A motley host, made up out of the tribes bordering on the Black Sea and the Caspian, hovered round his small army, but failed to hinder him from laying siege to the town.
From Japan a similar animal is obtained in smaller quantities with very good but longer fur, of yellowish motley light-brown shades.
Crossing the Potomac, he marched eastward, and, defeating a motley force which General Lew Wallace had collected to oppose him, appeared before the lines of Washington.
If the colour were less motley and the joins between the skins could be made less noticeable, it would be largely in demand for stoles, ties and muffs.
In size they are less than half that of a large wolf and are of a motley sandy colour.
To the motley commonwealth thus formed he acted not merely as ruler, but also as physician, teacher and priest.
He restored Messana, peopling it with motley settlers, among whom were some of the old Messenians from Peloponnesus.
The Church responded, and under Peter's leadership a motley crowd, principally of French origin, set out in 1096 for the Holy Land.
If Thomas, whose army was of motley composition, attacked, he hoped to defeat him and to enter Nashville on his heels.
The part of the spleen in the motley group of dyspepsias and anaemias, conspicuous as it often is, still remains very enigmatic.
Such a motley throng of competent men had never before been seen at the court of France.
Meanwhile Prince Alexander's motley corps began its advance from Frankfurt up the Main valley to join the Bavarians, who had now retired on Schweinfurt.
The Egyptian army, which was motley in character, was disbanded by the new sultan, whose troops were Kurds.
The motley body of Aryan folk-belief, when subjected to the unifying thought of a speculative brain, was transformed to a selfcontained theory of the universe and a logical dualistic principle.
Among the motley population of Russians, Tatars, Armenians, Germans and Greeks are several hundred Qaraite Jews.
The whole, in the time of the great fairs, when every available place is packed with merchandise and thronged with a motley crowd, presents the semblance of an oriental bazaar.