Allying himself both in cause and by family connexion with Kurgan, the dethroner and destroyer of Kazan, chief of the western Jagatai, he was deputed to invade Khorasan at the head of a thousand horse.
Although an inveterate destroyer of eggs, this little creature prefers those of birds and the soft-shelled eggs of lizards to the very hard and strong-shelled eggs which are deeply buried in the crocodile's nest.
At the time however when active operations began the 42nd Division and one of the French divisions could 1 The chief naval incidents of this month were: - a raid by the Turkish destroyer " Demir Hissar " which sank the British transport " Manitou " on March 16, but had to be blown up next day off Chios to avoid capture; an attempt of the British submarine E15 to enter the Straits, which led to her being forced ashore (April 16) and in the sequel to her destruction by a daring boat's crew from the " Majestic " (April 18); bombardments of the defences of Smyrna on March 28, April 6 and April 22; and operations at Gaza and El Arish on the Syrian coast by the French battleship " St.
Grevy's presidency his reputation as a political critic, and as a destroyer of ministries who yet would not take office himself, rapidly grew.
One other cry He uttered, and the end came, and at that moment the veil of the Temple was rent from top to bottom - an omen of fearful import to those who had mocked Him, even on the cross, as the destroyer of the Temple, who in three days should build it anew.
That the theory of the triple manifestation of the deity was indeed only a compromise between Brahmanical aspirations and popular worship, probably largely influenced by the traditional sanctity of the number three, is sufficiently clear from the fact that, whilst Brahma, the creator, and at the same time the very embodiment of Brahmanical class pride, has practically remained a mere figurehead in the actual worship of the people, Siva, on the other hand, so far from being merely the destroyer, is also the unmistakable representative of generative and reproductive power in nature.
The two epithets avbpoc/oovos (" man-slayer ") and v6.)aav5pa (" man-preserver ") find an illustration in the pseudo-Plautine (in the Mercator) address to Astarte, who is described as the life and death, the saviour and destroyer of men and gods.
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4 It is hardly possible to doubt that in the original form of the rite described in Exodus the blood offering was made to the plague demon (" the destroyer ") and possessed over him a magic power of arrest.
According to another view, Erysichthon is the destroyer of trees, who wastes away as the plant itself loses its vigour.
(who had reached the rank of commander in 1843 and that of captain in 1855) was assigned to the command of the "San Jacinto" to search for the Confederate commerce destroyer, "Sumter."
Death being a transition to a new form of life, the destroyer is really a re-creator, and thus Siva is styled the Bright or Happy One.
The Rear Admiral's flag flew in the destroyer "Warwick."
The destroyer "North Star" losing her bearings in the smoke had emerged from the smoke screen and coming under a heavy fire was reduced to a sinking condition.
Ill-health now gained on Lorenzo, and Savonarola, whom he had summoned to his bedside, refused to give absolution to the destroyer of Florentine liberties.
Hamilton made Imbros his headquarters, and troops also were sometimes collected there owing to its vicinity both to Helles and to Anzac. Within the Dardanelles the battleship " Goliath " had been torpedoed by the Turkish destroyer " Muavenet-i-Milliye " on May 13; on the other hand British submarines were performing invaluable service, diving under the mine-fields, causing havoc amongst enemy craft in the channel itself and higher up, and threatening Ottoman communications with the peninsula.
As Brahma is the creator and Vishnu the preserver, so Siva is the destroyer.
The term is here explained as Apollyon, the "destroyer."
But the beauty of the work seems to have restrained the hand of the destroyer.
Its stomach is distensible in an extraordinary degree, and not rarely fishes have been taken out quite as large and heavy as their destroyer.
In the Trimurti, Brahma (the impersonal) is manifested as Brahma (the personal creator), Vishnu (the preserver), and Siva (the destroyer).
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To escape she attacked the stern destroyer, HMS Daring.
destroyer built in 1930.
The polish destroyer managed to tow HMS Greyhound to Dover.
Exeter was sunk by a torpedo from a Japanese destroyer.
Also the covering cruiser HMS Bermuda was relieved by the Canadian destroyer HMCS Athabaskan and the British destroyer HMS Grenville.
destroyer flotilla in China.
destroyer escort returned in time to pick up survivors.
The second EDEN is a turbine torpedo-boat destroyer, launched at Hawthorn Leslie's Yard in 1903.
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The Typhoon reached the height of its fame operating as a tank destroyer.
destroyer of evil.
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Wrecks A Russian destroyer was sunk off Cayman Brac in 1996 and is now encrusted with life.
In 1936 he was A/S officer for the 6th destroyer flotilla in China.
They that receive not this, failing in faith To grasp the greater wisdom, reach not Me, Destroyer of thy foes!
We descended onto the deck of the Russian destroyer 356, a missile frigate that had once belonged to the Soviet Navy.
Ahoy, I have a claxon hooter which I imagine came off a destroyer.
HMS Corunna 1948 Home Fleet, 4th Destroyer flotilla 1959 taken in hand for conversion to radar picket.
When a destroyer with a huge searchlight circled the ships for the full duration of darkness, making sure everyone stayed onboard.
sister destroyer is dispatched to assist but neither is in danger of sinking.
tank destroyer used by Baffin's Legion.
By the end the supreme tank destroyer was the Jagdtiger with an ability to penetrate 10%27%27 at 1000 yards.
HMS Arun HMS Arun - Name History The Arun is a twin-screw torpedo-boat destroyer, launched at Birkenhead in 1903.
twin-screw torpedo-boat destroyer, launched at Birkenhead in 1903.
De' Ricci, deprived of the personal support of the grand-duke (now the emperor Leopold I.), exposed to pressure from Rome, and threatened with mob violence as a suspected destroyer of holy relics, resigned his see in 1791, and lived in Florence as a private gentleman until his death in 1810.
But Eastern tradition, so tenacious of the old myths of primitive man, has a short memory for actual history, and five centuries later Alexander was only remembered in Iran as the accursed destroyer of the sacred books, whose wisdom he had at the same time pilfered by causing translations to be made into "Roman."
This side of his character is clearly expressed in the titles Sitalcas (" protector of corn"); Erythibius (" preventer of blight"); Parnopius (" destroyer of locusts"); Smintheus (" destroyer of mice"), in which, however, some modern inquirers see a totemistic significance (e.g.
A sister destroyer is dispatched to assist but neither is in danger of sinking.
Building the St Chamond In the book " TheWarrior " Drake mentions a heavy ' blower ' tank destroyer used by Baffin 's Legion.
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With names like The Destroyer and Ruler, you can tell that these are serious goggles, made for a serious purpose.
After maneuvering its way through comets, the StarSpeeder 3000 encounters a Star Destroyer ship, where a battle ensues.
The Four Who are One (Kiss, and they're the good guys) defeat the Nightmare King, who, as a last ditch effort, calls upon a Destroyer to trap the spirits of the Elder in a void.
Fluoride is ineffective against gum disease, the major destroyer of teeth.
Of course, other successful characters soon developed, to include the Destroyer, the Whizzer, Angel, Super Rabbit and Captain America.
This new album, The Great Destroyer, is pure rock 'n' roll.
The original Godzilla was a terrible threat to the city, and by the end of the movie he completely destroyed the city, before being killed by a new and deadly weapon of mass destruction called the Oxygen Destroyer.
It turns out that they are, in fact, mutated microorganisms resulting from the Oxygen Destroyer which killed Godzilla in the first movie, Godzilla.
What has made this cult attach itself more especially to the Saiva creed is doubtless the character of Siva as the type of reproductive power, in addition to his function as destroyer which, as we shall see, is likewise reflected in some of the forms of his Sakti.
- We have here two independent narratives, in both of which Daniel appears as the destroyer of heathenism.
It is probable that the invader Baber (who has much to say about Bajour) fought them there in the early years of the 26th century, when on his way to found the Mogul dynasty of India centuries after Buddhism has been crushed in northern India by the destroyer Mahmud.
'AiroXXbwv), which means "destroyer" (hiroXX6av, to destroy), is taken from Rev. ix.
A Catholic commentator of the 16th century, Hieronymus ab Oleastro, seems to have been the first to connect the name " Jehova " with howah interpreting it contritio, sive pernicies (destruction of the Egyptians and Canaanites); Daumer, adopting the same etymology, took it in a more general sense: Yahweh, as well as Shaddai, meant " Destroyer," and fitly expressed the nature of the terrible god whom he identified with Moloch.
At the base of this account lies the Babylonian myth' of the birth of the sun-god Marduk, his escape from the dragon who knows him to be his destined destroyer, and the persecution of Marduk's mother by the dragon.
This is the teacher of Asia,"they shouted," this is the father of the Christians: this is the destroyer of our gods: this is the man who has taught so many no longer to sacrifice and no longer to pray to the gods."13 And after the execution they refused to deliver up his bones to the Christians for burial on the ground that" the Christians would now forsake the Crucified and worship Polycarp."14 Polycarp was indeed, as Polycrates says," "one of the great luminaries" (peyitXa 6Tocxeia) of the time.
To Schroer this derivation seems improbable, and he appears to prefer that from Hebrew Mephiz, destroyer, To Faust himself, somnambulist and medium, Mephistopheles had - according to Kiesewetter - a real existence: he was "the objectivation of the transcendental subject of Faust," an experience familiar in dreams and, more especially, in the visions of mediums and clairvoyants.
385) points to the conquest of this chthonian destroyer of the fields by the arts of peace, especially agriculture, of which the grain-fed sons of Aloeus (the thresher) are the personification.
And these now rare and coveted pieces remain to rebuke us for our modern preference for the mechanical and unnatural chiaroscuro of photogravure - the successor and destroyer of the graver's art.
Though the great federal armament against Waldemar IV., the destroyer of Visby, was decreed by the city representatives assembled at Cologne in 1367, Lubeck was the leading spirit in the war which ended with the surrender of Copenhagen and the peace concluded at Stralsund on the 24th of May 1370.
Even in the United States also, it has been found a useful destroyer of weed-seeds.
It has been thought that it refers to the fact that ants form a large percentage of the prey of the insect, the suffix "lion" merely suggesting destroyer or eater.
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