In November 1897, when the Austro-Hungarian flag was insulted at Mersina, he threatened to bombard the town if instant reparation were not made, and by his firm attitude greatly enhanced Austrian prestige in the East.
More rarely their patience became exhausted, and ships were sent to bombard this nest of pirates.
Sir John Bowring, who represented Great Britain in China, failing to secure the reparation and apology which he demanded, directed the British admiral to bombard Canton.
In 1824 another British fleet under Admiral Sir Harry Neal had again to bombard Algiers.
Darian felt the magic of the world bombard him, both welcoming home the man that had been its king and trying to figure out what he now was.
Two days of desultory street fighting ensued, during which the fleet began to bombard the city, but was compelled to desist by the interference of foreign men-of-war, on the ground that the bombardment was.
When Lord Exmouth was about to bombard the city in 1816, the British consul was thrown into prison and loaded with chains.
The commander of the artillery of the 3rd Corps, General Fouche, will place the howitzers of the 3rd and 8th Corps, sixteen in all, on the flanks of the battery that is to bombard the entrenchment on the left, which will have forty guns in all directed against it.
On the 14th of April he bombarded Bulak, and proceeded to bombard Cairo itself, which was taken the following night.
After the siege had continued many days, Khorshld gave orders to cannonade and bombard the town.; and for six days his commands were executed with little interruption, the citadel itself also lying between two fires.
The peremptory action of the British admiral commanding in the Mediterranean at the approach of the War Of the Austrian Succession, who forced him to promise to observe neutrality under a threat to bombard Naples, made a deep impression on his mind.
The Bandieras began to make propaganda among the officers and men of the Austrian navy, nearly all Italians, and actually planned to seize a warship and bombard Messina.
Then the Austrian batteries began to bombard Venice itself, and when the Sardinian fleet withdrew from the Adriatic the city was also attacked by sea, while certain demagogues caused internal trouble.
bombard the earth from outer space.
bombard the Afghan positions.
While the frigates attacked the galleons, Blake's heavier warships sailed into the harbor to bombard the shore defenses.
That can mean being on a mailing list that will bombard you with offers.
Salespeople will be very eager to sell you on a plan, so it's absolutely your right to bombard them with as many questions as you need answered before making such a big financial commitment.
Many retailers and even Intel's own site bombard you with all kinds of numbers to impress you.
Not only must the bride and groom personally deal with the tragic decision to cancel, but they also must notify family, friends, and guests who will ultimately bombard them with questions and concerns.
These electrons, now an "intensified" version of the world, bombard a phosphor screen and cause it to glow like a television set.
It must also be hosted on a reliable platform that won't bombard visitors with pop-up advertisements or spyware.
TV infomercials bombard us with promises and cleverly crafted words that tell us all we need is their product or book.
Another pitfall with Twitter is that spammers can bombard your account with useless information.
What happens after you follow a spammer is that they bombard your Twitter account with spam-tweets that are similar to ones that you get in your email.
bombard the city of Manila.
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