Ready cash could alone fill up the void; and it was to the hoards of native princes that Hastings's fertile mind at once turned.
The west side of the palace contained a series of 18 magazines with great store jars and cists and large hoards of clay documents.
In his case the ancestral hoards were under the control of his mother, the begum of Oudh, into whose hands they had been allowed to pass at the time when Hastings was powerless in council.
Traces of a large Roman camp may still be seen to the southeast of Wiveliscombe (Wellescombe, Wilscombe, Wiviscombe), which is near the line of a Roman road, and hoards of Roman coins have been discovered in the neighbourhood.
The yellow hoards pillaged down both flanks and even at the back our tackles suddenly looked crisper.
However, birding was severely hampered by hoards of huge Horse Flies.
Before banks existed, people often buried hoards of coins, and other precious things, to keep them safe.
The break down of the rotting seaweed can attract hoards of flies.
hoards of bronze coins are recorded, to a greater or lesser extent.
hoards of countless gold, To win thine heart from thee.
hoards of tourists pointing their cameras in your direction.
hoards of visitors that descend on the neighboring valleys.
slavering hoards rush to block the exits.
Safety The biggest problem facing visitors to Sicily are the hoards of pickpockets and purse snatchers who lurk in the main cities.
We let the slavering hoards rush to block the exits.
Depending on what a person hoards, that person may be unable to move around his or her house or be at risk of inhaling dangerous fumes from a collection of gas containers.
Navigating through a 3D environment, you face off against never-ending hoards of enemies, fighting through until you reach the final boss of each stage.
Hoards of supplies have supposedly been stored and preparations have been made for the worst case scenario.
Shirley - Shirley hoards cats as well as inanimate belongings.
Jill - Jill hoards possessions like the others, but she also has a huge collection of food contained in multiple refrigerators, freezers, and shelves.
A cyber squatter, who hoards tons of semi-desirable domain names in the hope of having one of them turn out to be the next hot buzzword, might be tougher, but don't give up.
Eventually, he reasoned, the hungry hoards would overwhelm the beleaguered food supply.
In his later years he fell into the vice of hoarding money for its own sake; so necessary was it to his policy that he should be free, as far as possible, from the need for applying to parliament for money, that he became morbidly anxious to have great hoards in readiness for any possible day of financial stress.
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