Embattled sentence example

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  • The large parish church of St Teilo has a low embattled Perpendicular tower.
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  • For what to the others was chiefly a promise of personal salvation became for the indomitable will of Knox an assurance also of victory, even in this world, over embattled forces of ancient wrong.
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  • It is an episcopal see, and possesses a Gothic cathedral, dating from 1524, and constructed with massive embattled walls and belfry so as to resemble a fortress.
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  • The Gothic cathedral, said by tradition to date from 1107, but probably of 13th or 14th century 'workmanship, has the appearance of a fortress, with embattled walls and two solid towers.
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  • The church of St Michael has a Norman square embattled tower surmounted by a spire, and an apsidal chancel.
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  • This is a beautiful specimen of Perpendicular work, embattled, flanked by spired turrets, and covered with panel work.
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  • The embattled castle contains the two-handed sword of Sir Almeric Tristram, the Anglo-Norman conqueror of the hill of Howth, and a portrait of Dean Swift holding one of the Drapier letters, with Wood, the coiner against whom he directed these attacks, prostrate before him.
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  • It has interesting brasses of the 15th and 16th centuries and an early embattled tower.
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  • C. French (a native of Concord) marks the spot where once " the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world " (Emerson).
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  • This is an ancient and prosperous market town of picturesque old houses clustering round a fine parish church, with a high embattled tower, and a remarkable south porch with parvise.
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  • It is a square tower built over a circular, probably Norman, arch, and has embattled corner turrets.
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  • from the city, in a terraced garden, the whole surrounded by an embattled wall, with towers and four gateways.
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  • embattled parapets masking the flat leaded roofs.
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  • embattled parapet around the slate roof.
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  • The five-storied embattled tower in the centre dates from 1426, and the modern mansions from 1820.
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  • The church of St Nicholas is a large and handsome structure in various styles of architecture, and consists of nave, chancel and aisles, with a square embattled tower having pinnacles at the angles.
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  • Each arch [was] cinquefoiled, and the whole surmounted by an embattled cornice with small pinnacles.
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  • As the state became increasingly embattled, so its appeals to national identity inevitably reflected the imperial and centralizing mission of the state.
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  • embattled western tower, with spire containing five bells.
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  • embattled minority " self-image more difficult to maintain.
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  • embattled walls floated the national colors of Russia.
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  • embattled city.
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  • It is not only church liberals who have felt embattled over recent decades.
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  • Barbara Castle and Jim Callaghan handled the 1968 Donovan Report so disastrously, and the government became embattled with the trade unions.
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  • Central bay is a full height canted bay window beneath an embattled parapet, with 5 light mullions.
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  • There is an embattled parapet around the slate roof.
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  • Burton's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
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  • surmounted by an embattled cornice with small pinnacles.
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  • It has an embattled western tower, with spire containing five bells.
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  • The whole aspect of Badajoz recalls its stormy history; even the cathedral, built in 1258, resembles a fortress, with massive embattled walls.
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  • The church of St Mary, with embattled tower and spire, is of various dates, and contains good examples of monumental work of the early 17th century; and in the churchyard is buried Robert Clutterbuck (d.
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  • Public Buildings, &c_ - The old castle, first built by Henry de Newburgh about 1099, has entirely disappeared; but of the new castle, which was probably intended only as a fortified house, there remain the great and lesser halls, a tower and a so-called keep with the curtain wall connecting them, its chief architectural feature being a fine embattled parapet with an arcade of pointed arches in a style similar to that of the episcopal palaces of St Davids and Lamphey built by Henry Gower (d.
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  • The tower is embattled, and has belfry windows of two trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil in the head.
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  • Burton 's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
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  • The always dramatic and embattled Courtney Love loses custody of her daughter Frances Bean…again.
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  • Sometimes accidents took place on the airfields that were scattered across this embattled country during the war.
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  • The church of St Gwendoline, restored in 1873, is in Perpendicular style, with an embattled tower restored in 1898.
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  • The parish church (1769) has some columns of an earlier building, interesting brasses and strong embattled tower.
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  • It has a very picturesque appearance, especially when approached from the north, with its embattled walls and towers filling the whole breadth of the valley.
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  • Under the Norman earls of Cornwall this was rebuilt, embattled and furnished with munitions of war.
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  • St Michael's church is a cruciform Early English and Decorated building, with a picturesque embattled rectory adjoining.
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  • The church of St Michael, standing high above the valley, is a fine embattled Perpendicular building with western tower and spire.
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  • Coity church, dating from the 14th century, is a fine cruciform building with central embattled tower in Early Decorated style.
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  • embattled minister Geoff Hoon, and comes away a little nervous.
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  • It possesses the rare feature of two western towers, the one square and embattled, the other octagonal and bearing a short spire.
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