I listened, as tight as a bow string as Howie narrated in a whispered voice as he was patrolling around the house.
The story of its conquest is fully narrated in the first seven chapters of Joshua.
The history of the false Smerdis is narrated by Herodotus and Ctesias according to official traditions; Cambyses before his death confessed to the murder of his brother, and in public explained the whole fraud.
It seems to have been common among the Jews, and the case of the witch of Endor is narrated in a way to suggest something beyond fraud; in the book of magic which bears the name of Dr Faustus may be found many of the formulae for raising demons; in England may be mentioned especially Dr Dee as one of the most famous of those who claimed before the days of modern spiritualism to have intercourse with the unseen world and to summon demons at his will.
The Third Crusade was narrated in the West from very different points of view by Anglo-Norman, French and German authorities.
The story of Alexander's relations with Savonarola is narrated under the latter heading; it is sufficient to say here that the pope's hostility was due to the friar's outspoken invectives against papal corruption and to his appeals for a General Council.
The events of the Peninsular War, especially as narrated in the Wellington Despatches, are replete with instruction not only for the soldier, but also for the civil administrator.
In his defence Josephus departs from the facts as narrated in the Jewish War and represents himself as a partisan of Rome and, therefore, as a traitor to his own people from the beginning.
Further incidents in Isaac's life at Gerar are narrated in Gen.
21, 4 and Ephraim's proud and ambitious character is indicated in its demands as narrated in Josh.
The site of the cities, the historicity of the events narrated of them and the nature of the catastrophe that destroyed them, are matters of hot dispute.
This risk, however, was obviated by the foresight of Emma, who carried her lover across the courtyard of the palace; a scene which was witnessed by Charlemagne, who next morning narrated the occurrence to his counsellors, and asked for their advice.
Both narratives are doubtless based upon actual occurrences - the cures narrated in Mark ii., iii., viii., x.
18, 19, was narrated in the great book of the Kings of Israel.
The chronology of all these events, as narrated by himself, is somewhat obscure, but they seem to have occupied about three years.
JACOB'S WELL, the scene of the conversation between Jesus and the "woman of Samaria" narrated in the Fourth Gospel, is described as being in the neighbourhood of an otherwise unmentioned "city called Sychar."
The course taken by Bolshevist rule in Russia is narrated in the article Russia.
He narrated that episode so persistently and with so important an air that everyone believed in the merit and usefulness of his deed, and he had obtained two decorations for Austerlitz.
And he narrated his whole conversation with the French doctor and the reasons that convinced him that Metivier was a spy.
Finally, the latest episode in Poland still fresh in the captain's memory, and which he narrated with rapid gestures and glowing face, was of how he had saved the life of a Pole (in general, the saving of life continually occurred in the captain's stories) and the Pole had entrusted to him his enchanting wife (parisienne de coeur) while himself entering the French service.