This invader was very cautious and avoided much of our security.
The Russians slowly retired before the invader, burning and destroying everything in his path.
That peril did not cease till the defeat of the last formidable African invader at the battle of the Rio Salado in 1340.
First, however, Charles cleared Livonia of the invader (July 1701), subsequently occupying the duchy of Courland and converting it into a Swedish governor-generalship. In January 1702 Charles established himself at Bielowice in Lithuania, and, after issuing a proclamation declaring that "the elector of Saxony" had forfeited the Polish crown, set out for Warsaw, which he reached on the 14th of May.
Under his direction the popular rising against the invader ultimately proved triumphant.
Since that period it has remained nominally a part of the Turkish empire; but with the decline of Turkish power, and the general disintegration of the empire, in the first half of the 18th century, a then governor-general, Ahmed Pasha, made it an independent pashalic. Nadir Shah, the able and energetic usurper of the Persian throne, attempting to annex the province once more to Persia, besieged the city, but Ahmed defended it with such courage that the invader was compelled to raise the siege, after suffering great loss.
He reduced the one, received the submission of the other, and carried back great stores of plunder., Three years later he went into India again, marching over nearly the same ground, to the support, this time, of the raja of Kanauj,, who, having made friendship with the Mahommedan invader on his last visit, had been attacked by the raja of Kalinjar.
This expedient of buying off the invader was first adopted in 991 on the advice of certain great men of the kingdom.
The French attack was repelled, but other roads were open to the invader, and Wellington continued his retreat.
They would say, If government is obligated to protect its citizens from a foreign invader, then it is obligated to protect them from a criminal.
For this purpose he organized, outside the regular administration, a large corps of civil officials and armed retainers, whose duty it was to obey him implicitly in all things; and with this force, which rose rapidly from 1000 to 6000 men, he acted like a savage invader in a conquered country.
McClellandescribed this flight to the James as a change of base, but his resolve to abandon the attitude of an invader was formed when General Lee in the middle of June had caused Stuart's cavalry to reconnoitre the flanks and rear of McClellan's army, and had summoned corps from the Shenandoah Valley.
The new invader, though with a somewhat chequered course, extended his conquests till in A.D.
But points of resemblance between Joshua the invader and Saul the founder of the (north) Israelite monarchy gain in weight when the traditions of both recognize the inclusion or possession of Judah, and thus stand upon quite another plane as compared with those of David the founder of the Judaean dynasty.
If the attack of a parasite is met by the formation of some substance in the protoplasm which is chemo- tactically repulsive to the invader, it may be totally incapable of penetrating the cell, even though equipped with a whole armoury of cytases, diastatic and other enzymes, and poisons which would easily overcome the more passive resistances offered by mere cell-walls and cell-contents of other plants, the protoplasm of which forms bodies chemotactically attractive to the Fungus.
No subsequent invader of Malta attempted to displace the Phoenician race in the country districts.
Now, the dykes were cut and the sluices opened, and Amsterdam was covered by a wide inundation, against which the invader was powerless.
Its importance lay in its strategic position near the head of the defile which presents the last serious obstacle to an invader in central Greece.
Meanwhile the invader, in 1723, invited 300 of the principal Persian nobility to a banquet and massacred them.
So stealthily did the invader advance that the emperor had only just time to escape from Aix-la-Chapelle before the town was seized and plundered.
During this time, however, Syria was overrun by an invader in league with the SeljUk Malik Shah, and Damascus was permanently lost to the Fg~imites; other cities were recovered by Badr himself or his officers.
The words might mean that Japheth was an intruding invader, but this is not consonant with the tone of the oracle.
Among the monuments is that of Strongbow, the invader of Ireland, to whom the earlier part of the superstructure (1170) is due.
English money, however, came to the rescue; in 1758 Ferdinand, duke of Brunswick, cleared the electorate of the invader; and Hanover suffered no loss of territory at the peace of 1763.
Utterly defeated at Angora by the Mongol invader, Bayezid became his prisoner, and died in captivity some months later, in March 1403.
Another Ethiopian invader, Shabako (Sabacon), is said to have burnt Bocchoris alive.
By the next year (879) not only Wessex, but Mercia, west of Watling Street, was cleared of the invader.
It was also taken by Hyder Ali when that invader ravaged the Carnatic in 1780, and held by him for some time.
He had amassed some wealth, which on his return to Rome he so employed among the poor as to secure for himself great popularity; and, when Vigilius was summoned to Byzantium in 544, Pelagius, now archdeacon, was left behind as his vicar, and by his tact in dealing with Totila, the Gothic invader, saved the citizens from murder and outrage.
It was a cavalry melee, in which the common code of honour caused Macedonian and Persian chieftains to engage hand to hand, and at the end of the day the relics of the Persian army were in flight, leaving the high-roads of Asia Minor clear for the invader.
In a secret article of the treaty the sultan undertook in the event of a casus foederis arising, and in consideration of being relieved of his obligations under the articles of the public treaty, to close the Dardanelles to the warships of all nations " au besoin," which meant in effect that in the event of Russia being threatened with an attack from the Mediterranean he would close the Dardanelles against the invader.
Well concealed in skilfully constructed entrenchments that were excavated on terrain overlooking the invader's lines, the Turkish contingents holding the different fronts could fairly calculate upon beating off any hostile attack unless their adversaries should be heavily reinforced.
A battle was fought at Opis in the month of June, in which the Babylonians were defeated, and immediately afterwards Sippara surrendered to the invader.
In a subsequent campaign the Assyrian forces penetrated into the Kurdish mountains south of Lake Van and then turned westward, Malatia submitting to the invader.
In the [[[Lapland]]] marshes, a reeve now and then flies near with a scarcely audible ka-ka-kuk; but she seems a dull bird, and makes no noisy attack on an invader."
He carried the war back into the invader's country, and charged J.
And, although the annals of Rajputana tell how Sabuktagin was defeated by one raja of Ajmere and Mahmud by his successor, the course of events which followed shows how little these and other reverses affected the invader's progress..
Timur was despatched on a mission to the invader's camp, the result of which was his own appointment to the government of Mawara- 'lnahr (Transoxiana).
The effect of the campaign was, however, that the southern provinces were finally cleared of the invader.
The whole country had tamely submitted to the invader, and the leading chiefs had taken the oaths of allegiance.
In 140 and 130 B.C. those of Iran were ready to rise in support of the Seleucid invader (Joseph.
Meanwhile the regent, in spite of his declaration that he would lead the Neapolitan army against the invader, was secretly undermining the position of the government, and there were divisions of opinion in the ranks of the Liberals themselves.
The risk was not taken, and the short respite gave time to close the doors in the face of the invader.
In addition to the divisions and mounted brigades there are "army troops," of which the most important component is the cyclist battalions, recruited in the different coast counties and specially organized as a first line of opposition to an invader.
This throne was carried off by the Persian invader Nadir Shah in 1739, and has been rumoured to exist still in the Treasure House of the Shah of Persia; but Lord Curzon, who examined the thrones there, says that nothing now exists of it, except perhaps some portions worked up in a modern Persian throne.
In Italy the Goth was but a momentary invader and ruler; the Teutonic element in Italy comes from other sources.
For five years Theodosius consented to accept the usurper as his colleague; but when Maximus attempted a few years later to make himself master of Italy Theodosius advanced against the invader and overthrew him near Aquileia (July 28, 388).
In most or all nations of mankind, crossing or intermarriage of races has thus taken place between the conquering invader and the conquered native, so that the language spoken by the nation may represent the results of conquest as much or more than of ancestry.
On the other hand, the language of the warlike invader or peaceful immigrant may yield, in a few generations, to the tongue of the mass of the population, as the Northman's was replaced by French, and modern German gives way to English in the United States.
in the summer of 1515 ordered Giuliano de' Medici, as gonfalonier of the Church, to lead a papal force into the Emilia and watch the movements of the invader.
Two or three small descents o~ vikings are recorded, but the ravaging was purely local, and the invader soon departed.
It should be noted that the invader during this period was no mere adventurer, but king of all Denmark, and, after Olaf Tryggvesons death in 1000, king of Norway also.
But if the strength of the invader was greater than that of his predecessors, ~thelred also was far better equipped for war than his ancestors of the 9th century.
to the throne of 1292, had hitherto pursued a shifty policy, wavering between submission and opposition to the English invader.
and tried to patch up a peace with the dauphin, in order to unite all Frenchmen against the foreign invader.
King ~~d1~t rdin Edward, hurrying south to oppose the invader, found exne~ his army melting away from his banner, and hastily took ship at Lynn and fled to Holland.
It is probable that the invader Baber (who has much to say about Bajour) fought them there in the early years of the 26th century, when on his way to found the Mogul dynasty of India centuries after Buddhism has been crushed in northern India by the destroyer Mahmud.
At the time of the Afghan invasion of Mir Mahmud (1722), Malik Mahommed Kaiani was the resident ruler in Seistan, and by league with the invader or other intrigue he secured for himself that particular principality and a great part of Khorasan also.
It is at least certain that in the battle the enemies of Roderic passed over to the invader.
Now he saw the land of his ideal destroy and ruin the land of his birth; he beheld the German no longer as a priest, but as an invader.
If in a sheltered nook He's run to earth, he eyes the bold invader With startled look.
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In these further provinces of Iran the Macedonian invader had for the first time to encounter a serious national opposition, for in the west the Iranian rule had been merely the supremacy of an alien power over native populations indifferent or hostile.
For once in the history of the country the Albanian chiefs combined against the invader under a single leader, the celebrated George Kastriota (see Scanderbeg), who fought thirteen campaigns in the period 1444-1466.
A conflict of interest and of bias led to contradictory action, and this conflict was increased in his case by his father's residence in England, his own upbringing at the English court, his family feud with Baliol and the Comyns, and the jealousy common to his class of Wallace, the mere knight, who had rallied the commons against the invader and taught the nobles what was required in a leader of the people.
Shortly after his accession he was threatened with invasion by Cambyses, the Persian conqueror of Egypt, but (according to his own account) destroyed the fleet sent by the invader up the Nile, while (as we learn from Herodotus) the land-force succumbed to famine (see Cambyses).
For more than three months they kept back the invader, and, after winning three pitched battles, retired in perfect order on the capital (see PoNIATOwsKI, and On the death of Stanislaus, the crown was to pass to the family of the elector of Saxony.
At eight next morning she entered the hall of execution, having taken leave of the weeping envoy from Scotland, to whom she gave a brief message for her son; took her seat on the scaffold, listened with an air of even cheerful unconcern to the reading of her sentence, solemnly declared her innocence of the charge conveyed in it and her consolation in the prospect of ultimate justice, rejected the professional services of Richard Fletcher, dean of Peterborough, lifted up her voice in Latin against his in English prayer, and when he and his fellow-worshippers had fallen duly silent prayed aloud for the prosperity of her own church, for Elizabeth, for her son, and for all the enemies whom she had commended overnight to the notice of the Spanish invader; then, with no less courage than had marked every hour and every action of her life, received the stroke of death from the wavering hand of the headsman.
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Typing Invaders is a freeware program that teaches typing through the use of an arcade style space invader game.
You are an alien invader who needs to abduct a specific number of people before your time runs out.
Autoimmune disorders occur when the body's immune system mistakenly identifies the body's own tissue as foreign and goes about attacking those tissues, as if trying to rid the body of an invader (such as a bacteria, virus, or fungi).
Once the immune system recognizes an invader, it sends out specialized cells to trap, neutralize and destroy the virus.
If your gliadin antibody test indicates your immune system views gluten as a foreign invader, your physician will probably recommend an intestinal biopsy as the next step in diagnosis.
This means the body creates antibodies to fight the gluten, thinking it is a foreign invader.
With names like Candid, Wiggler, Cupid and Zipster for Girls Shoes and Invader, Crashers, Triumphant and Activate for boys, who wouldn't be intrigued?
This invader downfall is reminiscent of the fate of many indigeous peoples of the New World, felled by Old World diseases brought by colonizers, only Wells turns it on its head.
The quest for an interactive GIR robot didn't die when Nickelodeon's animated series Invader Zim was cancelled in 2002.
Invader Zim was first broadcast in 2001 and ran for less than two seasons.
Chronicling the exploits of Zim, an alien visitor bent on destroying earth, his frenetic and hilarious robot GIR, and Dib, his archenemy, Invader Zim took a dark and witty look at modern life.
Palisades Entertainment, LLC (Palisades Toys) had the exclusive contract from Nickelodeon for development of Invader Zim merchandise until it went bankrupt in 2006.
Today, there are a number of manufacturers making Invader Zim merchandise, but the market isn't what it was when the show went off the air.
Although the prospect of a functioning, interactive GIR robot has some support from dedicated fans, interest in products based on Invader Zim remains static.
Of the 40 Invader Zim episodes that were originally ordered, only 27 were completed.
An average Invader Zim episode cost about 13 million dollars to make.
Invader Dib was the title of a planned TV movie that would have aired in the fifth season, and the second season finale was a proposed two parter that was never titled or finalized.
Speculation has it that his name comes from the word "invader" with the "in" removed just as Darth Sidious came about from the word "insidious" with the "in" removed.
It is speculated, however, that the name Vader comes from the word invader, which makes sense, or that it sounds much like German or Dutch words for dark father.
To meet the invader the great king had in Asia Minor an army slightly larger, it would seem, than Alexander's, gathered under the satraps of the western provinces at Zeleia.
The kings of Taxila and Porus were at enmity, and for this cause the invader could reckon upon Omphis as a firm ally.
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