Encountering sentence examples

  • They passed the cape on the 31st of January, encountering the usual westerly winds.

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  • started separately, and at different times, in order to avoid dissensions between their armies; and when they reached Asia Minor (after encountering some difficulties in Greek territory) they still acted separately.

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  • Bolivar therefore resolved, if possible, to strike a decisive blow; and this accordingly he did at Carabobo, where, encountering Torre, he so completely routed the Spaniards that the shattered remains of their army were forced to take refuge in Puerto Cabello, where two years after they surrendered to Paez.

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  • The Moslems, on their side, invaded Cilicia under the orders of Abdalkabir, who, being afraid of encountering the enemy, retired with his troops.

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  • The vessels got clear of the ice, and proceeded early in Aug., passed through the Kara Sea without encountering ice, and reached Archangel in Sept.

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  • the boundary between the counties of Radnor and Brecon before encountering English soil near Hay.

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  • In 1866 the Prussians, who had invaded Bohemia, occupied Prague (July 8) without encountering any resistance.

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  • Encountering this drop if few and are between, but it does happen.

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  • Sclater, Alfred Russel Wallace and others, largely upon the present distribution of animal life, is now encountering through palaeontology a new and fascinating series of problems. In brief, it must connect living distribution with distribution in past time, and develop a system which will be in harmony with the main facts of zoology and palaeontology.

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  • The star of the knights grand cross is a seven-rayed star of silver with a small ray of gold between each, in the centre is a red St George's cross bearing a medallion of St Michael encountering Satan, surrounded by a blue fillet with the motto Auspicium melioris aevi.

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  • After encountering many adventures in all parts of the unknown seas, among the lotuseaters and the Cyclopes, in the isles of Aeolus and Circe and the perils of Scylla and Charybdis, among the Laestrygones, and even in the world of the dead, having lost all his ships and companions, he barely escaped with his life to the island of Calypso, where he was detained eight years, an unwilling lover of the beautiful nymph.

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  • Stanley, which went to his rescue by way of the Congo in 1887, and after encountering incredible dangers and experiencing innumerable sufferings, met with Emin and Casati at Nsabh, on the Albert Nyanza, on the 29th of April 1888.

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  • From the Caspian to Karachi it is possible to pass without encountering any orographic obstacle greater than the divide which separates the valley of the Hari Rud from the Helmund hamun basin, which may be represented by an altitude of about 4000 ft.

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  • At Montrejeau it receives on the left the Neste, and encountering at this point the vast plateau of Lannemezan is forced to turn abruptly east, flowing in a wide curve to Toulouse.

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  • In 1210 John, now king, visited Ireland again, and being joined by Cathal Crovderg O'Connor, king of Connaught, marched from Waterford by Dublin to Carrickfergus without encountering any serious resistance from Hugh de Lacy (second son of the Hugh de Lacy mentioned above), who had been made earl of Ulster in 1205.

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  • Besides the sterile and monotonous steppes, valuable only as pasture, and so sparsely populated that it is possible to travel for many hours without encountering any sign of human life except a primitive artesian well or a shepherd's hut, there are wide expanses of fen-country, regularly flooded in spring and autumn.

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  • It involves encountering a personal apocalypse or an ongoing series of them.

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  • The Arsenale space is so cavernous that encountering something of this dimension makes you feel surprisingly comfortable and a casa.

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  • On encountering a syntactically incorrect clause then an error message will be printed.

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  • Some of this flow was then diverted on encountering the Belmore and Ballintempo uplands to flow northwestwards along the present-day Sillees valley.

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  • rollout of chip & PIN, with many retailers encountering problems.

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  • Encountering a group of gorillas and sitting meters away from a great silverback is nothing less than awesome!

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  • But licensing is associated with strict segregation, and it results that the great cities are conspicuously free from evidences of vice, and that the streets may be traversed by wonien at all hours of the day and night with perfect impunity and without fear of encountering offensive spectacles.

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  • The year kicked off with grim tales following the rollout of Chip & PIN, with many retailers encountering problems.

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  • Encountering a group of gorillas and sitting meters away from a great silverback is nothing less than awesome !

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  • If you are buying on the Internet, your biggest concern is encountering scams.

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  • If you want to learn how to buy penny stocks without encountering many problems, it's important to understand some of the pitfalls to avoid.

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  • If you choose a luxury cruise, then your chances will be greater for encountering more of an adult only atmosphere.

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  • You will spend a lot of time exploring different areas and encountering various monsters.

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  • Your character ages visibly throughout the game, as well as encountering increasingly complex dilemmas.

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  • So when encountering a few enemies, run straight at them and unload some metal friends in them.

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  • There is mystical and dramatic music playing while traveling and encountering the huge beasts.

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  • You spend a lot of time traveling through different locations and encountering wolves, Orcs, Minotaurs, Giants and other powerful foes.

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  • Each person who sets out on a hike has different expectations on what they will be doing and encountering on the trail.

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  • Walking into one of these areas barefoot is like walking into a mine field - you have no idea of what your feet might be encountering.

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  • So if you happen to live in the north, you best chance of encountering one of these sizzling swimsuits is right here in our G string bikini gallery.

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  • While frogs may be harmless, there will always be the risk of encountering a few snakes as well.

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  • Parents of a newly diagnosed child often go through stages of emotions similar to those encountering death: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance.

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  • Even though many adults enjoy these toys as much as kids do, you won't need to worry about your little one encountering predators online while they are here.

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  • John Travolta and Olivia Newton John starred in this musical that showcased teenagers falling in love while getting through high school and encountering all the problems teenagers face, like pregnancy, betrayal, and bad dancing.

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  • Investigators see her peering from the third floor windows, and one man reported encountering a spooky little girl who "wasn't normal".

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  • According to the legend, it was in this year that a swimmer was reportedly rescued from the waters of Loch Ness after encountering a lake monster.

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  • In it, the two set out to create a new life for themselves in London, meeting various people and encountering various relationship troubles along the way.

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  • Always keep in mind the importance of allowing your body the opportunity to heal when encountering an injury.

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  • Encountering the Parthians in battle, the Roman army was amazed at the silken banners that appeared to float over the battlefield.

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  • Contestants compete against one another for points and better times while encountering human obstacles: The American Gladiators.

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  • Celebrity Ghost Stories is a reality show on the Biography Channel that interviews celebrities about their tales of encountering the paranormal.

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  • Their collective fashion sense certainly flies in the face of the polygamists viewers are used to encountering on the news, however.

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  • The Marthatown's people undertake an exploration of their surrounding area, encountering a group of patriarchal polygamists not unlike the sects that still proliferate in Utah and Arizona today.

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  • These stings can often be avoided by knowing what to look for and how to react when encountering a yellow jacket.

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  • His labours were as various as they were incessant - now guiding the councils of the league, now addressing crowded and enthusiastic meetings of his supporters in London or the large towns of England and Scotland, now invading the agricultural districts and challenging the landlords to meet him in the presence of their own farmers, to discuss the question in dispute, and now encountering the Chartists, led by Feargus O'Connor.

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  • Meanwhile, the right attack (12th division) encountering no very serious resistance, crossed the Aiho and began to move on the left rear of the Russians.

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  • Damascus was taken by the Carmathians, and the name of the Abbasid caliph substituted for that of Moizz in public worship. IJasan al-A~am advanced from Damascus through Palestine to Egypt, encountering little resistance on the way; and in the autumn of 971 Jauhar found himself besieged in his new city.

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  • The British resident, Major Missett, having represented the importance of taking Rosetta and Rahmanieh,to secure supplies for Alexandria, General Fraser, with the concurrence of the admiral, Sir John Duckworth, detached the 31st regiment and the Chasseurs Britanniques, accompanied by some field artillery under Major-General Wauchope and Brigadier-General Meade, on this service; and these troops entered Rosetta without encountering any opposition; but as soon as they had dispersed among the narrow streets, the garrison opened a deadly fire on them from the latticed windows and the roofs of the houses.

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