The woman's voice was high-pitched and nasally.
"Hold that thought," He pitched the apron at Chet.
A scream—not the blood-curdling variety, more a high-pitched screech—from upstairs broke his reverie.
When they had crossed the field to the spot where Dean's tent was pitched, he began to dismantle it.
She soon heard Toni's high-pitched laugh as the woman started the interview with Xander.
Alexander turned, and near the town of Issus fought his second pitched battle, sending Darius and the relic of his army in wild flight back to the east.'
Bern was in command and was seriously wounded in the last pitched battle of the war, fought there on the 9th of August.
Abraham pitched his tent between Ai and Bethel (Gen.
Saturninus, defeated in a pitched battle in the Forum (Dec. 10), took refuge with his followers in the Capitol, where, the water supply having been cut off, they were forced to capitulate.
The traders bring with them tents on the backs of camels and these are pitched near the native town.
His advice was not followed by Pharnabazus; the Egyptian king collected his forces and won a pitched battle near Mendes.
Coriolanus pitched his camp quite near to the city.
Sonya read painstakingly in her high-pitched voice.
Even Mrs. Reynolds pitched in with some stuffed animals - a giraffe and horse.
Cade came through the kitchen door and pitched his hat on the peg.
Carmen pitched the disposable diaper in the trash and hefted Destiny from the changing table.
"Hi," she said in a high pitched voice just as a loud ringing sound came from her luggage.
Pitched to the other end of the cabin, the two soldiers had strapped themselves in.
The two men were sitting outside Dean's recently-pitched tent in Cortez, Colorado.
I was the one who spotted the suitcases while Byrne was around the corner doing his business so I pitched them in his trunk without opening them.
She pitched it in the trash and then paused at the door.
Jenn covered her ears against the high-pitched wail of magic.
This proved to be the last pitched battle of the war, the Danes never again venturing to attack their once more invincible enemy in the open field.
The victory of Holowczyn, memorable besides as the last pitched battle won by Charles XII., opened up the way to the Dnieper.
He was victorious in the pitched battle fought at the foot of Ithome in the fifth year of his reign, a battle in which the Messenians, reinforced by the entire Arcadian levy and picked contingents from Argos and Sicyon, defeated the combined Spartan and Corinthian forces.
The English commander promptly sent in a challenge to a pitched battle, which the king, in spite of the advice of his most trusted counsellors, accepted.
He pitched his camp at Ingogo.
High-pitched red tiled roofs take the place of the flat roofs of the coast.
The election was marked by an amazing outflow of caricatures and squibs, by weeks of rioting in which Lord Hood's sailors fought pitched battles in St James's Street with Fox's hackney coachmen, and by the intrepid canvassing of Whig ladies.
The roasted mineral, slightly moistened, is introduced into a vat made of stoneware or pitched planks, and furnished with a double bottom.
During the Persian invasion the Tegeans displayed a readiness unusual among Peloponnesian cities; in the battle of Plataea they were the first to enter the enemy's camp. A few years later they headed an Arcadian and Argive league against Sparta, but by the loss of two pitched battles (Tegea and Dipaea) were induced to resume their former loyalty (about 468-467).
In the time following the peace of Nicias the Mantineians, whose attempts at expansion beyond Mount Maenalus were being foiled by Sparta, formed a powerful alliance with Argos, Elis and Athens (420), which the Spartans, assisted by Tegea, broke up after a pitched battle in the city's territory (418).
The walls survive, indeed, only in isolated fragments, but the narrow winding streets of the older part of the town, and the market-place surrounded by houses with high-pitched gables and roofs are very picturesque.
After seven years of inaction, however, this imperial rescript was pitched in a far lower key.
The Russians were defeated in more than one pitched battle; three-quarters of the ancient territory was recovered, and Warsaw and Vilna, the capitals of Poland and Lithuania respectively, were liberated.
1659) and is a good example of the Scottish Baronial mansion with high-pitched roof and turreted angles.
Sir Thomas More was pitched upon by the court on this occasion in order that his popularity with the Commons might be employed to carry the money grant for which Wolsey asked.
At Wisniowiec in 1512 and at Kaniow in 1526), yet occasionally, as at Sokal when they wiped out a whole Polish army, they prevailed even in pitched battles.
The name of Peebles is said to be derived from the pebylls, or tents, which the Gadeni pitched here in the days of the Romans.
But his men refused to retreat farther, and in a pitched battle which followed soon afterwards the rebel army was annihilated.
Tents embroidered with gold were pitched within the sacred enclosure; and the wealth of Dionysius was vividly shown by the number of chariots which he had entered.
Fostat signifies " the tent," the town being built where Amr had pitched his tent.
After a struggle between various pretenders to the viceroyalty, in which some pitched battles were fought, Mahommed b.
Montrose arrived a day too late for Marston Moor (2nd of July 1644); Rupert took his contingent; he entered Scotland in disguise, met the ill-armed Irish levies under Colkitto, raised the Gordons and Ogilvies, who supplied his cavalry, raised the fighting Macdonalds, Camerons and Macleans; in six pitched battles he routed Argyll and all the Covenanting warriors of Scotland, and then, deserted by Colkitto and the Gordons, and surprised by Leslie's cavalry withdrawn from England, was defeated at Philiphaugh near Selkirk, while men and women of his Irish contingent were shot or hanged months after the battle.
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.
Early in the morning of the twelfth of June he came out of his tent, which was pitched that day on the steep left bank of the Niemen, and looked through a spyglass at the streams of his troops pouring out of the Vilkavisski forest and flowing over the three bridges thrown across the river.
The dressing station consisted of three tents with flaps turned back, pitched at the edge of a birch wood.
He did not sing like a trained singer who knows he is listened to, but like the birds, evidently giving vent to the sounds in the same way that one stretches oneself or walks about to get rid of stiffness, and the sounds were always high-pitched, mournful, delicate, and almost feminine, and his face at such times was very serious.
The driver pitched her old clothes in the boot and helped her into the stage.
I was the first one to the accident scene and I pitched the bottle—the only bottle.
I pitched out the junk mail and paid the bills.
The two re-pitched the shelter in minutes.
Someone pitched a jacket to the man who carefully placed it behind Dean's head.
She pitched it in the trash and then paused at the door.
She gave another high-pitched whinny and posed beside him.
Battles became all but bloodless; diplomacy and tactics superseded feats of arms and hard blows in pitched fields.
Apart from the pitched battles, the warfare of Alexander was largely hill-fighting, in which the hypaspistae took the principal part, and the contingents of light-armed hillmen from the Balkan region did excellent service.
There are generally in a coloni three or four Danish houses, built of wood and pitched over, in addition to storehouses and a blubber-boiling establishment.
Unable to maintain himself there he marched to southern Bohemia, and after defeating the Romanists at Sudomef - the first pitched battle of the Hussite wars - he arrived at Usti, one of the earliest meeting-places of the Hussites.
But they were guerillas, not regulars; they had no good officers, no serviceable artillery, and very little money; and all the foreign powers to whom Rakoczy turned for assistance (excepting France, who fed them occasionally with paltry subsidies) would not commit themselves to a formal alliance with rebels who were defeated in every pitched battle they fought.
Just outside the borders of the park, beyond the Ilm, is the "garden house," a simple wooden cottage with a high-pitched roof, in which Goethe used to pass the greater part of the summer.
Prince Andrew had never before heard Speranski's famous laugh, and this ringing, high-pitched laughter from a statesman made a strange impression on him.
Speranski's high-pitched voice struck him unpleasantly, and the incessant laughter grated on him like a false note.
In a pitched battle fought on the 10th of January 1904 at Jidballi in the Nogal country the enemy were routed, losing over loon men in killed alone, while the British loss in killed and wounded was 58.
Not till the victory of Puck (September 17, 1462), one of the very few pitched battles in a war of raids, skirmishes and sieges, did fortune incline decisively to the side of the Poles, who maintained and improved their advantage till absolute exhaustion compelled the Knights to accept the mediation of a papal legate, and the second peace of Thorn (October 14, 1466) concluded a struggle which had reduced the Prussian provinces to a wilderness.'