Pierced sentence example
A bullet had pierced his skull.
She clutched her stomach as pain pierced her concentration.
The Watcher's voice pierced his confusion.
The thought pierced her thoughts, and she sagged against Two, not caring if she survived or not.
Her eyes pierced through him, black as coal; all traces of warmth extinguished.Advertisement
No swarm of arrows pierced his back as he walked away from the walls.
The main part of most of these screens is filled in with quatrefoils, and at the top is an open frieze formed of plate iron pierced, repousse, and enriched with engraving.
They generally have moulded rails or balusters, and rich friezes of pierced and repousse work, the whole being often thickly plated with silver.
Delicate pierced vessels of gilt brass, enriched by tooling and inlay of gold and silver, were among the chief specialties of the Persians.
But the mountain wall is pierced at the corner where it strikes southwards from the Himalayas by an opening through which the Kabul river flows into India.Advertisement
Though now pierced by road and railway, they stood in former times as a barrier of mountain and jungle between northern and southern India, and formed one of the main obstructions to welding the whole into an empire.
At last he fell, pierced by an arrow, and, in spite of the desperate efforts of his followers, his body remained in the hands of the enemy.
Pierced with wide, straight streets, well provided with public gardens, and surrounded by ample, treelined boulevards, beyond which lie new suburbs, Angers is one of the pleasantest towns in France.
If it becomes distended the ball is pierced to liberate the gas and again lightly closed.
A few have small handles, formed of pierced knobs of clay and sometimes projecting rolls of clay, looped, as it were, all round the urn.Advertisement
The fortifications, pierced by four gates, were begun in 1504 and completed in 1645, and long ranked among the most remarkable in the peninsula.
The Baltic coast has generally steep welldefined banks and is irregular, being pierced by numerous long and narrow inlets (Feihrden) which often afford excellent harbours.
This is shown by palaeontological evidence; and some of the most successful bores, such as those at Coonamble, Moree, Gil Gil and Euroka, have pierced rocks of Triassic age, corresponding with the Ipswich Coal Measures.
The principal sections of this line were named after the ranges they pierced, the chief tunnels being bored through the Tauern, Karawanken and Wochein hills.
Having by the Holy Spirit come down from heaven, and having been born of a Hebrew virgin, He took flesh and appeared unto men, to call them back from their error of many gods; and having completed His wonderful dispensation, He was pierced by the Jews, and after three days He revived and went up to heaven.Advertisement
The attribution of the Crucifixion to the Jews appears in several 2nd-century documents; Justin actually uses the words "He was pierced by you" in his dialogue with Trypho the Jew.
A bore is made into the salt, and lined with tubing, and this tube where it traverses the salt is pierced with holes.
The whole structure was enclosed within one great wall, pierced with numerous windows.
It was reported that his body had been found in a silver-mine pierced with, a dagger.
If a certain critical potential is exceeded, the glass gives way under the electric strain and is pierced.Advertisement
Here, after a time, Narses accepted the offered battle (554) The barbarians, whose army was in the form of a wedge, pierced the Roman centre.
The fossils from the Rhaetic beds belong to the Avicula contorta zone, those from the Lias to the Ammonites angulatus zone, while the blocks of limestone with chert contain Inoceramus, Cretaceous foraminifera and other organisms. The materials yielding these fossils are embedded in a course volcanic agglomerate which gives rise to crags and is pierced by acid and basic igneous ricks.
It is worthy of note that the dykes and sheets of felsite are seldom pierced by the basalt dykes and are probably about the most recent of the intrusive rocks.
East of the Bulgar Dagh the range is pierced by the Sihun and Jihun rivers, and their tributaries, but its continuity is not broken.
The ridges lie in vast folds and wrinkles; and elevations in the valley are often found to be pierced by erosion.Advertisement
The wall by which Sidon is at present surrounded is pierced by two gates; at the southern angle, upon a heap of rubbish, stand the remains of the citadel.
Great hills were razed and tumbled into the bay for the gain of land; others were pierced with cuts, to conform to street grades and to the checker-board city plan adopted in the early days.
The Coal Measures have been reached under Sydney, by a deep bore at Balmain, which pierced a seam of coal io ft.
Each consists of a globular capsule pierced at one or two points for the entrance of nerves which end in a central cup-shaped " striated body."
The road mounts along the Guiers Mort and soon reaches the hamlet of Fourvoirie, so called from forata via, as about 1510 the road was first pierced hence towards the convent.Advertisement
Four circular vaults are sunk in the interior and four passages have been pierced below from the outside, which probably lead to them.
The town was surrounded by a mud wall, pierced by six gates, and was further protected by a ditch 5 ft.
The town wall with its four-cornered towers is pierced by nine gates, one, the Bab Bardain, with fine tile-work.
Its former greatness is attested by many Roman remains, the chief of which are two well-preserved stone gateways, the Porte d'Arroux and the Porte St Andre, both pierced with four archways and surmounted by arcades.
The walls, which are of great strength, are surmounted by machicolated battlements, flanked at intervals by thirty-nine massive towers and pierced by several gateways, three of which date from the 14th century.Advertisement
The inner mountain wall is pierced by only two great passes, and the valleys descending from these embrace on both sides the Mecca hills.
The side of the casing which is next to the seller is pierced centrally by two slots, one a vertical slot through which the weight is read on the drum, and the other a horizontal slot, half of it on each side of the vertical slot, through which the money values of the goods, corresponding to the different rates per lb, are read.
Commending his wife and children to the care of his comrades, he rushed towards the Austrians, gathered a number of their spears together against his breast, and fell pierced through and through, having opened a way into the hostile ranks for his fellow-countrymen, though at the price of his own life.
In the MS. of the chronicle of Diebold Schilling of Bern (c. 1480) there is in the picture of the battle of Sempach a warrior pierced with spears falling to the ground, which may possibly be meant for Winkelried; while in that of Diebold Schilling of Lucerne (1511), though in the text no allusion is made to any such incident, there is a similar picture of a man who has accomplished Winkelried's feat, but he is dressed in the colours of Lucerne.
Herr Burkli confines his criticism to the first struggle, in which alone mention is made of the driving back of the Swiss, pointing out also that the chronicle of 1476 and other later accounts attribute to the Austrians the manner of attack and the long spears which were the special characteristics of Swiss warriors, and that if Winkelried were a knight (as is asserted by Tschudi) he would have been clad in a coat of mail, or at least had a breastplate, neither of which could have been pierced by hostile lances.Advertisement
The order Cerianthidea comprises a few soft-bodied Zoantharians with rounded aboral extremities pierced by pores.
In others the peripheral ends of the septa are united only by bars or trabeculae, so that the theca is perforate, and in many such perforate corals the septa themselves are pierced by numerous perforations.
The principal buildings are the fine Gothic church of St Peter and St Paul, dating from the r5th century, with two stately towers, a famous organ and a very heavy bell; the Frauen Kirche, erected about the end of the 15th century, and possessing a fine portal and choir in pierced work; the Kloster Kirche, restored in 1868, with handsome choir stalls and a carved altar dating from 1383; and the Roman Catholic church, founded in 1853, in the Roman style of architecture, with beautiful glass windows and oil-paintings.
D'Esse's wall, pierced by six gates, was partly dismantled on the death of the queen regent, but although rebuilt in 1571, not a trace of it exists.
Originally the calcareous substance of the plates (stereom) was pierced by irregular canals, more or less vertical, and containing strands of the soft tissue (stroma) that deposited the stereom, as well as spaces filled with fluid.Advertisement
From Schleswig eastwards to Lubeck Bay the coast is pierced by a number of narrow openings or Fohrden, the result of encroachment of the sea caused by subsidence.
Platinized platinum (platinum foil upon which a thin film of platinum had been deposited electrolytically) and charcoal were rendered incandescent, black paper and matches immediately inflamed, ordinary brown paper pierced and burned, while thin white blotting-paper, owing to its transparency to the invisible rays, was scarcely tinged.
Baboons are for the most part large terrestrial monkeys with short or medium-sized tails, and long naked dog-like muzzles, in the truncated extremity of which are pierced the nostrils.
Iceland is a plateau or tableland, built up of volcanic rocks of older and younger formation, and pierced on all sides by fjords and valleys.
The tower, Decorated, with arcading pierced with windows, and the east wall of the south wing remain.
Blida is surrounded by a wall of considerable extent, pierced by six gates, and is further defended by Fort Mimieh, crowning a steep hill on the left bank of the river.
The sealed cells are dark-coloured and sunken, pierced with irregular holes, and the larvae in all stages from the crescent-shaped healthy condition to that in which the dead larvae are seen lying at the bottom of the cells, flaccid and shapeless.
The last have been pierced by volcanic outbursts that extend southward to Lake Van.
This was a concave mirror, pierced in the middle, fixed to the objective, and directed towards the object and with such a FIG.
At a short distance above it some tunnels have been pierced in the rock below the canal level on either side of the Gerger.
C. Labyrinthodonta, with simple biconcave vertebral disks, very slightly pierced by a remnant of the notochord and supporting the loosely articulated neural arch.
Above this the comb is divided into nine sections rising by large steps to the apex, each pierced by 30 or more openings, like an immense dovecote.
The earthy matters form a fusible glass or slag melt, and collect at the lowest point of the hearth, whence they are removed by opening a hole pierced through the front wall at the bottom.
A strange sound pierced her sorrow. She ignored it, not wanting to exert the effort needed to leave the dark place where she'd fallen.
She winced as another bevy of arrows pierced Sami's back.
Both these amulets are pierced longways to hang on a necklace, as typical of many scarab amulets.
Per pale argent and sable, two bars per pale gules and of the first, in chief three pierced cinquefoils ermine.
Some believe he was pierced by an arrow in his eye and others believe he was hacked to pieces by Norman knights.
The roof is pierced by the wind cowl that rises above the debating chamber at the center of the building.
The polygonal angle turrets end in crocketed spires, and between them is a big pierced strapwork cresting.
They have beautiful molded, incised or pierced decorations that are very finely executed. b.
Matching earrings have the same baroque nuggets of Smokey Quartz, hung from sterling silver earwires for pierced ears.
Those with pierced ears may wear studs only, these to be in the lower ear lobe maximum of one per ear.
But the tong that pierced the earlobe, leaving a tube in place to guide the jewelry through sounds ingenious.
Please note that we are unable to accept returns on pierced earrings for hygiene reasons.
Stud earrings start at £ 10 but if you've not got your ears pierced then please enquire about clip-on earrings.
From the middle of the century with the development of the creamware body, pierced ware became increasingly fashionable.
Two accidents involved transport; a tractor overturn on a rubbish tip and a pierced groin from the forks of a loader.
Just wait until your boss sees you with a David Beckham style haircut and pierced nipples, you beast, you.
On the nearest island stood a once beautiful Greek temple, now pierced with trees and bedecked with willow herb.
The reed cover is pierced and carved with foliage and five grotesque masks.
The chevron and pierced mullets are from the arms of the Pudsey family.
You know, have I got a pierced navel?
You can see the blood stains near Annie's flat; another tenant in the block was pierced by one of the discarded needles.
They were led by a spectacularly handsome black Brazilian, sporting a pierced nipple.
The center gatehouse is a domed octagon, the dome being pierced by small quatrefoiled windows.
The top of the tower is a pierced Gothic parapet with eight pinnacles.
The sides feature pierced work which is often an attempt to resemble the intricate pattern of wicker work.
A UXB pierced the concrete roadway of the South Dock, 60 ' from the NW corner of the Hendon Dock.
The nave has a low-pitched roof with arched braces having pierced spandrels and resting on large angel corbels.
The upper stage is pierced with eight circular openings, two on each face, and it is capped by a low pyramidal spire.
Then one of the warriors let a dart fly from his hand, so that it pierced all too deeply Ethelred's noble thegn.
I did notice her pierced tongue tho, and asked if it hurt when she had it done.
In fact, the corporate veil has only been pierced two times in Nevada in the last 23 years!
The Byzantine walls, pierced by three gates, are in tolerable preservation.
When the attempt was made to mark this boundary the commissioners were unable to agree on a line across the Puna de Atacama in the north, where parallel ranges enclosing a high arid plateau without any clearly defined drainage to the Atlantic or Pacific, gave an opportunity for conflicting claims. In the south the broken character of the Cordillera, pierced in places by large rivers flowing into the Pacific and having their upper drainage basins on the eastern side of the line of highest crests, gave rise to unforeseen and very difficult questions.
The general style of works of the Cosmati school is Gothic in its main lines, especially in the elaborate altar-canopies, with their pierced geometrical tracery.
Their design was miraculously frustrated - according to the Aeginetan version, the statues fell upon their knees, - and only a single survivor returned to Athens, there to fall a victim to the fury of his comrades' widows, who pierced him with their brooch-pins.
They are described under different names in Siberia - the Altai Mountains in West Siberia, the Kuznetskiy Ala-tau and the Us and Oya Mountains in West Sayan, the Nizhne-Udinsk taiga or gold-mine district, several chains pierced by the Oka river, the Kitoi Alps in East Sayan, the mountains of the upper Lena and Kirenga, the Olekminsk gold-mine district, and the unnamed mountains which project north-east between the Lena and the Aldan.
Here the traveller ascending from the coast sees the first example of the jebel or highland towns, with their high three-storeyed houses, built of quarried stone, their narrow faÃ§ades pierced with small windows with whitewashed borders and ornamented with varied arabesque patterns; each dar has the appearance of a small castle complete in itself, and the general effect is rather that of a cluster of separate forts than of a town occupied by a united community.
The whole precinct is surrounded by a strong buttressed wall (XXX), pierced with arches, FIG.
It is pierced by 140 under-sluices of 150 sq.
The gallery now has trefoiled sub-arches and a quatrefoil pierced through the tympanum.
Our kitchen had a lustrous plain oak table and chairs with wooden back rests pierced with hearts and raffia woven seats.
It was ringed by massive walls pierced by sturdy gates.
All boats will require Empacher slots suitably pierced to take a split pin.
Skin piercing includes the practice of acupuncture, or the business of tattooing, ear piecing or electrolysis, where the skin is pierced.
Then one of the warriors let a dart fly from his hand, so that it pierced all too deeply Ethelred 's noble thegn.
In fact, the corporate veil has only been pierced two times in Nevada in the last 23 years !
They had all died after the women had made waxen images of their victims which they had pierced with hawthorns.
Some people have their triplet girls' ears pierced with a particular color stone.
Pierced ear earrings usually have a clip or a wire that holds the earring to the ear.
Unfortunately, Steve Irwin's life came to a tragic end when he was fatally pierced in the chest by a stingray spine on September 4, 2006.
Meanwhile, others opt to get their navel pierced in order to display a bellybutton ring while wearing their low cut jeans.
It is best grown in pots or tubs pierced with holes, in a mixture of stiff peat and clayey soil, and river mud and sand.
Today, hundreds of pop stars and media darlings show off their freshly pierced navels, creating a heightened love for the studs and rings reserved for belly buttons.
It was illegal for the ordinary Egyptian to get his navel pierced.
In most cased, you must be 18 years of age or older to have your belly button pierced.
For some children, getting their ears pierced may be a suitable occasion to get an adult jewelry box, while for others, it may be a perfect sweet sixteen birthday present.
Made for pierced ears, endless hoop earrings have a wire back on one side that slides through the ear and inside the tubular opening on the other side of the hoop forming a complete circle.
The earrings are made from metal that is formed into a hoop that typically goes through the pierced holes in the ear.
Another reason why storing earrings safely is important is that earrings for pierced ears in particular must be kept clean to avoid causing infections.
Most of the earrings found online that feature sand dollars and pearls are designed for pierced ears.
Upon further inspection, though, you'll see that there is a pair of Sterling Silver Hawaiian Sand Dollar White Mother of Pearl Pierced Earrings available.
Hygiene - earrings that are worn in pierced ears need special care.
This convenient organizer may be used for clip or pierced earrings and is available in eight colors.
They are pierced with clutch-back closure.
They create images of heavily tattooed, pierced, neon hair-colored and bruised daredevils who are busy running kick flips off the front staircases of their high schools.
The fleshy tissue around the pierced area may weaken and tear, leading for example, to a badly disfigured earlobe.
Excessive force, such as exerting a strong pull, should never be applied to jewelry inserted into pierced body parts to avoid tearing and injuring tissues.
For men with pierced ears, diamond solitaire earrings are an excellent gift.
Suddenly the conservative Bryant has pierced ears and tattoos proclaiming his devotion to his wife and child.
Associated with the Sacred Heart, a heart pierced by a dagger can have many different meanings ranging from bravery to sorrow.
Different kinds of piercing jewelry are used depending on what you have pierced and the look you're going for.
Genital piercings can range from 1.2-1.6mm for women and 2.4 mm for men (depending on what's being pierced and the look you're going for).
It doesn't matter if all you have are pierced ears and a butterfly on your ankle; the members of BMEzine want to see how you are modified.
He has added to his body modification with horn implants and pierced nipples.
Next, the heart is pierced by a thorn or may be wrapped in a crown of thorns, symbolic of the crown forced on Christ at his crucifixion.
To begin, you should only have your navel pierced by a reputable piercing professional who works out of a clean shop.
Navel piercings are more prone to infection because the area being pierced may be rubbed by clothing at the waistline.
Having your belly button pierced by a friend with a piercing kit is not a safe option.
Once you've checked out piercing shops/piercers and made your selection, you're ready to get pierced.
It can be very hard to get jewelry back into a newly pierced nose, as well as quite painful.
Depending on the part of your body that is being pierced, you can choose from a range of metals, colors and styles in order to suit your own budget and taste.
When you decide to get something pierced, it's a good idea to stop by the shop beforehand so that you can get a feel for the place.
A spot that looks like it is someone's dirty basement or one that is smoky and filthy is probably not the best place to get pierced.
You may be able to buy supplies that are needed to care for your new body mod before you even get pierced.
Whether you prefer bulging muscles with a pierced nipple or softly firm bellies with a pierced navel, you'll find something you like in this piercings gallery.
You'll find pictures of pierced lips, tongues, noses, and eyebrows.
Pierced ears are quite common, at least when you are talking about pierced ear lobes.
But there are several places on the ear that are not often pierced due to healing time or the thickness of the cartilage.
In other words, getting your ears pierced will have inherent risk, just like piercing the tongue, genital area or any other part of the body.
The risk becomes greater in areas where cartilage is pierced or in body areas where the piercing is constantly exposed to moist conditions.
For up to a week after piercing, people with freshly pierced tongues have to be very careful when eating, and smoking is not recommended until the piercing has healed.
A scab cannot form where the tongue is pierced because saliva doesn't give it a chance.
To avoid an infection at the piercing site, it's wise to carefully follow all of the aftercare instructions you get when you have your tongue pierced.
In many cases, you can prevent an infection or take care of one yourself by following the guidelines the piercer gives you when you have your tongue pierced along with rinsing with salt water.
Healing piercings may migrate or settle into a position that is slightly different than where they were initially pierced.
Never be pierced by a used needle because this can transmit blood borne illnesses.
This question is often asked before a piercing client sits down to be pierced.
The actual process of being pierced can be uncomfortable.
Remember, this part is over quickly, and the end result of a beautifully pierced belly button will be worth it.
Among the many cultures who routinely practiced body piercing in bygone days were ancient Mesoamericans like the Aztecs, who pierced tongues as part of ritualistic blood sacrifices.
If you know that you will have to hide your piercing soon after being pierced or within the healing period, you might choose to wait for a different time to be pierced.
If this isn't possible or you just can't wait, consider getting pierced with an appropriate yet subtle piece of jewelry.
Even if you've been pierced before, it's best to research aftercare before any piercing.
This aesthetic attraction to piercings may have roots in popular culture, but differs in that popular opinion will not affect the person's decision on where and how to be pierced.
Other areas of the ears which can be pierced are the tragus, anti-tragus, conch, rook, snug, daith and helix.
Before being pierced, ask to see your piercer's portfolio of both fresh and healed surface piercings so that you can accurately judge their experience.
They are another type of surface piercing which must be carefully measured and pierced using jewelry that fits the area.
When considering an unusual piercing, it's best to research the subject thoroughly before getting pierced.
Before being pierced, ask your piercer about the success rate of the piercing.
Also remember to discuss aftercare before being pierced.
Always check your piercer's background before being pierced, and don't be afraid to ask questions.
From ancient times through the modern resurgence of piercing, people have been getting pierced for a multitude of reasons.
Britney has a pierced belly button, which has been visible for years.
According to reports, she also recently pierced her right nipple.
For example, if your earlobe receives a vicious tear requiring surgery while you're getting it pierced, you may very well have a solid court case.
A meadowlark pierced the silence with its sharp whistling song.
Her green eyes pierced him to the core, and a light flush spread across her skin.
The deep baritone voice pierced her thoughts.
No visions pierced her thoughts.
This time, there was a combination of distant pain and pleasure as he bit her that almost pierced the hazy dream.
Before she could draw her wrist away, he pierced it.
She gasped as his fangs pierced her throat.
Sorrow and rage pierced him to the core.
Bruised, she blinked as brilliant sunlight pierced the cracked door.
On the second ring, something sharp pierced the back of her neck and everything went black.
Another shot pierced the tense darkness, then there was a flurry of movement.
Darian pierced her defenses twice.
The ocean air was fragrant and heavy, and moonlight pierced the forest canopy in patches.
The words pierced his haze, and he pulled his head away, breathing hard.
A jagged bolt of lightning pierced the angry black clouds, and she moved away from the edge of the porch.
A well-worn, silver medallion with a symbol of the sun and moon, pierced by an arrow, was at her chest.
His strength and warmth pierced her body, somehow easing the gravity of her world.
At the age of puberty the lad was tattooed or scarred with gashes cut in back, shoulders, arms and chest, and the septum of the nose was pierced.
This quarter has been pierced by several straight roads, one of which, crossing the Mahmudiya canal by the Pont Neuf, leads to Gabbari, the most westerly part of the city and an industrial and manufacturing region, possessing asphalt works and oil, rice and paper mills.
At one point it is pierced by a gap scarcely five paces wide with walls of variegated marbles polished by the transport of goods.
They are named the Usinsk Mountains in West Sayan and the Tunka Alps in East Sayan; the latter, pierced by the Angara at Irkutsk, are in all probability continued north-east in the Baikal Mountains, which stretch from Irkutsk to Olkhon Island and the Svyatoi Nos peninsula of Lake Baikal, thus dividing the lake into two parts.?
The object-glass is provided with diaphragms pierced with round holes or slits.
It is sufficient to look at wire gauze backed by the sky or by a flame, through a piece of blackened cardboard, pierced by a needle and held close to the eye.
Directly the crust was pierced the whole mass was shattered into minute fragments.
If the blowing iron is held vertically with the bulb uppermost the bulb becomes flattened and shallow, if the bulb is allowed to hang downwards it becomes elongated and reduced in diameter, and if the end of the bulb is pierced and the iron is held horizontally and sharply trundled, as a mop is trundled, the bulb opens out into a flattened disk.
When the window openings were large, as was the case in basilicas and other public buildings, and even in houses, the pieces of glass were, doubtless, fixed in pierced slabs of marble or in frames of wood or bronze.
St Sofia when erected by Justinian had vaults covered with mosaics and immense windows filled with plates of glass fitted into pierced marble frames; some of the plates, 7 to 8 in.
It is also recorded that pierced silver disks were suspended by chains and supported glass lamps " wrought by fire."
Here the traveller ascending from the coast sees the first example of the jebel or highland towns, with their high three-storeyed houses, built of quarried stone, their narrow façades pierced with small windows with whitewashed borders and ornamented with varied arabesque patterns; each dar has the appearance of a small castle complete in itself, and the general effect is rather that of a cluster of separate forts than of a town occupied by a united community.
The qanki, or sanctuary, is divided from the nave, by a solid wall, pierced by a single doorway; it contains the altar, or madhb'kha (literary, the sacrificing place), and may be entered only by persons in holy orders who are fasting.
They are flattened organisms provided with two or more suckers, hence their name (7 rpThµarc,8rls, pierced with holes), and are exclusively parasitic both in their earlier and mature stages of life.
It is of remarkably regular formation, and the floor is pierced by a number of huge fumaroles whence issue immense volumes of steam.
Thus, having pierced a spray of flowers in a thin sheet of shibuichi, the artist fits a slender rim of gold, silver or shakudo to the petals, leaves and stalks, so that an effect is produced of transparent blossoms outlined in gold, silver or purple.
The threads extend only to the outlines of each figure, and it follows that every part of the pattern has a rim of minute holes like pierced lines separating postage stamps in a sheet, the effect being that the design seems to hang suspended it1 the groundlinked into it, as the Japanese term implies.i A specimen of this nature recently manufactured by Kawashimas weavers measured 20 ft.
In modern times the ramparts have been demolished, and new wide streets pierced through the town.
Two years after the rebellion of 1641 a rampart was raised round the town, pierced by four gates on the land side.
The town consists of a European quarter, with streets regularly laid out and fine houses, and the Arab town, with its kasbah or citadel, and tower-flanked walls pierced by three gates.
St Hubert was carried by a confused mass of some 49 companies, and von Steinmetz, believing the main French position to have been pierced, ordered the 4th cavalry division to cross the ravine by the chaussee and pursue.
Not a few cases are known in which a parasitic larva is itself pierced by the ovipositor of a " hyperparasite," and even the offspring of the latter may itself fall a victim to the attack of a " tertiary parasite."
The point of the rostrum is pressed against the surface to be pierced; then the stylets come into play and the fluid food is believed to pass into the mouth by capillary attraction.
The Tour de L'Horloge, pierced by a gateway through which passes the Grande Rue, is a 15th century structure containing a museum on its second floor.
A lofty stone wall, pierced by five gates and flanked by twenty-four towers, encloses the city, which has a population of about 40,000.
Many waterfalls descend the hill-sides, the best known being the Reichenbach and the Alpbach, while the great gorge pierced by the Aar through the limestone barrier of the Kirchet is remarkable.
Boring was effected with the sand-drill; the hardest rocks may have been pierced with specially hard sand.
The altar-piece is a triptych, the centre-piece representing the Crucifixion; beside the cross Luther is represented, with the open Bible in his hand, while the blood from the pierced side of the Saviour pours on to his head.
Blucher's worn-out soldiers could not withstand the tremendous impact of Napoleon's choicest troops, and the Prussian centre was pierced and broken.
As the Guard recoiled (about 8 P.M.) Zieten pierced the northeast corner of the French front, and their whole line gave way as the allies rushed forward on their now defenceless re Three battalions of the Guard indeed stood their French.
It consists of a cylindrical chest of brass, the base of which is pierced at its centre with an opening in which is fixed a brass tube projecting outwards, and Siren of intended for supplying the cavity of the cylinder with Cagniard de compressed air or other gas, or even liquid.
The northern and oldest portion of the ramparts dates from the 13th century; the single gateway by which they are pierced is on the south and is a good example of the military architecture of the 15th century.
The exterior wall of the Merveille is of remarkable boldness; reaching a height of 108 ft., it is supported by twenty buttresses and pierced with a variety of openings.
No ruins are visible, the mounds of the old city being for the most part hidden under modern buildings; but the slopes of the limestone hills behind it are pierced with an infinity of rock-cut tombs, some of which were large and decorated with sculptures, paintings and long inscriptions.
It is surrounded by a wall pierced by five gates.
The walls of the Roman city, restored probably by the Byzantines, have been incorporated in the French walls, which are pierced by four gates.
The appreciation of light and well-proportioned curves and the skilful employment of well-contrived pierced work are conspicuous features.
The exterior, flanked at the western end by a lofty tower and pierced by high, narrow windows, is devoid of ornament.
Ornaments of gold and silver, and jewels of polished quartz and green chalchihuite were worn - not only the ears and nose but the lips being pierced for - ornaments.
The triangle is here an irregular one, consisting of a narrow base to which one end of the string was fixed, while the second side, forming a slightly obtuse angle with the base, consisted of a wide and slightly curved sound-board pierced with holes through which the other end of the strings passed, being either knotted or wound round pegs.
The cliffs of the Head, however, are pierced with caverns and fringed with rocks of fantastic outline.
The art of sericulture concerns itself with the rearing of silkworms under artificial or domesticated conditions, their feeding, the formation of cocoons, the securing of these before they are injured and pierced by the moths, and the maturing of a sufficient number of moths to supply eggs for the cultivation of the following year.
All cocoons stained by the premature death of the chrysalides (chiques), pierced cocoons, and any from other causes rendered unreelable, are put aside for the spun-silk manufacture.
The north-east barrier was pierced by underground passages (katavothra) which carried off the overflow from Copais.
The Grand Pont, designed by the cantonal engineer, Adrien Pichard (1790--1841), was built 1839-1844, while the Barre tunnel was pierced 1851-1855 and the bridge of Chauderon was built in 1905.
The enceinte is pierced by nineteen openings or gateways, but of these seven are not used by the public. As soon as the enceinte was finished eight detached forts from 2 to 22 m.
The north and south harbours lie between the town and Keith Inch - a suburb at the extremity of the peninsula on part of which the town is built - and the isthmus dividing them is pierced by a canal crossed by an iron swing-bridge.
In the Cottancin system the concrete is replaced by bricks pierced with holes through which the vertical rods are threaded; the horizontal tie-rods are also used, but these do not merely cross the vertical ones, but are woven in and out of them.
Next comes a belt of fertile plateaus bounded on the east by the Little Khingan, or Dusse-alin, a picturesque well-wooded range, which stretches in a north-easterly direction from Kirin across Manchuria, is pierced by the Amur, and continues on its left bank, separating the Bureya from the Amgun.
The main chain is pierced by several deep gaps or "doors," through some of which important railways have been carried; e.g., the line connecting Paderborn and Hanover, and that connecting Herford and Hamm.
The tegmentum is pierced by numerous vertical ramified canals which contain epithelial papillae of the epidermis.
In other parts of the coast the dunes, though not pierced through, have become so wasted by erosion as to require artificial strengthening.
The walls of the city are pierced by the four principal gates of "Kabul," "Shikarpur," "Herat" and the "Idgah," opposite the four main streets, with two minor gates, called the Top Khana and the Bardurani respectively, in the western half of the city.
This subsidiary basin is separated from the Caspian by a narrow sandbar, pierced by a strait 14 m.
The wall was pierced by "the gate of Assur," "the gate of the Sun-god," "the gate of the Tigris," &c., and on the river side was a quay of burnt brick and limestone cemented with bitumen.
It having been found that considerable hollow spaces existed below the foundations of some of the piers, five bore-holes from the top of the roadway were pierced vertically through each pier of both barrages, and similar holes were drilled at intervals along all the lock walls.
The ball pierced the neck below the right ear and passed out at the left jaw-bone; but William ultimately recovered.
It is a fine headland of granite, pierced by a natural arch, on a coast renowned for its cliff scenery.
China clay from the decomposing granites; tin and copper ore, once abounding at the contacts between the granite and the rocks it pierced, were the former staples of wealth, and the mining largely accounts for the exceptional density of population in Cornwall.
The chamber is seen in a perfectly symmetrical perspective, its rear wall pierced by three plain openings which admit the sense of quiet distance and mystery from the open landscape beyond; by the central of these openings, which is the widest of the three, the head and.
If the nail is long enough, the tip can be pierced and filled with a small stud or hoop.
He kept his own features impassive, but Vara's words pierced him to the core.
Talons pierced Rissa's stomach as Memon plunged his hand into her body, withdrawing a black creature the size of its arm that pulsed and writhed.
The common wall separating the pits of the two adjoining cells is pierced by strands of protoplasm.
The plan of the Propylaea consists of a large square hall, from which five steps lead up to a wall pierced by five gateways of graduated sizes, the central one giving passage to a road suitable for beasts or possibly for vehicles.
On the 28th Sir Harry Smith, with a view to clearing the left or British bank, attacked him, and after a desperate struggle thrice pierced the Sikh troops with his cavalry, and pushed them into the river, where large numbers perished, leaving 67 guns to the victors.
Laius, having been warned by an oracle that he would be killed by his son, ordered him to be exposed, with his feet pierced, immediately after his birth.
The result is that the tracery itself has to support the structure above it - is, in fact, constructional - whereas in most other countries the tracery is merely, as it were, a pierced screen filling in a constructional arch.
Above this is a lofty third storey, pierced with a few large windows, with pointed arches once filled with tracery, which is now lost.
At the end of each twig is a membrane pierced by pores, and a number of cilia depend into the lumen of the tube; these cilia maintain a constant motion.
According to the story of Hicks's cook, one of the survivors, the general was the last officer to fall, pierced by the spear of the khalifa Mahommed Sherif.
Formerly filled with alpine lakes, these valleys are now sheeted with flat alluvial soil and occupied by human settlements, and are drained by rivers which flow along them before they make their way to the north through narrow gorges pierced in the mountain-walls.
Rissa saw him reach for the dagger at the base of his back and closed her eyes, sickened by the gurgling sound as the dagger pierced the woman's throat.
Fire exploded in her gullet as an arrow pierced her from behind.
The demon's hand pierced Memon's, and olive skin gave way to black talons.
He affixed the paper to his breast, and unsheathing a sword-stick fell upon the weapon, which pierced his heart, on the Toth of November 1793.
Cecidia or galls arise by the hypertrophy of the subepidermal cells of a leaf, cortex, &c., which has been pierced by theovipositor of an insect, and in which the egg is deposited.
It was in the ranks of the Provencals, where the religiosity of Count Raymund seems to have extended to his followers, that these phenomena appeared; and they culminated in the discovery of the Holy Lance, which had pierced the side of the Saviour.
Some have their legs or arms distorted by long continuance in one position; others have kept their hands clenched until the finger nails have pierced entirely through their hands.
The windows in the outer walls are filled with pierced stone screens of geometrical design.
Further, there is the peculiar cauldron on one conical foot, round which the fire was built, the cylindrical hone pierced for suspension, and the cup with a rounded bottom.
Prince Andrew glanced at Kutuzov's face only a foot distant from him and involuntarily noticed the carefully washed seams of the scar near his temple, where an Ismail bullet had pierced his skull, and the empty eye socket.
Inside sparkled a diamond choker with an unusually worn, plain charm of a half-sun, half-moon pierced by an arrow.
His sharp words pierced her thin armor and she gasped.
Also, inside the young bolls which had been pierced a similar poliferation or growth of the tissue was set up, which enveloped and killed the pest.