Our work schedule encompassed five intense days, Monday through Friday.
The town is encompassed by a high wall ruined in many places, and has four gates.
Their expulsion from Arabia, followed by the conquest of Egypt by the Mahommedans in the middle of the 7th century, changed this state of affairs, and the continued advances of the followers of the Prophet at length cut them off from almost every means of communication with the civilized world; so that, as Gibbon says, "encompassed by the enemies of their religion, the Ethiopians slept for near a thousand years, forgetful of the world by whom they were forgotten."
The palette before her encompassed every hue on the color wheel from bright yellow to crimson red.
She was the one who insisted on having a man who would wear the pants – even if she didn't fully understand what that encompassed.
Bujnurd, a town of Persia, in the province of Khorasan, in a fertile plain encompassed by hills, in 37° 29' N., 57° 21' E., at an elevation of 3600 ft.
Griefs and anxieties encompassed the queen during the last year of her life.
Ranking during the early centuries of its existence as one of the greatest cities of Islam, Marrakesh has long been in a state of grievous decay, but it is rendered attractive by the exceptional beauty of its situation, the luxuriant groves and gardens by which it is encompassed and interspersed, and the magnificent outlook which it enjoys towards the mountains.
8 Everywhere from birth to death the entire life of man is encompassed and guided by the Kami, which are sometimes reckoned at 8,000,000 in number.
The savage who finds himself encompassed by taboos which he dare not break, lives up to his religion with a faithfulness which many professing Christians fail to reach.
On entering Palestine it is allotted a portion encompassed by the districts of Ephraim, Dan and Judah.
It is enclosed by mud walls, which have a circuit of 18 m., and is encompassed by cultivated land 5 or 6 m.
She was the one who insisted on having a man who would wear the pants â€“ even if she didn't fully understand what that encompassed.
He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theater School before beginning a distinguished and varied career, which has encompassed all media.
The 14 major players with the permission of the European commission started creating a powerful management network, which encompassed some 800 members.
destructive than the war with Germany had been, since it encompassed the whole of the Russian empire.
Once upon a time the Kings Road encompassed and celebrated the eccentricity that so defined England.
encompassed by a 14th century wall.
When did the term fundamentalism become something that encompassed more than core belief?
Bujnurd, a town of Persia, in the province of Khorasan, in a fertile plain encompassed by hills, in 37Ã‚° 29' N., 57Ã‚° 21' E., at an elevation of 3600 ft.
This encompassed daily care and nurturing as well as decision making in areas like health care, religion, allowance, education, privileges, bedtimes, chores, food restrictions and discipline.
The 1963 Conservation Tour encompassed 11 states in five days but did little to raise public attention.
The first Earth Day encompassed 20 million people, including thousands of schools that held environmental awareness campaigns aimed at educating the public about current threats to the environment and what could be done about them.
In 1960, 2,500 blank stars encompassed the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Dylan's musical style has encompassed folk music, protest songs and main stream rock with some country twang.
The park encompassed Coney Island’s former grounds, but most of the existing rides were demolished.
The eastern colony encompassed most of what we know now as the state.
The line encompassed shampoos, conditioners, and styling products for all types of hair.
Alcatraz's history as a prison is well known, but that only encompassed a mere twenty-nine years.
Not long ago, the term "alternative" would have encompassed any kind of dating that didn't involve a man and a woman meeting through mutual friends or interests.
This era, which encompassed the 1920s and 1930s, was all about geometrical patterns and elaborate filigree work.
For anyone not familiar with mandalas, they are fascinating works of art filled with geometric patterns encompassed in a circle.
These explanations encompassed the soul's purpose in a specific lifetime and the lessons that the soul chose to learn during a particular incarnation.
Thick criss-cross traps, a platform design, and four-inch heels are encompassed in this slip-on shoe.
The points are encompassed by the ever present circle.
By the 2000s, British rap encompassed several subgenres and was distinct from American rap.
His career has encompassed four decades and counting.
Whereas the original version of the song encompassed artists from a wide variety of music genres, the new version relied heavily on pop and hip hop artists.
The gravity of the situation encompassed Jackson, his breath became shallow.
It is built on an open plain, and is encompassed by a wall 11 m.
As a contrast the Lake of Atitlan (q.v.) is a land-locked basin encompassed with lofty mountains.
The citadel, built by Yusuf Adil Shah, a mile in circuit, is of great strength, well built of the most massive materials, and encompassed by a ditch loo yds.
Harassed by severe bodily ailments, encompassed by a raging tumult of religious conflict and persecution, and aware that the faint hopes of better times which seemed to gild the horizon of the future might be utterly darkened by a failure either in the constancy of his courage or in his discernment and discretion, he exerted his eloquence with unabating energy in the furtherance of the cause he had at heart.
The vegetation of the small and narrow islands, all encompassed by the sea, is very luxuriant, and the products, principally nutmegs, mace, and other spices, include also rice and sago.
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