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gauntlet

gauntlet Sentence Examples

  • I wouldn't throw down the gauntlet with him, Gerry said with gravity.

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  • Ms. Nightingale murmured a room number and motioned down a hall crowded with bodies like the day after Gettysburg while white-coated figures strolled among the moaning, clip boards in hand With wide-eyed Fred following behind, Dean ran the gauntlet until he found the room, a small office packed with five men and a lot of smoke, three of them in Philadelphia Police uniforms.

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  • .Shortly afterwards the cruiser " Republica " and a transport ran the gauntlet of the government forts at the entrance of the bay, and proceeded south to the province of Santa Catharina, taking possession of Desterro, its capital.

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  • In 1858 he threw down the gauntlet against the State in his pamphlet on the rights of the Catholic Church in Germany.

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  • only survived five years at Utrecht, and it was reserved for Heinrich Regius (van Roy) - who in 1638 had been appointed to the new chair of botany and theoretical medicine at Utrecht, and who visited Descartes at Egmond in order more thoroughly to learn his views - to throw down the gauntlet to the adherents of the old methods.

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  • In 1685, the Bengal factors, driven to extremity by the oppression of the Mogul governors, threw down the gauntlet; and after various successes and hairbreadth escapes, purchased from the grandson of Aurangzeb, in 1696, the villages which have since grown up into Calcutta, the metropolis of India.

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  • 2 He once sentenced an unhappy Jew to run the gauntlet of 10,000 strokes, exclaiming as he signed the warrant, " Thank God, we have no capital punishment in Russia !

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  • On the 4th of September, after weeks of fruitless negotiation, the king-emperor threw down the gauntlet by reinstating Jellachich in all his honours.

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  • Foote's gunboats could, and did, run the gauntlet, but a canal had to be cut right round the batteries for the transports, before the land forces could cross the river and attack the works in rear; when this was accomplished, by the skill and energy of all concerned, the place with its garrison of 7000 men surrendered at once (April 8, 1862).

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  • For the most part I escaped wonderfully from these dangers, either by proceeding at once boldly and without deliberation to the goal, as is recommended to those who run the gauntlet, or by keeping my thoughts on high things, like Orpheus, who, "loudly singing the praises of the gods to his lyre, drowned the voices of the Sirens, and kept out of danger."

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  • Two viceroys, earlier wooers, were burned to death by her orders for their impertinence, and she refused the hand of Olaf Trygvessiin, king of Norway, rather than submit to baptism, whereupon the indignant monarch struck her on the mouth with his gauntlet and told her she was a worse pagan than any dog.

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  • The government decided not to take up the gauntlet thrown down by the Peers, but to proceed with the rest of their political programme.

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  • The "schools" of whitebait advancing and retiring with the tide for days, and probably for weeks, have to run the gauntlet of a dozen of these nets, and therefore get very much thinned in number by the end of the season.

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  • I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part of the machinery, they kept a bell, a big gun, and a fire-engine, at convenient places; and the houses were so arranged as to make the most of mankind, in lanes and fronting one another, so that every traveller had to run the gauntlet, and every man, woman, and child might get a lick at him.

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  • Brooks, however, refused these conditions, saying that he could not reach the place designated "without running the gauntlet of mobs and assassins, prisons and penitentiaries, bailiffs and constables."

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  • You and Damian threw down the gauntlet.

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  • He'd thrown down the gauntlet.

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  • gauntlet of hate.

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  • gauntlet of good-natured abuse every lunchtime.

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  • gauntlet of the traffic.

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  • gauntlet of the binge drinkers who have taken over many of our towns and city centers.

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  • gauntlet of male security guards is not the most welcoming of experiences.

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  • gauntlet of fire to demolish an iron viaduct forming part of the mole.

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  • gauntlet thrown at the organized working class.

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  • Rather than run the gauntlet, I think I might drag the wife down the flicks or head out for a curry.

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  • In addition, his left hand points to the globe and is the only hand which wears a gauntlet.

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  • When you catch your breath, dare to ride the fearsome gauntlet or spin 360 degrees on King Arthurâs Legendary Sword Excalibur II.

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  • Soft, supple leather motorcycle gloves with long gauntlet.

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  • gauntlet gloves.

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  • gauntlet style with three or four thicknesses of leather is needed.

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  • A constantly evolving, technically advancing and multi-faceted CTBT verification gauntlet is something that no state is ever likely to contemplate running.

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  • A metal gauntlet is thrown down in Speedball 2. Speedball 2 is no ordinary sports simulation.

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  • lay down the gauntlet: unveil your Grail, ye Grail Questors.

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  • Researchers working on the e-materials project picked up the gauntlet and successfully predicted a new polymorph of the Alzheimer's drug, piracetam.

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  • Whether intentional or not, Sade threw down a similar gauntlet in the theater of ethics, becoming the first theoretician of absolute rebellion.

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  • throws down the gauntlet to who is the God who answers by fire.

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  • There on the mount he challenges them, he throws down the gauntlet to who is the God who answers by fire.

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  • Gauntlet: The gauntlet combines a whirling saw blade with a powerful electrical charge to create a deadly close-combat weapon.

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  • Phyllis gave up her award-winning career in journalism and picked up the fashion gauntlet.

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  • At the time, it was innovative -- not to mention great fun.Many times since then, developers have attempted to recreate the magic of the Gauntlet franchise, with mixed results.

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  • The latest attempt is Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows, which in and of itself has quite a history.

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  • It was, sources claimed, to have featured an in-depth story, more RPG-like elements than past Gauntlet titles, and an M-rating.

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  • The result, surprisingly, feels a lot like a traditional Gauntlet game.

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  • That's not what the Gauntlet series is supposed to be about, and thankfully, Seven Sorrows doesn't stray far from the basic formula.

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  • In fact, on the whole, combat is better in this game than in any previous Gauntlet title.

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  • Another factor that adds to the improved feel of combat is the fact that the graphics are far superior to past Gauntlet titles.

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  • The only disappointment comes during the boss battles, which for some reason seem to lack the intensity of those in Gauntlet: Dark Legacy.

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  • Rent first if you're not convinced, but ultimately, you should find Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows to be a refreshingly fun-to-play offering that harkens back to days of old -- only without the constant need for more quarters.

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  • Gauntlet Seven Sorrows is an action/adventure role-playing game about four immortal heroes who were betrayed by an Emperor.

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  • In Gauntlet Seven Sorrows you will spend the majority of your time in fierce combat.

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  • The Sorrows (bosses) in Gauntlet vary from slightly easy to almost impossible.

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  • Gauntlet Seven Sorrows has three levels of difficulty: Beginner, Normal, Difficult or Impossible.

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  • The graphics in Gauntlet Seven Sorrows are pretty good.

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  • Gauntlet Seven Sorrows is a hack n' slash, combo filled, magic blasting, role playing/adventure game.

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  • The collection offers popular games including Defender, Robotron, Gauntlet, Joust, Paperboy and Rampage.

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