pamphlet, but it is the source of all the subsequent " lives " that have appeared.
Le Siege de Paris et la defense nationale appeared in 1871, La Republique in 1872, Le Livre de l'exile in the year of its author's death and after it.
His speeches on this occasion were published in a tractate Defense de l'universite et de la philosophie (1844 and 1845).
This gave rise to the famous epigram: De par le roi, defense a Dieu De faire miracle en ce lieu.
He was a member, generally ex officio, of the Federal Council of National Defense, the National Forest Reservation Committee, the Federal Reserve Banks organization committee, and chairman of the Federal Board for Vocational Education.
We could go on here and talk about other military powers and alliances, but the simple fact is that large countries are less willing to risk war in defense of small ones.
"Now, Vera, what does it matter to you?" said Natasha in defense, speaking very gently.
We are Russians and will not grudge our blood in defense of our faith, the throne, and the Fatherland!
He ordered the militiamen to be called up from the villages and armed, and wrote a letter to the commander-in- chief informing him that he had resolved to remain at Bald Hills to the last extremity and to defend it, leaving to the commander-in-chief's discretion to take measures or not for the defense of Bald Hills, where one of Russia's oldest generals would be captured or killed, and he announced to his household that he would remain at Bald Hills.
Other members of the defense bar would surely look closely if their clients were apprehended because of unverifiable tips and assail the source, if they could locate it.
She'd learned self-defense by the age of eleven and how to shoot a gun when she was twelve.
She saw killing in his future, but only in defense of his family.
Blade, Etudes sur l'origine des Basques (Paris, 1869), Defense des etudes, &c. (Paris, 1870); Phillips, Die Einwanderung der Iberer in die pyren.
His Catechism (Catechisme ou instruction familiere, 1652) and his Christian's Defense against the Fears of Death (Consolations de l'dme fidele contre les frayeurs de la mort, 1651) became well known in England by means of translations, which were very frequently reprinted.
His numerous polemical writings include A Defense of the sincere true Translations of the holie Scriptures into the English tong (London, 1583), and confutations of Thomas Stapleton (1535-1598), Cardinal Allen and other Roman Catholic controversialists.
He was invited by the Jansenist clergy to Holland, where he wrote another controversial work against the Protestants: Defense de l'Eglise Romain contre la calomnie des Protestants (Cologne, 1688-1691).
C. Schultz, Danzig and seine Bauwerke (Berlin, 1873); Wistulanus, Geschichte der Stadt Danzig (Danzig, 1891); Defense de Dantzig en 1813; documents militaires dulieutenant-general Campredon, pub.
Close-defense quick-firing guns under armour, and of concrete shelters and magazines.
In that hypothetical situation, what would the defense contractor want?
Almost three-quarters of all defense spending occurs within NATO countries, meaning the alliance is largely the only military show in town.
You abandon Vienna, give up its defense--as much as to say: 'Heaven is with us, but heaven help you and your capital!'
We will show Europe how Russia rises to the defense of Russia!
There are no longer sentinels sounding the alarm with their abdomens raised, and ready to die in defense of the hive.
When, having bought the coat merely with the object of taking part among the people in the defense of Moscow, Pierre had met the Rostovs and Natasha had said to him: Are you remaining in Moscow?...
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about defense and armor.
He published in 1618-1620 (2 vols.) a defence of the Genevan translation of the Bible, Eine Verteidigung der genfer Bibeliibersetzung (Defense de la fidelite des traductions de la Bible faites a Geneve), against P. Cotton's Geneve plagiaire.