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attack Sentence Examples

  • It wasn't as if she was going to allow Brutus to attack their guest.

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  • For whatever reason, people like to attack me.

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  • For whatever reason, people like to attack me.

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  • The fact is, when wolves attack a herd, they always take the weakest animal.

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  • Dad had a heart attack this afternoon.

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  • She wasn't going to give him an excuse to attack her.

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  • Surely he wasn't going to attack her.

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  • I hope the generator survives the attack, Kelli said.

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  • You intend to attack Rhyn again?

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  • That Kris could attack his brother.s mate but refuse to strong-arm his brothers into fighting demons made his anger boil.

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  • That Kris could attack his brother.s mate but refuse to strong-arm his brothers into fighting demons made his anger boil.

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  • He rode off at a walk to the right and sent an adjutant to the dragoons with orders to attack the French.

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  • General Armfeldt has proposed a splendid position with an exposed rear, or why not this Italian gentleman's attack--very fine, or a retreat, also good!

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  • He didn.t attack, simply let his cold power loose into her for a long moment before releasing her.

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  • She rose, having slept fully clothed out of fear Xander would attack her in her sleep.

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  • He had been ordered to attack Forminsk.

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  • It looked like they weren't going to attack you, didn't it?

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  • To her surprise, the monster didn't leap up and attack him.

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  • Now, you can send your soldiers to the castle where the demons are staging an attack, and rejoin the Council, or I can bury you here in your front yard.

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  • Now, you can send your soldiers to the castle where the demons are staging an attack, and rejoin the Council, or I can bury you here in your front yard.

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  • But in what position are we going to attack him?

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  • The scars from the demon attack were there.

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  • The caller was the husband of Howie's mother, his step-father, informing him that his mother had suffered a serious heart attack and was in critical condition.

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  • He's building an Army of Souls to attack the human world.

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  • Our aim is no longer, as it should be, to avoid or attack the enemy, but solely to avoid General Buxhowden who by right of seniority should be our chief.

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  • Her body was still exhausted from Kris's attack and a day spent with Hannah and her friends.

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  • Dulce stopped the attack as suddenly as she started it.

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  • No one said anything definite, but the rumor of an attack spread through the squadron.

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  • If you take them with you, it might give you cover if the Indians attack again.

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  • "You expect me to believe that after watching the missile attack?" she returned, reaching for the laser gun.

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  • Kutuzov's wish was to attack next day, and the whole army desired to do so.

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  • Until the attack was defended and defeated, Christmas mornings, autumn leaves, spring flowers and summer picnics were no more than passing dreams.

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  • It can't be an attack, for they are not moving; it can't be a square--for they are not drawn up for that.

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  • If you come under attack, you'll need an alternate identity... something similar to witness protection.

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  • Apparently the attack didn't do too much damage to the heart.

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  • If someone tries to attack you, just point it at them.

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  • Let us attack them!

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  • Darkyn.s preparing for another attack in the forest.

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  • Janet O'Brien had just told me my wife's mother had a heart attack, for God's sake!

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  • Her sister would have a heart attack once she saw the tattoo and found out she'd basically married the type of man Hannah'd always warned her about.

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  • Katie inched forward, terrified he.d leap off the bed to attack her.

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  • They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.

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  • While I hadn't formulated in my mind how to tackle the problem, I resolved to attack it one on one and keep animosity at bay.

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  • As soon as I related the news of the prior evening attack he told me he agreed it was time to call it quits.

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  • When an attack was imminent, I called Brady and made him swear to take care of you.

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  • Attack on feds fleeing towards Sky Bridge.

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  • Such an attack could escalate into a widespread conflict, although I doubt it.

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  • As often happens when someone we have trusted is no longer before our eyes, it suddenly seemed quite clear and obvious to him that the sergeant was an impostor, that he had lied, and that the whole Russian attack would be ruined by the absence of those two regiments, which he would lead away heaven only knew where.

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  • Sarah made her forget the attack and think she had an accident.

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  • If she ran to the house to call for help, the dogs would attack Brutus again.

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  • Immobilized, she waited with panicked dread for an attack like Sasha's.

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  • Deidre moved past him timidly, expecting him to attack her.

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  • Be so good as to ride to General Barclay and inform him of my firm intention to attack the enemy tomorrow, said Kutuzov sternly.

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  • Martha's father suffered a heart attack when she was in nursing school and her mom followed, from a broken heart, seven weeks later.

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  • Part of the Russian force had already descended into the valley toward the ponds and lakes and part were leaving these Pratzen Heights which he intended to attack and regarded as the key to the position.

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  • To a proposal made by General Campan (who was to attack the fleches) to lead his division through the woods, Napoleon agreed, though the so-called Duke of Elchingen (Ney) ventured to remark that a movement through the woods was dangerous and might disorder the division.

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  • Whether he was trying to escape or attack Alex was unclear, but Alex reached the door at the same time the man did.

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  • The sobbing, slender creature tensed and covered his head, as if expecting an attack from above.

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  • She ignored the instinct and said, "I want to roam around the main house, but I'm really afraid of opening doors to random rooms and finding, you know, hordes of tarantulas that attack me or angry prisoners of war."

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  • Her sudden heart attack had frightened Cynthia, reminding her as an only child she was her mother's sole resource.

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  • Whether he was trying to escape or attack Alex was unclear, but Alex reached the door at the same time the man did.

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  • Her sudden heart attack had frightened Cynthia, reminding her as an only child she was her mother's sole resource.

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  • Other than cataclysm, asymmetrical attack, or government gone wild, we have little to worry about.

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  • We have fully concentrated forces of nearly seventy thousand men with which to attack and defeat the enemy should he cross the Lech.

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  • But the Gargoyles were clever enough not to attack the horse the next time.

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  • Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.

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  • All the way to the hospital she kept rehashing the attack and their last moments together.

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  • Lemarrois had just arrived at a gallop with Bonaparte's stern letter, and Murat, humiliated and anxious to expiate his fault, had at once moved his forces to attack the center and outflank both the Russian wings, hoping before evening and before the arrival of the Emperor to crush the contemptible detachment that stood before him.

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  • Lana read through one detailing the intent to attack using a secret weapon.

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  • So while such an attack and its aftermath would not derail our eventual arrival at the next golden age, it quite possibly would delay it.

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  • Then he imagined how, after the attack, Bogdanich would come up to him as he lay wounded and would magnanimously extend the hand of reconciliation.

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  • They were our Horse Guards, advancing to attack the French cavalry that was coming to meet them.

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  • Rostov, fearing to be crushed or swept into the attack on the French, galloped along the front as hard as his horse could go, but still was not in time to avoid them.

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  • Twice the marauders even attack our headquarters, and the commander-in-chief has to ask for a battalion to disperse them.

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  • In answer to Rostov's renewed questions, Denisov said, laughing, that he thought he remembered that some other fellow had got mixed up in it, but that it was all nonsense and rubbish, and he did not in the least fear any kind of trial, and that if those scoundrels dared attack him he would give them an answer that they would not easily forget.

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  • In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked.

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  • In answer to Toll, Paulucci suggested an advance and an attack, which, he urged, could alone extricate us from the present uncertainty and from the trap (as he called the Drissa camp) in which we were situated.

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  • Admitting the view of Barclay and others that a defensive battle at Fili was impossible, but imbued with Russian patriotism and the love of Moscow, he proposed to move troops from the right to the left flank during the night and attack the French right flank the following day.

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  • "The word attack is always on your tongue, but you don't see that we are unable to execute complicated maneuvers," said he to Miloradovich who asked permission to advance.

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  • It all happened because of military pacts in which an attack on one party was viewed as an attack on all.

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  • He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.

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  • Next he thought that his enemy would send the squadron on a desperate attack just to punish him--Rostov.

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  • Kris and a few of his Immortals were surrounded in the middle of the park while demons darted from the forest to attack pockets of Immortals.

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  • The strange spell left her breathing hard and confused as to whether she'd had a heart attack or worse.

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  • Josh, Bill and Alex had gone hunting for them the day after the attack, but they lost the trail in some rocks on her back 40 acres.

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  • "I cannot inform Your Majesty at what o'clock the battle began at the front, but at Durrenstein, where I was, our attack began after five in the afternoon," replied Bolkonski growing more animated and expecting that he would have a chance to give a reliable account, which he had ready in his mind, of all he knew and had seen.

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  • The attack of the Sixth Chasseurs secured the retreat of our right flank.

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  • "So the attack is definitely resolved on?" asked Bolkonski.

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  • Dispositions for an attack on the enemy position behind Kobelnitz and Sokolnitz, November 30, 1805.

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  • In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.

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  • It was the unexpected realization of the fact that he still valued life as presented to him in the form of his love for Natasha, and a last, though ultimately vanquished, attack of terror before the unknown.

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  • Bennigsen's note and the Cossack's information that the left flank of the French was unguarded were merely final indications that it was necessary to order an attack, and it was fixed for the fifth of October.

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  • But when she saw that Pierre's sacrilegious words had not exasperated the vicomte, and had convinced herself that it was impossible to stop him, she rallied her forces and joined the vicomte in a vigorous attack on the orator.

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  • "Attack indeed!" said the colonel in a bored voice, puckering up his face as if driving off a troublesome fly.

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  • He looked at Prince Vasili in perplexity, and only later grasped that a stroke was an attack of illness.

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  • "If he could attack us, he would have done so today," said he.

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  • I just got word that my father had a heart attack.

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  • If she had come up with Brandon when he asked, she would have been there when Mr. Marsh suffered the heart attack.

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  • Do you think they might attack?

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  • You gave me a heart attack!

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  • She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.

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  • Unable to move, she panted, body convulsing with aftershocks from the attack.

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  • She lingered outside her door, waiting for someone to attack her.

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  • "By letting them attack you, Harmony made a personal affront to the Dark One," Gabriel explained.

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  • The mating bond present last night formed anew the moment he healed her from the demon attack.

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  • It was hard to believe Lori would be behind this latest attack.

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  • Did he know Lori was behind the attack?

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  • He was as tense as she'd seen him, ready to morph and attack.

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  • Kris said the normal Immortals aren't allowed around you, because they tend to attack you.

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  • "Sasha sent you," she said, willing him to talk rather than attack.

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  • She looked up, shocked to see Sasha standing over them, his sharp gaze on the creature preparing itself for a second attack.

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  • While he didn.t care what happened to Kris, he did care about Katie and when the demons would choose to attack.

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  • She manipulated the scene before her and saw his concern: the only food repository in the area was under attack.

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  • Qatwal is under attack.

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  • She had a heart attack.

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  • Her mother had a heart attack.

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  • We cannot call attention to ourselves until our numbers warrant our attack.

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  • I would ask that you bestow defenses upon them to thwart his inevitable attack.

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  • You will be immune to his attack.

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  • Jesus Sarah, you nearly gave me a heart attack.

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  • The timing, the sophistication, the expertise needed to launch such an attack.

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  • At any moment he expected the people around him to whip out lasers and attack.

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  • That this was a fed-on-fed attack?

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  • Toby was wrestling with a bush and didn't respond.  Katie breathed deeply and pushed forward, wanting very much to stop and sleep but suspecting she'd never awaken if she did.  She didn't have enough food cubes to drive off more than one more demon attack.  They'd have to find Rhyn and Gabe fast.

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  • Katie turned away and snatched Toby's hand.  They approached the demons tentatively, waiting for the quiet creatures to attack rather than move.  As if under a trance, the demons moved away in synchronized steps.

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  • Dean rushed to the Philadelphia hospital where three days later a third heart attack claimed the woman's life.

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  • Of course, Alex had helped him after the wild dog attack.

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  • Did he attack you?

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  • I didn't mean to attack you the minute you came home.

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  • Attack me all you want.

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  • That's true, but they do attack humans on occasion.

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  • Yes, but when he comes home, I practically attack him.

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  • He pulled the towel from his face and stared down at her, but she didn't give him time to verbally attack her again.

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  • Attack the Others there.

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  • Instead of waiting for the Other to attack again, Darian spun and plunged his knife into the creature's belly.

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  • Surprised, Darian stared at the motionless body, waiting for it to spring up and attack him.

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  • I know pain, and this is nothing, he chanted to himself, waiting for them to release him so he could attack.

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  • When they did, he'd attack.

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  • It could've been a million, with the Other readying another attack.

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  • Those of age to become pages were too old, for the beast twisted their impure hearts and made them attack us.

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  • "I saw you attack her," Silver-hair said.

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  • I wanted Sirian to be wrong, but the attack today…I can't take that chance, Taran.

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  • Anyone with sense would not venture out after dark following such an attack!

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  • To destroy her, I need to attack from without and within Tiyan.

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  • Unfortunately, the southern routes ran into the desert, and the armies were too far to return in enough time to stave off any attack Memon planned in the next fortnight.

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  • If it does not, I will lead the attack into your kingdom, he warned.

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  • He's started his attack on the southern wall.

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  • No attack would reach the city's hold, but the sight confirmed Memon was not baiting the kingdom.

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  • Memon had deceived him into believing he didn't have the men to attack!

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  • The attack on the eastern wall is this evening; we can't hold the city.

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  • If Memon ceases his attack, we will have time to repair them.

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  • No, he couldn't attack Tiyan.

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  • No doubt the attack yesterday had strained both.

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  • Actually, Gerald's intent was probably to ward off an attack, rather than chastise Alex.

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  • She was trying to determine the best way to attack and debating the validity of her boss's assertion that the human-made weapons she carried were useless against Xander.

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  • "We almost thought we might have a feral cat attack," Laurie continued slowly.

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  • Or at least, not to attack one another.

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  • It's not like them to hesitate to attack.

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  • You almost gave me a heart attack.

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  • She was almost tense enough to attack him, public mall or not.

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  • Darian was bristling, ready to attack, while Jule frowned.

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  • She was at anchor surrounded by baulks of timber, and a cordon of boats had been stationed to row guard against an expected Federal attack.

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  • Lieutenant Cushing undertook the attack on her with a steam launch carrying a spar-torpedo and towing an armed cutter.

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  • to defend the Catholic doctrine of Immortality against the attack of Pomponazzi and the Alexandrists.

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  • His attack on Thuringia ended in his defeat at Lucka in 1307, and, in the same year, the death of his son Rudolph weakened his position in eastern Europe.

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  • An attack of the ague sent him home, and on recovery, having resolved to attend a high school and fit himself to become a teacher, he passed the next four years in a hard struggle with poverty and in an earnest effort to secure an education, studying for a short time in the Geauga Seminary atChester, Ohio.

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  • Saccharomyces Marxianus will not hydrolyse maltose, but it does attack cane sugar and ferment the products of hydrolysis.

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  • Rattazzi, frightened at the prospect of an attack upon Rome, proclaimed a state of siege in Sicily, sent the fleet to Messina, and instructed Cialdini to oppose Garibaldi.

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  • But it is more likely, as suggested by Richard Chandler (Life of Waynflete, 1811), that it was some Yorkist attack on him in progress in the papal court, to meet which he appointed next day 19 proctors to act for him.

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  • It was no doubt because of this that, three days before the Yorkist attack at Northampton, he delivered the great seal to the king in his tent near Delapre abbey, a nunnery by Northampton, on the 7th of July 1460 (Rot.

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  • 2, 87 seq., Horace has been thought to make a direct attack on Propertius.

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  • Biagio], from which the city took its name and which, though shallower than that of the Hypsas, still affords a sufficient obstacle to attack, and the two unite a little way to the south of the town; at the mouth was the ancient harbour, small and now abandoned.

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  • On the 2nd of November he opened the great attack by proposing an address declaring the necessity for the king's dismissing James from his council.

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  • The Servians having, in the beginning of the 19th century, successfully cleared Servia of Turks, were emboldened to attack Nish in 1809, but were repulsed with great loss.

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  • A truce was concluded in 1317, but as the Sicilians helped the north Italian Ghibellines in the attack on Genoa, and Frederick seized some Church revenues for military purposes, the pope (John XXII.) excommunicated him and placed the island under an interdict (1321) which lasted until 1 335.

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  • He at once undertook the defence of his wife's dominions from an attack by Louis XI., king of France, and defeated the French forces at Guinegatte, the modern Enguinegatt; on the 7th of August 1479.

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  • The treaty of Blois had contained a secret article providing for an attack on Venice, and this ripened into the league of Cambray, which was joined by the emperor in December 1509.

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  • chat or chatchasteil) was a movable pent-house used to protect besiegers when approaching a wall or gateway, for the purpose of sapping, mining or direct attack, or to cover a ram or other battering-engine.

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  • But whilst all the organic processes in man go on mechanically, and though by reflex action he may repel attack unconsciously, still the first affirmation of the system was that man was essentially a thinking being; and, while we retain this original dictum, it must not be supposed that the mind is a mere spectator, or like the boatman in the boat.

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  • His chief opponent was Samuel Parker (1640-1688), bishop of Oxford, who, in his attack on the irreligious novelties of the Cartesian, treats Descartes as a fellow-criminal in infidelity with Hobbes and Gassendi.

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  • Ivan was also the first tsar who dared to attack the Crimea.

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  • The Persian fleet in vain endeavoured to relieve it, and Miletus did not long hold out against Alexander's attack.

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  • Guy was a brave if not a particularly able knight; and his instant attack on Acre after his release by Saladin shows that he had the sentiment de ses devoirs.

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  • Avicenna, however, remained hidden for forty days in a sheik's house, till a fresh attack of illness induced the amir to restore him to his post.

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  • Her elder son resigned his title and estates, and became a Jesuit under the name of the Abbe d'Orleans, while the younger, after leading a debauched life, was killed leading the attack in the passage of the Rhine in 1673.

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  • The cause of rupture was the attack on Pontic territory by Nicomedes at the instigation of the Romans.

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  • Here the efforts of Dr Alem succeeded in supplying a large body of rebels with arms and ammunition, and he was able, by a bold attack, to seize the town of Rosario and there establish the revolutionary headquarters.

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  • On the side of Belgium the danger of irruption through neutral territory, which has for many years been foreseen, is provided against by the fortresses of Lille, Valenciennes and Maubeuge, but (with a view to tempting the Germans to attack through Luxemburg, as is stated by German authorities) the frontier between Maubeuge and Verdun is left practically undefended.

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  • After the peace of Westphalia Stralsund was ceded with the rest of Western Pomerania to Sweden; and for more than a century and a half it was exposed to attack and capture as the tete - de - pont of the Swedes in continental Europe.

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  • During the next twenty years the philo-laconian policy of Cimon secured Aegina, as a member of the Spartan league, from attack.

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  • He explains clearly how Titus, beginning his attack from the north, captured the third or outer wall, then the second wall,'` and finally the fortress of Antonia, the Temple, and the upper city.

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  • It fumes strongly in air, and does not attack glass.

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  • According to Plutarch he was made an object of attack by the political enemies of Pericles, and died in prison at Athens.

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  • Herodotus makes him a principal figure in epic dialogues: he warns Darius not to attack the Scythians (iv.

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  • 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.

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  • Not until the age of seventeen did he attack the higher mathematics, and his progress was much retarded by the want of efficient help. When about sixteen years of age he became assistant-master in a private school at Doncaster, and he maintained himself to the end of his life in one grade or other of the scholastic profession.

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  • On the 8th of December 1864, in the full vigour of his intellectual powers, he died of an attack of fever, ending in suffusion on the lungs.

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  • but his camp at Harmignies was surprised by a night attack, and William himself narrowly escaped capture.

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  • Eventually, in 1641, a joint attack was made by the Achinese and the Dutch, but the latter, not the people of the sturdy little Sumatran kingdom, became the owners of the coveted port.

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  • He remained at Lincoln, did nothing to prevent the defeat of Essex's army in the west, and when he at last advanced south to join Essex's and Waller's troops his management of the army led to the failure of the attack upon the king at Newbury on the 27th of October 1644.

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  • He urged Fairfax to attack the Scots at once in their own country and to forestall their The invasion; but Fairfax refused and resigned, and battles of Cromwell was appointed by parliament, on the 26th Dunbar of June 1650, commander-in-chief of all the forces and of the Commonwealth.

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  • Some delay was caused in beginning operations by Cromwell's dangerous illness, during which his life was despaired of; but in June he was confronting Leslie entrenched in the hills near Stirling, impregnable to attack and refusing an engagement.

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  • In December 1654 Penn and Venables sailed for the West Indies with orders to attack the Spanish colonies and the French shipping; and for the first time since the Plantagenets an English fleet appeared in the Mediterranean, where Blake upheld the supremacy of the English flag, made a treaty with the dey of Algiers, destroyed the castles and ships of the dey of Tunis at Porto Farina on the 4th of April 1655, and liberated the English prisoners captured by the pirates.

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  • Cromwell furnished 6000 men with a fleet to join in the attack upon Spain in Flanders, and obtained as reward Mardyke and Dunkirk, the former being captured and handed over on the 3rd of October 1657, and the latter after the battle of the Dunes on the 4th of June 1658, when Cromwell's Ironsides were once more pitted against English royalists fighting for the Spaniards.

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  • A small expedition sent by Cromwell in February 1654 to capture New Amsterdam (New York) from the Dutch was abandoned on the conclusion of peace, and the fleet turned to attack the French colonies; Major Robert Sedgwick taking with a handful of men the fort of St John's, Port Royal or Annapolis, and the French fort on the river Penobscot, the whole territory from this river to the mouth of the St Lawrence remaining British territory till its cession in 1667.

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  • The attack on Hispaniola, however, was a disastrous failure, and though a landing at Jamaica and the capture of the capital, Santiago de la Vega, was effected, the expedition was almost annihilated by disease; and Penn and Venables returned to England, when Cromwell threw them into the Tower.

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  • The major-generals were the object of general attack, while the special tax on the royalists was declared unjust, and the bill for its continuation rejected by a large majority.

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  • The ship now returns to the position of original attack, and by similar operations brings on board the end which secures communication with the other shore.

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  • Italy was broken up into districts, each offering points for attack from without, and fostering the seeds of internal revolution.

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  • Gian Galeazzo, partly by force and partly by intrigue, discredited these minor despots, pushed his dominion to the very verge of Venice, and, having subjected Lombardy to his sway, proceeded to attack Tuscany.

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  • Stuart, which beat off with heavy loss an attack imprudently delivered by General Rynier on.

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  • The Neapolitans were ignominiously beaten in May and retired to the frontier; on the 1st of June Oudinot declared that he would attack Rome on the 4th, but by beginning operations on the 3rd, when no attack was expected, he captured an important position in the Pamphili gardens.

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  • With its object he sympathized; yet he could not give official sanction to an armed attack on a friendly power, nor on the other hand could he forbid an action enthusiastically approved by public opinion.

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  • It was all-important that whatever victories Garibaldi might win should be won for the Italian kingdom, and, above all, that no ill-timed attack on the Papal States should provoke an intervention of the powers.

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  • favor of peace, The Italian jron-clad fleet comnded by the incapable Persano, afier wasting much time at ranto and Ancona, made an unsuccessful, attack on the lmatian island of Lissa on the 18th of July1 an4 pn the 20th s completely defeated by the Austrian squadron, consisting wooden ships, but commanded by the capable Admiral ~ethoff.

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  • an agitation, which in September culminated in an attack on Palermo by 3000 armed insurgents, and in similar outbreaks elsewhere.

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  • We must arm, he said, since we have overturned the papal throne, and he pointed to France as the quarter from which attack was most likely to come.

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  • The AustroGerman alliance of 1879 formally guaranteed the territory of the contracting parties, but Austria could not count upon effectual help from Germany in case of war, since Russian attack upon Austria would certainly have been followed by French attack upon Germany.

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  • five years, to -have pledged the contracting parties to join in resisting attack upon the territory of any one of them, and to have specified the military disposition to be adopted by each in case attack should come either from France, or from Russia, or from both simultaneously.

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  • Guaranteed thus against Russian attack, Italy became in the eyes of the central powers a negligible quantity, and was treated accordingly.

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  • Portal returned to Massawa on the 25th of December 1887, and warned the Italians that John was preparing to attack them in the following spring with an army of 100,000 men.

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  • On the 16th of June an attempt by an anarchist named Lega was made on Crispis life; on the 24th of June President Carnot was assassinated by the anarchist Caserio; and on the 3oth of June an Italian journalist was murdered at Leghorn for a newspaper attack upon anarchism a series of outrages which led the government to frame and parliament to adopt (11th July) a Public Safety Bill for the prevention of anarchist propaganda and crime.

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  • The defection of a number of native allies (who, however, were attacked and defeated by Colonel Stevani on the I 8th of February) rendered the Italian position still more precarious; but Baratieri, unable to make up his mind, continued to mancruvre in the hope of drawing an Abyssinian attack.

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  • Baratieri, anxious probably to obtain some success before the arrival of Baldissera, and alarmed by the rapid diminution of his stores, which precluded further immobility, called a council of war (29th of February) and obtained the approval of the divisional commanders for a plan of attack.

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  • Marching rapidly, however, Albertone outdistanced the other columns, but, in consequence of allowing his men an hours rest, arrived upon the scene of action when the Abyssinians, whom it had been hoped to surprise at dawn, were ready to receive the attack.

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  • He was introduced to public life and to court by his neighbour in Yorkshire, George, 2nd duke of Buckingham, was elected M.P. for York in 1665, and gained the "first step in his future rise" by joining Buckingham in his attack on Clarendon in 1667.

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  • Bradley (Ethical Studies, p. 2) quotes an even plainer attack on the conceptions as well as the terminology of ethics in a Westminster Review article (Oct.

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  • If we try to know the real world, we find ourselves distracted by opposite arguments (" ` Antithetic of Pure Reason "), plausible and resistless in attack, helpless in defence.

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  • Is there anything fresh in the attack?

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  • Perhaps the attack on cause as used in the cosmological argument is independent of Kant's philosophical peculiarities.

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  • A more entirely novel and more general principle of Kant's attack upon theism is the challenge of our right to build up the idea of God bit by bit out of different arguments.

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  • Energetically making use of this period of respite, he again issued the charter to the church, ordered his subjects to take a fresh oath of allegiance to him, and sent to the pope for aid; but neither these precautions, nor his expedient of taking the cross, deterred the barons from returning to the attack.

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  • He sees no sign of an attack upon him or his gospel.

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  • They therefore resolved upon the foundation of a voluntary society, under the title of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, " for advancing the knowledge of chemistry and pharmacy, and promoting a uniform system of education for those who should practise the same, also for protecting the collective and individual interests and privileges of all its members, in the event of any hostile attack in parliament or elsewhere."

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  • This wood is in great part already dead substance, but the mycelium gradually invades the vessels occupied with the transmission of water up the trunk, cuts off the current, and so kills the tree; in other cases such Fungi attack the roots, and so induce rot and starvation of oxygen, resulting in fouling.

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  • 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.

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  • The peace of Crepy in September 1544 deprived him of this employment, but he had won a considerable reputation, and when Charles was preparing to attack the league of Schmalkalden, he took pains to win Albert's assistance.

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  • Sharing in the attack on the Saxon electorate, Albert was taken prisoner at Rochlitz in March 1547 by John Frederick, elector of Saxony, but was released as a result of the emperor's victory at Miihlberg in the succeeding April.

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  • A further curious fact, doubtless of very great significance, but hitherto lacking interpretation, is that the administration of colchicum during an acute attack of gout may often hasten the oncoming of the next attack; and this property, familiar to many gouty patients, may not be affected by the administration of small doses after the attack.

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  • Oxidizing agents rapidly attack sulphuretted hydrogen, the primary products of the reaction being water and sulphur.

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  • In 1509 the marshal Don Fernando Coutinho made an unsuccessful attack on the city; and in the following year it was again assailed by Albuquerque with 3000 troops.

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  • Various species among those that are predaceous attack smaller insects, hunt in packs crustaceans larger than themselves, insert their narrow heads into snail-shells to pick out and devour the occupants, or pursue slugs and earthworms underground.

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  • The vegetable-feeders attack leaves, herbaceous or woody stems and roots; frequently different parts of a plant are attacked in the two active stages of the life-history; the cockchafers, for example, eating leaves, and their grubs gnawing roots.

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  • 2 b) possess slender, curved, hollow mandibles, which are perforated at the tip and at the base, being thus adapted for sucking the juices of victims. Large dyticid larvae often attack small fishes and tadpoles.

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  • Russia's advance westward raised indirectly the Eastern Question, because it threatened two of France's traditional allies, Sweden and Poland, and Choiseul considered that the best means of checkmating Catherine's 7l aryl, aggressive schemes was to incite France's third traditional ally, Turkey, to attack her.

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  • 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.

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  • Stolypin of the fact that there was plenty of land in Russia for the peasants without any attack on private property.

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  • After five months' voyage the ship reached Mozambique, where the captain resolved to winter, and Xavier was prostrated with a severe attack of fever.

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  • About this time an attack upon the city was made by the Achinese fleet, under the raja of Pedir in Sumatra; and Xavier's early biographers relate a dramatic story of how he roused the governor to action.

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  • ANTISTHENES (c. 444-365 B.C.), the founder of the Cynic school of philosophy, was born at Athens of a Thracian mother, a fact which may account for the extreme boldness of his attack on conventional thought.

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