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foe Sentence Examples

  • His foe was a worthy antagonist.

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  • 13) did they drive the foe out of Innsbruck.

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  • He brings foe men to their knees,... etc.

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  • 3, &c.), as the arsenal of orthodoxy against the same foe (with i Tim.

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  • They are threatened with a foe from the north (Jer.

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  • He slays a foe of Arthur's, the Red Knight, who has insulted the king, and challenged the knights of the court, who, for some mysterious reason, are unable to respond to the challenge.

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  • He slays a foe of Arthur's, the Red Knight, who has insulted the king, and challenged the knights of the court, who, for some mysterious reason, are unable to respond to the challenge.

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  • When Alaric found himself once more outwitted by the machinations of such a foe, he marched southward and began in deadly earnest his third, his ever-memorable siege of Rome.

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  • His father, James Foe, was a butcher and a citizen of London.

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  • Rostov reined in his horse, and his eyes sought his foe to see whom he had vanquished.

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  • This foe confounding Thy land, desiring to lay waste the whole world, rises against us; these lawless men are gathered together to overthrow Thy kingdom, to destroy Thy dear Jerusalem, Thy beloved Russia; to defile Thy temples, to overthrow Thine altars, and to desecrate our holy shrines.

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  • A novel feeling of anger against the foe made him forget his own sorrow.

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  • A dreaded foe be thou, kindhearted as a man, A Rhipheus at home, a Caesar in the field!

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  • Lastly, Ultramontanism is the foe of the nationalization of Catholicism.

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  • Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it.

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  • 2 His bitter foe is his uncle; the germs of dualism appear early.

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  • 2 His bitter foe is his uncle; the germs of dualism appear early.

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  • in alliance with Egypt and Ethiopia, which aimed at throwing off the oppressive tyranny of Assyria; as usual, however, the city-states of Phoenicia could not combine even against a common foe, and several broke away from Tyre, so Menander tells us, and sided with Assyria.

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  • Balashev remembered these words, "So long as a single armed foe remains on Russian soil," but some complex feeling restrained him.

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  • But as this northern foe had failed to appear Ezekiel re-edited this prophecy in a new form as a final assault of Gog and his hosts on Jerusalem, and thus established a permanent dogma in Jewish apocalyptic, which in due course passed over into Christian.

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  • His chief object, the conquest of Prussia, was still unaccomplished, and a new foe arose in the elector of Brandenburg, alarmed by the ambition of the Swedish king.

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  • "In the seventh place, try, by the frequent thought of death," the Rhetor said, "to bring yourself to regard it not as a dreaded foe, but as a friend that frees the soul grown weary in the labors of virtue from this distressful life, and leads it to its place of recompense and peace."

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  • consisting at first of various loosely connected entities, naturally centrifugal, but temporarily drawn together by the urgent need of combination against a superior foe, who threatened them separately with extinction.

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  • His style in its simplicity, facility and clearness owed something to De Foe, something to Cotton Mather, something to Plutarch, more to Bunyan and to his early attempts to reproduce the manner of the third volume of the Spectator; and not the least to his own careful study of word usage.

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  • After he had gone Pierre continued pacing up and down the room for a long time, no longer piercing an imaginary foe with his imaginary sword, but smiling at the remembrance of that pleasant, intelligent, and resolute young man.

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  • To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.

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  • Nor were the people only enfeebled for resistance to a real foe; the whole political spirit of the race was demoralized.

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  • Alive to the danger, the pope knew that his foe must be crushed, and the religious carnival of 1496 afforded a good pretext for stronger proceedings against him.

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  • Damiani was a determined foe of simony, but his fiercest wrath was directed against the married clergy.

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  • In response to this call some Russian princes formed a league and went out eastward to meet the foe, but they were utterly defeated in a great battle on the banks of the Kalka (1224), which has remained to this day in the memory of the Russian common people.

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  • In response to this call some Russian princes formed a league and went out eastward to meet the foe, but they were utterly defeated in a great battle on the banks of the Kalka (1224), which has remained to this day in the memory of the Russian common people.

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  • His courage at the battle of Mons-en-Pevele was the admiration of friend and foe alike.

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  • There is no proof that any book or painting of real merit was sacrificed, and Savonarola was neither foe to art nor to learning.

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  • As to the variation of name, Defoe or Foe, its owner signed either indifferently till late in life, and where his initials occur they are sometimes D.

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  • Their retreat having been unmolested, the Prussians were ready once more to take the field, quite twenty-four hours before Napoleon deemed it possible for the foe defeated at Ligny.

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  • Starting from the hypothesis that Sweden was "DenmarkNorway's most active and irreconcilable enemy," Bernstorff logically included France, the secular ally of Sweden, among the hostile powers with whom an alliance was to be avoided, and drew near to Great Britain as the natural foe of France, especially during the American War of Independence, and this too despite the irritation occasioned in Denmark-Norway by Great Britain's masterful interpretation of the expression "contraband."

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  • A son of John Bethune of Auchmuty and a nephew of Cardinal Beaton, James was a trusted adviser of the Scottish regent, Mary of Lorraine, widow of James V., and a determined foe of the reformers.

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  • By the craft of Hera, his foe through life, his birth was delayed, and that of Eurystheus, son of Sthenelus of Argos, hastened, Zeus having in effect sworn that the elder of the two should rule the realm of Perseus.

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  • He was commonly compared to Olympian Zeus, partly because of his serene and dignified bearing, partly by reason of the majestic roll of the thundering eloquence, with its bold poetical imagery, with which he held friend and foe spellbound.

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  • Moreover, the menace of attack on the Zulu side was a serious one, however able the Boers may have been to meet a foe who fought in the open, and who had been beaten by them in previous wars.

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  • Summoning Siena, Pistoia and the Florentine exiles to their aid, they boldly faced their foe, but were defeated in 1254.

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  • The sympathies of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine patriot and foe of Rome, were naturally in favour of the victims of an aristocratic prelate, opposed to all reconciliation with Florence.

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  • External danger from a foreign foe, such as Midian or the Philistines, at once brought into prominence the claim and power of Yahweh, Israel's national war-god since the great days of the exodus.

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  • To leave such a foe in his rear, while he plunged into the heart of Russia would have been hazardous indeed.

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  • The fight for the villages continued to rage fiercely and incessantly, each side behaving as if its mortal foe was in front.

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  • To leave such a foe in his rear, while he plunged into the heart of Russia would have been hazardous indeed.

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  • The fight for the villages continued to rage fiercely and incessantly, each side behaving as if its mortal foe was in front.

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  • The sworn foe of strong government, he was compelled, in pursuance of Jefferson's policy, to put into execution the Embargo and other radical and stringent measures.

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  • It awakened fresh possibilities - successful combination against a common foe, the sinking of petty rivalries, the chance of gaining favour by a neutrality which was scarcely benevolent.

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  • The Sandwich Islanders also cut a lock from a slain foe (W.

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  • With the Teutonic knights, still Poland's most dangerous foe, Casimir preserved peaceful relations throughout his reign.

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  • Leovigild himself was an Arian, being the last of the Visigothic kings to hold that creed; but he was not a bitter foe of the orthodox Christians, although he was obliged to punish them when they conspired against him with his external enemies.

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  • As the foe would lie away to his right and left front after he had passed the Sambre, one wing would be pushed up towards Wellington and another towards Blucher; whilst the mass of the reserve would be centrally placed so as to strike on either side, as soon as a force of the enemy worth destroying was encountered and gripped.

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  • As the foe would lie away to his right and left front after he had passed the Sambre, one wing would be pushed up towards Wellington and another towards Blucher; whilst the mass of the reserve would be centrally placed so as to strike on either side, as soon as a force of the enemy worth destroying was encountered and gripped.

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  • Italy regarded the pope more than ever as a foe within its walls; and the policy of the pope, as regards Italy, aimed at replacing the kingdom by one or more republics, in which the temporal power should, in some form or other, find a place.

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  • The danger of such an enterprise was diminished by the reluctance to violate the apartments of women and attack a sleeping foe, which appears also in Judges xvi.

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  • The first of his controversial works was Three Letters to the Bishop of Bangor (1717), which were considered by friend and foe alike as one of the most powerful contributions to the Bangorian controversy on the high church side.

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  • In the House of Lords he was prominent as a determined foe of the prime minister, Lord North, who, after he had resigned his position as chamberlain, deprived him of the office of lordlieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire in 1780.

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  • In the House of Lords he was prominent as a determined foe of the prime minister, Lord North, who, after he had resigned his position as chamberlain, deprived him of the office of lordlieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire in 1780.

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  • Vandamme's exhausted troops were unnerved at the sight of this fresh foe, and an incipient panic was only quelled by turning guns on the fugitives.

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  • His grandfather, Daniel Foe, lived at Etton, Northamptonshire, apparently in comfortable circumstances, for he is said to have kept a pack of hounds.

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  • by 100 m.; and to concentrate the French army unknown to, and unobserved by, the allies, within striking distance and before they had moved a man to meet the onrush of the foe, was unthinkable.

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  • Soult, Wellington's old foe, received a hearty popular welcome as a military hero; Prince Esterhazy, who represented Austria,.

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  • The first foe without was the family of the counts of the Genevois (the region south of the city and in the neighbourhood of Annecy), who were also "protectors" (advocati) of the church of Geneva, and are first heard of in the 11th and 12th centuries.

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  • Foe, de Foe and Daniel Defoe.

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  • It was owing to Laski's intrigues that the new hospodar of Moldavia, Petrylo, after doing homage to the Porte, intervened in the struggle as the foe of both Ferdinand and Sigismund, and besieged the Grand Hetman of the Crown, Jan Tarnowski, in Obertyn, where, however, the Moldavians (August 22, 1531) sustained a crushing defeat, and Petrylo was slain.

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  • The foe that was advancing in the opposite direction, though without the conscience of a hostile purpose, was the new power of human reason animated with the revived sentiment of classicism.

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  • It was owing to Laski's intrigues that the new hospodar of Moldavia, Petrylo, after doing homage to the Porte, intervened in the struggle as the foe of both Ferdinand and Sigismund, and besieged the Grand Hetman of the Crown, Jan Tarnowski, in Obertyn, where, however, the Moldavians (August 22, 1531) sustained a crushing defeat, and Petrylo was slain.

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  • breaking out occasionally into armed conflicts, and among the princes of the other principalities the old struggle for precedence and territory went on unceasingly until it was suddenly interrupted, in the first half of the thirteenth century, by the unexpected irruption of an irresistible foreign foe coming from the mysterious.

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  • the emperor was still unaware of the position of his principal foe, and Murat with Bernadotte behind him was directed on Gera for the iith, the remainder of the army con tinuing along the roads previously assigned to them.

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  • The birds were silent, watching her to see if she was friend or foe.

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  • The truth was, though, that Brutus had taken to Alex almost the first day – as soon as Carmen assured him Alex was a friend, not a foe.

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  • The internal rate is 15c. (i3/4d.) per 3/4 oz.; post-cards foe.

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  • Brutus, the father of Caesar's friend and foe.

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  • Hoping to punish Moore for his boldness, Napoleon struck quickly north at Astorga, but found that he was too late to catch his foe.

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  • her epithets aKpia, Kpavaia), represented her with shield uplifted, brandishing her spear to keep off the foe.

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  • Though an ardent supporter of the historic Right, and, as such, entrusted by the Lanza cabinet with the defence of the law of guarantees in 1870, he was no respecter of persons, his caustic tongue sparing neither friend nor foe.

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  • His old ally having deserted him, he accepted the aid of his hereditary foe.

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  • But the latter, while feigning indifference, was thenceforth his rancorous and determined foe.

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  • But the exorbitance of his demands soon showed that he came as a foe.

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  • The remnant of Jacob springs up in fresh vigour, inspiring terror among the surrounding peoples, and there is no lack of chosen captains to lead them to victory against the Assyrian foe.

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  • Stockton and General John C. Fremont before Los Angeles caused both factions to unite against a common foe.

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  • He naturally relied on his secret service to warn him in such time as would enable him to mass and meet the foe.

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  • There was a brief bombardment, and then Vandamme's corps was sent forward with the bayonet to drive out the foe.

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  • (ii.) Records the manifestations of the Light's and Life's glory and power to friend and foe (ii.

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  • Hyder Ali now began to occupy the serious attention of the Madras government, which in 1766 entered into an agreement with the nizam to furnish him with troops to be used against the common foe.

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  • It is from this time that we find the popes in moments of crisis transporting themselves to Capetian territory, installing their governments and convening their councils there, and from that place of refuge fulminating with impunity against the internal and external foe.

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  • The Stoic doctrine of Fatalism seemed to Epicurus no less deadly a foe of man's true welfare than popular superstition.

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  • Come what will, I will keep my faith with friend and foe."

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  • The German king treated his foe generousli and was rewarded by receiving to the end of his reign the servic of a loyal vassal; he also gained the goodwill of the Poles by helping to bring about the return of their duke, Casimir I., who willingly did homage for his land.

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  • In the Papacy, however, Henry had an implacable foe; and again and again When he seemed on the point of a complete triumph the smouldering embers of revolt were kindled Henry once more into flame.

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  • offended John of Bohemia, who had aided him at and the Muhldorf, thus converting a useful friend into a formidable foe, and his other actions were hardly more judicious.

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  • was again involved in war with France and Turkey, who were helped by Sweden, Denmark and Scotland, the league of Schmalkalden took advantage Successes of his occupations to drive its stubborn foe, Henry, of the duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, from his duchy and Protest..

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  • Having quickly assembled this, h drove the Saxons from Bohemia, and then marched towards Franconia, with the intention of crossing swords with his only serious rival, Gustavus Adolphus, who had left Munich when he heard that this foe had taken the field.

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  • To their surprise the Germans now found that, against an inferior foe operating in a more restricted area, they were unable to do as well as the British army had done.

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  • and foe of Judaism, whose criticism was answered by Josephus, appears in this character both in Homilies and Recognitions, though mainly in the former (iv.

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  • From the necessity of leaguing together against the common Saracen foe, Genoa united with Pisa early in the 11th century in expelling the Moslems from the island of Sardinia, but the Sardinian territory thus acquired soon furnished occasions of jealousy to the conquering allies, and there commenced between the two republics the long naval wars destined to terminate so fatally for Pisa.

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  • The view taken by Thucydides that Sparta was the real foe of Athens has been much modified by modern writers.

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  • But, though he treated the Church more like a foe than a friend and was constantly at war with the Curia, he retained the Catholic form of church worship and never seems to have questioned the papal supremacy.

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  • His ability was recognized alike by friend and by foe.

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  • made a fort at Athelney, and from that fort kept fighting against the foe" (Chron.).

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  • The Scottish archers charged with axe in hand, and the Scottish right front was protected by a mass of fallen English horses and fighting men; the rear ranks of the English, clogged and crowded, could not reach the foe, and the line of Scottish spears pressed steadily and slowly forward.

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  • His wavering, intriguing mother, Margaret Tudor, or her sometimes friend, sometimes foe, Albany, arrived from France; or her discarded husband, Angus, the paid tool of Henry VIII.?

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  • In the hands of the ministers a Calvinism more Calvinistic than Calvin's was the bitter foe of freedom of life, of conscience, and of religious tolerance.

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  • Meanwhile the needy and reckless Bothwell, a partisan of Mary of Guise, a Protestant and the foe of England, was accused by Arran of proposing to him a conspiracy to seize the queen, but the ensuing madness of Arran left this plot a mystery, though Bothwell was imprisoned till he escaped in August 1562.

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  • The final debates of 1706 were conducted under apprehensions of an invasion of Edinburgh by highlanders and wild western fanatics of the Covenant; but the astuteness of Harley's agent in Edinburgh, de Foe, the resolution of Argyll and the tact of Queensberry, who easily terrified the duke of Hamilton, carried the measure into haven.

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  • The religious objection was insuperable; opportunities of commercial development were indispensable; war with England was not to be contemplated by the common sense of the country; and thus, as de Foe wrote, " The Union was merely formed by the nature of things."

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  • Heraclius had not sufficient time to prepare to meet this new foe, and was defeated in his first engagement with Abu Bekr.

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  • Though organized on similar lines, with a citizen population divided into three Dorian tribes (and one containing other elements), with a class of Perioeci (neighbouring dependents) and of serfs, the Argives had no more constant foe than their Lacedaemonian kinsmen.

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  • A foe to philosophy and a renegade from art, Socrates took his departure from the same point as Protagoras, and moved in the same direction, that of the education of youth.

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  • China came to the rescue with 60,000 men, and six years of a gigantic and bloody war followed, in which Japan used firearms for the first time against a foreign foe.

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  • In the limitations of the Roman empire and in the separation of East and West consequent upon its decline, Christianity, as a dominant religion, was confined for a thousand years to Europe, and even portions of this continent for centuries were in the hands of its great foe.

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  • Splendid military triumphs crushed the hereditary national foe.

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  • Thereafter, until the end of life, and in a field where he met, as either friend or foe, John Quincy Adams, Gallatin, Madison, Monroe, Webster, Jackson, Calhoun, Randolph and Benton, his political activity was wellnigh ceaseless.

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  • 2), and she may look forward to the judgment of her foe (verses 21-22).

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  • In 1377 the reformer appeared before Archbishop Sudbury and Courtenay, when an altercation between the duke and the bishop led to the dispersal of the court, and during the ensuing riot Lancaster probably owed his safety to the good offices of his foe.

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  • against their common foe, the Polish king; but when, in 1611, Basil was deposed by his own subjects and the whole tsardom seemed to be on the verge of dissolution, Sweden's policy towards Russia changed its character.

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  • Whenever it made an effort to enforce its claims, it retreated so soon as it was confronted by a resolute foe.

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  • Here a new foe soon arose in the shape of the Ephthalites (Haitab), also known as the White Runs, a barbaric tribe The Bphtha- which shortly after A.D.

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  • His kingdom was distracted by intestine divisions and rebellion, and the foe i Creasy says that Suliman led his armies against the Persians in several campaigns (1533, 1534, 1535, 1548, 1553, 1554), during which the Turks often suffered severely through the difficult nature of the countries traversed, as well as through the bravery and activity af the enemy.

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  • He retreated to the capital, closely pressed by the foe.

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  • For before the infant should come to even the immature intelligence of childhood the lands of the foe would be laid waste (Isaiah vii.

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  • Antigonus' preoccupation during the Celtic invasions, Sparta's prostration after the Chremonidean campaigns, the wealth amassed by Achaean adventurers abroad and the subsidies of Egypt, the standing foe of Macedonia, all enhanced the league's importance.

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  • To Rutilius he is the most uncompromising foe of paganism.

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  • The concentration upon the city of a large garrison flushed with victory, and eager to emulate the vanquished foe in works of peace, and vie with them in luxury, was an incentive to Berliners to put forth all their energy.

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  • Graetz was repelled by Geiger's attitude, and though he subsequently took radical views of the Bible and tradition (which made him an opponent of Hirsch), Graetz remained a life-long foe to reform.

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  • He had wiped out a great national disgrace; he had quelled the most formidable foe of Rome.

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  • Some little aid was sent from western Europe, but soon Robert was compelled to make peace with his chief foe, John Ducas Vataces, emperor of Nicaea, who was confirmed in all his conquests.

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  • (1) The foe might be " a creation of his moral presentiment and assigned to the north as the cloudy region of mystery."

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  • The attempt (by Clemen and Beer) to place the TenWeeks Apocalypse before 167, because it makes no reference to the Maccabees, is not successful; for where the history of mankind from Adam to the final judgment is despatched in sixteen verses, such an omission need cause little embarrassment, and still less if the author is the determined foe of the Maccabees, whom he would probably have stigmatized as apostates, if he had mentioned them at all, just as he similarly brands all the Sadducean priesthood that preceded them to the time of the captivity.

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  • A foe to tyranny in every shape, he was decidedly hostile to the policy of Bonaparte, and constantly rejected every solicitation to accept a place under his government.

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  • In Homer he frequently appears on the field, like Ares and Athene, bearing the aegis to frighten the foe.

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  • In the critical months following Lincoln's election Sumner was an unyielding foe to every scheme of compromise.

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  • Thus was broken the bond of unity which had for three-quarters of a century kept the subjects of the two nations together in schemes of aggression upon a common foe.

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  • Of greater validity was their second and great principle of union, namely, that they warred not with one another, nor with every one, but with a single and a common foe.

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  • The foe which threatened Judah has become the chastiser of Ethiopia and Assyria (ii.) and the prelude to the golden age (iii., cf.

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  • the northern foe has been associated with the great worldjudgment.

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  • So formidable did he appear to them for the moment that they took the deplorable step olinviting the foreign foe to join in the struggle.

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  • who had long since dethroned and slain his brother Peter the Cruel, remained a consistent foe of England.

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  • Since Wydiffe was, above all things, the enemy of the political clergy of high estate, and since those clergy were precisely the leaders of the attack upon John of Gaunt, it came to pass that hatred of a common, foe drew the duke and the doctor together for a space.

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  • Misunderstandings broke out as to the interpretation of the treaty, and Charles having discovered that the Scots were intriguing with France, fancied that England, in hatred of its ancient foe, would now be ready to rally to his standard.

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  • Canning, foe of the Revolution and all its works though he was, the old liberal Toryism of Pitts younger days seemed once more to emerge.

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  • After the death of Tzimisces (who had reduced only the eastern part of the Bulgarian kingdom), the power of Bulgaria was restored by the Tsar Samuel, in whom Basil found a worthy foe.

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  • high, with its several parts rising tier above tier to permit concerted action, and alive with large bodies of troops ready to pour, from every coign of vantage, missiles of death - arrows, stones, Greek fire - upon a foe.

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  • Rewbell was an able, although unscrupulous, man of action, Barras a dissolute and shameless adventurer, La Revelliere Lepeaux the chief of a new sect, the Theophilanthropists, and therefore a bitter foe to other religions, especially the Catholic. Severe integrity and memorable public services raised Carnot far above his colleagues, but he was not a statesman and was hampered by his past.

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  • In the meantime Poland had so far recovered herself as to become a much more dangerous foe than Sweden, and, as it was impossible to wage war with both simultaneously, the tsar resolved to rid himself of the Swedes first.

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  • Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Æthelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.

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  • Among them are the sagas of Thorgils and Haflidi (I118-1121), the feud and peacemaking of two great chiefs, contemporaries of Ari; of Sturla (1150-1183), the founder of the great Sturlung family, down to the settlement of his great lawsuit by Jon Loptsson, who thereupon took his son Snorri the historian to fosterage, - a humorous story but with traces of the decadence about it, and glimpses of the evil days that were to come; of the Onundar-brennusaga (1185-1200), a tale of feud and fire-raising in the north of the island, the hero of which, Gudmund Dyri, goes at last into a cloister; of Hrafn Sveinbiornsson (1190-1213), the noblest Icelander of his day, warrior, leech, seaman, craftsman, poet and chief, whose life at home, travels and pilgrimages abroad (Hrafn was one of the first to visit Becket's shrine), and death at the hands of a foe whom he had twice spared, are recounted by a loving friend in pious memory of his virtues, c. 1220; of Aron Hiorleifsson (1200-1255), a man whose strength, courage and adventures befit rather a henchman of Olaf Tryggvason than one of King Haakon's thanes (the beginning of the feuds that rise round Bishop Gudmund are told here), of the Svinefell-men (1248-1252), a pitiful story of a family feud in the far east of Iceland.

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  • For war the natives smear themselves in grotesque fashion with lime or ochres, and in some parts hold in their teeth against the chin a face-like mask, supposed to strike terror into the foe, against whom they advance warily (if not timidly), yelling and blowing their war-trumpets.

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  • To the harmful race of giants (demons), on the other hand, he was an implacable foe, and many stories are told in the poetic and prose Eddas of the destruction which he brought upon them at various times with his hammer.

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  • In the earliest times their most pressing foe was not the Arab or Berber so much as the Carolingian.

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  • \Vallia - - - 415419 Elected king, was the ally (foe deratus) of the empire.

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  • 8ca(30Xos, "slanderer," from 8ca(36XXav, to slander), the generic name for a spirit of evil, especially the supreme spirit of evil, the foe of God and man.

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  • Gustavus, still too weak to meet the foe, entrenched himself at Werben, at the confluence of the Havel and Elbe.

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  • Gustavus pursued Tilly into Bavaria, forced the passage of the Danube at Donauworth and the passage of the Lech, in the face of Tilly's strongly entrenched camp at Rain, and pursued the flying foe to the fortress of Ingolstadt where Tilly died of his wounds a fortnight later.

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  • After this he began scheming to hasten the coming of the Angevins, and took part in new and more hazardous campaigns against adversaries such as the duke of Urbino, Sforza of Milan, Piccinino, and, worst of all, the Sienese pope, Pius II., his declared and mortal foe.

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  • The birds were silent, watching her to see if she was friend or foe.

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  • The truth was, though, that Brutus had taken to Alex almost the first day – as soon as Carmen assured him Alex was a friend, not a foe.

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  • To all of these the Prussian military autocracy is an implacable foe.

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  • No great silken banners or horses bedecked in armor and gorgeous cloths greeted the English when they finally came upon their foe.

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  • bedecked in armor and gorgeous cloths greeted the English when they finally came upon their foe.

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  • conquered foe to augment one's own strength.

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  • dabble throws out her invisible foe, but is perhaps dabbling in magic too powerful for her to cope with.

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  • defeated foe.

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  • elfe called down flames and fire on the few Dark Elves in his way, his sea guard adding arrows into the foe.

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  • Thy great name is so exalted, Every foe shrinks back in fear.

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  • fallen foe.

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  • Its enormous military preponderance relieves France of the necessity of an entente with a vanquished foe on the basis of equality of rights.

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  • This is called, using the conquered foe to augment one's own strength.

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  • Something tells me I am needed At the front to fight the foe.

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  • No, I just afford them the degree of respect they deserve, they're a formidable foe.

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  • Mumbo Jumbo The masked shaman, Banjo's friend and Gruntilda's sworn foe.

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  • I can hear the German, a deadly foe.

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  • As King of Spain he was a fearsome foe and he had a very good claim to the throne.

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  • Drawn toward the caverns deep below Mount Thunder, Covenant and Linden Avery prepare to meet their bitterest foe.

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  • foe trends on geomagnetic activity can be related with nitric oxide variations at the E-layer heights.

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  • foe comments: People are willing to recycle, provided they have adequate facilities.

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  • foe energy campaigner Mark Johnson said BNFL should realize " no amount of media spin " would help.

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  • Thunderbirds 1 What is the name of the arch foe of the Tracy family?

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  • foe's expectation: The language of rights will be totally absent from the document.

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  • formidable foe.

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  • A FOE survey of available data showed toxic pollutants in groundwater around 18 landfill sites in East Anglia.

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  • quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The flashlight; be yours to hold it high.

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  • Arthur pursued him and they met in battle on the Isle of Man, where Arthur killed the young renegade, his worthiest foe.

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  • resounding endorsement by Local Groups Conference 2004, the Big Ask will be FoE's priority for 2005.

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  • sceptre 2 - God will expand Jesus ' mighty scepter or reign in ever widening circles until no foe remains to oppose his rule.

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  • They remained staunch to the end against odds uncounted, and fell with their faces to the foe.

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  • sworn foe.

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  • vanquished foe did not on that account cease.

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  • Rienzi's power, however, was recognized in Naples, whence both Queen Joanna and her bitter foe, King Louis of Hungary, appealed to him for protection and aid, and on the 15th of August he was crowned tribune with great pomp, wreaths of flowers being placed on his head.

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  • Rienzi obtained aid from Louis of Hungary and others, and on the 20th of November his forces defeated the nobles in a battle just outside the gates of Rome, a battle in which the tribune himself took no part, but in which his most distinguished foe, Stephen Colonna, was killed.

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  • He was commonly compared to Olympian Zeus, partly because of his serene and dignified bearing, partly by reason of the majestic roll of the thundering eloquence, with its bold poetical imagery, with which he held friend and foe spellbound.

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  • Damiani was a determined foe of simony, but his fiercest wrath was directed against the married clergy.

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  • But he had no mercy for a fallen foe; and he is seen at his worst in his brutal jeers at Cranmer, when he was entrusted with the duty of degrading his former chief.

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  • The internal rate is 15c. (i3/4d.) per 3/4 oz.; post-cards foe.

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  • Nor were the people only enfeebled for resistance to a real foe; the whole political spirit of the race was demoralized.

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  • breaking out occasionally into armed conflicts, and among the princes of the other principalities the old struggle for precedence and territory went on unceasingly until it was suddenly interrupted, in the first half of the thirteenth century, by the unexpected irruption of an irresistible foreign foe coming from the mysterious.

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  • External danger from a foreign foe, such as Midian or the Philistines, at once brought into prominence the claim and power of Yahweh, Israel's national war-god since the great days of the exodus.

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  • On the other hand, times of war against a foreign foe meant on the religious side the unification, partial or complete, of the i The allusion in Amos ii.

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  • Brutus, the father of Caesar's friend and foe.

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  • It awakened fresh possibilities - successful combination against a common foe, the sinking of petty rivalries, the chance of gaining favour by a neutrality which was scarcely benevolent.

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  • The danger of such an enterprise was diminished by the reluctance to violate the apartments of women and attack a sleeping foe, which appears also in Judges xvi.

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  • Recognized and suspected as a redoubtable foe, he made his escape by feigning madness, which in the East has inviolable privileges (xxi.

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  • The Sandwich Islanders also cut a lock from a slain foe (W.

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  • Hoping to punish Moore for his boldness, Napoleon struck quickly north at Astorga, but found that he was too late to catch his foe.

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  • The sworn foe of strong government, he was compelled, in pursuance of Jefferson's policy, to put into execution the Embargo and other radical and stringent measures.

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  • Leovigild himself was an Arian, being the last of the Visigothic kings to hold that creed; but he was not a bitter foe of the orthodox Christians, although he was obliged to punish them when they conspired against him with his external enemies.

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  • A son of John Bethune of Auchmuty and a nephew of Cardinal Beaton, James was a trusted adviser of the Scottish regent, Mary of Lorraine, widow of James V., and a determined foe of the reformers.

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  • Among the military means adopted by the Spaniards to isolate their foe were " trochas " (i.e.

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  • The first of his controversial works was Three Letters to the Bishop of Bangor (1717), which were considered by friend and foe alike as one of the most powerful contributions to the Bangorian controversy on the high church side.

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  • the emperor was still unaware of the position of his principal foe, and Murat with Bernadotte behind him was directed on Gera for the iith, the remainder of the army con tinuing along the roads previously assigned to them.

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  • her epithets aKpia, Kpavaia), represented her with shield uplifted, brandishing her spear to keep off the foe.

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  • I 38 84' foe "-Pariptins 'ara, °Maues; +Mu?

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  • Moreover, the menace of attack on the Zulu side was a serious one, however able the Boers may have been to meet a foe who fought in the open, and who had been beaten by them in previous wars.

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  • Though an ardent supporter of the historic Right, and, as such, entrusted by the Lanza cabinet with the defence of the law of guarantees in 1870, he was no respecter of persons, his caustic tongue sparing neither friend nor foe.

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  • Scarcely a shot had since the beginning of Dec. been fired after dark by the British; Australasian and Indian troops, who were holding the long line stretching from the Gulf of Saros to near Gaba Tepe, so as to accustom the foe to quietude during the night watches.

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  • But as this northern foe had failed to appear Ezekiel re-edited this prophecy in a new form as a final assault of Gog and his hosts on Jerusalem, and thus established a permanent dogma in Jewish apocalyptic, which in due course passed over into Christian.

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  • In a fine bit of realism we are told how Gaal observed the approaching foe and was told by Zebul, "You see the shadow of the hills as men," and as they drew nearer Zebul's ironical remark became a taunt, "Where is now thy mouth ?

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  • His old ally having deserted him, he accepted the aid of his hereditary foe.

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  • Summoning Siena, Pistoia and the Florentine exiles to their aid, they boldly faced their foe, but were defeated in 1254.

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  • The sympathies of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine patriot and foe of Rome, were naturally in favour of the victims of an aristocratic prelate, opposed to all reconciliation with Florence.

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  • But the latter, while feigning indifference, was thenceforth his rancorous and determined foe.

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  • But the exorbitance of his demands soon showed that he came as a foe.

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  • There is no proof that any book or painting of real merit was sacrificed, and Savonarola was neither foe to art nor to learning.

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  • Alive to the danger, the pope knew that his foe must be crushed, and the religious carnival of 1496 afforded a good pretext for stronger proceedings against him.

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  • The remnant of Jacob springs up in fresh vigour, inspiring terror among the surrounding peoples, and there is no lack of chosen captains to lead them to victory against the Assyrian foe.

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  • His grandfather, Daniel Foe, lived at Etton, Northamptonshire, apparently in comfortable circumstances, for he is said to have kept a pack of hounds.

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  • As to the variation of name, Defoe or Foe, its owner signed either indifferently till late in life, and where his initials occur they are sometimes D.

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  • Foe, de Foe and Daniel Defoe.

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  • His father, James Foe, was a butcher and a citizen of London.

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  • Yet Philip was not untouched by ideal considerations, as is proved by the respect, no doubt sincere, which he showed for Hellenic culture, by the forbearance and deference with which he treated Athens, the sacred city of that culture and his mortal foe.

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  • If we may believe Tei`kullian, it was Praxeas of Asia Minor, the relentless foe of Montanism, who succeeded in persuading the Roman bishop to withhold his letters of conciliation.'

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  • And whereas it is by faith alone that we should worship the Father and reverence the Son, and be filled with the Spirit, we are now obliged to strain our weak human language in the utterance of things beyond its scope; forced into this evil procedure by the evil procedure of our foe::.

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  • With the Teutonic knights, still Poland's most dangerous foe, Casimir preserved peaceful relations throughout his reign.

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  • 3, &c.), as the arsenal of orthodoxy against the same foe (with i Tim.

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  • 13) did they drive the foe out of Innsbruck.

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  • His chief object, the conquest of Prussia, was still unaccomplished, and a new foe arose in the elector of Brandenburg, alarmed by the ambition of the Swedish king.

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  • His foe was a worthy antagonist.

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  • His style in its simplicity, facility and clearness owed something to De Foe, something to Cotton Mather, something to Plutarch, more to Bunyan and to his early attempts to reproduce the manner of the third volume of the Spectator; and not the least to his own careful study of word usage.

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  • Stockton and General John C. Fremont before Los Angeles caused both factions to unite against a common foe.

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  • They are threatened with a foe from the north (Jer.

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  • by 100 m.; and to concentrate the French army unknown to, and unobserved by, the allies, within striking distance and before they had moved a man to meet the onrush of the foe, was unthinkable.

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  • He naturally relied on his secret service to warn him in such time as would enable him to mass and meet the foe.

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  • There was a brief bombardment, and then Vandamme's corps was sent forward with the bayonet to drive out the foe.

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  • Vandamme's exhausted troops were unnerved at the sight of this fresh foe, and an incipient panic was only quelled by turning guns on the fugitives.

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  • The emperor having beaten Blucher, the latter must fall back to rally and re-form, and call in Billow, who had only reached the neighbourhood of Gembloux on June 16; whilst on the other flank Ney, reinforced by D'Erlon's fresh corps, lay in front of Wellington, and the marshal could fasten upon the Anglo-Dutch army and hold it fast during the early morning of June 17, sufficiently long to allow the emperor to close round his foe's open left flank and deal him a deathblow.

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  • Their retreat having been unmolested, the Prussians were ready once more to take the field, quite twenty-four hours before Napoleon deemed it possible for the foe defeated at Ligny.

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  • By the craft of Hera, his foe through life, his birth was delayed, and that of Eurystheus, son of Sthenelus of Argos, hastened, Zeus having in effect sworn that the elder of the two should rule the realm of Perseus.

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  • (ii.) Records the manifestations of the Light's and Life's glory and power to friend and foe (ii.

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  • Lastly, Ultramontanism is the foe of the nationalization of Catholicism.

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  • Soult, Wellington's old foe, received a hearty popular welcome as a military hero; Prince Esterhazy, who represented Austria,.

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  • The first foe without was the family of the counts of the Genevois (the region south of the city and in the neighbourhood of Annecy), who were also "protectors" (advocati) of the church of Geneva, and are first heard of in the 11th and 12th centuries.

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  • over 200 of the foe being slain, while 17 Genevese only perished.

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  • consisting at first of various loosely connected entities, naturally centrifugal, but temporarily drawn together by the urgent need of combination against a superior foe, who threatened them separately with extinction.

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  • Hyder Ali now began to occupy the serious attention of the Madras government, which in 1766 entered into an agreement with the nizam to furnish him with troops to be used against the common foe.

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  • Alexander was driven into transports of rage by this championship of the ancien regime by one who had been a servant of its bitterest foe.

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  • The enmity of his old foe, H.

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  • They proved a formidable foe to the Romans in their wars with Antiochus, and after Attalus' death their raids into W.

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  • The foe that was advancing in the opposite direction, though without the conscience of a hostile purpose, was the new power of human reason animated with the revived sentiment of classicism.

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  • It is from this time that we find the popes in moments of crisis transporting themselves to Capetian territory, installing their governments and convening their councils there, and from that place of refuge fulminating with impunity against the internal and external foe.

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  • Italy regarded the pope more than ever as a foe within its walls; and the policy of the pope, as regards Italy, aimed at replacing the kingdom by one or more republics, in which the temporal power should, in some form or other, find a place.

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  • in alliance with Egypt and Ethiopia, which aimed at throwing off the oppressive tyranny of Assyria; as usual, however, the city-states of Phoenicia could not combine even against a common foe, and several broke away from Tyre, so Menander tells us, and sided with Assyria.

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  • When Alaric found himself once more outwitted by the machinations of such a foe, he marched southward and began in deadly earnest his third, his ever-memorable siege of Rome.

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  • His courage at the battle of Mons-en-Pevele was the admiration of friend and foe alike.

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  • Starting from the hypothesis that Sweden was "DenmarkNorway's most active and irreconcilable enemy," Bernstorff logically included France, the secular ally of Sweden, among the hostile powers with whom an alliance was to be avoided, and drew near to Great Britain as the natural foe of France, especially during the American War of Independence, and this too despite the irritation occasioned in Denmark-Norway by Great Britain's masterful interpretation of the expression "contraband."

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  • The Stoic doctrine of Fatalism seemed to Epicurus no less deadly a foe of man's true welfare than popular superstition.

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  • Come what will, I will keep my faith with friend and foe."

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  • The German king treated his foe generousli and was rewarded by receiving to the end of his reign the servic of a loyal vassal; he also gained the goodwill of the Poles by helping to bring about the return of their duke, Casimir I., who willingly did homage for his land.

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  • In the Papacy, however, Henry had an implacable foe; and again and again When he seemed on the point of a complete triumph the smouldering embers of revolt were kindled Henry once more into flame.

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  • offended John of Bohemia, who had aided him at and the Muhldorf, thus converting a useful friend into a formidable foe, and his other actions were hardly more judicious.

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  • was again involved in war with France and Turkey, who were helped by Sweden, Denmark and Scotland, the league of Schmalkalden took advantage Successes of his occupations to drive its stubborn foe, Henry, of the duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, from his duchy and Protest..

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  • Having quickly assembled this, h drove the Saxons from Bohemia, and then marched towards Franconia, with the intention of crossing swords with his only serious rival, Gustavus Adolphus, who had left Munich when he heard that this foe had taken the field.

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  • To their surprise the Germans now found that, against an inferior foe operating in a more restricted area, they were unable to do as well as the British army had done.

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  • and foe of Judaism, whose criticism was answered by Josephus, appears in this character both in Homilies and Recognitions, though mainly in the former (iv.

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  • In the crisis of the second Punic War (205 B.C.), when the Romans lost faith in the efficacy of their own religion to save the state, the Senate, in compliance with an oracle in the Sibylline books to the effect that the foreign foe could be driven from Italy if the Idaean Mother (Cybele) were brought from Pessinus to Rome, sent ambassadors to the town, who obtained the sacred stone which was the symbol of the goddess and brought it to Rome, where the worship of Cybele was established.

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  • From the necessity of leaguing together against the common Saracen foe, Genoa united with Pisa early in the 11th century in expelling the Moslems from the island of Sardinia, but the Sardinian territory thus acquired soon furnished occasions of jealousy to the conquering allies, and there commenced between the two republics the long naval wars destined to terminate so fatally for Pisa.

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  • The view taken by Thucydides that Sparta was the real foe of Athens has been much modified by modern writers.

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  • Elected king of Denmark and Norway, he suc ceeded in subduing Sweden by force of arms; but he spoiled everything at the culmination of his triumph by the hideous crime and blunder known as the Stockholm massacre, which converted the politically divergent Swedish nation into the irreconcilable foe of the unional government (see Christian Ii.).

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  • But, though he treated the Church more like a foe than a friend and was constantly at war with the Curia, he retained the Catholic form of church worship and never seems to have questioned the papal supremacy.

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  • His ability was recognized alike by friend and by foe.

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  • made a fort at Athelney, and from that fort kept fighting against the foe" (Chron.).

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  • The Scottish archers charged with axe in hand, and the Scottish right front was protected by a mass of fallen English horses and fighting men; the rear ranks of the English, clogged and crowded, could not reach the foe, and the line of Scottish spears pressed steadily and slowly forward.

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  • His wavering, intriguing mother, Margaret Tudor, or her sometimes friend, sometimes foe, Albany, arrived from France; or her discarded husband, Angus, the paid tool of Henry VIII.?

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  • In the hands of the ministers a Calvinism more Calvinistic than Calvin's was the bitter foe of freedom of life, of conscience, and of religious tolerance.

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  • Meanwhile the needy and reckless Bothwell, a partisan of Mary of Guise, a Protestant and the foe of England, was accused by Arran of proposing to him a conspiracy to seize the queen, but the ensuing madness of Arran left this plot a mystery, though Bothwell was imprisoned till he escaped in August 1562.

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  • The final debates of 1706 were conducted under apprehensions of an invasion of Edinburgh by highlanders and wild western fanatics of the Covenant; but the astuteness of Harley's agent in Edinburgh, de Foe, the resolution of Argyll and the tact of Queensberry, who easily terrified the duke of Hamilton, carried the measure into haven.

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  • The religious objection was insuperable; opportunities of commercial development were indispensable; war with England was not to be contemplated by the common sense of the country; and thus, as de Foe wrote, " The Union was merely formed by the nature of things."

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  • Heraclius had not sufficient time to prepare to meet this new foe, and was defeated in his first engagement with Abu Bekr.

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  • Though organized on similar lines, with a citizen population divided into three Dorian tribes (and one containing other elements), with a class of Perioeci (neighbouring dependents) and of serfs, the Argives had no more constant foe than their Lacedaemonian kinsmen.

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  • A foe to philosophy and a renegade from art, Socrates took his departure from the same point as Protagoras, and moved in the same direction, that of the education of youth.

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  • China came to the rescue with 60,000 men, and six years of a gigantic and bloody war followed, in which Japan used firearms for the first time against a foreign foe.

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  • In the limitations of the Roman empire and in the separation of East and West consequent upon its decline, Christianity, as a dominant religion, was confined for a thousand years to Europe, and even portions of this continent for centuries were in the hands of its great foe.

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  • Splendid military triumphs crushed the hereditary national foe.

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  • Thereafter, until the end of life, and in a field where he met, as either friend or foe, John Quincy Adams, Gallatin, Madison, Monroe, Webster, Jackson, Calhoun, Randolph and Benton, his political activity was wellnigh ceaseless.

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  • 2), and she may look forward to the judgment of her foe (verses 21-22).

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  • In 1377 the reformer appeared before Archbishop Sudbury and Courtenay, when an altercation between the duke and the bishop led to the dispersal of the court, and during the ensuing riot Lancaster probably owed his safety to the good offices of his foe.

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  • against their common foe, the Polish king; but when, in 1611, Basil was deposed by his own subjects and the whole tsardom seemed to be on the verge of dissolution, Sweden's policy towards Russia changed its character.

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  • Whenever it made an effort to enforce its claims, it retreated so soon as it was confronted by a resolute foe.

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  • Here a new foe soon arose in the shape of the Ephthalites (Haitab), also known as the White Runs, a barbaric tribe The Bphtha- which shortly after A.D.

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  • His kingdom was distracted by intestine divisions and rebellion, and the foe i Creasy says that Suliman led his armies against the Persians in several campaigns (1533, 1534, 1535, 1548, 1553, 1554), during which the Turks often suffered severely through the difficult nature of the countries traversed, as well as through the bravery and activity af the enemy.

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  • After a closely contested battle victory remained with Muhammad Hasan; who, however, was unable to follow up the foe, as he had to return in order to encounter Azad.

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  • He retreated to the capital, closely pressed by the foe.

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  • For before the infant should come to even the immature intelligence of childhood the lands of the foe would be laid waste (Isaiah vii.

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  • Antigonus' preoccupation during the Celtic invasions, Sparta's prostration after the Chremonidean campaigns, the wealth amassed by Achaean adventurers abroad and the subsidies of Egypt, the standing foe of Macedonia, all enhanced the league's importance.

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  • To Rutilius he is the most uncompromising foe of paganism.

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  • The concentration upon the city of a large garrison flushed with victory, and eager to emulate the vanquished foe in works of peace, and vie with them in luxury, was an incentive to Berliners to put forth all their energy.

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  • Graetz was repelled by Geiger's attitude, and though he subsequently took radical views of the Bible and tradition (which made him an opponent of Hirsch), Graetz remained a life-long foe to reform.

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  • He had wiped out a great national disgrace; he had quelled the most formidable foe of Rome.

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  • Some little aid was sent from western Europe, but soon Robert was compelled to make peace with his chief foe, John Ducas Vataces, emperor of Nicaea, who was confirmed in all his conquests.

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  • (1) The foe might be " a creation of his moral presentiment and assigned to the north as the cloudy region of mystery."

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  • The attempt (by Clemen and Beer) to place the TenWeeks Apocalypse before 167, because it makes no reference to the Maccabees, is not successful; for where the history of mankind from Adam to the final judgment is despatched in sixteen verses, such an omission need cause little embarrassment, and still less if the author is the determined foe of the Maccabees, whom he would probably have stigmatized as apostates, if he had mentioned them at all, just as he similarly brands all the Sadducean priesthood that preceded them to the time of the captivity.

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  • A foe to tyranny in every shape, he was decidedly hostile to the policy of Bonaparte, and constantly rejected every solicitation to accept a place under his government.

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  • In Homer he frequently appears on the field, like Ares and Athene, bearing the aegis to frighten the foe.

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  • In the critical months following Lincoln's election Sumner was an unyielding foe to every scheme of compromise.

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  • Thus was broken the bond of unity which had for three-quarters of a century kept the subjects of the two nations together in schemes of aggression upon a common foe.

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  • Of greater validity was their second and great principle of union, namely, that they warred not with one another, nor with every one, but with a single and a common foe.

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  • The foe which threatened Judah has become the chastiser of Ethiopia and Assyria (ii.) and the prelude to the golden age (iii., cf.

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  • the northern foe has been associated with the great worldjudgment.

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  • So formidable did he appear to them for the moment that they took the deplorable step olinviting the foreign foe to join in the struggle.

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  • who had long since dethroned and slain his brother Peter the Cruel, remained a consistent foe of England.

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  • Since Wydiffe was, above all things, the enemy of the political clergy of high estate, and since those clergy were precisely the leaders of the attack upon John of Gaunt, it came to pass that hatred of a common, foe drew the duke and the doctor together for a space.

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  • Misunderstandings broke out as to the interpretation of the treaty, and Charles having discovered that the Scots were intriguing with France, fancied that England, in hatred of its ancient foe, would now be ready to rally to his standard.

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  • Canning, foe of the Revolution and all its works though he was, the old liberal Toryism of Pitts younger days seemed once more to emerge.

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  • After the death of Tzimisces (who had reduced only the eastern part of the Bulgarian kingdom), the power of Bulgaria was restored by the Tsar Samuel, in whom Basil found a worthy foe.

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  • high, with its several parts rising tier above tier to permit concerted action, and alive with large bodies of troops ready to pour, from every coign of vantage, missiles of death - arrows, stones, Greek fire - upon a foe.

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  • Rewbell was an able, although unscrupulous, man of action, Barras a dissolute and shameless adventurer, La Revelliere Lepeaux the chief of a new sect, the Theophilanthropists, and therefore a bitter foe to other religions, especially the Catholic. Severe integrity and memorable public services raised Carnot far above his colleagues, but he was not a statesman and was hampered by his past.

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  • In the meantime Poland had so far recovered herself as to become a much more dangerous foe than Sweden, and, as it was impossible to wage war with both simultaneously, the tsar resolved to rid himself of the Swedes first.

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  • Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Æthelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.

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  • Among them are the sagas of Thorgils and Haflidi (I118-1121), the feud and peacemaking of two great chiefs, contemporaries of Ari; of Sturla (1150-1183), the founder of the great Sturlung family, down to the settlement of his great lawsuit by Jon Loptsson, who thereupon took his son Snorri the historian to fosterage, - a humorous story but with traces of the decadence about it, and glimpses of the evil days that were to come; of the Onundar-brennusaga (1185-1200), a tale of feud and fire-raising in the north of the island, the hero of which, Gudmund Dyri, goes at last into a cloister; of Hrafn Sveinbiornsson (1190-1213), the noblest Icelander of his day, warrior, leech, seaman, craftsman, poet and chief, whose life at home, travels and pilgrimages abroad (Hrafn was one of the first to visit Becket's shrine), and death at the hands of a foe whom he had twice spared, are recounted by a loving friend in pious memory of his virtues, c. 1220; of Aron Hiorleifsson (1200-1255), a man whose strength, courage and adventures befit rather a henchman of Olaf Tryggvason than one of King Haakon's thanes (the beginning of the feuds that rise round Bishop Gudmund are told here), of the Svinefell-men (1248-1252), a pitiful story of a family feud in the far east of Iceland.

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  • For war the natives smear themselves in grotesque fashion with lime or ochres, and in some parts hold in their teeth against the chin a face-like mask, supposed to strike terror into the foe, against whom they advance warily (if not timidly), yelling and blowing their war-trumpets.

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  • To the harmful race of giants (demons), on the other hand, he was an implacable foe, and many stories are told in the poetic and prose Eddas of the destruction which he brought upon them at various times with his hammer.

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  • In the earliest times their most pressing foe was not the Arab or Berber so much as the Carolingian.

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  • \Vallia - - - 415419 Elected king, was the ally (foe deratus) of the empire.

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  • 8ca(30Xos, "slanderer," from 8ca(36XXav, to slander), the generic name for a spirit of evil, especially the supreme spirit of evil, the foe of God and man.

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  • Gustavus, still too weak to meet the foe, entrenched himself at Werben, at the confluence of the Havel and Elbe.

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  • Gustavus pursued Tilly into Bavaria, forced the passage of the Danube at Donauworth and the passage of the Lech, in the face of Tilly's strongly entrenched camp at Rain, and pursued the flying foe to the fortress of Ingolstadt where Tilly died of his wounds a fortnight later.

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  • After this he began scheming to hasten the coming of the Angevins, and took part in new and more hazardous campaigns against adversaries such as the duke of Urbino, Sforza of Milan, Piccinino, and, worst of all, the Sienese pope, Pius II., his declared and mortal foe.

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  • Do you want a taste of this?... said the huntsman, pointing to his dagger and probably imagining himself still speaking to his foe.

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  • Nicholas, though he had never seen Ilagin, with his usual absence of moderation in judgment, hated him cordially from reports of his arbitrariness and violence, and regarded him as his bitterest foe.

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  • Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The flashlight; be yours to hold it high.

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  • Arthur pursued him and they met in battle on the Isle of Man, where Arthur killed the young renegade, his worthiest foe.

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  • Priority Backed with a resounding endorsement by Local Groups Conference 2004, the Big Ask will be FoE 's priority for 2005.

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  • Verse 2 - God will expand Jesus ' mighty scepter or reign in ever widening circles until no foe remains to oppose his rule.

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  • His save down to the left from Foe was particularly impressive as he then reacted smartly to snaffle the loose ball.

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  • Turning back to his foe the mage unleashed a volley of three magic missiles then ducked as splinters of bone flew through the air.

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  • They remained staunch to the end against odds uncounted, and fell with their faces to the foe.

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  • Friend and foe and the dead A subaltern at the front writes.

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  • Of course the attacks of the democracy on the vanquished foe did not on that account cease.

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  • Finishing Brush: If oil is your greatest foe, this may well be your best friend.

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  • If ultra-sensitive skin is your foe, make Labo Labo Milky-Gel Cleanser a staple in your regimen.

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  • Online SpongeBob games available here are SpongeBob SquarePants Collapse and SpongeBob Friend or Foe Trash Bash.

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  • Also, if two objects have the same level of heat, it makes it hard to distinguish between the two (so you may not be able to tell a friend from a foe).

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  • Click it to have Lex unleash an attack on the unsuspecting foe.

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  • The first is a pie-shaped suppression meter which lets you know when you have your foe pinned down and can reposition your squad in relative safety.

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  • This machine has the hopes of the senate to turn the tide and halt the invading foe.

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  • Taking place at an undetermined amount of time after the Black Mesa catastrophe, a mysterious and chilling new foe called the Combine have taken control of the planet and altered it to their liking, creating the dystopia around you.

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  • Certain characters movement (both ally and foe) would move in jerky ways that just didn't seem possible.

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  • From droids to bosses, no one foe seems to harm you enough to hurt you.

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  • Spider-Man's original foe, the Green Goblin meets an untimely death by his own maneuver.

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  • Batman. Hole in dial moves with passing time to reveal the friend and foe characters.

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  • Bringing in the Joker to act as Batman's foe in the movie was a good move as he is probably the most infamous of the bat villains.

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  • Batman can't take out his foe with an arsenal of missiles and machine guns, but the Joker can whip out an extended pistol and bring down the Batwing?

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  • This can be done by defeating a foe, outwitting a trickster, or surviving a challenge.

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  • Distinction: Anguirus was Godzilla's first foe.

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  • Even though Ebirah doesn't have any super powers, his strong pincers, tough exoskeleton and swift swimming abilities make him a formidable foe.

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  • Ancient Elven runes inscribed on the sword declare it to be the "Foe of Morgoth's realm," and "Hammer of the Orcs."

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  • Not only do antioxidants help prevent against disease, they also act as one of the skin's greatest defenders against that age-old foe: time.

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  • Pigmentation protection: Whether it's caused by scars, age spots or any number of other reasons, pigmentation can be a tricky foe to contend with.

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