It's practically halted distribution.
He halted irresolutely, not knowing whether to return or go on.
Alex halted, watching the dog cautiously.
They halted in front of a dome shaped dwelling with a grass cover.
At the bridge they all halted, waiting for those in front to get across.
Too quickly, her rider barreled back and halted beside her.
The general shouted a demand that the cavalry should be halted, the Austrian argued that not he, but the higher command, was to blame.
When they reached the end of the Vozdvizhenka Street they halted and drew in the Square.
Kutuzov did not reply, but when they reported to him that Murat's troops were in retreat he ordered an advance, though at every hundred paces he halted for three quarters of an hour.
And the hussars, passing along the line of troops on the left flank of our position, halted behind our uhlans who were in the front line.
Then he halted, ducked down and began to back up, so that he nearly fell with the buggy onto the others.
The crowd halted, pressing around those who had heard what the superintendent had said, and looking at the departing trap.
Twelve sharpshooters with muskets stepped out of the ranks with a firm regular tread and halted eight paces from the post.
He halted his army in pious respect before the birthplace of a Latin writer, carried Livy or Caesar on his campaigns with him, and his panegyrist Panormita did not think it an incredible lie to say that the king was cured of an illness by having a few pages of Quintus Curtius read to him.
Some columns, supposing they had reached their destination, halted, piled arms, and settled down on the cold ground, but the majority marched all night and arrived at places where they evidently should not have been.
The car abruptly halted its progress, slinging Lisa against the steering wheel with bone jarring force.
A few had been converted to apartments, but a recent wave of historical consciousness had temporarily halted the decay.
About the middle of the Arbat Street, near the Church of the Miraculous Icon of St. Nicholas, Murat halted to await news from the advanced detachment as to the condition in which they had found the citadel, le Kremlin.
One of her riders urged his horse into a canter and approached, while she halted her horse, disguised among the men.
In consequence of the breakdown of some of his guns he imprudently halted at Turnham Green.
This detachment halted at the outskirts of a forest, on the path leading from the village of Stromilova to Dmitrovsk.
Again the invading army halted before Mansura (December 1249); again it had to retreat.
Victor had crossed the Tagus, and defeated Cuesta at Medellin (March 28, 1809); but, surrounded by insurgents, he also had halted; Lapisse had joined him, and together they were near Merida, 30,000 strong.
This monarch halted at Siena on his way to Rome to be crowned, and received a most princely welcome.
Commissioned by Mehemet Ali to inform him about the situation in Nejd brought about by the rising power of Abdallah Ibn Rashid, Wallin left Cairo in April 1845, and crossing the pilgrim road at Ma`an, pushed on across the Syrian desert to the Wadi Sirhan and the Jauf oasis, where he halted during the hot summer months.
Shipton halted what he was doing and looked up, the smile now gone.
Sam halted Red and dismounted gracefully.
Soult (over 20,000), leaving Ney in Galicia, had taken and sacked Oporto (March 29, 1809); but the Portuguese having closed upon his rear and occupied Vigo, he halted, detaching a force to Amarante to keep open the road to Braganza and asked for reinforcements.
When they had crossed the Crimean bridge the prisoners moved a few steps forward, halted, and again moved on, and from all sides vehicles and men crowded closer and closer together.
But on the 6th of May he learned that the Japanese 1st Army had again halted at Fenghwang-cheng and that the 2nd Army was disembarking at Pitszewo, and he resumed (though less confidently) his original idea.
Oku renewed the attack next day, but found only a rearguard in front of him, and without following up the retiring Russians he again halted for six days before proceeding to Haicheng to effect a junction with the 4th Army (Nozu), which meantime had won a number of minor actions and forced the passage of the mountains at Fenshuiling South.'
Augustus witnessed the triumphal procession, and Tiberius, as it turned from the Forum to ascend the Capitol, halted, descended from his triumphal car, and did reverence to his adopted father.
But at the critical moment Ney halted; his orders were to be in Preititz at 1 i A.M.
on the lower Bregalnitsa halted and drew back.
Mithradates was forced to retire along the sea-coast till he halted before the strong city of Cyzicus, which he besieged.
For the first time, after a fortnight's retreat, the Russian troops had halted and after a fight had not only held the field but had repulsed the French.
The squadron in which Rostov was serving had scarcely time to mount before it was halted facing the enemy.
Once on the enemy's side of the obstacle the bishop halted to wait for Edward, who was now following him, but his undisciplined barons, shouting "'Tis not for thee, bishop, to teach us war.
Lastly, on June 7th, while Stakelberg was proceeding southward on his ill-defined errand, Kuropatkin, imposed upon by the advance of the Takushan column to Siu-yen, forbade him to concentrate to the front, only removing the veto when he learned that the 4th Army had halted and entrenched at Siu-yen.
In the reaction following the Civil War all reforms halted.
narrator of this story asked him why he halted.
She gasped and halted, staring at the sword and the giant holding it.
On the return journey he halted at Geneva, then at a crisis of political and religious strife.
The first of these, under Walter the Penniless, passed through Hungary in May, and reached Constantinople, where it halted to wait for the Hermit, in the middle of July.
In view of these troops the Prussian line, which had advanced faultlessly as if on parade, halted to prepare its bayonet attack by fire, and, once halted, it was found impossible to get them to go on again.
Murat attacked the Russians, who had halted in their entrenched position, on the 11th and drove in their outposts, but did not discover the entrenchments.
Napoleon halted a whole day to let the army close up; and then attacked with his old vigour and succeeded in clearing the road, but only at the cost of leaving Ney and the rearguard to its fate.
On the 1st of July the Vladivostok squadron appeared in the Tsushima Straits, and then vanished to an unknown destination, and whether this intensified the anxiety of the Japanese or not, it is the fact that the 2nd Army halted for eleven days at Kaiping, bringing the next on its right, 4th Army, to a standstill likewise.
Alexander II., personally averse from war, was not insensible to the patriotic enthusiasm, and halted between two opinions.
Wellington, unable to save Ciudad Rodrigo, retreated down the valley of the Mondego, devastating the country, and at length halted at Busaco and gave battle.
The two infantry divisions which now approached the field were again halted, and Liprandi was left undisturbed on the Vorontsov ridge and in possession of the captured guns.
While an Egyptian battalion was attacking in line, it was halted to repel a rush from the rear, and front and rear ranks were simultaneously engaged, firing in opposite directionsyet the fellahin were absolutely steady; they shot well and showed no signs of trepidation.
The Russian infantry halted for the guns to prepare the way, and the heavy projectiles both swept the crest of the British knoll and destroyed the camp in rear.
At the head of the Blues he was one of the cavalry leaders halted at the critical moment by Sackville, and when in consequence that officer was sent home in disgrace, Lieut.-General Lord Granby succeeded to the command of the British contingent in Ferdinand's army, having 32,000 men under his orders at the beginning of 1760.
Army halted on the line TabanovcheStar-Nagorichino, disposed in depth and entrenched, with orders to stand fast on the 22nd and wait developments on its flanks.
Attila, who knew the difficulty that he should have in feeding his immense army if his march was further delayed, turned again to the north-east, was persuaded by the venerable bishop Lupus to spare the city of Troyes, but halted near that place in the Catalaunian plains and offered battle to his pursuers Aetius and Theodoric. The battle which followed - certainly one of the decisive battles of the world - has been.
On the way Henry halted at Bec, and there made the acquaintance of Robert de Torigni, who mentions their encounter in the preface to his Chronicle.
Cenwalh, the last monarch who ascended the throne of Wessex unbaptized, carried the boundaries of that kingdom into Mid-Somersetshire, where they halted for a long space.
But after crossing the Somme he halted at Crecy, near Abbeville, and offered battle to the pursuing enemy.
On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected by the commander-in-chief.
She halted and quickly piled five small stones in an arrow pointing back the way they'd come, then wiped her muddied hands on her jeans.
Cynthia halted her make-work scrubbing, surprised by the question.
4), and then Soult halted, waiting for Massena, who arrived at Valladolid on the 15th of May.
To steady the young soldiers, the cavalry commander (Carl von Schmidt) halted his men, made them correct their intervals and dressing as in peace, though under a heavy fire from the French infantry, and then withdrew them behind the cover of the nearest hill at a walk.
- Ignatius, while on his way to Rome to suffer martyrdom, halted at Smyrna and received a warm welcome from the church and its bishop. Upon reaching Troas he despatched two letters, one to the church at Smyrna, another addressed personally to Polycarp. In these letters Ignatius charged Polycarp to write to all the churches between Smyrna and Syria (since his hurried departure from Troas made it impossible for him to do so in person) urging them to send letters and delegates to the church at Antioch to congratulate it upon the cessation of the persecution and to establish it in the faith.
He therefore halted his command, and, later, made a report to the emperor.
Early on the morning of June r6 Prince Bernard was reinforced at Quatre Bras by the rest of his division (Perponcher's); and Wellington's other troops were now all on the march eastward except the reserve, who were heading southwards and halted at the cross-road of Mt.
After an inconceivably slow and wearisome march, in one badly arranged column moving on one road, he only reached Gembloux on June 17, and halted there for the night.
The French halted, somewhat loosened by pursuit, between Rossomme and Genappe and spent a wretched night in the sodden fields.
As the ice receded, it halted at various points, forming moraines and other glacial deposits.
The harrying was halted in 1795; and soon after the directory had been succeeded by the consulate, the Catholic religion was re-established by the concordat of 1801.
Mary fled 60 miles from the field of her last battle before she halted at Sanquhar, and for three days of flight, according to her own account, had to sleep on the hard ground, live on oatmeal and sour milk, and fare at night like the owls, in hunger, cold and fear.
The advance was much impeded by the dense bush, and the force halted at Tofrik, about 6 m.
Holding office by sufferance of Gambetta, he halted in an undetermined attitude between the radicals and the reactionaries till the delay of urgent reforms lost him the support of all parties.
Sailing round the west coast of Scotland he halted off Arran, where negotiations were opened.
He had his fathers faculty for gauging public opinion, and estimating dangers, and though his more venturous temperament led him to press on far beyond the point at which the seventh Henry would have halted, he always stopped short on the hither side of the gulf.
They halted at De Pere, set off down the Fox-Wisconsin route, followed the Wisconsin to its mouth and came out upon the Mississippi near the site of the present city of Prairie du Chien, on July 17th, exactly two months after they left St Ignace mission on Mackinac Island.
He was buried at Great Meadows, where the remnant of the column halted on its retreat to reorganize.
The revelation also threw a new light on why Alex halted his life to take care of Katie.
Communists frankly admit that climate change cannot be halted.
blindside move down the right was halted with a knock-on when a try looked a possibility.
encamped on ground near the Bridge on river where it halted, this day being Sunday.
Progress was made but soon halted by a series of Iraqi obstacles and a vicious firefight that developed around them.
Commands The commands for examining data in the program are: t Print a stack trace of the terminated or halted pro- gram are: t Print a stack trace of the terminated or halted pro- gram.
Each regiment was halted and each man got a half pint of water from the water cart.
Zimbabwean deportation halted at last minute The Observer, UK - ... removal.
shipments halted Shipments of radioactive medical material have been stopped by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission after concerns about the safety of the packaging.
halted temporarily or changed; a new partial action added to the first action.
liquidatega's development was halted for over a year during the slow, painful process of liquidating the parent company.
It's time we halted the march of political correctness.
phenol injections and/or gassing is halted.
In October 1998 building work got under way but was halted in December after weeks of incessant rain.
After a while, Teal'c held up his hand, and the Lieutenant left the roadway as the rest halted.
sixth century the Saxon advance in the West country was halted.
tritium production, halted for fifteen years, is to restart this year.
If this process can be halted, the tumor will stop growing an approach called vascular targeting.
veto threats issued outside the public eye halted a host of minor legislation to which Bush objected.
Clifford's fifty kept alive hopes of victory but eventually the run chase was halted at the fall of the ninth wicket.
When Israel began to recover its prosperity and regained confidence, its policy halted between obedience to Assyria and reliance upon this ambiguous " Egypt."
The English right wing first appeared, tried the morass in vain, and then set out to turn it by a long detour; the main battle under the king halted in front of it, while the left wing under Antony Bec, bishop of Durham, was able to reach the head of the marsh without much delay.
Prince Andrew halted to have a look at the French.
It was all that they could do to get the guns up the rise aided by the infantry, and having reached the village of Gruntersdorf they halted.
The whole moving mass began pressing closer together and a report spread that they were ordered to halt: evidently those in front had halted.
The Emperor drew level with Rostov and halted.
When he had reached the village of Pratzen he halted.
"A-tu!" came the long-drawn cry of one of the borzoi whippers-in, who had halted.
In the sixth Century the Saxon advance in the West country was halted.
Strauss ' men halted a trot of four straight limited-overs series defeats with a tenacious attitude in the NatWest Series finale.
Tritium production, halted for fifteen years, is to restart this year.
I was then led as we walked, halted and trotted round the sand school.
Private veto threats issued outside the public eye halted a host of minor legislation to which Bush objected.
The woman halted, and gazed in wonderment at the strange scene.
Sadly, construction was halted before the castle was complete due to the untimely death of Mrs. Boldt.
The tour was halted while she received treatment, which included surgery and chemotherapy.
Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, CEO of Opera, said that the company started development of an Opera web browser for the iPhone, but the development was halted when they discovered that Apple would not allow it.
Prolonged breast-milk jaundice may require breast-feeding to be halted for a few days until bilirubin levels drop.
A recent resurgence of the adenovirus was found in a military population as soon as the vaccination program was halted.
Using an echocardiogram device, RFA is applied until the blood vessels and surrounding tissue are destroyed and the blood flow is halted.
These programs can help to catch scoliosis early, so that treatment can begin and progression can often be halted or slowed.
Companies that developed and produced vaccines halted or threatened to halt production and serious vaccine shortages developed.
Attempts to immunize children in Indian have met with good results, but Nigeria halted their immunization sites due to rumors that Western donors had tampered with the vaccine to spread HIV and cause sterility in Muslim males.
Treatment with MAO inhibitors should never be halted abruptly, and should not be stopped without first consulting a physician.
During protein malnutrition, bone growth is largely halted, and existing bone is cannibalized by the body as a source of protein.
Once a bacterial infection is halted, the bite victim usually recovers fully.
If labor cannot be halted, your doctor may give you corticosteroids to help mature your baby's lungs.
The season started early due to a strike by the Writer's Guild of America, which halted production and airing of most scripted television shows.
He had production halted completely, not allowing the cameras or any of the network crew on the family's property.
I didn't get phased when there were interruptions or shots were halted to adjust camera angles and things like that.
Leia comes in disguise to effect his rescue, but the pair are halted before they can escape.
He glanced around the room and his troubled gaze halted on her.
Their brief search halted when a security guard swore no one had passed his way and too many corridors and stairways went in other directions, making further search difficult.
She halted her horse three roads from the walls, gazing at the swarm of men.
Gerard's corps (with which was Kellermann's cuirassier corps) halted astride the Sambre at Chatelet.
The centre (or reserve) was meanwhile disposed as follows: The Guard was halted between Gilly and Charleroi; the emperor's headquarters being at the latter place.
On the 19th they recommenced their advance, moving very slowly, and on the 25th halted once more on the Kiri on coming under the fire of the artillery of the fortress.
They reached the front, several bullets sped over them, and they halted in silence.
Count Ostermann with his suite rode up behind the squadron, halted, spoke to the commander of the regiment, and rode up the hill to the guns.
They marched very quickly, without resting, and halted only when the sun began to set.
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