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attacked Sentence Examples

  • "One of your death dealers attacked me," she said.

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  • No one attacked her or told her to stop.

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  • No one attacked her or told her to stop.

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  • Croesus attacked, was defeated, and was killed.

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  • He attacked Howie's fiancée.

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  • "I've been attacked one of every two days I leave," she answered.

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  • When she neither rejected nor attacked him, he lay down beside her and wrapped an arm around her, holding her tightly against him.

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  • This was where he had trailed the wild dogs that had attacked her and the dairy herd so long ago.

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  • Taran met her blows and then attacked without his brute force, instead assessing her ability to react.

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  • A woman was attacked in the ladies room.

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  • They wouldn't have attacked me.

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  • Maybe so, but there have been many people attacked by bears - mostly black bears.

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  • She did not remember being attacked, let alone imprisoned!

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  • They each ordered a salad and steak and attacked them with surprising gusto.

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  • summer, I might have saved my dear queen and our daughter after they were attacked in the forest.

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  • What if they attacked tonight?

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  • What if they attacked tonight?

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  • He hadn't been attacked by anything remotely human or animal.

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  • The lead dog was the Chow she had recognized the night the dogs attacked Brutus.

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  • For the first time since being attacked, my mind began to access what happened and try to formulate a coherent response.

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  • This is the creature that attacked one of ours?

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  • "One of your death dealers attacked me," she told him.

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  • And try as Kutuzov might to restrain the troops, our men attacked, trying to bar the road.

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  • She'd never been attacked by a demon, either.

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  • They attacked the herd.

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  • "We've been attacked," he replied.

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  • He was off fighting some demon that attacked me.

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  • Alex attacked his food as if it were to blame for the havoc he had created at the table.

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  • Meanwhile another column was to have attacked the French from the front, but Kutuzov accompanied that column.

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  • He attacked me and Alex came to my rescue.

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  • He attacked me and Alex came to my rescue.

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  • However, if attacked by Others, he preferred to level everything around them than take the chance he was the only one killed.

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  • He moved closer to her in case the unseen threat attacked, hands on the hilts of his daggers.

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  • Memon's allies attacked from the south.

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  • They must have been attacked some time during the night.

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  • Demons attacked us after Sasha did something with our father.s body.

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  • But who was the second?  Rhyn killed Jade when he attacked me.  He was the traitor operating beneath my nose.

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  • The day Mertz attacked her; I talked to Lisa and Giddon on her front porch.

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  • Toby and I have been attacked by demons, and Sasha.s wandering around the castle like he owns the place.

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  • She'd missed talking to him since he went silent, probably after he was attacked and his neck injured.

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  • Surely if wild dogs had attacked the deer, they would have left tracks.

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  • "We ought to have called him and Dorothy when we were first attacked," added Eureka.

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  • Pierre shook his head and arms as if attacked by mosquitoes or bees.

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  • We should have attacked Napoleon in the center or on the right, and the engagement would have taken place on the twenty-fifth, in the position we intended and had fortified.

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  • He didn't know if it was because of Darkyn or because of being attacked by death dealers that defected.

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  • Rhyn didn't want to leave it be, not when his own brother had attacked his woman.

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  • She recognized the crazed look from when he.d attacked her in Hell and inched closer to Ully.

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  • I.ve got Toby to think about, and raising him where he.s attacked by demons and subjected to the stupidity of the Immortal world—it.s not happening.

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  • Most had attacked the castle while Darkyn.s personal guard went after Sasha.

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  • He attacked them to get to the Ancient Sasha.

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  • Since your castle was attacked, we.ve had an Ancient wash up on our shores, Death.s assassin sitting in our hall, and now this.

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  • The beautiful Magician sparked with magic that rippled through her body and shot out through her knives as she deflected and attacked the guardsmen.

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  • Fires ignited near the south gate as his men attacked groups of Memon's advisors and the warriors that had been invited into the hold for the feast.

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  • And what if he attacked her as Sasha did, and she had no Lankha to heal her?

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  • His gaze lifted, and he recalled vividly the last time he.d seen his parents in this very spot, when they were cut down by bloodthirsty demons during the only period in Immortal history when demons attacked humans.

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  • Was he remembering the way he had attacked her in the barn?

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  • His gaze lifted, and he recalled vividly the last time he.d seen his parents in this very spot, when they were cut down by bloodthirsty demons during the only period in Immortal history when demons attacked humans.

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  • On the thirtieth he attacked Mortier's division, which was on the left bank, and broke it up.

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  • But our left--which consisted of the Azov and Podolsk infantry and the Pavlograd hussars--was simultaneously attacked and outflanked by superior French forces under Lannes and was thrown into confusion.

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  • Langeron, trying as virulently as possible to sting Weyrother's vanity as author of the military plan, argued that Bonaparte might easily attack instead of being attacked, and so render the whole of this plan perfectly worthless.

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  • The French had attacked the battery and, seeing Kutuzov, were firing at him.

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  • General Buxhowden was all but attacked and captured by a superior enemy force as a result of one of these maneuvers that enabled us to escape him.

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  • Consider that on our retreat we have lost by fatigue and left in the hospital more than fifteen thousand men, and had we attacked this would not have happened.

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  • What would have happened had the French attacked the Russians while they were marching beyond the Pakhra?

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  • What would have happened if on approaching Tarutino, Napoleon had attacked the Russians with but a tenth of the energy he had shown when he attacked them at Smolensk?

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  • In such actions, instead of two crowds opposing each other, the men disperse, attack singly, run away when attacked by stronger forces, but again attack when opportunity offers.

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  • On the twenty-fourth, we are told, Napoleon attacked this advanced post and took it, and, on the twenty-sixth, attacked the whole Russian army, which was in position on the field of Borodino.

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  • There were bears and mountain lions, but in all the years she had lived here, she had never known of anyone being attacked.

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  • "So Howie doesn't know you were attacked and both Bryce brothers are dead," she said as a statement, followed by a sigh.

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  • How did Martha react when you told her I'd been attacked?

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  • I told Julie everything that happened, my being attacked at Howie's house and that the assailant was shot dead.

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  • It's his wife who was attacked.

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  • The massive vamp hadn't attacked or turned his back at the first sight of him, a sign Jule took as positive.

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  • "There were two who attacked my mate," the demon lord said.

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  • Since they still didn't know why he attacked her or Alex, they considered it possible that he might return.

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  • This is the second time in a year some thug's attacked a tourist.

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  • I swear I saw PMF fighting alongside us earlier against the guys who attacked us.

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  • Just the barracks and office areas had been attacked.

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  • Whoever attacked didn't want survivors or to destroy a perfectly functional facility.

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  • I don't know, but between the two of you I'm tired of being attacked.

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  • I figured you were getting tired of being attacked by me the minute you came through the door after work.

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  • Xander deflected and attacked.

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  • A punch to his throat kept him from reacting, and she launched up again as the fourth guardsman attacked.

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  • While she tried to keep close to objects that might provide some sort of cover if attacked, she chose the fastest route possible.

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  • I lost Oceanan's bladder of magic Spring waters when we were attacked.

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  • A battle broke out on the beach as dozens of barbarians poured from the forest and attacked his people.

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  • If I get attacked, I'll be 90% sure it's someone's long lost pet.

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  • I didn't ask to be attacked by Rob yesterday.

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  • I did mention that Rob had attacked me, but I didn't say what he did.

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  • It's better than what the kids getting attacked are telling us.

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  • She'd seen the dangerous side of him the other night, when he effortlessly killed the three people who attacked her.

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  • Count Casimir Batthyany attacked him in The Times, and Szemere, who had been prime minister under him, published a bitter criticism of his acts and character, accusing him of arrogance, cowardice and duplicity.

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  • Finally in 756, having now allied himself with Ongus king of the Picts, he successfully attacked Dumbarton (Alcluith), the chief town of the Britons of Strathclyde.

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  • When Galen again attacked Holland six years later he was in alliance with Louis, but he soon deserted his new friend, and fought for the emperor Leopold I.

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  • Santarosa was killed, apparently because he was too miserable and desperate to care to save his life, when the Egyptian troops attacked the island of Sphacteria, near Navarino, on the 8th of May 1825.

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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.

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  • On their refusal the Russians attacked them at 3 a.m.

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  • Thus the history of the Nabataeans cannot certainly be carried back beyond 312 B.C., at which date they were attacked without success by Antigonus I.

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  • The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.

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  • After his return from his Egyptian campaign, he was preparing an expedition against Rhodes when he was overtaken by sickness and died, on the 22nd of September 1521, in the ninth year of his reign, near the very spot where he had attacked his father's troops, not far from Adrianople.

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  • Wilkes-Barre in 1763, but were (October 15th) attacked and driven away by the Indians.

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  • He attacked the Venetians, but finding the war unpopular with the trading cities of southern Germany, made a truce with the republic for three years.

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  • As yet Descartes was not directly attacked.

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  • Attacked in detail, they vanish one after another into as many teasing spectra of uncertainty.

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  • In 655 he was attacked by Penda, and, after an unsuccessful attempt to buy him off, defeated and slew the Mercian king at the battle of the Winwaed.

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  • 69 the town was attacked by the partisans of Vespasian, and was frequently besieged in the Gothic wars.

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  • His conduct was attacked before the board of directors in London, but events seemed to prove that he was in the right, and in 1769 he became a director of the company, having in the previous year obtained a seat in parliament.

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  • In 1873 he attacked Khiva, took the capital, and forced the khan to become a vassal of Russia.

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  • Instead of yielding to this, he joined with Henry Bristowe Wilson and Rowland Williams, who had been similarly attacked, in the production of the volume known as Essays and Reviews.

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  • Their leader, Juan Diaz de Solis, landing incautiously in 1516 on the north coast with a few attendants to parley with a body of Charrua Indians, was suddenly attacked by them and was killed, together with a number of his followers.

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  • His party was here fiercely attacked by the Agaces or Payagua Indians, and suffered severely.

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  • A portion of one of the expeditions he despatched, under Juan de Ayolas, pushing up the Paraguay, is said to have reached the south-east districts of Peru, but while returning laden with booty, was attacked by the Payagua Indians, and every man perished.

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  • The Kalmucks and Circassians of the Kuban attacked it repeatedly in the r 7th century, so that it had to be fortified by a strong earthen and palisaded wall, traces of which are still visible.

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  • He violently attacked Politian (Poliziano), whose Miscellanea (a collection of notes on classical authors) were declared by Merula to be either plagiarized from his own writings or, when original, to be entirely incorrect.

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  • In London he was attacked and beaten by Messrs Barclay & Perkins' draymen when visiting the brewery, and he was saved from mob violence in Brussels with some difficulty.

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  • This was the first Canaanite city to be attacked and reduced by the victorious Israelites.

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  • Here some of the crew landed, but, being attacked by natives, made no attempt to explore the country.

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  • The Parthian king Arsaces, who was attacked by Antiochus III.

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  • The emperor Caracalla, wishing to make use of this civil war for a conquest of the East in imitation of his idol, Alexander the Great, attacked the Parthians in 216.

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  • Rome, attacked by the French army, was taken by assault after a month's sanguinary siege.

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  • they next attacked and took.

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  • On his way thither by land, he was attacked by the Dalmatians and with difficulty made his way to Salonae (Dalmatia).

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  • Imagining that this would interest Hertz and be successfully attacked by him, Helmholtz specially drew his attention to it, and promised him the assistance of the Institute if he decided to work on the subject; but Hertz did not take it up seriously at that time, because he could not think of any procedure likely to prove effective.

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  • He supported the claims of Bohemia to a full autonomy; he strongly attacked both the February constitution and the Ausgleich with Hungary; what he desired was a common parliament for the whole empire based on a settlement with each one of the territories.

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  • On the 4th of July in that year a French army under General de Bourmont attacked the city, which capitulated on the following day.

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  • Nine days later, while lying ill at his home at Washington, he was attacked by one Lewis Powell, alias Payne, a fellow-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth, at the same time that Lincoln was assassinated.

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  • The oak in Europe is liable to injury from a great variety of insect enemies: the young wood is attacked by the larvae of the small stag-beetle and several other Coleoptera, and those of the wood-leopard moth, goat moth and other Lepidoptera feed upon it occasionally; the foliage is devoured by innumerable larvae; indeed, it has been stated that half the plant-eating insects of England prey more or less upon the oak, and in some seasons it is difficult to find a leaf perfectly free from their depredations.

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  • In the quarrel between Jackson and John C. Calhoun, Green supported the latter, and through the columns of the Telegraph violently attacked the administration.

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  • 8) that the Armenians were ardent Christians, and ancient friends and allies of the Roman empire when Maximin attacked them about the year 308.

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  • This charge is denied by his apologists; and though his methods were attacked by good Catholics like Johann Hass, he was elected prior of the Dominicans in Glogau in i 505.

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  • This they employed in constructing a strong wall around their city, a defence which stood them in good stead when Ionia was attacked by Cyrus in 546.

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  • Here he was attacked by a body of Spanish veterans under an experienced leader, Sancho d'Avila, and speedily routed.

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  • The female is viviparous, and the young, which, unlike the parent, are provided with a long tail, live free in water; it was formerly believed from the frequency with which the legs and feet were attacked by this parasite that the embryo entered the skin directly from the water, but it has been shown by Fedschenko, and confirmed by Manson, Leiper and others, that the larva bores its way into the body of a Cyclops and there undergoes further development.

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  • At the close of 367, however, they suddenly crossed the Rhine, attacked Moguntiacum (Mainz) and plundered the city.

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  • Valentinian attacked them at Solicinium (Sulz in the Neckar valley or Schwetzingen) with a large army, and defeated them with great slaughter, but his own losses were so considerable that he abandoned the idea of following up his success.

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  • He could repudiate the purchase of a slave attacked by the bennu sickness within the month (later, a hundred days), and had a female slave three days on approval.

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  • During the Peninsular War Badajoz was unsuccessfully attacked by the French in 1808 and 1809; but on the 10th of March 1811, the Spanish commander, Jose Imaz, was bribed into surrendering to the French force under Marshal Soult.

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  • In 424 B.C. they were attacked by Sitalces, king of the Odrysae, who was defeated and lost his life in the engagement.

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  • The term " telephony " was first used by Philipp Reis of Friedrichsdorf, in a lecture delivered before the Physical Society of Frankfort in 1861.1 But, although this lecture and Reis's subsequent work received considerable notice, little progress was made until the subject was taken up between 1874 and 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell, a native of Edinburgh, then resident in Boston, Mass., U.S.A. Bell, like Reis, employed electricity for the reproduction of sounds; but he attacked the problem in a totally different manner.

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  • The vine has been attacked by the Oidium Tuckeri, the Phylloxera vastatrix and the Peronospora viticola, which in rapid succession wrought great havoc in Italian vineyards.

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  • employed the Pisans in 980 against the Greeks in Lower Italy, and the Pisans and Genoese together attacked the Saracens of Sardinia in 1017.

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  • Their fleet was attacked at Meloria by the Pisans, and utterly defeated.

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  • A force of Tuscan volunteers was attacked by a superior body of Austrians at Curtatone and Montanaro and defeated after a gallant resistance on the 27th of May; Charles Albert, after wasting precious time round Peschiera, which capitulated on the 3oth of May, defeated Radetzky at Goito.

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  • The mob, egged on by the republicans, attacked the palace where the king was lodged, and he escaped with difficulty, returning to Piedmont with the remnants of his army.

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  • Incensed by the elevation to the rank of embassies of the Italian legation in Paris and the French legation to the Quirinal, and by the introduction of the Italian bill against clerical abuses, the French Clerical party not only attacked Italy and her representative, General Cialdini, in the Chamber of Deputies, but promoted a monster petition against the Italian bill.

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  • On the 25th of January 1887 Ras Alula attacked Saati, but was repulsed with loss.

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  • rifles and a supply of ammunition, but found him with 80,000 men too strongly entrenched to be successfully attacked.

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  • Colonel Arimondi, commander of the colonial forces in the absence of the military governor, General Baratieri, attacked and routed a dervish force 10,000 strong on the 21st of December.

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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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  • Similarly the Arimondi brigade was attacked by 30,000 Shoans, and encumbered by the debris of Albertones troops.

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  • The worst tumults occurred in November 1904, when Italian students and professors were attacked at Innsbruck without provocation; being outnumbered by a hundred to one the Italians were forced to use their revolvers in self-defence, and several persons were wounded on both sides.

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  • After some delay, he took the offensive in 58, and, reinforced by troops from Germany, attacked Tiridates.

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  • When, however, he was again attacked by Charles Martel, the Saracens renewed their ravages, and Odo was defeated near Bordeaux; he was compelled to crave protection from Charles, who took up this struggle and gained his momentous victory at Poitiers in 732.

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  • In 1839, Dr Helfer, a German savant employed by the Indian government, having landed in the islands, was attacked and killed.

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  • Cesare made Cesena his headquarters, and with an army consisting of 300 French lances, 4000 Gascons and Swiss, besides Italian troops, he attacked Imola, which surrendered at once, and then besieged Forll, held by Caterina Sforza, the widow of Girolamo Riario.

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  • He was attacked by assassins on the steps of St Peter's and badly wounded; attendants carried him to a cardinal's house, and, fearing poison, he was nursed only by his wife and Sancha, his sister-in-law.

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  • In this campaign Aurelius, after a series of successes, was attacked, according to some authorities, by an infectious disease, of which he died after a seven days' illness, either in his camp at Sirmium (Mitrovitz), on the Save, in Lower Pannonia, or at Vindobona (Vienna), on the 17th of March 180, in the fifty-ninth year of his age.

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  • The abuses connected with nocturnal vigils 1 led to their being attacked, especially by Vigilentius of Barcelona (c. 400), against whom Jerome fulminated in this as in other matters.

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  • Some very curious details are observable in these cases of malformation, For instance, the Aecidium eta/mum first referred to causes the new shoots to differ in direction, duration and arrangement, and even shape of foliage leaves from the normal; and the shoots of Euphorbia infected with the aecidia of Uromyces Pisi depart so much from the normal in appearance that the attacked plants have been taken for a different species.

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  • Every time a carpenter saws fresh timber with a saw recently put through wood attacked with dry-rot, he risks infecting it with the Fungus; and similarly in pruning, in propagating by cuttings, &c.

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  • Aphidesand may be easily penetrated by certain Fungi such as Peziza, Nectria; and when thus attacked, the repeated conflicts between the cambium and callus, on the one hand, trying to heal over the wound, and the insect or Fungus, on the other, destroying the new tissues as they are formed, results in irregular growths; the still uninjured cambium area goes on thickening the branch, the dead parts, of course, remain unthickened, and the portion in which the Fungus is at work may for the time being grow more rapidly.

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  • For instance, the difference between the long-stalked and finely-cut leaves of Anemone attacked with rust and the normal leaves with broad segments, or between the urceolate leaves occasionally found on cabbages and the ordinary formin these cases undoubtedly pathological and teratological respectivelyis nothing like so great as between the upper and lower normalleaves of many Umhelliferae or the submerged and floating leaves of an aquatic Ranunculus or Cabomba.

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  • In consequence of the freedom with which in this work he attacked the abuse of authority in philosophy, he lost his professorial chair.

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  • in 1594, was attacked by a Spanish fleet, and, after a desperate naval engagement, was forced to surrender.

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  • After losing most of his companions he himself and the rest perished in a rapid on the Niger at Busa, having been attacked from the shore by order of a chief who thought he had not received suitable presents.

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  • When his father was attacked by Memnon, he saved his life at the sacrifice of his own (Pindar, Pyth.

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  • It was attacked in 1689, and in 1690 it was utterly destroyed by the French and Indians, and remained desolate until after the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713.

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  • But the terrible defeat at Khalule broke his power; he was attacked by paralysis shortly afterwards, and KhumbaKhaldas II.

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  • In 1497 he attacked and gained possession of Samarkand, to which he always seems to have thought he had a natural and hereditary right.

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  • But he was suddenly attacked by angina pectoris, and died on Sunday, the 12th of June 1842.

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  • Menahem's system of bi-literal and uni-literal roots was violently attacked by Dunash ibn Labrat, and as violently defended by the author's pupils.

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  • This work was vigorously attacked by Hermann in his Briefen fiber Homer and Hesiod, and in his letter, addressed to Creuzer, Ober das Wesen and die Behandlung der Mythologie; by J.

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  • And, as modern changes have commonly attacked the power both of kings and of nobles, the common notion has come that kingship and nobility have some necessary connexion.

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  • When Admetus was attacked by an illness that threatened to lead to his premature death, Apollo persuaded the Moerae (Fates) to prolong his life, provided any one could be found to die in his place.

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  • In the 16th century the city was the strongest Spanish fortress in the New World, excepting Cartagena, and gold and silver were brought hither by ship from Peru and were carried across the Isthmus to Chagres, but as Spain's fleets even in the Pacific were more and more often attacked in the 17th century, Panama became less important, though it was still the chief Spanish port on the Pacific. In 1671 the city was destroyed by Henry Morgan, the buccaneer; it was rebuilt in 1673 by Alfonzo Mercado de Villacorta about five miles west of the old site and nearer the roadstead.

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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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  • After a dilatory war of three years he concluded a peace on the ground of free commercial relations, and then he attacked the Livonian Order, on the pretext that the Livonian town of Dorpat had not paid tribute according to ancient treaties.

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  • Guchkov attacked the maladministration in the navy, pointing out that no reforms were possible so long as grand-dukes were at the head of its departments.

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  • Hence he attacked Motya and Panormus and the rest of Punic Sicily.

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  • He had arranged for his passage in a Chinese junk, when he was again attacked by fever, and died on December 2nd, or, according to some authorities, November 27th, 1552.

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  • This theory of Robertson Smith's has been attacked from two sides.

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  • In Athelstan's reign these animals abounded to such an extent in Yorkshire that a retreat was built by one Acehorn, at Flixton, near Filey, wherein travellers might seek refuge if attacked by them.

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  • With Plutarch, who dedicated to him his treatise IIEpi Tov irpwrov 11vxpov, with Herodes Atticus, to whom he bequeathed his library at Rome, with Demetrius the Cynic, Cornelius Fronto, Aulus Gellius, and with Hadrian himself, he lived on intimate terms; his great rival, whom he violently attacked in his later years, was Polemon of Smyrna.

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  • " Ex ungue leonem " might have been justly said, for he attacked, and attacked successfully, the redoubtable Warburton.

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  • It was the author's original intention to complete this work in four volumes, but as the first volume was keenly attacked in Germany as well as in France, Fustel was forced in self-defence to recast the book entirely.

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  • The club disowned Danton and Desmoulins and attacked Robespierre for his "moderation," but the new insurrection which it attempted failed, and its leaders were guillotined on the 24th of March 1794, from which date nothing is known of the club.

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  • The name is a corruption of St Olave, or Olaf, the Christian king of Norway, who in 994 attacked London by way of the river, and broke down London Bridge.

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  • Then in 1548, when a large number of the islanders had accepted the reformed doctrines, Arason and Ogmund joined their forces and attacked the Lutherans.

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  • On the death of Domhnall in 911 Niall Glundubh became king of Ailech, and he then attacked and defeated the king of Dalriada at Glarryford, in County Antrim, and the king of Ulidia near Ballymena.

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  • The calorimeter used for solutions is usually cylindrical, and made of glass or a metal which is not, attacked by the reacting substances.

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  • He attacked Enfantin violently, and in a warm discussion between them he was struck down by apoplexy.

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  • According to the Jewish legend Heliodorus was attacked when he entered the Temple by a horse with a terrible rider and by two young men.

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  • At the Passover the pilgrims attacked the Roman troops.

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  • Finally, the Samaritans attacked certain Galileans who were (as the custom was) travelling through Samaria to Jerusalem for the passover.

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  • In the course of his retreat he was attacked by the Jews and fled to Antioch, leaving them his engines of war.

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  • Saxony was in that year attacked by the Prussians, and with so much success that not only was the Saxon army forced to capitulate at Pirna in October, but the elector, who fled to Warsaw, made no attempt to recover Saxony, which remained under the dominion of Frederick.

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  • In 870 Dumbarton was attacked and destroyed after four months' siege by the Scandinavian king Ivarr, and for some time after this the country was exposed to ravages by the Norsemen.

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  • On the 28th Sir Harry Smith, with a view to clearing the left or British bank, attacked him, and after a desperate struggle thrice pierced the Sikh troops with his cavalry, and pushed them into the river, where large numbers perished, leaving 67 guns to the victors.

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  • A powerful native dynasty reigned in the 12th century, but in 1408 the island was attacked by Chinese, and from 1505 onwards it was distracted by the attacks and squabbles of Europeans.

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  • Soon after the conquest of the Median empire, Cyrus was attacked by a coalition of the other powers of the East, Babylon, Egypt and Lydia, joined by Sparta, the greatest military power of Greece.

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  • In 1870 he published a volume of criticism, The Poetry of the Period, which was again conceived in a spirit of satirical invective, and attacked Tennyson, Browning, Matthew Arnold and Swinburne in no half-hearted fashion.

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  • Violently attacked by the Boulangist organs, L'Intransigeant and La France, he won a suit against them for libel, and in 1889 he contested the 18th arrondissement of Paris with General Boulanger, who obtained a majority of over 2000 votes, but was declared ineligible.

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  • Joffrin was only admitted to the Chamber after a heated discussion, and continued to be attacked by the nationalists.

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  • He then intervened in the suit pending between his father and mother before the parlement of Paris, and attacked the ruling powers so violently that he had to leave France and again go to Holland, and try to live by literary work.

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  • Lastly, in matters of finance he showed his wisdom: he attacked Necker's "caisse d'escompte," which was to have the whole control of the taxes, as absorbing the Assembly's power of the purse; and he heartily approved of the system of assignats, but with the reservation that they should not be issued to the extent of more than one-half the value of the lands to be sold.

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  • In January 1814, when a bill to encourage enlistments was before the House, he attacked the conduct of the war in his first great speech.

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  • If attacked, however, in a competent manner, they would not stand; and afterwards, in conflict with the British, whole masses of them behaved in a dastardly manner.

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  • After long-protracted menaces, he attacked the British at Kirkee, but failed utterly, and fled a ruined man.

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  • Upon the disgrace of Vauban, whose Dime royale had much in common with Boisguilbert's plan, Boisguilbert violently attacked the controller in a pamphlet, Supplement au detail de la France.

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  • This tract he named " Nonesuch," and here he attempted to establish a small body of soldiers who had occupied a less favourable site in the vicinity; but they objected to the change and, being attacked by the Indians, sought the protection of Smith, who made prisoners of their leaders, with the result, apparently, that the settlement was abandoned.

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  • In June Grant's army crossed the James and attacked Lee in Petersburg.

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  • Pear trees may 2, Section of leaf surface showing the also be attacked by a great spores or conidia, c, borne on long variety of insect pests.

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  • The largest number of sheep attacked was [[Table Xxi]].

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  • Glanders (including farcy) was the subject during the twentyfour years 1877-1900 of outbreaks in Great Britain ranging between a minimum of 518 in 1877 and a maximum of 1657 in 1892; in the former year 758 horses were attacked, and in the latter 3001.

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  • Between 1870 and 1889 the annual outbreaks had ranged between a minimum of 312 in 1884 and a maximum of 3262 in 1874, the largest number of cattle attacked in any one year being 7983 in 1872.

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  • Once more Antiochus attacked Palestine, and by 199 he seems to have had possession of it.

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  • attacked by them, but they are particularly destructive to wheat and other cereals.

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  • Seeds of various plants are also attacked by weevils of the family Bruchidae, especially beans and peas.

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  • Currant and gooseberry are also attacked by sawfly larvae (Nematus ribesii and N.

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  • It must be remembered also that economic work in modern times is carried on by consciously or unconsciously associated effort, and although it must always require high qualities of judgment, capacity and energy, many of the difficulties which at first sight appear so insuperable give way when they are attacked.

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  • The commander of the ever-victorious army of Italy had recently been attacked by one of the moderates in the councils for proposing to hand over Venice to Austria.

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  • Finally he agreed to join his ally if he (Napoleon) were attacked by the Habsburg power.

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  • His son, Arsaces II., was attacked by Antiochus III., the Great, in 209, who conquered the Parthian and Hyrcanian towns but at last granted a peace.

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  • His best known work was Die Betooverde Wereld (1691), or The World Bewitched (1695; one volume of an English translation from a French copy), in which he examined critically the phenomena generally ascribed to spiritual agency, and attacked the belief in sorcery and "possession" by the devil, whose very existence he questioned.

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  • Large as the estimate for 1914 was, it was attacked by naval experts as inadequate.

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  • Prince Louis of Battenberg, a most patriotic and capable sailor, unjustly attacked because of his German origin, tendered his resignation as First Sea Lord, and Mr. Churchill put in his place the indefatigable veteran, Lord Fisher.

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  • The only direct reply made to the Explicatio was the Tractatus de vera excommunicatione (1590) by Theodore Beza, who found himself rather savagely attacked in the Confi y matio thesium; e.g."

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  • In 1836 he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives after a campaign in which he was vigorously opposed because he had attacked the doctrine of nullification, and because he had opposed all extra-legal steps against the abolitionists.

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  • His book, Uber den Gegensatz des Protestantismus and des Catholicismus (1833), called forth a reply from Baur, and he was one of those who attacked D.

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  • It was found that the tissues were attacked by phagocytic cells that became enlarged and carried away fragments of the tissue; the cells were subsequently identified as leucocytes or blood-cells.

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  • In1597-1598a terrible visitation of plague attacked the town, in which, according to an old inscription on the church, 2260 persons perished in Penrith, by which perhaps is meant the rural deanery.

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  • After the subjugation of the Salluvii (Salyes) by the Romans in 123 B.C., having given shelter to their king Tutomotulus and refused to surrender him, the Allobroges were attacked and finally defeated (August 8, 121) at the junction of the Rhodanus and Isara by Q.

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  • In 1897 all the forts on the Samana were attacked by the Orakzais, arid this and the Afridi attack on the Khyber Pass were the two chief causes of the Tirah Expedition.

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  • He was not, however, killed, but took refuge in Kashmir, where after a few years he seized the throne and then attacked the neighbouring kingdom of Gandhara, perpetrating terrible massacres.

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  • attacked and captured Curzola and stormed the piratical stronghold of Lagosta, crushing the freebooters in their citadel.

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  • The Genoese Admiral Luciano Doria sailed into the Adriatic, attacked and defeated Vettor Pisani at Pola in Istria, and again Venice and the lagoons lay at the mercy of the enemy.

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  • But when she touched the mainland she at once became possessed of a frontier which could be attacked, and found herself compelled either to expand in self-defence or to lose the territory she had acquired.

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  • Wayne's dragoons broke through the brushwood, attacked the left flank of the Indians and soon put them to flight.

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  • His Ecclesiastical Characteristics (1753), Serious Apology (1764), and History of a Corporation of Servants discovered a few years ago in the Interior Parts of South America (1765), attacked various abuses in the church and satirized the "moderate" party.

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  • In 1835 a mob, composed in part of wealthy and high-standing citizens, attacked a city-building, and dragged Garrison through the streets until the mayor secured his safety by putting him in gaol.

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  • 960 it was attacked and destroyed by the Saracens.

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  • Examination showed that although the weevil attacked the young buds these did not drop off, but that a special growth of tissue inside the bud frequently killed the grub.

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  • Mr Cook also found that the boll weevil was attacked, killed and eaten by an ant-like creature, the " kelep."

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  • Young plants a few inches high are usually attacked; the leaves, beginning with the lower ones, turn yellow, and afterwards become brown and drop. The plants remain very dwarf and generally unhealthy, or die.

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  • In " Root rot," as the name implies, the roots are attacked, the fungus being a species of Ozonium, which envelops the roots in a white covering of mould or mycelium.

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  • Thus sometimes a field of cotton is attacked by some disease, perhaps " wilt," and a comparatively few plants are but very slightly affected.

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  • The Arabs had begun the conquest of Sicily from the East Roman empire in 827, and they had attacked the mainland of Italy as early as 840.

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  • The constant pressure of Tancred of Antioch and Baldwin de Burgh of Edessa led to a series of retaliations between 11 io and 1115; Edessa was attacked in 1110, 1111, 1112 and 1114; and in 1113 Maudud of Mosul had even penetrated as far as the vicinity of Acre and Jerusalem.

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  • He saw the importance of finding an ally against the ambition of Zengi, who had already attacked Damascus in 1130.

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  • They made their own treaties with the Mahommedans, or attacked them in spite of the king's treaties; they dated their documents by the year of their own reign, and they had each their separate laws or assizes.

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