Bombarded sentence example

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  • The house groaned as a gust of wind bombarded it.
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  • The town was being bombarded by a hundred and thirty guns which Napoleon had ordered up after four o'clock.
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  • The dreams bombarded him faster now.
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  • Fighting became general and extended to the fleet, which bombarded the capital.
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  • Deidre struggled to take in everything around her, bombarded by the noise, smells and activity.
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  • Memories bombarded him, almost crippling him.
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  • After this failure Tresckow once more resorted to the regular method of siege approaches, and on the 2nd of February the second parallel was thrown up. La Justice was now bombarded by two new batteries near Perouse, the Perches were of course subjected to an "artillery attack," and henceforward the besiegers fired 1500 shells a day into the works of the French.
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  • Questions bombarded Jackson's thoughts, yet he sensed if he were too bothersome, their chaperone might shut down.
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  • The French attacks of 2792-1793 were repelled by the inhabitants, Cagliari being unsuccessfully bombarded by the French fleet, and the refusal by Victor Amadeus III.
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  • Darian held out his as well, and Jule took both their hands, at once bombarded with Bianca's cool energy and Darian's hot energy.
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  • During the War of Independence Norfolk was bombarded on the 1st of January 1776 by the British under John Murray, 4th earl of Dunmore (1732-1809); much of the town was burned by the American troops to prevent Dunmore from establishing himself here.
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  • Takau was bombarded and captured on the 15th of October, and the resistance collapsed.
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  • In 1855 it was bombarded by the Anglo-French fleet, and after that the Russians demolished the fortifications.
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  • On the refusal of France to co-operate, the British fleet bombarded the forts (11th July), and a British force, under Sir Garnet Wolseley, defeated Arabi on the 13th of September at Tel-el-Kebir.
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  • Again, in 1880, the city was bombarded by the Chileans, though it was almost defenceless, and fell into the possession of the invaders after the capture of Lima in the following year.
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  • Repeated attempts were made by various European nations to subdue the pirates, and in 1816 the city was bombarded by a British squadron under Lord Exmouth, assisted by Dutch men-of-war, and the corsair fleet burned.
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  • On the 23rd of August 1873 it was bombarded by the Spanish fleet under Admiral Lobos; on the 11th of October a battle took place off the town, between the ships of the government and the rebels, and on the 12th of January 1874 Cartagena was occupied by the government troops.
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  • As a punishment, on the 18th, of October 1775, the town was bombarded and burned by a British fleet.
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  • In revenge the Portuguese bombarded the town, but no further attempt was made for some years to establish a trading settlement there.
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  • The insurgents, however, continued to threaten the town, and their position was bombarded by the international fleet (21st February).
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  • Cagliari was bombarded by the French fleet in 1793, but Napoleon's attempt to take the island failed.
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  • The town was bombarded and in part destroyed by an Anglo-French fleet in May 1855.
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  • Athens again fell into the hands of the Turks in 1826, who bombarded and took the Acropolis in the following year; the Erechtheum suffered greatly, and the monument of Thrasyllus was destroyed.
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  • His attempt to draw Florence into an alliance failed, but in July Louis of France again invaded Italy and was at once bombarded with complaints from the Borgia's enemies.
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  • In 1794 it was bombarded by the French under General Vandamme, and in 1806 it was assigned to the grand-duchy of Berg.
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  • In 1757 Chandernagore was bombarded by an English fleet under Admiral Watson and captured; the fortifications and houses were afterwards demolished.
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  • The Turks then marched on Vienna, which was bombarded and closely invested, but so valiant was the resistance offered that after three weeks the siege was abandoned (Oct.
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  • south of Susa in Tunisia, and made this the centre of his piracies till, during his absence raiding the Spanish coasts, it was bombarded and destroyed by an expedition sent by Charles V.
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  • But the French had just before bombarded Algiers and Tripoli, even menacing Chios (Scio), where some pirates had put in with French captives; and the mediation of France was not very actively exercised.
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  • After the port of Vathy had been bombarded by Ottoman war-ships the revolt was easily crushed.
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  • The Callao fortifications were bombarded by a Spanish fleet under Admiral Mendez Nunez on the 2nd of May 1866, when there were heavy losses both in lives and material.
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  • In 1760 the town was bombarded by the Austrians.
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  • Their villages were bombarded and they were reduced to submission.
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  • This dual government was a constant cause of friction between the Servians and the Turks, and on the occasion of one conflict between the two parties the Turkish commander of the fortress bombarded the Servian part of the town (June 1862).
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  • During the War of Independence the village was bombarded by the British on the 7th of October 1775, but suffered little damage; on the 25th of May 1778 it was visited and partially destroyed by a British force.
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  • In 1814 it was invested and bombarded by the Austrians, and was an important position during the Franco-German War of 1870-71.
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  • In 1848 it was bombarded.
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  • Its anchorage was used by Lord Cochrane in 1820 during his attacks on Callao; it was the landing-place of an invading Chilean army in 1838; it was bombarded by the Chileans in 1880; and in 1883 it was the meeting-place of the Chilean and Peruvian commissioners who drew up the treaty of Ancon, which ended the war between Chile and Peru.
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  • On March 10 Bulair was also bombarded from the Gulf of Saros.
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  • From the Black Sea the Russian naval forces bombarded the Bosporus defences on March 28; some fruitless operations were then carried out against the "Goeben " and " Breslau " (in the course of which the Turkish cruiser " Medjidieh " was sunk off Odessa (April 3), and on April 25, the day of the landing in the Peninsula, and on May 2, the Bosporus defences were again shelled.
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  • In March 1848 the Austrian garrison was driven from the town by the revolutionary party, but in the following June the town was bombarded and compelled to capitulate.
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  • The tower, which mounted one 24-pounder and two 18-pounders on its top, was bombarded for a short time by the frigates, was then deserted by its little garrison, and occupied by a landing party.
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  • In 1848 the city was for a time in the hands of the revolutionary party; but it was bombarded by the imperial forces' and compelled to surrender on 30th October of the same year.
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  • During the revolution of 1848 against the Bourbons of Naples, Messina was bombarded for three consecutive days.
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  • In the beginning of the 13th century the village received municipal rights; in 1232 it was captured and burned by the landgrave Conrad of Thuringia and his allies; in 1631 it was taken by William of Hesse; in 1760 it was successfully defended by General Luckner against the French; and in 1761 it was occupied by the French and unsuccessfully bombarded by the Allies.
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  • To enter the city by way of the Tacubaya causeway it was still necessary for the Americans to capture Chapultepec. This hill, defended by about 4000 Mexicans under General Nicolas Bravo, was bombarded on the 12th of September, and was carried by assault on the 13th.
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  • The Kerbelese resisted, and Kerbela was bombarded (hence the ruined condition of the old walls) and reduced with great slaughter.
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  • Italian warships blockaded and bombarded Turkish ports on the Red Sea coast of Arabia and supplied arms and munitions to the Idrisi of Asir, to the great advantage of that ruler.
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  • In 1807 it became the capital of the kingdom of Westphalia; in 1813 it was bombarded and captured by the Russian general Chernichev; in 1830, 1831 and 1848 it was the scene of violent commotions; from 1850 to 1851 it was occupied by the Prussians, the Bavarians and the Austrians; in 1866 it was occupied by the Prussians, and in 1867 was made the capital of the newly formed Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau.
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  • Under him Tenasserim was invaded and Tavoy held for the last time by the Siamese in 1792, though in 1825, taking advantage of the Burmese difficulty with England, they bombarded some of the towns on that coast.
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  • The ridge on the west and north-west of the Senne valley never formed part of the town, and it was from it that Villeroi bombarded the city.
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  • The Perches ridge, whence the town and suburbs could be bombarded, he fortified with all possible speed.
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  • and in 1838 a French fleet blockaded the coast, bombarded the fortress of San Juan de Ulua, off Vera Cruz, and occupied the town.
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  • The town suffered severely during the Seven Years' War, being bombarded in 1760.
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  • The aristocratic republic of Poland was obviously the most convenient suzerain for a Livonian nobleman; so, in 1698, Patkul proceeded to the court of the king-elector at Dresden and bombarded Augustus with proposals for the partition of Sweden.
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  • It was bombarded in 1844 by the French, then at war with Morocco.
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  • In 1700 it was bombarded by the united fleets of England, Holland and Sweden; in 1728 a conflagration destroyed 1640 houses and five churches; another in 1795 laid waste 943 houses, the church of St Nicolas, and the Raadhus.
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  • It was besieged and taken by Gustavus Adolphus in 1632, and in 1635 it surrendered to the imperial forces; in 1703 it was bombarded by the electoral prince of Bavaria, and forced to pay a contribution of 400,000 dollars; and in the war of 1803 it suffered severely.
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  • of Denmark in November 1709, but on the 28th of February 1710 the Danes were defeated in the neighbourhood, and the town came finally into the possession of Sweden, though in 1711 it was again bombarded by the Danes.
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  • At the end of the 17th century the city was bombarded by the French, and in 1746, after the defeat of Piacenza, surrendered to the Austrians, who were, however, soon driven out.
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  • On the 14th of April he bombarded Bulak, and proceeded to bombard Cairo itself, which was taken the following night.
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  • The danger of a serious rising brought the British and French fleets in May 1882 to Alexandria, and after a massacre (11th of June) had been perpetrated by the Arab mob in that city, the British admiral bombarded the forts (11th of July 1882).
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  • Dongola was bombarded by the gunboats and captured by the army on the 23rd of September.
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  • boats bombarded the forts on both sides of the river and breached the great wall of Omdurman.
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  • Surprised and unprepared though they were, the Danes, nevertheless, on the 2nd of April 180t, offered a gallant resistance; but their fleet was destroyed, their capital bombarded, and, abandoned by Russia, they were compelled to submit to a disadvantageous peace.
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  • Mataram was bombarded by the fleet, and the troops stormed the sultan's stronghold, and Tjakra Negara, another chieftain's citadel, both after a desperate resistance.
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  • He formed an alliance with the rajas of Cochin and Cannanore against the zamorin of Calicut, and bombarded the latter in his palace.
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  • But the Royalists were not masters of the city, for the French in Castel Sant' Elmo and the Republicans in Castelnuovo and Castel dell' Uovo still held out and bombarded the streets, while the Franco-Spanish fleet might arrive at any moment.
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  • The Bourbonists, although they bombarded the city from the citadel and the warships in the harbour, gradually lost ground, and after three days' street fighting their commander, General Lanza, not knowing that the Garibaldians had scarcely a cartridge left, asked for and obtained a twenty-four hours' armistice (May 30th).
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  • In the Thirty Years' War it suffered greatly; in that of the Austrian succession it was heavily bombarded by the Prussian forces; and in 1807 it was captured by the French and Bavarians.
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  • In 1807, during the war between France and Prussia, it was bombarded and captured by Marshal Lefebvre, who was rewarded with the title of duke of Danzig; and at the peace of Tilsit Napoleon declared it a free town, under the protection of France, Prussia and Saxony, restoring to it its ancient territory.
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  • In 1761 and 1762 it was bombarded by the French, and in 1763 its fortifications were dismantled.
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  • In 1667 it was ineffectually bombarded by the Dutch.
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  • Porto Farina was the naval arsenal of the piratical beys of Tunis and was bombarded by the English under Admiral Blake in 16J5.
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  • It occasionally served as the winter headquarters of the Turks in their wars with Russia, and was bombarded by the Russians in 1854.
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  • On the 4th of November 1840 it was bombarded by the allied British, Austrian and French squadrons, and in the following year restored to Turkish rule.
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  • The house of parliament was bombarded, and when the Majlis appointed commissioners to discuss terms, the shah issued a manifesto dissolving the Majlis, and entrusted the restoration of order in Teheran to military administrators.
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  • In 1844 the citadel was bombarded by the French.
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  • Twice during the Seven Years' War Berlin was attacked by the enemy: in 1757 by the Austrians, who penetrated into the suburbs and levied a heavy contribution, and in 1760 by the Russians, who bombarded the city, penetrated into it, and only retired on payment of a ransom of 1,500,000 thalers (225,000).
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  • Napoleon bombarded it in 1793 without success, and Nelson made it his headquarters for some time.
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  • The Austrian commander, Prince Windischgratz, bombarded the city, which finally capitulated unconditionally.
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  • It was Vice-Admiral Batten's squadron which bombarded Scarborough when Henrietta Maria landed there.
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  • Wiirzburg was bombarded and taken by the Prussians in 1866, in which year it ceased to be a fortress.
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  • During the War of Independence, the town of Falmouth (now Portland), which had ardently resisted the claims of the British, was bombarded and burned, in 1775; in the same year Benedict Arnold followed the course of the Kennebec and Dead rivers on his expedition to Quebec; and from 1779 to 1783 a British force was established at Castine.
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  • On the 26th of December 1805 peace was signed here between Napoleon and the emperor Francis I., and in 1809 the town was bombarded by the French.
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  • They flourished in spite of the oppressions of the Mahommedan governors, and when needful asserted their claims to respect by arms. In 1688, affairs having come to a crisis, Captain William Heath, commander of the company's ships, bombarded the town.
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  • When in 1862 the Turkish garrison in the citadel of Belgrade bombarded the town, he demanded the evacuation of all the Servian fortresses and forts by the Turks.
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  • But no effectual resistance was made by the Malagasy, and at length, on the 30th of September 1895, the French forces appeared on the heights north and east of Antananarivo, bombarded the city, which surrendered in the afternoon, and on the evening of the same day the French entered the capital.
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  • It suffered severely in the Hussite wars and in the Thirty Years' War, and was bombarded and burnt by the Austrians in 1757 during the Seven Years' War..
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  • In 1682 and 1683 the French bombarded Algiers.
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  • During the Montgomery bus boycott, King was bombarded with death threats.
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  • bombarded the town using cannons.
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  • bombarded with neutrons.
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  • bombarded with emails.
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  • bombarded with propaganda on ' healthy ' eating for the heart.
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  • bombarded with adverts telling you about with latest germ killing cleaning products.
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  • bombarded with advertising for " no win no fee " legal services.
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  • bombarded with these messages, whether they want them or not.
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  • bombarded by cosmic rays.
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  • Today young people are constantly bombarded by ' music ' .
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  • In all aspects of modern life we are continually bombarded with slick marketing.
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  • Our brains are continuously bombarded with enormous amounts of information from each of the senses.
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  • The attack got stuck along the main defense line after having been heavily bombarded by the Russian artillery.
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  • I was regularly bombarded with questions about the set-up and use of the Ray.
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  • bombarded daily with what seem " common sense " images.
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  • bombarded by messages about what we should and shouldn't be eating in the 21st century.
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  • Being bombarded by English -- even the liquid soap dispenser screams at me Refreshing Lime Cleansing Tea-Tree Invigorating Mint Feel GOOD Fruits.
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  • Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden, researchers working with Rutherford in Manchester, bombarded gold foil with alpha particles.
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  • We are bombarded today with all sorts of advice on keeping the heart healthy.
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  • Liu Renjing was also liberated, and bombarded Shanghai and the International Secretariat with letters denouncing the opportunism and the capitulation of Chen Duxiu.
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  • Virus resistant papaya derived from tissues bombarded with the coat protein gene of papaya ringspot virus.
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  • The Earth is bombarded by gamma rays all the time, but usually there aren't enough to do any damage to us.
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  • The Attack on Halabja On Friday, 17 th March 1988, the village of Halabja was bombarded by Iraqi warplanes.
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  • In 1884, in the course of belligerent proceedings arising out of the Tongking dispute, the forts at Kelung on the north were bombarded by the French fleet, and the place was captured and held for some months by French troops.
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  • Under their influence a new National Assembly met at Troezene in March 1827 and elected as president Count Capo d'Istria, formerly Russian minister for foreign affairs; at the same time a new constitution was promulgated which, when the very life of the insurrection seemed on the point of flickering out, set forth the full ideal of Pan-Hellenic dreams. Anarchy followed; war of Rumeliotes against Moreotes, of chief against chief; rival factions bombarded each other from the two forts at Nauplia over the stricken town, and in derision of the impotent government.
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  • In August 1907, in consequence of the murder of a number of French and Spanish workmen engaged on the harbour works, the town was bombarded and occupied by the French (see MOROCCO: History).
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  • In 1801 the Danish fleet was destroyed in the roadstead by the English (see below, § Battle of Copenhagen); and in 1807 the city was bombarded by the British under Lord Cathcart, and saw the destruction of the university buildings, its principal church and numerous other edifices.
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  • In May 1883 an ultimatum was sent to the Malagasy queen, requiring immediate compliance with the demands of France; and as these were refused by the Hova government, Tamatave was bombarded by a French squadron and then occupied by the marines.
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  • The Earth is bombarded by gamma rays all the time, but usually there are n't enough to do any damage to us.
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  • When bombarded with protons from the Sun, water vapor molecules break up into forms where they react with ozone.
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  • Bombarded by our media, countless teenage girls are spending money and time soaking in our culture through magazines, television shows, movies, and the Internet.
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  • From the moment they get up until the time they go to bed, they are bombarded with the constant stress of everyday life.
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  • Additionally, what you'll really like about this site is the fact that, while the images are fairly substantial, you won't be bombarded with a lot of text--that only happens when you rest your cursor or mouse on a particular pair.
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  • Walking into any number of different video game stores, you may be bombarded by a wide assortment of Nintendo Wii accessories.
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  • I fared fine during the first 5 minutes, but then they just bombarded me with Germans.
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  • As the system continues to mature and impress us, we will surely be bombarded with more hidden secrets, cool cheat codes, and plenty of Wii unlockables.
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  • Surfing through the web, you'll get bombarded by all sorts of free online video games, and so it can be difficult to determine which are the best.
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  • One of the knocks that people have against the PSP is that it lacks enough original games in its library, getting bombarded instead with a bunch of ports and re-hashed classics.
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  • If you're in first place, get ready to be bombarded from behind.
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  • Ever since people started to suspect that Sony was working on some sort of successor, we have been bombarded by a wide range of new PSP rumors.
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  • Try to focus on career-related information while you get bombarded with game previews and other interesting news bytes.
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  • There's no sense in saving $5-$10 a month if you're constantly bombarded with dropped calls.
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  • If you apply for a mortgage guarantee through the VA or through an FHA program then you are less likely to wind up bombarded with fees because both organizations limit the amount of acceptable fees charged to guaranteed loans.
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  • This can be the perfect site for a woman who doesn't want to be bombarded with suitors, but is more selective.
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  • We have all become too busy and bombarded by technologic lingo, abbreviations and instant messages.
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  • Your email account is probably already bombarded with spam that's filled with empty promises.
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  • College Students: The typical college student is bombarded with pizza coupons on a regular basis.
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  • Type in "free background check" into any search engine and it's likely you will be bombarded with thousands of results.
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  • In fact, while today people certainly have access to a much more varied diet as compared to their ancestors, they are also bombarded with foods that aren't good for them, leaving them under-nourished and overweight.
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  • She explains, "I was bombarded with the gift of song from the get go.
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  • Images are laid out in a manner that allows visitors to focus on one at at time, as opposed to being bombarded by multiple images and graphics.
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