Hiding-place sentence example
Their hiding place was safe for the present.
It was a terrible choice for a hiding place.
To this last district a curious alternative name, Alsatia, was given, probably in the 17th century, with reference to its notoriety as a hiding-place of debtors.
Nabonidus was dragged out of his hiding-place, and Kurdish guards were placed at the gates of the great temple of Bel, where the services continued without intermission.
One of the surviving Christian leaders, Pelayo the Goth, took refuge with three hundred followers in the celebrated cave of Covadonga, or Cobadonga, near Cangas de Onis, and from this hiding-place undertook the Christian reconquest of Spain.Advertisement
But Coke discovered her hiding-place; and she was forced to wed the man whom she declared that of all others she abhorred.
On the west of Beddgelert is Moel Hebog (Bare-hill of the falcon), a hiding-place of Owen Glendower.
In most cases he is successful, but should his intended victim escape, as at times happens, from his having miscalculated the distance, he may make a second or even a third bound, which, however, usually prove fruitless, or he returns disconcerted to his hiding-place, there to wait for another opportunity."
The mummies from the despoiled tombs of the kings were the object of much anxious care to the kings of this dynasty; after being removed from one tomb to another, they were finally deposited in a shaft near the temple of Deir el Bahri, where they remained for nearly three thousand years, until the demand for antiquities at last brought the plunderer once more to their hiding-place; eventually they were all secured for the Cairo museum, where they may now be seen.
In his last moments he refused under torture to disclose his father's hiding-place.Advertisement
Several years after his death the secret of the hiding-place of his vast stores of wealth is said to have been revealed by an old man to the emperor Tiberius II., for whose charities to the poor and the captives they furnished an opportune supply.
Their hiding-place was discovered and its entrance blocked.
At the head of the army she rode clothed in a coat of mail, armed with an ancient sword, said to be that with which Charles Martel had vanquished the Saracens, the hiding-place of which, under the altar of the parish church of the village of Ste Catherine de Fierbois, the " voices " had revealed to her; she carried a white standard of her own design embroidered with lilies, and having on the one side the image of God seated on the clouds and holding the world in His hand, and on the other a representation of the Annunciation.
The bishop, who was at first unwilling to save himself, until he knew that his faithful followers were in safety, succeeded in escaping, leaving the town and finding a hiding-place in the country.
His hiding-place was betrayed by one of his neighbours, named Josef Raffi, and on the 27th of January 1810 he was captured by Italian troops and sent in chains to Mantua.Advertisement
At a funeral, the coffin is left open until the last moment - a custom found everywhere in the Balkans, and said to have been introduced by the Turks, who found that coffins were a convenient hiding-place for arms. The same practice is, however, common in Spain and Portugal.
Though himself a beginner, many flocked to him to learn the pure doctrine, and he began to seek some hiding-place and means of withdrawal from people."
He refused to reveal its hiding-place so long as Gunther, also a prisoner, should live.
Never use a " hiding place ", eg, inside the wheel arch or front bumper.
He slid a long golden casket from its hiding place.Advertisement
Sadly Hiding Place were pretty dire to say the least, there was nothing good about them at all.
Any moment she was going to find my hiding place and spoil my quiet repose.
He leaped from his hiding place and clasped it round its neck.
If the person who is It kicks the can, the hider "goes to jail," but if the hider kicks the can, he gets to go find a new hiding place while the person who is It counts again.
These pens are stainless steel, very smooth writing and feature a nifty hiding place for money, vitamins and anything else you could think of.Advertisement
The Hiding Place - The story of Corrie Ten Boom and her family's commitment to helping the Jewish people in World War II.
Dawn was created from the essence of Buffy's blood as a human hiding place for a mysterious "Key" that could open Hell dimensions.
She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.
The man's arm wrapped around her and pulled her out of the hiding place.
Dawn had come an hour earlier but only just managed to push away the shadows of night from the cloudy mountain hiding place that had become her home.Advertisement
The French government discovered his hiding-place, and he was imprisoned and expelled from Paris.
After another moult the insect passes into the passive nymphal or " pupal " stage, during which it takes no food and rests in some safe hiding-place, such as the soil at the base of its food-plant or the hollow of a leaf-stalk.
At last Pan, the old god of Arcadia, discovered her hiding-place, and informed Zeus, who sent the Moirae (Fates) to fetch her out.
On the entrance of Vespasian's troops into Rome he was dragged out of some miserable hiding-place, driven to the fatal Gemonian stairs, and there struck down.
Evidence was given by an informer that, while at Shaftesbury's hiding-place in Wapping, Russell had joined in the proposal to seize the king's guard, a charge indignantly denied by him in his farewell paper, and that he was one of a committee of six appointed to prepare the scheme for an insurrection.Advertisement
With the stragglers who remained, he held a stronghold against the Romans by dint of his native cunning, and finally, when the place was taken, persuaded forty men, who shared his hiding-place, to kill one another in turn rather than commit suicide.
The conspiracy was honeycombed with treachery, and it was long a matter of dispute to whose information the government were indebted for Fitzgerald's arrest; but it is no longer open to doubt that the secret of his hiding place was disclosed by a Catholic barrister named Magan, to whom the stipulated reward was ultimately paid through Francis Higgins, another informer.
His hiding-place, however, was be trayed and he was arrested and brought back into the city.