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invading Sentence Examples

  • Romas had no qualms about invading her bedroom to drag her out of bed if Evelyn directed him to.

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  • His labours were as various as they were incessant - now guiding the councils of the league, now addressing crowded and enthusiastic meetings of his supporters in London or the large towns of England and Scotland, now invading the agricultural districts and challenging the landlords to meet him in the presence of their own farmers, to discuss the question in dispute, and now encountering the Chartists, led by Feargus O'Connor.

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  • Lisa glanced sharply at Sarah, a slow flush invading her face.

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  • As to the character of the invading elements that hastened its close, and the date of their incursions, contemporary Egyptian monuments afford the best clue.

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  • Again the invading army halted before Mansura (December 1249); again it had to retreat.

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  • After this marriage Philip broke the peace of Europe by invading Sardinia.

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  • In 1706 a Spanish and French expedition against Charleston, South Carolina, failed, and the Carolinians retaliated by invading middle Florida in 1708 and again in 1722.

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  • Megalithic town walls were naturally common in that stony land, Palestine, and very typical specimens of them were found in the Palestine Exploration Fund's excavations at Bethshemesh (`Ain Shems) directed by Dr. Duncan Mackenzie, 29 whose work also threw new light on the phenomenon of the appearance in Palestine between the 12th and 10th centuries B.C. of subMycenaean (Greek) pottery, which can only be ascribed to the Philistines, whose historical position as a foreign invading force from the Aegean area (Lycia and Crete-Kaphtor) is now entirely vindicated.

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  • I don't want a gang of storm troopers invading my mother-in-law's house at midnight to ask my wife a few simple questions.

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  • She hesitated, a dark thought invading her apology.

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  • dissuading him from invading the kingdom of Naples.

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  • Worse even than this was the system of wholesale expatriation adopted as a punishment for those who had shown a friendly attitude to the invading Serbian army.

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  • The Scyths having fallen upon them from the north-east, the Cimmerians appear to have given way in two directions, towards the southwest, where the tombs of their kings were shown on the Tyras (Dniester) and one body joined with the Treres of Thrace in invading Asia Minor by the Hellespont; and towards the south-east where another body threatened the Assyrians, who called them Gimirrai (Hebrew Gomer; Gen.

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  • Feeling the warmth of color invading her cheeks, she looked away.

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  • He thought of Edith Shipton, impregnated by a man she hated and who seemed not to have wanted an intrusive fetus invading her life.

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  • by invading Geneva and threatening Provence.

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  • On the 31st of October Pampeluna surrendered, and Wellington was now anxious to drive Suchet from Catalonia before further invading France.

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  • Surrounded and attacked on all sides, this, the remnant of the invading army, was doomed.

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  • Having defeated the invading Turks at Villach in 1492, the king was eager to take revenge upon the king of France; but the states of the Netherlands would afford him no assistance.

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  • In July 1807 another British force of eight thousand men under General Whitelock endeavoured to regain possession of Buenos Aires, but strenuous preparations had been made for resistance, and after fierce street fighting the invading army, after suffering severe losses, was compelled to capitulate.

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  • But his success was short-lived, for in 1029 the Norwegian nobles, seething with discontent, rallied round the invading Knut the Great, and Olaf had to flee to Russia.

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  • Land was probably acquired for a military post and store depot at Woolwich in 1667, in order to erect batteries against the invading Dutch fleet, although in 1664 mention is made of storehouses and sheds for repairing ship carriages.

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  • The nucleus of the invading horde was a small pastoral tribe in Mongolia, the chief of which, known subsequently to Europe as Jenghiz Khan, became a mighty conqueror and created a vast empire stretching from China, across northern and central Asia, to the shores of the Baltic and the valley of the Danube - a heterogeneous state containing many nationalities held together by purely administrative ties and by an enormous military force.

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  • For some time longer the Tatars remained troublesome neighbours, capable of invading and devastating large tracts of Russian territory and of threatening even the city of Moscow, but the Horde was now broken up into independent and mutually hostile khanates, and the Moscow diplomatists could generally play off one khanate against the other, so that there was no danger of the old political domination being re-established.

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  • GALGACUS, or perhaps rather CALGACUS, a Caledonian chief who led the tribes of North Britain against the invading Roman army under Cn.

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  • In 986 it was taken by an invading force of Khitan Tatars, who adopted it as their headquarters and named it Nanking, or the "southern capital."

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  • 172) believed the Caunians to have been aborigines, the Carians having been originally called Leleges, who had been driven from the Aegean islands by the invading Greeks.

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  • Elliot Smith has shown 7 the existence of the two racial stocks in Egypt, the predynastic Nilotic and the invading "Armenoid " from Asia, the man of higher cranial capacity to whom the blossoming of the Egyptian civilization and art out of primitive African barbarism is to be ascribed.

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  • - The Khmers, the ancient inhabitants of Cambodia, are conjectured to have been the offspring of a fusion between the autochthonous dwellers in the Indo-Chinese peninsula, now represented by the Kouis and other savage tribes, and an invading race from the plateaus of central Asia.

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  • The town, rebuilt after this disaster, was again more than once devastated by invading Danes and Sla y s.

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  • But the departmental executive could not launch the Natal invading force as early as had been anticipated, and it was not until the 9th of October that the ultimatum was presented to Sir (then Mr) Conyngham Greene, the British agent at Pretoria.

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  • In Natal practically the whole of the available defence force was swallowed up by the steady success of the invasion; on the western frontier two British towns were isolated and besieged; and Boer commandos were on the point of invading Cape Colony, where the Dutch population seemed on the verge of rebellion.

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  • Its anchorage was used by Lord Cochrane in 1820 during his attacks on Callao; it was the landing-place of an invading Chilean army in 1838; it was bombarded by the Chileans in 1880; and in 1883 it was the meeting-place of the Chilean and Peruvian commissioners who drew up the treaty of Ancon, which ended the war between Chile and Peru.

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  • Note that the malignant cells are invading and destroying the muscle fibres of the heart.

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  • While Philip Augustus was invading Normandy, Arthur tried to seize Poitou.

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  • He prevented Gustavus from invading Prussia in revenge for the refusal of the king of Prussia to declare war against France, and during the rest of the reign was in semidisgrace, though generally a member of the government when the king was abroad.

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  • The allprevailing need of the later Roman and early medieval society was protection - protection against the sudden attacks of invading tribes or revolted peasants, against oppressive neighbours, against the unwarranted demands of government officers, or even against the legal but too heavy exactions of the government itself.

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  • Again invading the island, he was again attacked and defeated by the same adversaries, leaving a brother and son, or, as some authorities aver, a wife and son, prisoners in their hands.

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  • In 1867 he determined to make for himself a haven of refuge against the invading Philistine, and bought some land on Blackdown, above Haslemere, then a secluded corner of England; here 1'Ir (afterwards Sir) James Knowles began to build him a house, ultimately named Aldworth.

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  • With the help of Alexius Comnenus he drove out of the field Bryennius and other rivals, but failed to clear the invading Turks out of Asia Minor.

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  • The emperor was convinced that nothing could be gained by invading Belgium from the S.E.

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  • Even the Hebrew historian ascribes to this act the effect of rousing divine indignation against the invading host of Israel; it would not, therefore, be surprising if under the miseries brought on Palestine by the westward march of the Assyrian power, the idea of the sacrifice of one's own son, as the most powerful of atoning rites, should have taken hold of those kings of Judah (Ahaz and Manasseh, 2 Kings xvi.

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  • The Dutch company opened up a profitable trade with Japan and China, and prosecuted the war against Portugal with great vigour, invading Portuguese India and capturing Point de Galle in 1640, Malacca in 1641, Cochin and Cannanore in 1663.

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  • At Portrush, the Lower Lias is seen on the shore, crowded with ammonites, but silicified and metamorphosed by invading dolerite.

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  • He too concluded that the temporal power is independent of the spiritual, and is even justified in invading the sphere of the latter in cases of necessity.

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  • In the 10th century a fortress was maintained here against the invading Danes.

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  • One bad plague or invading horde would leave pretty much everyone starving.

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  • If you have everything you have ever wanted, you have less to gain and more to lose by invading your neighbor.

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  • Unless one can somehow imagine NATO countries going to war with each other, such as Belgium invading the United Kingdom, it is hard to see how "world wars" could escalate outside of NATO member countries.

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  • Warmth ran up Carmen's neck again, invading her cheeks.

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  • Nor did these complications prevent him from recovering the fortress of Galamboc from the Turks, successfully invading Servia, and reasserting the suzerainty of the Hungarian crown over Bosnia.

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  • It would follow, on the other hand, that what is called Oscan represented the language of the invading Sabines (more correctly Safines), whose racial affinities would seem to be of a distinctly more northern cast, and to mark them, like the Dorians or Achaeans in Greece, as an early wave of the invaders who more than once in later history havevitally influenced the fortunes of the tempting southern land into which they forced their way.

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  • The parasite effects a lodgment in the host either by invading it as a free-swimming planula, or, apparently, in other cases, as a spore-embryo which is captured and swallowed as food by the host.

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  • When this stage is reached the invading tubes and their ramifications frequently disappear, leaving the cells full of the bacterioids, as they have been called.

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  • The form of the name is of considerable interest, as it shows the suffix -NOsuperimposed upon the suffix -CO-, a change which probably indicates some conquest of an earlier tribe by the invading Safini (or Sabini, q.v.).

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  • Though the Gur Khan himself is not described as having extended his conquests into Persia, the shah of Kharezm followed up the victory by invading Khorasan and plundering the cities and treasuries of Sanjar.

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  • The wrath with which the Israelite armies believed themselves to be visited (probably an outbreak of pestilence) when the king of Moab was reduced to his last extremity, was obviously the wrath of Chemosh the god of Moab, which the king's sacrifice of his only son had awakened against the invading army (2 Kings iii.

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  • He fled to Cuba, but was recalled to command against the invading army from the United States in 1846.

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  • of Pontus (88) as a base for invading Greece.

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  • He had helped in 1585 to drive the royal favourite James Stewart, earl of Arran, from power, and he made active preparations to assist the invading Spaniards in 1588.

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  • In order to be of assistance to his brother Charles, who was then campaigning in Scotland, Henry was despatched in the summer of 1745 to France, where he was placed in nominal command of French troops at Dunkirk, with which the marquis d'Argenson had some vague idea of invading England.

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  • In February 1798, at the approach of the invading French forces, Henry was forced to fly from Frascati to Naples, whence at the close of the same year he sailed to Messina.

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  • the invading Israelites.'

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  • If this exhalation is stopped or lessened the digestion in its turn is also stopped, the leaf remains longer than usual in the intestines, the microbes multiply, invading the whole body, and this brings about the sudden death which surprises the rearers.

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  • Having crushed an attempt made by Henry to regain Bavaria, Otto was suddenly attacked by Lothair, king of France, who held Aix in his possession for a few days; but when the emperor retaliated by invading France he met with little resistance.

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  • He dreamt even of invading Ireland, and thought it an easy task.

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  • It is likely, however, that Attis, like the Great Mother, was indigenous to Asia Minor, adopted by the invading Phrygians, and blended by them with a deity of their own.

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  • Settled along the Balkans as a kind of bulwark against the invading Bulgars, the Armenians on the contrary soon fraternized with the newcomers, whom they converted to their own views; even a prince of the Bulgarians adopted their teaching.

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  • The Hittites were invading Syria; nomads from the desert supported the invasion; and many of the local chiefs were ready to seize the opportunity to throw off the yoke of Egypt.

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  • In 408 the Carthaginian invading army under Hannibal, after capturing Selinus, in'vested and took Himera and razed the city to the ground, founding a new town close to the hot springs (Thermae Himeraeae), 8 m.

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  • But Louis the German, who was also a candidate for the succession of Louis II., revenged himself for Charles's success by invading and devastating his dominions.

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  • It is maintained by those admirers of Mary who assume her to have been an almost absolute imbecile, gifted with the power of imposing herself on the world as a woman of unsurpassed ability, that, while cognisant of the plot for her deliverance by English rebels and an invading army of foreign auxiliaries, she might have been innocently unconscious that this conspiracy involved the simultaneous assassination of Elizabeth.

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  • Subsequently, as the climate of the plains assumed a colder and more humid character, they retired before the invading forests to the high mountains.

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  • To conciliate the new king the act of Seclusion was repealed, and the ever, suffered a defeat at Seneff, and was in 1674 prevented from invading France.

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  • Scholars of this opinion believe that this language, which has been arbitrarily called " Akkadian " in England and " Sumerian " on the European continent and in America, was primitively the speech of the pre-Semitic inhabitants of the Euphratean region who were conquered by the invading Semites.

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  • The treatment of Robert by the English was put forward by William the Conqueror as a pretext for invading England.

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  • The tide of war, however, once more turned in the defeat of Lee's invading army at South Mountain and Antietam in Maryland on the r4th and on the 6th and 17th of September, compelling him to retreat.

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  • The Rhine practically formed the boundary between Gauls and Germans, though one Gaulish tribe, the Menapii, is said to have been living beyond the Rhine at its mouth, and shortly before the arrival of Caesar an invading force of Germans had seized and settled down in what is now Alsace, 72 B.C. At this time the Gauls were being pressed by the Germans along the whole frontier, and several of Caesars campaigns were occupied with operations, either against the Germans, or against Gaulish tribes set in motion by the Germans.

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  • At his death, however, the supremacy of eastern Germany passed tO the Huns, an invading people from the east, whose ~rriva.l seems to have produced a complete displacement of population in this region.

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  • Meeting at Nuremberg early in 1522 it voted some ~ slight assistance for the campaign against the invading regiment.

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  • In 429 the Peloponnesians were deterred by the plague from invading Attica and laid siege to Plataea in the interests of Thebes.

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  • The most powerful of the invading tribes was the Lamtuna ("veiled men") from the upper Niger, whose best-known representatives now are the Tuareg.

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  • A few months after his death, 525 B.C., the invading host of the Persians led by Cambyses reached Egypt and dethroned his son Psammetichus III.

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  • The invading army consisted of 200,000 barbarians under Pharnabazus and 20,000 Greeks under Iphicrates.

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  • In 941, after the death of Ibn Raiq, the Ikshid took the opportunity of invading Syria, which the caliph permitted him to hold with the addition of the sacred cities of Mecca and Medina, which the TUlunids had aspired to possess.

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  • The administration of Ibn Furat was fatal to the IkshidIs and momentous for Egypt, since a Jewish convert, Jacob, son of Killis, who had been in the IkshIds service, and was ill-treated by Ibn Furt, fled to the F~timite sovereign, and persuaded him that the time for invading Egypt with a prospect of success had arrived, since there was no one in Fostat capable of organizing a plan of defence, and the dissensions between the Buyids at Bagdad rendered it improbable that any succour would arrive from that quarter.

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  • In the meantime the arrival of Stanley at Lake Albert had caused rumours, which quickly spread to Omdurman, of a great invading white pasha, with the result that in July the khalifa sent up the river three steamers and six barges, containing 4000 troops, to oppose this new-comer.

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  • The latter, invading the kingdom with a large army, was skilfully ambushed at Galuccio on the Garigliano (22 July 1139).

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  • in invading France, and captured Boulogne (Sept.

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  • He tried to dissuade Pyrrhus from invading Italy, and after the defeat of the Romans at Heraclea (280 B.C.) was sent to Rome to discuss terms of peace.

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  • He held Cumberland (1070), and supported the claims of his brotherin-law, the IEtheling, while his relationship with Gospatric, earl of Northumbria, who retired into Scotland, gave him pretexts for invading the north-east of England.

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  • The Scots had so handled their enemies that they could not or dared not pursue their advantage; on the other hand, it was long indeed before the memory of Flodden ceased to haunt the Scots and deter them from invading England in force.

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  • began to mobilize an invading force in November 1 743.

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  • In the spring of 1401 Owen was raiding in south Wales, and credited with the intention of invading England.

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  • Ella is the first king of the invading race whom Bede describes as exercising supremacy over his fellows, and we may probably regard him as an historical person, though little weight can be attached to the dates given by the Chronicle.

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  • The movement of the Habiru cannot be isolated from that represented in other letters (where the enemy are not described by this term), and their steps do not agree with those of the invading Israelites in the hook of Joshua (q.v.).

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  • In the nature of the case, as time elapsed the new population must have taken root as securely as - one must conclude - the invading Israelites had done some centuries earlier.

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  • and possibly of v.3 The first narrative, that of Micah and the Danites, is of the highest interest both as a record of the state of religion and for the picture it gives of the way in which one clan passed from the condition of an invading band into settled possession of land and city.

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  • It was mainly his powers of organization that enabled Gambetta to raise army after army to oppose the invading Germans.

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  • It is true that the invading king is said in the histories to have been a Dane, whereas the Hygelac of Beowulf belonged to the " Geatas" or Gautar.

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  • Schofield was put in charge, and under his authority a constitutional Convention was summoned which bestowed the suffrage upon the former slaves, who, led by a small group of whites, who had come into the state with the invading armies, ratified the 14th and 15th amendments to the Federal Constitution and governed the community until 1869.

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  • It must remain uncertain whether it was that the thickly-populated character of the land scarcely admitted of complete occupation, but only of a conquest by an army of fighting men, starting from the Aryanized region - who might, however, subsequently draw women of their own kin after them - or whether, as has been suggested, a second Aryan invasion of India took place at that time through the mountainous tracts of the upper Indus and northern Kashmir, where the nature of the road would render it impracticable for the invading bands to be accompanied by women and children.

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  • The physical difficulties which an invading force had to contend with in Assam, however, prevented anything like a regular subjugation of the country; and after repeated efforts, the Mussulmans contented themselves with occupying the western districts at the mouth of the Assam valley.

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  • A writer of the Mahommedan faith says: - "Whenever an invading army has entered their territories, the Assamese have sheltered themselves in strong posts, and have distressed the enemy by stratagems, surprises and alarms, and by cutting off their provisions.

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  • peremptorily called upon Sweden to fulfil her obligations by invading Brandenburg.

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  • He is the patron-deity of the invading Aryan race in India, the god of battle to whose help they look in their struggles with the dark aborigines.

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  • He again set out in the summer, and, invading the Herat territory in November 1837, began the siege on the 23rd of that month.

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  • In his writings he dwelt upon important contributions of historical Christianity, and maintained especially that, in continuing the work of the Caesars, the Catholic church had been the most potent factor in civilizing the invading barbarians and in organizing the life of the middle ages.

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  • The greater the number of leucocytes that can reach the spot where the invading microbes enter the more quickly can the microbes be destroyed and general infection prevented.

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  • By inoculation with increasing doses of these the resistance of the organism is greatly increased and the invading microbes destroyed.

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  • The political ferment caused by the entrance of the French into Spain extended to these islands, and the ignorant populace began to suspect that Arago's movements and his blazing fires on the top of Mount Galatzo were telegraphic signals to the invading army.

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  • He and Lamartine held the tribune in the Chamber of Deputies until the Parisian populace stopped serious discussion by invading the Chamber.

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  • Jameson was so informed, nevertheless he precipitated the crisis by invading the Transvaal on the evening of December the 29th.

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  • In 424 at the head of the Boeotian levy they inflicted a severe defeat upon an invading force of Athenians at Delium, and for the first time displayed the effects of that firm military organization which eventually raised them to predominant power in Greece.

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  • The poverty and natural strength of the country, combined with the ferocious habits of the natives, seem to have equally repelled the friendly visits of inquisitive strangers and the hostile incursions of invading armies.

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  • Taking advantage of the disturbed condition of Bolivia, Gamarra made an attempt to annex the rich province of La Paz, invading it in August 1841 and besieging the capital; but in a battle with Ballivian his army was totally routed, and Gamarra himself was killed.

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  • Saprophytic bacteria can readily make their way down the dead hypha of an invading fungus, or into the punctures made by insects, and Aphides have been credited with the bacterial infection of carnations, though more recent researches by Woods go to show the correctness of his conclusion that Aphides alone are responsible for the carnation disease.

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  • In this case a general reaction is stimulated by the vaccine which may aid in the destruction of the invading organisms. In regulating the administration of such vaccines he has introduced the method of observing the opsonic index, to which reference is made below.

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  • From the point of view of evolution we may suppose that certain races of a group of bacteria have gradually acquired the power of invading the tissues of the body and producing disease.

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  • It is to be noted that there is no fixed relation between toxin production and bacterial multiplication in the body, some of the organisms most active as toxin producers having comparatively little power of invading the tissues.

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  • The Spartans, who were then invading Attica, withdrew their forces and attacked them vigorously by sea and land, but were repulsed, and the Athenians were enabled by the arrival and victory of their fleet to blockade on the island of Sphacteria a body of 420 Spartiates with their attendant helots.

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  • Authari, "the Longhaired," with his Roman title of Flavius, marks the change from the war king of an invading host to the permanent representative of the unity and law of the nation, and the increased power of the crown, by the possession of a great domain, to enforce its will.

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  • Here in the first half of the 7th century Samo repulsed the invading hordes of the Avars, which threatened the independence of the newlysettled Slavonic inhabitants; here also Wratislas II.

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  • In the winter (306-5) Antigonus tried to follow up the victory of Cyprus by invading Egypt, but here Ptolemy was strong, and held the frontier successfully against him.

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  • The most remarkable monarch of this dynasty was Ala-ud-din, during whose reign Delhi was twice exposed to attack from invading hordes of Moguls.

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  • His own special kingdom comprised the countries which are now called Hungary and Transylvania, his capital being possibly not far from the modern city of Buda-Pest; but having made the Ostrogoths, the Gepidae and many other Teutonic tribes his subjectallies, and having also sent his invading armies into Media, he seems for nearly twenty years to have ruled practically without a rival from the Caspian to the Rhine.

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  • A year afterwards Fort Pitt was occupied by a company of Virginia soldiers by order of the Virginia Provincial Convention (assembled at Williamsburg in August 1775), but this move apparently was more for the defence of the frontier in the coming war than an expression on the Pennsylvania-Virginia boundary dispute; and, in November, Connolly was arrested at Fredericksburg, Maryland, on the charge of furthering Dunmore's plans for invading the western frontier.

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  • The defection of the English, however, did not induce Prince Eugene to abandon his favourite plan of invading France.

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  • The invading sovereign, going to Sta Maria delle Grazie with his retinue to admire the renowned painting of the "Last Supper," asked if it could not be detached from the wall and transported to France.

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  • He was present at the battle of Leipzig, and accompanied the invading army to Paris; he negotiated the capitulation of Marmont and Mortier at Clichy, and signed the treaty of Chaumont on the 1st of March 1814.

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  • The Rumanian government made a platonic protest against the crossing of the frontier, and the Rumanian troops fell back as the Russians advanced; provisions and stores of all kinds were supplied to the invading army against cash payments in gold, and the railways and telegraphs were freely placed at its disposal.

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  • The respect in which he was held by the Russians was strikingly shown in 1760, when a farm he occupied near Charlottenburg happened to be pillaged by the invading Russian army.

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  • Fortunately, however, for the peace of Cape Colony at that time, Sir Charles Warren, sent by the imperial government to maintain British rights, removed the invading Boers from Stellaland and Goshen - two so-called republics set up by the Boer freebooters - in March 1885 and no rebellion occurred.

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  • The rebels joined the invading forces of President Steyn, whose false assurances Mr Schreiner had offered to an indignant House of Assembly only a few weeks before.

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  • In 16, having joined with the Pannonians in invading Histria, they were defeated by Publius Silius, proconsul of Illyricum.

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  • Invading armies from the south have often been opposed near Homs, from the time of Rameses II., who had to fight the battle of Kadesh, to that of Ibrahim Pasha, who broke the first line of Ottoman defence in 1831 by his victory there.

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  • David I., king of Scotland, was the uncle of Matilda, and used her wrongs as the plea for thrice invading northern England, which he ravaged with great cruelty.

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  • The second act of the Hundred Years War, after King Edward ha~ abandoned in despair his idea of invading France from the side of the Netherlands, was fought out in another ~ quarterthe duchy of Brittany.

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  • The invading army was welcomed by almost all the lords, and the spurious Clarence was crowned at Dublin by the name of Edward VI.

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  • invading force.

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  • Boabdil soon after sought to gain prestige by invading Castile.

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  • Invading Sicily with Roger, the brothers captured Messina (T06r) and Palermo (1072).

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  • The invading steppe plants appear everywhere in patches in the Turkestan meadows.

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  • Three roads lead to Athens from the Boeotian frontier over the intervening mountain barrier - the easternmost over Parnes, from Delium and Oropus by Decelea, which was the usual route of the invading Lacedaemonians during the Peloponnesian War; the westernmost over Cithaeron, by the pass of Dryoscephalae, or the "Oakheads," leading from Thebes by Plataea to Eleusis, and so to Athens, which we hear of in connexion with the battle of Plataea, and with the escape of the Plataeans at the time of the siege of that city in the Peloponnesian War; the third, midway between the two, by the pass of Phyle, near the summit of which, on a rugged height overlooking the Athenian plain, is the fort occupied by Thrasybulus in the days of the Thirty Tyrants.

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  • He took command of the Union columns invading German S.W.

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  • HIVITES, an ancient tribe of Palestine driven out by the invading Israelites.

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  • Never was there a better opportunity than the end of 1586 for an invading army to march through the country almost without opposition.

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  • Owing to the necessity of making a road for the passage of artillery and military stores, many months were spent on the march into the interior, and there was considerable loss of life by fever and other disease among the invading troops.

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  • The invading army even made its way into Laconia and devastated the whole of its southern portion; but the courage and coolness of Agesilaus saved Sparta itself from attack.

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  • Otto took his revenge in the autumn by invading France.

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  • The duke retaliated by invading France with a large army, taking possession of Nesle and massacring its inhabitants.

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  • After another minority of confusion, Alphonso, surnamed of the Rio Salado, from the great Alphonse victory he won over an invading host from Africa, XI., 1312ruled with energy and real political capacity.

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  • The researches of Bouche-Leclercq, Cumont and Boll have enabled us to fix with a considerable degree of definiteness the middle of the 4th century B.C. as the period when Babylonian astrology began its triumphal march to the west, invading the domain of Greek and Roman culture and destined to exercise a strong hold on all nations and groups - more particularly in Egypt - that came within the sphere of Greek and Roman influence.

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  • In 1648, on the defeat of the invading Scottish army under the marquis of Hamilton by Cromwell, its leader was captured here by Lambert.

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  • crossed the stream in 1296 with his invading host, and Montrose with the Covenanters in 1640.

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  • In 872 the Danes occupied London on their return from invading Wessex, after which a truce was again made.

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  • The rampart and the moat are for defence against enemies, not against floods, and as Brizio brings in no new invading people till long after the terramara period, it is difficult to see why the Ibero-Ligurians should have abandoned their unprotected hut-settlements and taken to elaborate fortification.

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  • This house is as secure as the White House and while I don't appreciate your invading my bedroom, I have to admit this business is beyond my comprehension but that doesn't mean I won't embrace it.

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  • A vociferous lawyer named Morton Epstein wrote a lengthy piece for the New York Times calling for legislation against anyone invading an individual's privacy by paranormal means.

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  • abide people invading my personal space i.e. within 8 inches of me.

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  • Mysterious invading aliens who want to conquer our corner of the galaxy, present.

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  • The room had been walled up with bricks in the eleventh century to keep it from falling into the hands of invading barbarians.

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  • Learn about Afghanistan and Vietnam, the war torn territories you'll be invading to smuggle contraband and make a quick buck.

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  • destroy invading germs.

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  • They have constructed these things for the sole purpose of invading earth.

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  • This is a malignant neoplasm of glandular epithelium invading down into muscle.

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  • Alien genetic material invading genomes also give rise to gene mutations, some of which may result in cancer.

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  • These cells start to destroy other cells, treating them like invading germs rather than part of the body.

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  • Cholera is an illness caused by a germ invading the bowels.

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  • glandular epithelium invading down into muscle.

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  • The armies of all the ' good guys ' have joined forces to hold the invading hordes from their borders.

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  • invadeonly have the invading armies failed to find Saddam Hussein, they have created a virtual anarchy in Iraq.

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  • invadeefense of History was well received by some London reviewers on grounds that it saw off the invading hordes of postmodernist.

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  • invadencing our own immune response to biological agents, because our immune system is capable just to fight invading microorganisms.

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  • invadee garrisons could defend the localities, but they could also harass any invading Danes.

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  • invade were to mark the graves of some British nobles who were slaughtered by the invading Saxons under the command of Hengist.

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  • invade has been under UN sanctions since 1991 for invading neighboring Kuwait.

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  • Tears, nasal secretions and tissue fluids contain lysozymes which destroy invading ' foreign ' material.

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  • Britain would not risk invading the French mainland yet, but she might attempt to seize back one of her Channel Isles.

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  • Our immune system protects us from disease, destroying invading microbes with a swarm of attacking cells.

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  • Normally, these immune cells only attack invading microorganisms.

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  • miniaturized electronic devices and new chemical compounds are invading (and cohabiting) the physical structure of an organism.

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  • misfit stream invading an old fossil route.

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  • In MS, the body's immune system attacks myelin as if it were an invading bacteria or virus.

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  • Fungi can live on dead or decaying organic matter or parasitically by invading living organisms.

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  • APR is a sequence of physiological changes that swing into action upon the detection of invading pathogens.

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  • The normally perky Duff adds depth to Sam, but is sabotaged by silly stereotypes invading every scene.

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  • He led the movement of forest people who make a living collecting wild rubber latex against invading cattle ranchers.

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  • repel invading barbarians.

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  • Tension exists between ethnic groups, with the Islamic government of Chechnya even invading a neighboring republic this year.

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  • Things aren't looking good for Earth as alien scum is invading the planet and wrecking everything in sight.

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  • shambleless numbers of shambling zombies are in fact already poised to being a massive attack on the invading ravers.

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  • shrubby species are capable of invading sand dunes to form scrub.

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  • In our view, these purposes can only be achieved by the creation of a modern movement invading every sphere of national life.

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  • A third wave of 617 Squadron's aircraft was now invading German territory, as an airborne reserve to fill in the gaps.

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  • The open ends of the arteries are initially eroded by the invading trophoblastic tissues, and then later become partially blocked by cytotrophoblastic cells.

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  • Eventually the invading tribes coalesced into seven main kingdoms known as the Heptarchy.

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  • In a healthy pregnancy, fetal cells called trophoblasts do this by ' invading ' the uterus, while communicating with maternal immune cells.

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  • This interface, consisting of the maternal decidua and the invading placental trophoblast, is exposed to profound changes in oxygen tension during pregnancy.

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  • Her northern regions fell easy prey to the expansive missions of the invading Russian tsars in 1715 under Peter the Great.

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  • All the invading gall wasp species in the UK are also native to the same region.

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  • The rules, however, also provide that in case of invasion the inhabitants of a territory who on the approach of the invading enemy spontaneously take up arms to resist it, shall be regarded as belligerent troops if they carry arms openly and respect the laws and customs of war, although they may not have had time to become organized in accordance with the above provisions.

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  • In some cases they survive by migration, but this is often prohibited by physical barriers, These, however, have often protected them from the competition of more vigorous invading races.

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  • What part Judah took in the Transjordanic disturbances, in which Moab fought invading Arabian tribes on behalf of Assyria, is unknown (see MoAB).

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  • At the same time, to whatever cause this serious setback of Minoan civilization was owing, it would be very unsafe to infer as yet any large displacement of the original inhabitants by the invading swarms from the mainland or elsewhere.

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  • The surrounding rampart of mountains was broken towards the north-east by an open tract stretching between Hymettus and Pentelicus towards Marathon, and was traversed by the passes of Decelea, Phyle and Daphne on the north and north-west, but the distance between these natural passages and the city was sufficient to obviate the danger of surprise by an invading land force.

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  • Nay, the allegorical interpretation, which takes the locusts to be hostile invaders, breaks through the laws of all reasonable writing; for the poetical hyperbole which compares the invading swarms to an army (ii.

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  • According to Demosthenes he and his three sons received from the Athenians the honour of citizenship. (2) The son of Mithradates III., who reigned c. 266-240 B.C., and was one of those who enlisted the help of the invading Gauls (see Galatia).

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  • This acquired immunity is brought about by the development of a protective body as a result of the struggle of the cells and fluids of the body with the invading bacteria and their toxins.

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  • The inquiline habit (" cuckoo-parasitism "), when one species makes use of the labour of another by invading the nest and laying her eggs there, is of frequent occurrence among Hymenoptera; and in some cases the larva of the intruder is not content with taking the store of food provided, but attacks and devours the larva of the host.

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  • Then suddenly invading the Ernestine lands while the elector John Frederick was campaigning against the imperialists on the Danube, he forced that prince to return hastily to Saxony, and thus weakened the forces opposed to the emperor.

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  • Each of these radiations produced a greater or less number of analogous groups, and while originally independent the animals thus evolving as autochthonous types finally mingled together as migrant or invading types.

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  • Here the Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian kingdoms held their own, till, in 139 B.C., they succumbed before the invading Mongolian and Scythian tribes (see BACTRIA and works quoted there).

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  • In 1821 Alexander Ypsilanti, a son of the voivode, and an aide-de-camp of the tsar Alexander I., entered Moldavia at the head of the Hetaerists, and, representing that he had the support of the tsar, prevailed on the hospodar Michael Sutzu to aid him in invading the Ottoman dominions.

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  • The "culture" or "apricot" zone is followed by the prairie belt, in which black-earth plants (Stipa and the like) struggle for existence against invading Central Asian forms. And then come the lowlands and deserts with their moving sandy barkhans, shors and takyrs (see Transcaspian Region).

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  • What makes this duty the more urgent is the fact that the country so overrun is not our own, but ours is the invading army.

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  • As the story goes, all 10 sons were sent off to war to repel invading barbarians.

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  • Things are n't looking good for Earth as alien scum is invading the planet and wrecking everything in sight.

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  • Countless numbers of shambling zombies are in fact already poised to being a massive attack on the invading ravers.

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  • Dune scrub A few shrubby species are capable of invading sand dunes to form scrub.

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  • Herbalists believe that this creates a natural condition unfavorable to the invading bacterial, allowing the body's defenses time to fight the bacteria naturally.

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  • If you consider that the action may be on the mucous membranes themselves and not necessarily on the invading bacteria, you'll understand why you should wait to take goldenseal until your running nose blossoms.

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  • Autumn War - Not your average war game, your enemy to defeat is the zombies invading earth.

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  • If pumpkin vines start invading other parts of the garden, train onto stakes or up a fence to get them out of the way.

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  • By adding the genes responsible for this ability to corn crops, biotechnologists were able to produce corn that had this same ability to kill off invading pest species.

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  • This time, the expansion picks up two years after the disastrous events of Doom III and put players back on Mars, once again in the role of another faceless marine who tries to defend Earth from invading legions of hellspawn.

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  • You click several times more to defeat invading enemies like crows who want to attack your animals.

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  • This machine has the hopes of the senate to turn the tide and halt the invading foe.

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  • Contra - One of the defining side-scrolling shooter series in early video game history, Contra featured fast action and a plethora of weapons to dispose of invading aliens.

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  • You are on a mission to destroy all the aliens and the mothership that are invading the secret military base.

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  • Some of them will control cartoon-characters playing tennis, while others will bring death upon scores of invading aliens.

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  • The biopsy provides information about the type of cancer, its stage, the aggressiveness of the cancer in invading nearby tissue or organs, and the extent of metastases at diagnosis.

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  • These cells are also capable of invading nearby structures within the kidney and traveling out of the kidney into other structures.

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  • The immune system chemicals that react with the fever-inducing agent and trigger the resetting of the thermostat also increase the production of cells that fight off the invading bacteria or viruses.

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  • When an infection occurs, fever-inducing agents called pyrogens are released, either by the body's immune system or by the invading cells themselves that trigger the resetting of the thermostat.

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  • In A-T children, B-cell responses are very weak, and levels of immunoglobulins, the proteins that B-cells make to fight infection by specific recognition of invading organisms, may also be low.

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  • Leukocyte-A white blood cell that defends the body against invading viruses, bacteria, and cancer cells.

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  • The body produces immune cells (called antibodies), that are specifically designed to recognize and destroy invading agent-in this case, streptococcal bacteria.

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  • Immunoglobulin M (IgM) is the first antibody produced in an immune response to any invading organism or toxic substance.

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  • The onset, duration, and severity of pneumonia depend upon the type of infective organism invading the body and the response of the child's immune system in fighting the infection.

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  • Multiple safeguards along the path of the respiratory system are designed to keep invading organisms from causing infection.

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  • Other cells (macrophages) along the respiratory tract surround and kill invading organisms.

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  • The invading organism causing pneumonia provokes an immune response in the lungs that causes inflammation of the lung tissue (pneumonitis), a condition that actually makes the lung environment more ideal for infection.

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  • Hostility can take the form of physical or verbal fighting, invading each other's privacy, or destroying each other's possessions.

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  • It adapts to fight off specific invading organisms.

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  • When phagocytes encounter an invading organism, they surround and engulf it in order to destroy it.

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  • Antibodies attach themselves to the invading foreign substance.

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  • The helper T lymphocytes play a role in recognizing invading organisms, and they also help killer T lymphocytes to multiply.

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  • B lymphocytes-Specialized blood cells that manufacture proteins called antibodies that attach themselves to invading foreign substances.

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  • T lymphocytes-Specialized blood cells that recognize invading organisms (helper T lymphocytes) and destroy them (killer T lymphocytes).

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  • Harding), scandalous thespians (Fatty Arbuckle), British invading rock bands (The Beatles), classy pop singers who leave their hearts (Tony Bennett), and eye-raising organic farming British royalty (Prince Charles with Camilla).

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  • If the person says you are invading his/her privacy, respect it but keep it in mind and then look for other signs of infidelity.

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  • Antibodies are complex proteins developed by the immune system to protect against invading viruses or bacteria, known as antigens.

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  • In fact, this can be a bit of a criticism if parents don't like their kids playing violent games - many of the games involve blowing things up, invading castles, or crashing airships.

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  • Ayer came in possession of the specimen after being asked by Lynn Butler, a former student, to help identify a strange animal that had been invading the barn of the man's cousin.

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  • MaryAnn continues her pursuit of Tara, invading Sookie's house with a surprise birthday party for her.

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  • The free version provides basic protection against spyware, adware and other invading programs.

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  • Many people complained to Facebook about this application, claiming that it was invading their privacy.

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