She kissed his cheek and then he turned his head, capturing her lips with his.
Spiders which spin no snare are dependent for capturing prey for the most part upon their quickness or powers of lying concealed.
The two mused over capturing a free half-day to hike the alpine meadows.
troops capturing there two hundred pieces of cannon.
Capturing Rochester castle, John met with some other successes, and the disheartened barons invited Louis, son of Philip Augustus of France and afterwards king as Louis VIII., to take the English crown.
Charles's sons Robert and Philip landed in Sicily, but after capturing Catania were defeated by Frederick, Philip being taken prisoner (1299), while several Calabrian towns were captured by the Sicilians.
He accomplished a successful campaign in 1868 against Bokhara, capturing Samarkand and gradually subjugating the whole country.
In 1643 Cromwell performed one of his earlier exploits in taking Lowestoft, capturing large supplies and making prisoners of several influential royalists.
At the moment when Spinoza was publishing a system which is still a dominating note of modern philosophy, this other son of Israel was capturing the very heart of Jewry.
The general who at last broke the back of the long opposition of the prophet-chief of the Lesghians was Prince Baryatinsky, who after three years of strenuous warfare succeeded in capturing Shamyl's stronghold of Weden, and then in surrounding that chieftain himself on the inaccessible rocky platform of Gunib in the heart of Daghestan.
After capturing the Acropolis the Venetians employed material from its ancient edifices in repairing its walls.
But Nadir Kuli Khan came forward as the champion of Shah Tahmasp II., the rightful ruler, and drove the Turks from these provinces, capturing Tabriz.
His arms slipped around her waist, hands capturing hers.
Humboldt's description of this method of capturing the fish has not, however, been verified by recent travellers.
Molly continued to hold Clair, even feeding her a bottle as Martha explained the mechanics of capturing mother's milk while the rest of us pretended not to listen.
The oppression of Antiochus led to a revolt of the Jews under the leadership of the Maccabees, and Judas Maccabaeus succeeded in capturing Jerusalem after severe fighting, but could not get The sites shown on the plan are tentative, and cannot be regarded as certain; see Nehemiah ii.
This faculty is of advantage to those lizards which lack other means of escape when pursued by some other animal, which is satisfied with capturing the detached member.
Meanwhile Haakon, who had vanquished Skuli in 1240, sent orders to Gissur to punish Snorri for his disobedience either by capturing him and sending him back to Norway or by putting him to death.
In 1758 and again in 1760 the Russians besieged Kolberg in vain, but in 1762 they succeeded in capturing it.
But after capturing Badajoz, Soult learnt that Massena was in retreat, and also that his own forces at Cadiz had been beaten.
The son of a slave of the third Seljuk sultan, Zangi, governor of `Irak, made himself gradually (Mosul, Sinjar, Jezira, Harran) master of Mesopotamia (1128), capturing Edessa in 1144.
In 408 the Carthaginian invading army under Hannibal, after capturing Selinus, in'vested and took Himera and razed the city to the ground, founding a new town close to the hot springs (Thermae Himeraeae), 8 m.
During the winter campaign of 1848-49 he commanded, under Windischgratz, the Austrian right wing, capturing Magyar-Ovar and Raab, and defeating the Magyars at Mor.
In 1659 the massacre of several drunken Indians by the soldiers caused a general rising of the Indians, who unsuccessfully attacked the stockade, killing some of the soldiers and inhabitants, and capturing and torturing others.
The smouldering Filipino revolt then broke out afresh and an American army under General Wesley Merritt (1836-) was sent from San Francisco to assist in capturing the city.
After capturing his rival Glycerius, who had been nominated by the army in 473, at the mouth of the Tiber, he was recognized as emperor in Rome, Italy and Gaul.
Eighteen years later Paul Jones, in his ship the "Ranger," succeeded in capturing the "Drake," a British sloop-of war, in the neighbouring bay; but he left without molesting the town.
In January 1878 he crossed the Balkans in a severe snowstorm, defeating the Turks at Senova, near Schipka, and capturing 36,000 men and go guns.
They made a gallant resistance, but the Russians quickly cleared the ridge, capturing several guns, and their first line was followed by a heavy mass of cavalry which crossed the ridge and descended into the Balaklava plain.
Its first task was to crush the Hyksos power in the north-east of the Delta; this was fully accomplished by its founder Ahmosi (dialectically Ahmasi, AmOsis or Amasis I.) capturing their great stronghold of Avgris.
After the danger from the Mongols had ceased, however, KalUn directed his energies towards capturing the last places that remained in the hands of the Franks, and proceeded to take Markab, Latakia, and Tripoli (April 26th, 1289).
He next took Jidda and Mecca, defeating the Wahhabis beyond the latter place and capturing their general.
in Egypt, then concentrated the frontier field force at Firket, and attacked the main body of the enemy at Ginnis on the 30th of December 1885, completely defeating it and capturing two guns and twenty banners.
Other pirates appeared in 793 on a different coast, Northumbria, attacked a monastery on Lindisfarne (Holy Island), slaying and capturing the monks; the following year they attacked and burnt Jarrow; after that they were caught in a storm, and all perished by shipwreck or at the hands of the countrymen.
In 1173 Nureddin died, and his kingdom was seized by Saladin (Salah ed-Din), a man of Kurdish origin, who had previously distinguished himself by capturing Egypt in company with Shirkuh, the general of Nureddin.
He attacked el-Jazzar in Acre, after capturing Jaffa, Ramleh and Lydd.
He was conspicuously successful (1869-1886) in dealing with Indian outbreaks, fighting the Cheyenne, Kiowa and Comanche on Llano Estacado (1875) and the Sioux in Montana (1876), capturing the Nez Perces under Chief Joseph (1877), and defeating the Chiricahua Apaches under Geronimo (1886), and he commanded the United States troops sent to Chicago during the railway riots in 1894.
The practice of capturing them in pitfalls is discouraged as cruel and wasteful.
The shooting of them is prohibited, except when they become dangerous to man or destructive to the crops; and the right of capturing them is only leased out upon conditions.
the local police assisted by the peasantry attacked the band, killing many, including Pisacane himself, and capturing most of the rest.
As imperial admiral he commanded several expeditions against the Turks, capturing Corona and Patras, and co-operating with the emperor himself in the capture of Tunis (1535).
In the following year the Teutonic Order, in conjunction with the Order of the Sword, succeeded in capturing Pskov; but Alexander recovered it in 1242, advanced into Livonia, and on the 5th of April defeated the knights on the ice of Lake Peipus and compelled them in the ensuing peace to renounce all their conquests.
Then Philip continued his great task, the conquest of Normandy, capturing the towns around the fortress of Chateau-Gaillard which Richard had built to command the valley of the Seine.
Krauss's Bosnians had met with no success against the left wing of the Italian 43rd Div., being driven back by counterattacks after capturing the front lines, but Stein's group had carried all before it.
who had broken through at Plezzo, and the 94 th, from Krobatin's army, gained a little ground on the right, the Alpine troops of the 22nd capturing the summit of Monte Pertica, but the German Alpenkorps and the Austrian 50th, which had passed to Krauss from Stein's group, to replace the battered Bosnian and Jager divisions, made no headway against the salient of Solarolo and Spinoncia, or against the TombaMonfenera line.
He came up with the enemy on the 6th February 1806, and, after two hours' fighting, inflicted a signal defeat upon them, capturing three of their five vessels and stranding the other two.
Subsequently Agesilaus took a prominent part in the Corinthian war, making several successful expeditions into Corinthian territory and capturing Lechaeum and Piraeum.
In 1448 the English were driven from Mans; and in 1 449, while Richemont was capturing Cotentin and Fougeres, Dunois conquered Lower Normandy and Charles VII.
On the 31st of July 1760 Granby brilliantly stormed Warburg at the head of the British cavalry, capturing 1500 men and ten pieces of artillery.
in the Bourbon interest, and succeeded in capturing Bayeux and Caen.
After a stubborn contest, Attila took and utterly destroyed Aquileia, the chief city of Venetia, and then proceeded on his destructive course, capturing and burning the cities at the head of the Adriatic, Concordia, Altinum and Patavium (Padua).
From early in the 18th century it was a bone of contention between the Ottoman Turks and the Russians, the latter capturing it five times between 1711 and 1812.
It is known that Cyrus became master of Media by conquering Astyages, and that the troops of the king of Persia capturing Babylon took Nabonidus prisoner with but little difficulty.
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.
Meanwhile both Panama and Colon were seriously threatened by the rebel forces, who in November succeeded in capturing Colon by surprise.
The king, who had already gathered in many mercenaries, gained the first advantage by capturing Rochester Castle before the army of the barons was assembled.
The Scots swept everything before them, ravaging the north at their will, and capturing Berwick.
The rebel achieved his greatest success in June 1402, when he surprised and routed the whole levy of the marcher lords at Bryn Glas, between Pilleth and Knighton, capturing (among many other prisoners) Sir Edmund Mortimer, the uncle and guardian of the young earl of March, whom all malcontents regarded as the rightful monarch of England.
He landed near the mouth of the Seine, and commenced his campaign by besieging and capturing Harfleur, which the Orleanists made no attempt to succour.
But in 1633 Kuchuk Ahmed Pasha was sent against him with a large army, and succeeded in capturing him with his sons.
He reigned alone only fifteen years, Cyrus the Persian, after an indecisive battle on the Halys, marching upon Sardis, and capturing both acropolis and monarch (546 B.C.).
Aided by the imperialists and the Danes, he followed up this success, and cleared Brandenburg and Pomerania of the Swedes, capturing Stettin in 1677 and Stralsund in 1678, while an attack made by Sweden on Prussia was successfully repelled.
Grant next ascended the Tennessee river to Pittsburg Landing with the intention of capturing the Memphis & Charleston railway, and on the 6th-7th of April defeated the Confederates in the battle of Shiloh.
The king, on the Swedish right wing, succeeded in driving the enemy from the trenches and capturing his cannon.
Capturing his neck again with eager arms, she molded her body to his, forcing his lips hard down onto her own.
We think you made an excellent job of capturing the atmosphere of what we are trying to sell.
The Land Commission Act, 1967, was a second attempt at capturing betterment, and likewise failed.
bounty hunter side missions by capturing bounties alive.
In my book Capturing Customers ' Hearts I identify 12 components that can build on the foundation of quality to give your business charisma.
George was a naval officer who gained fame and fortune by capturing a Spanish treasure galleon.
Hockney takes a sideways glance at the stories, presenting vivid images capturing the mood or detail rather than the main event.
It's a nice way of capturing the innocence of film-making.
In terms of capturing insurgents the figures are less convincing.
They can do this by capturing keystrokes or taking screen shots.
Capture TV footage directly into your computer Produce personal mementos of your Olympic heroes by capturing them into your PC.
merchantmanroved to be ineffective and Rupert turned his ships toward Portugal, capturing English merchantmen on the way.
The Lady of Shalott was one of his first successes, capturing a romantic, dreamy mood in a highly naturalistic setting.
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To make matters worse, by the end of the century English privateers were capturing increasing numbers of Portuguese ships carrying pepper.
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How information can be made more valuable by capturing semantics and treating data/information models as IT assets.
Apart from their Heineken Cup-winning campaign of three years ago, Bath have failed to prosper in terms of capturing major silverware.
This ensured that no matter how long the team took to respond we would be uniformly capturing a snapshot in time.
splendour don't have a camera technically capable of capturing the splendor.
tableaux vivants each capturing a moment of glorious French cooking in its purest form.
After-all we're not always very good at capturing the vibrancy of community life that seems in evidence in the early church.
The stretch Fuji has provided the ideal format for capturing the wonderful sweeping vistas of the Scottish Isles.
During his captivity Eustace Graverius became regent of Jerusalem, and succeeded, with the aid of the Venetians, in repelling an Egyptian attack, and even in capturing Tyre, 1124.
But Commodore Chauncey brought from 400 to Soo officers and men with him, and local resources for building being abundant, he had by November formed a squadron of ten vessels, with which he attacked the Canadian port, York, taking it in April 1813, capturing one vessel and causing the destruction of another then building.
Ivan's generals (he himself rarely took the field) were generally successful at first, and bore down their enemies by sheer numbers, capturing scores of fortresses and towns.
Chosroes at once accepted the invitation of Gobazes and succeeded in capturing Petra (A.D.
His exploit in capturing Fort Henry (on the right bank of the Tennessee river) from the Confederates, on the 6th of February 1862, without the co-operation of General Grant's land forces, who had not arrived in time, was a brilliant success; but their combined attack on Fort Donelson (12 m.
Early on the morning of the 25th the advance was continued to Tell-el-Mahuta, which the enemy evacuated, while the mounted troops and horse artillery pressed on to Mahsama, capturing the Egyptian camp, with 7 guns and large quantities of ammunition and supplies.
Many, perhaps the majority, of the Crustacea are omnivorous or carrion-feeders, but many are actively predatory in their habits, and are provided with more or less complex and efficient instruments for capturing their prey, and there are also many planteaters.
Michael withdrew to the mountains before this overwhelming force, but, being joined by BÃ¡thory 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.
The free-state men ignored the alternatives set by the Lecompton Convention; but they participated nevertheless in the provisional election for officers under the Lecompton government, capturing all offices, and then, the same day, voted overwhelmingly against the constitution (Jan.
Their movements were skilfully directedwhether by Joans generalship or that of her captains it boots not to inquireand after the first successes which she achieved, in entering Orleans and capturing some of the besiegers forts around it, the English became panic-stricken.
The UK was very quick to condemn the Hizbullah for capturing two Israeli soldiers last month.
They are skilled hunters and their teeth and retractile claws are well designed for capturing and killing their prey.
Sadly I do n't have a camera technically capable of capturing the splendor.
I would like to talk to you about capturing your events using stereoscopic photography.
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The cooking at L'Atelier rolls past, a series of tableaux vivants each capturing a moment of glorious French cooking in its purest form.
After-all we 're not always very good at capturing the vibrancy of community life that seems in evidence in the early church.
The key is to get plenty of pictures capturing your everyday life with baby.
Equal to one million pixels, a megapixel is a measure of resolution as it pertains to capturing detail.
There are several companies that offer traps specifically created for capturing a feral feline.
With its creamy texture and amiable flavor, it is ideal for capturing the essence of the Washington Red Delicious.
Heat Pump Water Heaters: Heat pump systems work by capturing heat from the surrounding air and directing into a storage tank of water.
Spray on solar power cells actually harnesses 30 percent of the sun's rays by capturing infrared rays, whereas conventional solar power only captures up to six percent, non-infrared.
Active solar involves capturing and redistributing sunlight through the use of solar panels, pumps or solar fans to generate power.
Cement your kitchen design with some well placed wall art that reflects the period or style you are capturing.
Also, the beads minimize airflow between spaces, thus capturing positive energy.
But, the key to capturing that is taking lots of pictures.
The following tips will help you streamline your cosmetic routine while capturing Bella's girl next door beauty.
The books contain advice ranging from capturing the best angles to securing optimal lighting, along with a host of other tips that will help you take photos that will sell.
A CCD is the most commonly used photosensor for capturing images in digital cameras today.
For example, if you use a slow shutter speed for action photos you have a better shot of capturing an image where your subject is in focus and the background is blurry, which makes for a much more interesting picture.
The key to capturing an attractive family portrait is to create a harmonious tone.
The key to capturing a hint of eroticism is to suggest rather than reveal all.
The key to capturing stunning group shots is to flex your creative muscle.
When it comes down to capturing the best fireworks photos, location is critical.
Having the right tools is essential to capturing frame worthy shots.
These days, with the advent of digital sensor cameras, almost anyone can try her hand at capturing the unusual world of low-light photography.
Keep in mind that capturing traffic patterns is a lot like time lapse photography and initially can be challenging for the novice photographer.
Capturing the minute details of a woman's figure is the goal of this particular photo genre.
After all, the more you shoot, the better your chances of capturing a frame worthy photo.
The fashion turned celebrity photographer is equally well-known for capturing some of the most enduring images of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Capturing the essence of the trip allows you to relive the experience whenever you open the pages of the scrapbook.
No bride or groom wants to miss out on capturing every detail of their very special occasion.
For example, many grocery store bakeries now carry a small selection of wedding cakes, however capturing wildlife in frosting is not their forte.
By the Sea Photography is run by a professional photographer who is a pro at capturing even the smallest of special moments.
After capturing the attention of a Sony 550 Music executive, she signed her first record deal.
With the internet capturing every scandal as it happens, there is no shortage of material documenting the year in celebrity controversy.
In fact, parents sometimes take their children dressed in their pj's to photography studios in the hopes of capturing the special memory of the innocence of youth.
A griffon is a legendary creature reputed to have the heart of a lion and the soul of an eagle, thereby capturing the most majestic essences of both the king of beasts and the king of birds.
Find the clues that will help bring you closer to capturing the killer.
Although the latter three series greatly alter the Mega Man formula, the same theme of capturing robot powers and upgrading the main hero is still intact.
Capturing all those forest animals and trapping them in those metal containers with that conveniently placed open button on the top.
The new Arcade feature on the Xbox 360 could be the key to capturing the casual gamers' market, but the initial high pice and low availability of the new console is a formidable roadblock to this type of consumer.
Many of these jobs involve capturing hordes of rabbits by finding vacuum vents to suck them into... well, wherever they lead.
There are many cell phones for us to look forward to in Spring 2007, coming from just about every major manufacturer, capturing every segment of the population.
Because bites from widow spiders and brown spiders require different treatment, capturing and identifying the spider helps to establish diagnosis.
The spokes of the wheels are great for capturing the other ingredients of the pasta salad.
Contestants must be a triple threat, able to carry a tune while executing killer moves and capturing America's heart with their charisma and stage presence.
The dancing bears of India are rather a cause for concern, and although the images capturing their pain are not at all joyful ones, they are circulated in an effort to raise awareness about the problem.
By capturing your personal information and the information of your immediate family members you will have the basis to start additional research on ancestors from previous generations.
In the last decade or so, the trend towards maternity photography as a means of capturing the true beauty of pregnancy has grown exponentially.
Capturing moments like these in a natural setting rather than a studio lets your true feelings show.
Creating life is a fleeting moment that lasts for just nine months, so capturing it for posterity is important to many women.
Colors are important, but patterns can be crucial for capturing just the right look.
Leopard Lace: Capturing the untamed spirit of the jungle, the leopard lace will leave lucky viewers clamoring for more!
Perhaps no one predicted it, but string bikinis have been capturing men's imaginations -- and women's curves -- for over 50 years.
Playmates Toys, the manufacturer behind the new line of iCarly dolls, are focused on capturing the style and humor portrayed in the television show.
Starting with big, bulky digital cameras and camcorders (perfect for capturing everything outdoors), kids can observe, record and revisit nature repeatedly.
In fact, some women choose to wear vintage suits to work as a way of capturing some old-style glamour and new funkiness.
The grilling plate is non-stick and can be covered with the tempered glass lid to aid in capturing the moisture and juices into your food.
Casual and family players usually leave the option of jumping and "capturing" a piece up to the player.
Checkers - A two-player strategy game in which players move their game pieces diagonally across the board, capturing their opponent's game pieces along the way.
Avoid moves and capturing pieces which could result in an attack by the opponent.
Capturing chess moves involve taking one of an opponent's pieces and removing it from the board.
In terms of popular culture, as well as all the city has to offer, it is in many ways the Christmas capital of the country - to say nothing of capturing the imagination of many abroad.
The Rules for Online Dating: Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right in Cyberspace - This book is organized around 25 rules for attracting men online.
Capturing a girl's heart means getting inside it.
If you have videos with your sweetheart, edit them and create a video capturing the best moments.
However, it is possible for smaller jewelers to mimic the Harry Winston style with lower quality or smaller size gems while still capturing the essence of glamour and drama that defines the House of Harry Winston.
Capturing viewer interest in the expense, design, and allure of the character's jewelry.
Capturing the translucent blue freshness of the oceans, aquamarine is the stone of harmony and friendship making it a fitting choice for an engagement, wedding, or anniversary ring.
Much like Dolce and Gabbana, Fendi has been busily capturing audiences with its remarkable handbag styles that are truly hard to ignore.
If so, you'll have no trouble capturing the attention of the opposite sex.
Older children may be more interested in capturing clear photos, and you may want to go for a slightly higher range if it's within your budget.
Many fun sites for kids will feature clickable images to make navigation easier, while capturing their interest at the same time.
Planning lessons on the baptism of Jesus must be age appropriate for students, but lessons should also be creative and relative, capturing interest and piquing curiosity.
One of the more famous and chilling ghost videos hit the world news media in December of 2003 when Hampton Court Palace staff reported capturing a real ghost on their closed-circuit security cameras.
Capturing elusive images of otherworldly beings and paranormal activity remains a quest of researchers.
Capturing ghost picture videos is not an easy task.
However, observing a cupboard opening and closing, or a candle moving across a table is just as important as capturing an actual ghost on tape.
Normally ghost hunters would enter a paranormal location, set up various recording and measuring devices, and then wait for a few hours with the hope of capturing an abnormal event.
However, by setting up web cams and monitoring them, these new, high-tech ghost hunters have a greater chance of capturing real ghosts on video.
Since capturing evidence of audible voices depends so much on timing, it is rare to find evidence of those voices - although people around the world report hearing disembodied voices in haunted homes and locations fairly often.
New technology holds the promise of actually capturing Sasquatch in the wild on camera.
Perfectly capturing the modern trend of vampy high heels, the Miss Sixty Clara is a towering three and three-quarter inches.
AJ: No. I stayed focused on the role and capturing the essence of Bridget.
With a pencil or pen, trace over the outline of the image, capturing as much detail as you can without shading or filling in large areas.
Citizen remains dedicated to capturing the affection of people across the globe with its line of timepieces and superbly calibrated movements.
If you choose to utilize e-mail marketing, be sure to place a subscription form on the main page of your company's website as a way of capturing email addresses from site visitors.
Soon, sports cars began capturing America's fancy -- if not many sales -- with the TC a symbol of the budding enthusiasm.
The show involved drawing an unsuspecting person into a situation designed to provoke a short burst of chaos and hilarity while capturing the results on hidden camera.
We looked forward to the days when there were no challenges and we could just relax and enjoy getting to know one another and forget about the stupid things we had attempted to do, with a camera crew capturing every detail.
After capturing her on camera as she met with one of their cast members, Channel 4 realized they not only had a star in Taylor but that her methods of helping job seekers might have broader educational value.
Rather than capturing the quintessential hyena laugh, a sound artist working to create futuristic effects blends sounds like a cook creating a recipe.
It will continue to sharpen your skills in capturing details like human aging, drawing a foot, arm, and smiles.
The question is, how do you go about shaping your strategy for capturing that slice of the market.
If you're using a public hotspot, you could be vulnerable to someone viewing your Internet traffic and capturing your FTP login details.
He now hoped to accomplish what his grandfather, fifty years before, had vainly attempted - the destruction of the Danish-Norwegian monarchy by capturing its capital.
His successor was Balak, who ruled from 1122 to 1124, and succeeded in capturing in 1123 Baldwin II.
Some of Emmet's bolder proposals, such as a plan for capturing the commander-in-chief, were vetoed by the timidity of his associates, none of whom were men of any ability.
They enumerate the following primary types of instinctive behaviour: the manner of attacking and capturing a particular kind of prey which alone affords the requisite presentation to sense; the manner of conveying the prey to the nest; the general style and locality of the nest; the method and order of procedure in stocking the nest with food for the unseen young.
After capturing Angora from a horde of Turkomans encamped there who were attacking his dominions, at first with some success, Mur ad 1, in 1361 Murad prepared for a campaign in Europe.
Murad maintained a show of friendly relations with the emperor John Palaeologus, while capturing his cities.
Bayezid determined to punish this insubordination: Constantinople was besieged and an army marched into Macedonia, capturing Salonica and Larissa (r395).
After capturing Smyrna he returned to Samarkand (1405).
Suleiman, therefore, turned his arms against them, reaching Bagdad in 1534, and capturing the whole of Armenia.
After capturing Algiers, an attack by this famous admiral on Tunis was repulsed with the aid of Spain, but in the Mediterranean he maintained a hotlycontested struggle with Charles's admiral, Andrea Doria.
Profiting by the and mutiny of the army, the Persians invaded Turkey, Murad IV., capturing Bagdad; at Constantinople and in the 1623-1640.
Russia, driven from Azov in 1695, succeeded in capturing it in the following year; Venice continued to press the Turks; in this condition of affairs Hussein Kuprili (q.v.) was called to office; England and Holland urged Turkey to Ibrahim, Ahmed II., 1691-1695.
Russia having thus lost all the advantage gained by the peace of Karlowitz, Venice was next taken in hand, she having invaded the Bosnian frontier and incited the Montenegrins to revolt, besides capturing Turkish ships in the Mediterranean.
Ganteaume met with some measure of success in capturing isolated British men-of-war, one of them being a 74, the " Swiftsure."
On the 6th of July he beat off a British attack, capturing the " Hannibal," 74.
During the six following years the sultan still further improved his position, capturing, amongst many other places, Pecs, and the primatial city of Esztergom; but, in 1547, the exigencies of the Persian war induced him to sell a truce of five years to Ferdinand for £100,000, on a uti possidetis basis, Ferdinand holding thirty-five counties (including Croatia and Slavonia) for which he was to pay an annual tribute of £60,000; John Sigismund retaining Transylvania and sixteen adjacent counties with the title of prince, while the rest of the land, comprising most of the central counties, was annexed to the Turkish empire.
These were traversed on the 16th of November and the raiders passed on to Bethulie capturing Dewetsdorp and 500 men en route.
June brought little of, moment, though the Boers scored two minor successes, Kritzinger capturing the village of Jamestown in Cape Colony, and Muller reducing a force of Victorians at Wilmansrust, south of Middelburg.
In 1804 he was knighted, and in 1805-1806, being by now a lieutenant-general, he commanded the expedition against the Cape of Good Hope with complete success, capturing Cape Town and forcing the Dutch general Janssens to surrender.
Corns states, however, that two European traders, apparently in the "'eighties" of the 19th century, were in the habit of surrounding and capturing these animals as occasion offered.'
In Arabia he subjugated Oman, and swooping down on the west in 92 9 he horrified the Moslem world by capturing Mecca and carrying off the sacred black stone to Bahrein.
Joab won his spurs, according to one account, by capturing Jerusalem (I Chron.
Thomas II., after capturing several cities and castles in Piedmont, lost them again and was made prisoner by the citizens of Turin, but was afterwards liberated.
Rawlinson then proposed to undertake an operation on a large scale with the object of capturing the outer defences of the Hindenburg line along the whole front of the Fourth Army.
The 18th was checked after capturing Ronssoy and the 12th and 58th after taking Epehy; 2,300 prisoners were taken and io guns.
Capturing his neck in the noose of her arms, she kissed him passionately.
pelagic organisms, floating on the surface of the open sea, propelling themselves feebly by the pumping movements of the umbrella produced by contraction of the sub-umbral musculature, and capturing their prey with their tentacles.
27 with a view to capturing the heights of Bourlon Wood in the first instance.
Despite the comparative failure of the Composite Corps the attack had on the whole been a brilliant success, seven Allied divisions having defeated nine enemy divisions ensconced in immensely powerful works, capturing from them 5,300 prisoners and ioo guns and effecting such a wide breach in the last German line of defence that its complete capture in a few days was assured.
He took part in General James Abercrombie's disastrous campaign against Ticonderoga (1758), and in 1759 he was second in command in General John Prideaux's expedition against Fort Niagara, succeeding to the chief command on that officer's death, and capturing the fort.
Meleager, who withdrew, and refused to fight until the Curetes were on the point of capturing the city of Calydon.
The skill displayed by the Tentyrites in capturing the crocodile is referred to by Strabo and other Greek writers.
This brought on the battle of White Plains late in October, in which Howe gained no advantage; and from here both armies withdrew into New Jersey, the British capturing Fort Washington on the way, the Americans leaving behind garrisons to guard the Highlands of the Hudson.
On the outbreak of the Great Rebellion feeling was much divided, but after capturing Dover Castle the parliament soon subdued the whole county.
The Dutch company opened up a profitable trade with Japan and China, and prosecuted the war against Portugal with great vigour, invading Portuguese India and capturing Point de Galle in 1640, Malacca in 1641, Cochin and Cannanore in 1663.
He then sailed down the Volga with a fleet of thirty-five galleys, capturing the more important forts on his way and devastating the country.
In the war against Sweden for the possession of Livonia he brilliantly distinguished himself, capturing fortress after fortress and repulsing the duke of Sudermania, afterwards Charles IX, from Riga.
Chodkiewicz was one of the few magnates who remained loyal to the king, and after helping to defeat the rebels in Poland a fresh invasion of Livonia by the Swedes recalled him thither, and once more he relieved Riga besides capturing Pernau.
Its burrows are sought after in the countries where it abounds, both for capturing the animal and for rifling its store.
If the aim of the Russians consisted in cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his marshals--and that aim was not merely frustrated but all attempts to attain it were most shamefully baffled--then this last period of the campaign is quite rightly considered by the French to be a series of victories, and quite wrongly considered victorious by Russian historians.
The source of this contradiction lies in the fact that the historians studying the events from the letters of the sovereigns and the generals, from memoirs, reports, projects, and so forth, have attributed to this last period of the war of 1812 an aim that never existed, namely that of cutting off and capturing Napoleon with his marshals and his army.
All the profound plans about cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his army were like the plan of a market gardener who, when driving out of his garden a cow that had trampled down the beds he had planted, should run to the gate and hit the cow on the head.
One that would result in her capturing Gabriel's heart and keeping her own soul.
Capturing his neck in the noose of her arms, she snuggled her body close to his.
She molded her body to his, capturing his neck in her arms and forcing his lips to hers.
The creature twisted her wrist and squeezed, capturing her blood in a small vial.
Already the desire to make his country a great naval power was becoming his ruling passion, and when he found by experience that the White Sea, Russia's sole maritime outlet, had great practical inconveniences as a naval base, he revived the project of getting a firm footing on the shores of the Black Sea or the Baltic. At first he gave the preference to the former, and with the aid of a flotilla of small craft, constructed on a tributary of the Don, he succeeded in capturing Azov from the Turks.
Black George), and under his able leadership succeeded in capturing Belgrade and in breaking the power of the Janissaries.
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