Heroically sentence example

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  • Louis took an active part in the campaign and fought heroically at Jarnac and Moncontour.
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  • But on the 2nd of October the fortress, which had been heroically defended, was taken by assault.
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  • The people bore their troubles heroically, and Henry Oldenburg, writing to the Hon.
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  • The Church Missionary Society came in 1804 and has worked heroically and successfully, though the largest mission now is that of the Wesleyans, who came in 1811, settling first at Sierra Leone.
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  • Between 1499 and 1505 they heroically withstood three sieges and repulsed three attacking armies.
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  • He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
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  • Indeed, but for the unceasing simultaneous struggle with the Teutonic knights, the burden of which was heroically borne by Kiejstut, Russian historians frankly admit that Lithuania, not Muscovy, must have become the dominant power of eastern Europe.
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  • Margaret did not lack courage, she followed the king on his crusade, and bore herself heroically at Damietta.
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  • Restored to the British in 1762, it was in 1782 heroically but unsuccessfully defended by General Murray.
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  • The attacks of the Sla y s and Avars upon Thessalonica were heroically repulsed by the inhabitants.
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  • Other reverses followed, but the attack on Cuneo was heroically repulsed by the citizens.
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  • On the 18th of October the Swedes invested the fortress-monastery of Czenstochowa, but the place was heroically defended; and after a seventy days' siege the besiegers were compelled to retire with great loss.
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  • SchNEWS 473, 12th November, 2004 HOLY WAR, BATMAN US forces heroically flatten Fallujah, killing hundreds of civillians.
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  • Suddenly, Joanna's ladylike features, which have been looking benignly tranquil, wrestle heroically and hilariously with the urge to laugh.
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  • Repeated attempts to capture the fort having failed, Menelek and Makonnen opened negotiations with Baratieri for its capitulation, and on the 21st of January the garrison, under Major Galliano, who had heroically defended the position, were permitted to march out with the honors of war.
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  • Suddenly, Joanna 's ladylike features, which have been looking benignly tranquil, wrestle heroically and hilariously with the urge to laugh.
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  • During the second crusade (1145-1147) Bernard of Clairvaux heroically protested against similar inhumanities.
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  • It was heroically defended against Shapur (Sapor) II., who unsuccessfully besieged it thrice.
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  • A man heroically rushes into a burning building to save a child, and afterwards says he "just reacted" or "went on auto-pilot."
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  • Battles ensue, with the massively outnumbered Marines falling (heroically) one by one to the collosal bugs.
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