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  • They killed the port-reeve, took some booty and sailed away.

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  • The first expeditions were for adventure and booty, especially the discovery of gold and silver.

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  • The French, collecting booty, cared only for gold.

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  • The British admiral was accused of applying himself so entirely to seizing and selling his booty that he would not allow his second in command, Sir Samuel Hood, who had recently joined him, to take proper measures to impede the arrival of French forces known to be on their way to Martinique.

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  • Disagreeably awakened to the insecurity of his position by the refusal of the tsar and the sultan to accept him as a vassal, he feigned to resume negotiations with the Poles in order to gain time, dismissed the Polish commissioners in the summer of 1648 with impossible conditions, and on the 23rd of September, after a contest of three days, utterly routed the Polish chivalry, 40,000 strong, at Pildawa, where the Cossacks are said to have reaped an immense booty after the fight was over.

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  • If the Cossacks did not capture Napoleon then, what saved him was the very thing that was destroying the French army, the booty on which the Cossacks fell.

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  • With the hope of acquiring immense booty in the rich church of St Basil in Caesarea, the capital of Cappadocia, he placed himself at the head of the Turkish cavalry, crossed the Euphrates and entered and plundered that city.

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  • At night he would go out for booty and always brought back French clothing and weapons, and when told to would bring in French captives also.

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  • Marcellus constructed a gymnasium here out of the booty of Syracuse.

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  • Notwithstanding the immense booty he brought, he did not receive his due reward.

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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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  • c. vii.), by which the Genoese promised their assistance, in return for a third of all booty, a quarter in each town captured, and a grant of freedom from tolls.

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  • Thomas Gage, who visited it in 1665, describes it as a splendid city; and in 1685 it yielded rich booty to William Dampier.

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  • These were " booty " dedicated to the goddess Bau.

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  • Macrinus was defeated at Nisibis and concluded a peace with Artabanus, in which he gave up all the Roman conquests, restored the booty, and paid a heavy contribution to the Parthians (Dio Cass.

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  • Pursuing the foes, he inflicted upon them a signal chastisement and took a great booty, part of which he spent in politic gifts to the leading men of the towns in the south country.'

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  • Gmelin availed himself of every publication he could, but he perhaps found his richest booty in the labours of Latham, neatly condensing his English descriptions into Latin diagnoses, and bestowing on them binomial names.

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  • From these lands the Egyptian kings often derived rich booty, so that in those days Syria must have been civilized and prosperous.

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  • The revenues of the provinces which were ° now being organized by Pompey, and the booty and money taken or received by generals during war were also to be applied to this purpose.

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  • In 673 'Obaidallah, the son of Ziyad, crossed the river, occupied Bokhara, and returned laden with booty taken from the wandering Turkish tribes of Transoxiana.

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  • And thereupon, worn out by two days' hill fighting and lacking in internal homogeneity, Mahmud Mukhtar's Corps broke up, abandoning Kirk Kilisse and its fortifications, and streamed away in panic. The Bulgarians entered Kirk Kilisse on the 24th and possessed themselves of immense booty, including 55 guns.

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  • Some Cossacks on the prowl for booty fell in with the Emperor and very nearly captured him.

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  • Dean didn't doubt for a minute the booty would be examined in detail as soon as he was asleep.

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  • He now turned against Corsica, captured Bastia (August 1553) and on his return to Constantinople, laden with booty and slaves, chastised the insurgent Albanians.

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  • Calah was burned thou h the stron walls g YP, g g of Nineveh protected the relics of the Assyrian army which had taken refuge behind them; and when the raiders had passed on to other fields of booty, a new palace was erected among the ruins of the neighbouring city.

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  • Islam promised rich booty for those who fought and won, paradise for those who fell.

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  • The taxes with the booty from conquests were to be sent to Arabia for distribution among the Moslems. Omar tried to prevent the advance of conquests lest Arabia should suffer.

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  • He was hampered, however, by want of funds, and his counsels were distracted by the affairs of Poland, which promised a richer booty than was likely to be gained by the anti-revolutionary crusade into France.

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  • A more probable explanation is the love of booty and the desire of the stronger to take possession of the lands of the weaker.

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  • Nevertheless, they harassed Turkish commerce and made booty in minor engagements throughout the 16th and 18th centuries, and they took part as an allied Christian power in the great victory of Lepanto.

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  • A war with Valdemar of Denmark, caused by a quarrel over the booty obtained from 1 The see was transferred to Schwerin by Henry in 1167.

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  • Miaoulis, for all his high character and courage, was often unable to prevent his captains from sailing home at critical moments, when pay or booty failed.

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  • To the 1824.ar, struggle for power was added a struggle for a share of this booty, and a second civil war broke out, Kolokotrones leading the attack on the forces of the government.

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  • Obliged, for fear of the Tatars, to go about with arms in their hands, these settlers gradually grew strong enough to raid their raiders, selling the booty thus acquired to the merchants of Muscovy and Poland.

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  • The steppe for miles around was strewn with corpses, and the Cossacks are said to have reaped io,000,000 guldens worth of booty when the fight was over.

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  • Sennacherib made Nineveh his court residence and, after his destruction of Babylon and the influx of the enormous booty brought back from his conquests, it must have been the most magnificent and wealthiest city of the East.

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  • Thither Assur-bani-pal brought the rebel Egyptian vassals Necho and Sharru-ludari, the Elamite kings, the booty and captives of his continual conquests.

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  • The French then fell back with their booty and prisoners to Breisach, a strong garrison being left in Freiburg.

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  • Hence the favourite expedient for men of birth, although not of fortune, was to attach themselves to some prince or magnate in whose military service they were sure of an adequate maintenance and might hope for even a rich reward in the shape of booty or of ransom.'

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  • The booty taken in war was not necessarily under the control of the quaestor, but was dealt with, especially in later times, by inferior officers called praefecti fabrum.

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  • Their fleets for some years brought vast booty into the company's coffers.

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  • Immense booty was secured, the Venetians obtaining among other treasures the four bronze horses which adorn the facade of St Mark's.

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  • This gave him an opportunity for amassing wealth by sharing the booty of the robbers in return for leaving them alone.

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  • An immense booty and many ransoms rewarded the Scots, whose victory was one of the decisive battles of the world.

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  • The long wars had been adverse to commerce, for which ransoms and the booty of Bannockburn made inadequate compensation.

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  • It contains provisions for the partition of booty, punishments for theft, desertion and treachery.

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  • The administration of taxation, the distribution of booty, and the regulation of the calendar also devolved upon them.

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  • Notwithstanding the protest of the Basrians, he transported this booty safely to Mecca.

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  • The heavy expenses entailed thereby were largely met by the booty which he won.

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  • He sent, however, to the caliph an exaggerated account of his victories and the booty he had made.

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  • Saladin rallied his men, and, when the Christians began to retire with their booty, let loose his light horse upon them.

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  • From 6000 to 8000 prisoners, 60 cannon, engines of war and a considerable booty from the wealth accumulated by piracy fell into the hands of the conquerors.

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  • On his arrival at Ephesus a three months' truce was concluded with Tissaphernes, the satrap of Lydia and Caria, but negotiations conducted during that time proved fruitless, and on its termination Agesilaus raided Phrygia, where he easily won immense booty since Tissaphernes had concentrated his troops in Caria.

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  • He lived in the most frugal style alike at home and in the field, and though his campaigns were undertaken largely to secure booty, he was content to enrich the state and his friends and to return as poor as he had set forth.

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  • praeda, booty, from prae and the root hed - seen in prehendere, prendere, to grasp), booty, spoil, plunder taken in war, by robbery, or other violent means; particularly the quarry, the animal killed for food by a carnivorous animal; a beast or bird of prey.

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  • Here, on a dark tempestuous night, he surprised and stormed Nisibis, the capital of the Armenian district of Mesopotamia, and in this city, which yielded him a rich booty, he found satisfactory winter quarters.

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  • They were about to accept his offer, not having received their subsidies from the pope and the king of Spain, when a fresh corps of mercenaries descended into Italy, desirous both of gaining booty and of showing their prowess against their new rivals the French and Lower Rhine "lansquenets" (Landsknechts) and against the French gendarmerie, whom (alluding to the "Battle of the Spurs" at Guinegatte in 1513) they called "hares in armour."

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  • The huntsmen assembled with their booty and their stories, and all came to look at the wolf, which, with her broad-browed head hanging down and the bitten stick between her jaws, gazed with great glassy eyes at this crowd of dogs and men surrounding her.

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  • of Macedon was returning from his expedition against the Scythians, the Triballi refused to allow him to pass the Haemus unless they received a share of the booty.

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  • In the battle which ensued under the walls of Seville, Abdallah and his auxiliaries were routed with great slaughter, the Cid returning to Burgos with many prisoners and a rich booty.

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  • In 57 1 a new war with Rome broke out about Armenia, in which Chosroes conquered the fortress Dara on the Euphrates, invaded Syria and Cappadocia, and returned with large booty.

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  • But men could not be prevented from pouring out from their homes in search of new conquests and more booty.

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  • To it was brought a large share of the booty.

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  • Such raids had been rather frequent, the invaders attacking the natives who live under British protection, burning their huts, murdering the men, carrying off the women and children as slaves, and returning to their own haunts laden with booty.

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  • 635), it was still an opulent city and yielded a rich booty.

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  • Generally, however, they confined themselves to raiding on a grand scale and, encouraged by the Porte or the Muscovite, systematically devastated whole provinces, penetrating even into the heart of Poland proper and disappearing with immense booty.

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  • The holy war against the border countries which Mahomet had already inaugurated, was the best means for making the new religion popular among the Arabs, for opportunity was at the same time afforded for gaining rich booty.

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  • Qasim invaded Makran, took Daibol, passed the Indus, and marched, after having beaten the Indian king Daher, through Sind upon Multan, which he conquered and whence he carried off an immense booty.

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  • The Greeks then destroyed all the fortifications at the mouth of the Nile near Tinnis, and returned with prisoners and booty.

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  • But, to avenge their defeat, they lay in wait for the great pilgrim caravan on its return from Mecca in the first days of 294 (906), and massacred 20,000 pilgrims, making an immense booty.

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  • 923) they took and ransacked Basra; in the first month of the following year the great pilgrim caravan on its return from Mecca was overpowered; 2500 men perished, while an even larger number were made prisoners and brought to Lahsa, the residence of the Carmathian princes, together with an immense booty.

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  • The Franks then defeated the Danes in a naval battle, and recovered the booty.

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  • Here he was surprised at night by Hugh Dubh and Manus O'Donnell, and routed with the loss of goo men and an immense quantity of booty.

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  • Michael withdrew to the mountains before this overwhelming force, but, being joined by Báthory with a Transylvanian contingent, the voivode resumed the offensive, stormed Bucharest, where Sinan had entrenched a Turkish detachment, and, pursuing the main body of his forces to the Danube, overtook the rearguard and cut it to pieces, capturing enormous booty.

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  • The first was hardly a sufficient bond of union, among men of different nationalities, when booty could be had nearly always by private venture under the colours of the separate European powers.

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  • In 1023 Mahmud of Ghazni had already invaded Gujarat with a large army, destroyed the national Hindu idol of Somnath, and carried away an immense booty.

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  • Idas claimed the whole of the booty as the victor in a contest of eating, and drove the cattle off to Messene.

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  • There we are told that 12,000 Israelites, without losing a single man, slew every male Midianite, children included, and every Midianite woman that had known a man, and took so much booty that there had to be special legislation as to how is should be divided.

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  • The force consisted partly of the queen's ships, and in part of privateers who went in search of booty.

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  • For more than two centuries they had remained prudently entrenched behind the earthworks that extended from Cologne to Ratisbon (Regensburg); but the intestine feuds which prevailed among the barbarians and were fostered by Rome, the organizatipn under bold and turbulent chiefs of the bands greedy for booty, the pressing forward on populations already settled of tribes in their rear; all this caused the Germanic invasion to filter by degrees across the frontier.

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  • Some days later, however, he was attacked before Granson by the confederate army and suffered a shamful defeat, being compelled to fly with a handful of attendants, and leaving his artillery and an immense booty in the hands of the allies (February 1476).

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  • In the distribution of the booty, Cassandra fell to the lot of Agamemnon; but again her foresight was useless, for he would not believe her prediction that he should perish in his own country.

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  • Cursor treated his soldiers with such harshness that they allowed themselves to be defeated; but after he had regained their good-will by more lenient treatment and lavish promises of booty, they fought with enthusiasm and gained a complete victory.

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  • Young women and children were then abducted as the preferred " booty " for the raiders.

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  • Many wreckers and not a few Customs men were killed in pitched battles over the booty.

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  • booty from a raid or battle won.

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  • Sit down and watch a film in the renewably powered cinema, shake yer booty with bands o­n the sound stage.

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  • They had soon taken a large booty, which the Lion requested the Ass to divide between them.

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  • Ranger tells them to crack the smaller one, as the larger doesn't contain any worthwhile booty.

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  • The men of Judah carried away very much booty.

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  • What I had failed to realize was that a security guard was walking right behind me as I shook my little booty.

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  • Lots of men have found that it's much nicer to cuddle up to a big booty, than a boney bum!

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  • He was absent for a time, then returned with rich booty.

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  • The fierce Border Reivers (cattle rustlers) took refuge in the Beef Tub, hiding their stolen booty in its depths.

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  • This treasure may not be the old booty from the Abbey tho.

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  • booty call boy I could train, I say.

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  • booty bass and I've learned to ride with no hands.

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  • Visit one of the antique markets in the village hall and you may well be taking home some prize booty of your own.

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  • booty the sort of unusual guy that knits booties for Basset Hounds, however.

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  • booty good size booties, the front of them should be taut from toe to knee when in the mantis position.

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  • booty Tappers include two sets of whimsically themed booties rockets and butterflies that babies will be drawn to as they discover their feet.

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  • On the other, the younger sons of the warrior caste sought pay, booty and estates to maintain themselves.

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  • Regular parliaments were being held, taxation was coming in and the booty taken from England filled the empty exchequer.

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  • killed in pitched battles over the booty.

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  • He brought forth bread and wine to Abraham on his return from the expedition against Chedorlaomer, and blessed him in the name of the supreme God, possessor (or maker) of heaven and earth; and Abraham gave him tithes of all his booty (Gen.

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  • In a genuine record of extreme antiquity the union of king and priest in one person, the worship of El as the supreme deity by a Canaanite,' and the widespread practice of the consecration of a tithe of booty can present no difficulty; but, if the historical character of the narrative is denied, the date of the conception must be placed as late as the rise of the temporal authority of the high priests after the exile.

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  • The siege of Philippopolis had so exhausted the numbers and resources of the Goths, that they offered to surrender their booty and prisoners on condition of being allowed to retire unmolested.

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  • 7 The law of the distribution of booty after war enacted by David (xxx.

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  • The neighbourhood of dense forests, steep hill-sides, and fastnesses hard of access offers extraordinary facilities to plunderers for screening themselves and their booty.

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  • In spite of provisions somewhat parallel to those of the English statute of mortmain, the clergy continued to acquire fresh lands at the same time that they refused to contribute to the defence of the kingdom, and rigorously exacted the full quota of tithe from every source which they could tap, and even from booty captured in war.

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  • But the king of Prussia's taunt is deprived of its sting by the almost incredible candour of her own words to Kaunitz, that if she was to lose her reputation before God and man for respecting the rights of others it must not be for a small advantage - if, in fact, Austria was to share in the plunder of Poland, she was to be consoled for the distress caused to her feelings by the magnitude of her share of the booty.

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  • After the battle of Kadisiya (Qadisiya) Ctesiphon and the neighbouring towns were taken and plundered by the Arabs in 6 3 7, who brought home an immense amount of booty (see CALIPHATE).

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  • The revenues of the provinces which were ° now being organized by Pompey, and the booty and money taken or received by generals during war were also to be applied to this purpose.

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  • It was about 1820 that Mosilikatze (properly Umsilikazi), a general in the Zulu army, having incurred Chaka's wrath by keeping back part of the booty taken in an expedition, fled with a large following across the Drakensberg and began to lay waste a great part of the country between the Vaal and Limpopo rivers.

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  • Austria being thus involved in war with Turkey, the Venetian Admiral Giovanni Bembo blockaded Trieste and Fiume, whither the pirates forwarded their booty for sale.

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  • hunda, booty), the pursuit of game and wild animals, for profit or sport; equivalent to "chase" (like "catch," from Lat.

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  • Savona is the ancient Savo, a town of the Ingauni (see Albenga), where, according to Livy, Mago stored his booty in the Second Punic War.

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  • Michael withdrew to the mountains before this overwhelming force, but, being joined by Báthory with a Transylvanian contingent, the voivode resumed the offensive, stormed Bucharest, where Sinan had entrenched a Turkish detachment, and, pursuing the main body of his forces to the Danube, overtook the rearguard and cut it to pieces, capturing enormous booty.

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  • The tail I should be high set on, the croup being continued in a straight line to the tail, and not falling away and drooping The Baron: (1842) Stockwell$ (1849) Pocahontas (1837) Echidna (1838) Glencoe (1831) Marpessa (1830) Whalebone* (1807) Peri (1822) { Bob Booty (1804) Flight (1809) Whisker* (1812) Economist (1825) Floranthe (18,8) Blacklock (1814) Miss Pratt (1825) tGadabout (1812) 'Selim (1802) Bacchante (1809) Tramp (1810 Trampoline (1825) Web (1808)) { Orville: (1799) Eleanor*t (1798) Marmion (,806) Harpalice (1814) Sir Hercules (1826) Birdcatcher: (1833) Don Quixote (1784) Evelina (1791) (Golumpus (1802) Daughter of (18,o) Walton (1799) Parasol (1800) Moses* (1819) Quadrille (1815) ?

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  • Northern Echo Sixties egg thief returns his booty A repentant thief has owned up to stealing a rare bird 's egg 43 years ago.

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  • A true, booty nicking, rum drinking, carousing, sword fighting, buckle swashing pirate.

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  • The style transcends age, as it can also be found on adults who want to show off their curves and "booty."

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  • When pirates would conduct raids, their booty would include everything from gold to shoes.

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  • They also have a two-piece outfit comprising a ruffled micro mini skirt and a halter top; a long-sleeved top with matching boy shorts; a tube top outfit; and a very wild three-piece outfit with a ruffled bikini top, thong and booty shorts.

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  • Match the moves on the screen, shake your booty, and burn those calories with a big smile on your face.

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  • Anyway, one day, after a good day of hunting, a steamboat arrives to take in their booty.

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  • Follow her on the seventh installment of her adventures, Tomb Raider Legend, in all of her pixelated booty goodness.

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  • The members of Quilting Gallery are more than willing to share their ample booty of high quality quilting projects.

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  • Malibu Strings also offers clothing that varies from oversized men's T-shirts to tanks to what the company calls booty shorts.

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  • Perfect 10 bikini contests aren't just about stripping down and shaking your booty: you've got to woo the audience to vote you the winner and show off your best angles for the crowd.

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  • As the captain, you are the head of the ship, the man behind the wheel, and the guy who wears his booty all over his person.

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  • You are dirty, messy and disheveled with a mean spirit that wants all the booty you can carry.

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  • As for the pirates, they used them for storing booty during raids because of the extra room in the tops, called buckets.

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  • Yoga Booty Ballet DVDs are based on the fat-burning system developed at Swerve in Los Angeles.

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  • Dancing is a great way to get a workout, so crank up some tunes that inspire you and shake your booty.

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  • If you find yourself popping your booty up into the air or if you feel your back begin to sway, move into the half-plank by dropping your knees to the ground, maintaining the straight line of your body.

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  • It comes with matching booty shorts and would be perfect with thigh-high fishnet stockings.

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  • Sexy booty shorts puts the emphasis squarely on the derriere and that makes them striking and sensual lingerie pieces.

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  • Perhaps what makes sexy booty shorts so erotic is the fact that they come in a myriad of styles.

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  • Sexy Lingerie Spot: The Sexy Lingerie Spot boasts an impressive array of booty shorts that will leave you and anybody else who sees them completely breathless.

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  • Of note is the Camouflage Print String Bra Top and Matching Booty Shorts.

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  • While the shorts of this set are what you’d expect of booty shorts, the string top here features a flattering halter style that is sure to please.

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  • On the other hand, if you are in the mood for something a bit more fun but equally sexy, then consider the Skull Print Opaque Cami Top and Booty Shorts.

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  • To be sure, there are many different choices when it comes to owning the perfect pair of booty shorts, so how can you be sure you are selecting the right pair?

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  • A Pirates Booty bag with an eye patch, bandana and some Chocolate "Gold coins" will get the party looking right.

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  • All this had to be dealt with, the prisoners and guns secured, the booty divided--not without some shouting and even a little fighting among themselves--and it was on this that the Cossacks all busied themselves.

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  • The battle of Tarutino obviously did not attain the aim Toll had in view--to lead the troops into action in the order prescribed by the dispositions; nor that which Count Orlov-Denisov may have had in view-- to take Murat prisoner; nor the result of immediately destroying the whole corps, which Bennigsen and others may have had in view; nor the aim of the officer who wished to go into action to distinguish himself; nor that of the Cossack who wanted more booty than he got, and so on.

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  • When the booty was divided, Morgan is accused of having defrauded his followers.

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  • the law of booty, I Sam.

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