He sensed the ambush long before it came.
Sweating and impatient after the slim escape from the ambush, Brady restrained his urge to thump the fed slowly checking Brady's micro.
"How did you know of the ambush?" she asked in the same tone.
Natasha, very still, peered out from her ambush, waiting to see what he would do.
It is exceedingly quick in its movements, but seizes its prey by waiting in ambush or stealthily approaching to within springing distance, when it suddenly rushes upon it and tears it to ground with its The Leopard (Felis pardus).
During the expedition Captain Gamble was led into an ambush, and in this engagement lost 15 killed and 47 wounded.
He was next ordered out against the Solymi, a hostile tribe, and afterwards against the Amazons, from both of which expeditions he not only returned victorious, but also on his way back slew an ambush of chosen warriors whom Iobates had placed to intercept him.
He preferred land wars to the space wars and had been returning to the main craft when the ambush occurred.
Bryant's (or Bryan's) Station, near Lexington, was besieged in August 1782 by about 600 Indians under the notorious Simon Girty, who after raising the siege drew the defenders, numbering fewer than 200, into an ambush and in the battle of Blue Licks which ensued the Kentuckians lost about 67 killed .and 7 prisoners.
The island is incidentally described with no small variety of detail, picturesque and topographical; the Homeric localities for which counterparts have been sought are Mount Neritos, Mount Neion, the harbour of Phorcys, the town and palace of Odysseus, the fountain of Arethusa, the cave of the Naiads, the stalls of the swineherd Eumaeus, the orchard of Laertes, the Korax or Raven Cliff and the island Asteris, where the suitors lay in ambush for Telemachus.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
Wolves do not catch their prey by lying in ambush, or stealing up close and making a sudden spring, but by fairly running it down in open chase, which their speed and remarkable endurance enable them to do.
It was Timokhin's company, which alone had maintained its order in the wood and, having lain in ambush in a ditch, now attacked the French unexpectedly.
It was, however, discovered shortly before the time fixed for its execution in March 1560, and an ambush having been prepared, most of the conspirators were either killed or taken prisoners.
His tenure of office was very short, for on the 4th of May 1664 he allowed himself to be entrapped into an ambush by the Moors, who carried on incessant irregular warfare against the English garrison, and was killed, together with nineteen officers and nearly five hundred men of his garrison.
A peace advantageous to him was made in 942, and on the deaths of his two opponents, Herbert of Vermandois and William of Normandy, all seemed to be going well for him; but his guardianship of Richard, son of the duke of Normandy, aroused fresh strife, and on the 13th of July ~45 he fell into an ambush and suffered a captivity similar to his fathers of twenty-two years before.
We must retreat or risk falling into an ambush.
Czerno himself had been there for the well-timed ambush.
During the ambush Brom sacrifices himself to save Eragon.
ambush position until noon.
You are to set an ambush behind the city.
The only thing she could've imagined happening was an ambush.
ambush for Conrad behind the door swung open.
fur seals were waiting in ambush.
trapdoor entrance, from which they ambush prey.
Like funnel web spiders, they live in burrows, often with a trapdoor entrance, from which they ambush prey.
In instincts and in character, also, the typical " mountaineers " are to a marked degree primitive; they are, for the most part, very ignorant; they are primitively hospitable and are warm-hearted to friends and strangers, but are implacable in their enmities and are prone to vendettas and family feuds, which often result in the killing in open fight or from ambush of members of one faction by members of another; and their relative seclusion and isolation has brought them, especially in some districts, to a disregard for law, or to a belief that they must execute justice with their own hands.
ambush enemy patrols.
insolent fellow, lest he lie in ambush against your words.
Maxine waits in her skimpy nightie to ambush Tony when he gets home, but his news acts as a bit of a damper.
You'll have things come at you out of nowhere, experiencing feelings of ambush or back stabbing.
In the original series, the Cylons used a Trojan Horse strategy to ambush the Colonial military.
Their favourite prey is sheep, but tribe, they are also said to run down antelopes and hares, or rather catch them by lying in ambush.
The reason I.m lying here in pain has to do with my accidental ambush of Darkyn.s demons, the demon replied.
He stood in the confined main deck of the transport craft after his own craft had been disabled in an ambush.
Little did we know that we were walking into a carefully prepared ambush.
They lay in wait for Bond and company with a deadly ambush.
ambush sites - all of which she visited much more often than Gowan Avenue.
ambush predators, mounting a lightening quick attack that lasts only a few seconds.
bored a tunnel into the mountain side and laid an ambush in it.
The remark was glad that sour faced brute Conrad did not wait in ambush for conrad behind the door swung open.
espy route to the ruined city, Blake espies the woman who had led him into the ambush and gives chase.
By the light of his lamp he saw the ambush and " with dreadful imprecations " called to his companions to bring pistols.
He shoots the policewoman who is escorting Tracey but he and his accomplice drive into a police ambush and are recaptured (154 ).
sneaky are even sneakier, and jump out in sudden ambush when you don't expect it.
Crash the undergrowth, execute an ambush and shoot the stag - what could be more fun!
Some are even sneakier, and jump out in sudden ambush when you do n't expect it.
Their personalities are developing nicely, and they can be comical to watch as they ambush each other.The kittens can have a little canned food at this point.
If you survive the Ambush Series, for example, you earn 20 points.
One (Dash Mode) is meant for speed, but exposes you to enemy ambush.
While visiting the grave of his daughter on the anniversary of her death, U.S. agents ambush Fischer and take him in for questioning.
British soil was not attacked in this terrorist ambush but our way of life has been irrevocably affected.
Crash the undergrowth, execute an ambush and shoot the stag - what could be more fun !
Major Scroll's team was hit with an ambush an hour ago.
On his return, the king devised yet one more trap for him, laying an ambush, with picked men of Lycia.
Her loved ones had clung to the hope that the military supply clerk had survived the ambush.
ambush on an American military convoy in central Baghdad ended with the death of one soldier, the military said.
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