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She slowly retreated and knelt beside Brutus again.
She retreated to the couch and sat on its arm.
Sofia retreated to her room, not wanting to fight more with Jake.
The robed man bowed and retreated to the door.
Cynthia gave their guest a hug and retreated down the hall to the Dean's quarters while Edith climbed the stairs.Advertisement
Hearing this apology the Tiger and the Lion stopped lashing their tails and retreated with dignified steps to the side of the Princess.
Lanskoy informed the commander-in-chief that the army supplies were for the most part stored along the Oka in the Tula and Ryazan provinces, and that if they retreated on Nizhni the army would be separated from its supplies by the broad river Oka, which cannot be crossed early in winter.
He turned and smiled at her, then retreated, lingering at the door to the shower room.
When Dean looked up to where Edith Shipton had stood, she had retreated up the stairs.
He held up the bottle and retreated to the bathroom.Advertisement
She retreated to the castle, up the back stairwell off limits to everyone but her, and to the warmth of her chamber.
She retreated a step, regretting drawing his intensity.
Toby started into the living room, spilled the cocoa, and then retreated to the kitchen.
Rhyn retreated to the wall and sat with his back against it, staring at the healer that held the woman protectively in his arms.
I left the phone off the hook, retreated back to the bedroom and with my heart racing, I closed the door behind me.Advertisement
Hardening, Jenn turned away and retreated through the forest and rocks to the compound.
She held it with two hands and retreated to the fountain, unable to shake the instinct that said the dagger on the fountain was the same.
Everywhere Kutuzov retreated, but the enemy without waiting for his retreat fled in the opposite direction.
She sidestepped him and retreated until the balcony railing trapped her.
He has retreated and ordered the rearguard to kindle fires and make a noise to deceive us.Advertisement
Kutuzov wrote that the Russians had not retreated a step, that the French losses were much heavier than ours, and that he was writing in haste from the field of battle before collecting full information.
Once she was certain Cade and his guests were comfortable, she retreated to her room with a book.
She retreated to her bedroom to grab her purse.
Darkyn's mate nodded, turned and retreated through the portal back to Hell.
Bottle of wine in one hand, Deidre retreated to her bedroom to pack.Advertisement
Deidre retreated, but he took one arm before planting a hand on her head.
Bored, restless, fearful, she retreated to the back of the cave, searching it again for any sort of door or anything that might aid her escape.
A blow sent him smashing into a wall, and he morphed instantly, diving at the demons chasing his brothers as they retreated through the burnt doorway of Kris.s chambers to search for weapons.
Kris waited until five Immortals were present in the hall before he retreated to his conference room.
I saw them this evening on that knoll; if they had retreated they would have withdrawn from that too....Advertisement
Dolgorukov was still insisting that the French had retreated and had only lit fires to deceive us.
The more the Russian army retreated the more fiercely a spirit of hatred of the enemy flared up, and while it retreated the army increased and consolidated.
The Russians retreated eighty miles--to beyond Moscow--and the French reached Moscow and there came to a standstill.
The four of us retreated to the first floor, amid a rain of questions while he remained upstairs.
They retreated to the other side of the small room, and he stepped aside.Advertisement
She retreated to her apartment, breathing raggedly, with cold tears stiffening her cheeks.
When the sun was up, she retreated from the French doors, troubled by the lost souls and what she did to make Gabriel's life worse, when she'd hoped to make it better.
She pushed herself away from the doorframe and retreated to her room, only to find the prisoner's bracelet didn't work.
He gave his stepson an I-told-you-so look and retreated to the Dean's office and quarters in the rear.
The missile fire stopped when the helo retreated.Advertisement
We finally retreated without doing any mischief--returned to sleep and "Gondibert."
That Napoleon agreed with Mouton, and that the army retreated, does not prove that Napoleon caused it to retreat, but that the forces which influenced the whole army and directed it along the Mozhaysk (that is, the Smolensk) road acted simultaneously on him also.
She woke with a sob, and then cried until the dark mood retreated.
Shaking his head, he retreated to his office.
Deidre retreated into the hallway and started back towards the stairs.Advertisement
The Deans retreated to the front porch, allowing Fred and Martha time alone, and Maria to her new chores.
With a deep breath, Wynn turned away and retreated to his office.
She rolled her eyes and retreated to her bunk, hoping Sasha planned to give her time to rest before attacking her.
When men were killed or wounded, when rows of stretchers went past, when some troops retreated, and when great masses of the enemy came into view through the smoke, no one paid any attention to these things.
Everyone was tired so after perfunctory greetings over a single glass of wine for those of us drinking, we retreated to our sleeping quarters.Advertisement
Healing his scars made her feel a familiar sense of exhaustion, and she retreated to the couch in front of the TV, content to doze and recover.
Carless, moneyless, lost, she retreated to the sidewalk.
Even more frustrated, he pulled the food out of the oven and retreated to his office, not caring that he was drenched.
Yully recognized the fire in the back of his gaze and retreated.
When she retreated to the bathroom, she flipped on the light, cringed, but forced herself to stare at her reflection in the mirror over the sink.
He retreated to the corner and sobbed while she fought the effects of the drug.
She retreated to the patio and fled into the house, relieved when the sun was gone.
Han's gaze swept over her before he retreated outside her door.
He entered three codes and crossed through three doors, walked down a hall too narrow for him to walk straight, and retreated to his room.
He placed her on the table and retreated, shaking his head and swiping at the air around him, as if plagued by bees.
Cynthia excused herself and retreated to the kitchen, leaving well-meaning Brandon Westlake with a what-did-I-say-wrong look on his sun beaten face.
He set down his glass, and taking Cynthia's hand, retreated from the parlor to the kitchen, without even bothering to make an excuse.
Dean retreated to their quarters to handle some overdue paper work and so spent the remainder of the morning.
When conversation lagged, they apparently took the hint and retreated into Bird Song.
Wynn retreated to his bedroom.
She heard the door to the bedroom close and retreated from the chilly spring air back into her room.
Head pulsing, she retreated to the kitchen and painkillers, staring at a picture drawn by a kid, probably Toby, on the table before her.
One of the warriors emerged, spoke to Romas, and retreated.
The sound echoed off the bluffs and the dogs retreated.
She gave a sigh of disgust and retreated.
Lana retreated down the hall, trailed by the happy dog.
Near tears again, Lana retreated to the guest bedroom, sat on the bed, and withdrew the micro.
She retreated to her room and turned up the lantern overhead to hide the light of her micro.
After the young couple took their key and fairly skipped away, the old man retreated to the back room, leaving Dean alone with the stack of registration forms.
He retreated toward the bathroom just as the door opened—and just as Dean hit the light switch and rolled to the floor, flooding the room in brightness.
When she retreated to the locker room, her lip was puffy and her body achy already.
Darian retreated to the hallway.
Agitated, Darian retreated from the wine cellar to the house.
Bianca retreated to the far wall where Sofi stood.
Yully retreated, and Jenn faced the Other.
Darian retreated to his room and pulled on clothes.
He checked the door again and retreated to the bathing chamber.
He retreated obediently to Rissa's quarters and crossed to close the opened windows.
Within moments after finishing the drink, he grew too drowsy to stay awake and retreated to the bed.
Taran waved the grizzled man in and retreated to the bed, pulling the book free.
Vara clapped him on the arm and retreated toward the forest.
Wearied, saddened, he retreated to his bedchamber.
Heart pounding, she slowly retreated, pausing only when the heel of her shoe reached the edge of the porch.
It swiped at her and retreated once more.
She instinctively retreated, but he took her arm to stop her and tilted her chin.
He retreated from the ring to those waiting around it.
Pain retreated with it, until her arm felt normal again.
Jessi retreated behind the counter, placed the coffee in front of him and sat behind him.
With a shake of her head, she retreated to the kitchen to prep his coffee and feed the cat.
Jessi texted Ashley and Brandon to contact her right away then retreated into the apartment and paced.
Jessi retreated to the kitchen when they entered, glancing at her phone every few minutes.
Jessi retreated, putting the couch between them.
This ocean, already diminished in area, retreated after Oligocene times from the Iranian plateau, Turkestan, Asia Minor and the region of the north-west Alps.
When the stress came, and he retreated to the British legation, he took an active part in the defence, and spared neither risk nor toil in his exertions.
The Mahrattas retreated, and all danger for the time was dissipated by the death of their principal leader.
Towards the end of the period, however, during the deposition of the Portlandian beds, the sea again retreated, and in the early part of the Cretaceous period was limited (in France) to the catchment basins of the Sane and Rhnein the Paris basin the contemporaneous deposits were chiefly estuarine and were confined to the northern and eastern rim.
During the later part of the Cretaceous period the sea gradually retreated and left the whole country dry.
After this marine period was brought to a close the sea retreated.
The next morning he retreated, and six days later Mons surrendered.
The Garibaldians, mowed down by the new French chassept rifles, fought until their last cartridges were exhausted, and retreated the next day towards the Italian frontier, leaving 800 prisoners.
Thq latter retreated south of the river Mareb, leaving the whole of the cis-Mareb territory, including the provinces of Hamasen, Agameh, Sera and Okul-Kusai, in Italian hands.
Arimondi, collecting the survivors of the Toselli column, retreated to Makall and Adigrat.
At the close of the glacial period the alpine floras retreated to the mountains accompanied by an arctic contingent, though doubtless many species of the latter, such as Salix polaris, failed to establish themselves.
Thereupon Russian colonization and political influence retreated northwards, and from that time the continuous stream of Russian history is to be sought in the land where the Vikings first settled and in the adjoining basin of the upper Volga.
Under pressure from Treaty of England and France the Egyptians retreated and the Unklar- Russian forces were withdrawn, but the tsar had mean- Skelessl, while (July 8, 1833) concluded with the sultan the 1833' treaty of Unkiar-Skelessi, which constituted ostensibly a defensive and offensive alliance between the two Powers and established virtually a Russian protectorate over Turkey.
But La Palisse's reserve wheeled in upon the rear of the Spaniards, and they retreated to the entrenchments as fast as they had advanced.
This was the end, but the remnant of the Spanish infantry retreated in order along the river causeway, keeping the pursuers at bay with their arquebuses.
At length the governor of Syria approached the centre of the disturbance in Jerusalem, but retreated after burning down a suburb.
But, in a false alarm, the Jacobites suddenly retreated, and a few years later the town was reimbursed by the State for the Pretender's extortions.
The French retreated into the island of Lobau.
Blucher, however, hearing of his arrival, at once retreated and the emperor followed, thus uncovering the passes over the Bohemian mountains, a fact of which Schwarzenberg was quick to take advantage.
He himself retreated towards Etoges endeavouring to rally his scattered detachments, but Napoleon was too quick for him and in three successive days he defeated Sacken at Montmirail,York at Champ Aubert and Blucher and his main body at Etoges, pursuing the latter towards Vertus.
He retreated to join the blockading fleet off Brest.
Once more Wellington turned his right, by a sweeping movement through Rocamunde and Puente Arenas near the source of the Ebro, when he retreated behind the Zadorra near the town of Vitoria.
At the same time Hill, having found a ford above Orthes, was turning the French left, when Soult retreated just in time to save being cut off, withdrawing towards St Sever, which he reached on the 28th of February.
On the 12th of April Wellington advanced to invest Toulouse from the south, but Soult on the night of the nth had retreated towards Villefranque, and Wellington then entered the city.
After an unsuccessful attempt to storm Zatec the crusaders retreated somewhat ingloriously, on hearing that the Hussite troops were approaching.
The remnants of the Bavenda retreated north to the Waterberg and Zoutpansberg, while Mosilikatze made his chief kraal at Mosega, not far from the site of the town of Zeerust.
Lord Chelmsford and the reconnoitring party returned to find the camp deserted; next day they retreated to Rorke's Drift, which had been the scene of an heroic and successful defence.
As Islam advanced, some of the Ghassanids retreated to Cappadocia, others accepted the new faith.
He left Manakha on the 17th of July, and after almost daily fighting reached Sana on the 30th of August; on the 31st he entered the city without serious opposition, the insurgents having retreated northward.
Early in the next century the Sauk and Foxes, vanquished by the French in Michigan, retreated westward, and in their turn largely supplanted the Iowas.
The armies faced one another all night with their sentries fifty paces apart, but in the morning the Bavarians were found to have retreated.
Washington prepared to withstand the British behind fortifications on Harlem Heights, but discovering that Howe was attempting to outflank him by landing troops in the rear he retreated to the mainland, leaving only a garrison at Fort Washington, and established a line of fortified camps on the hills overlooking the Bronx river as far as White Plains.
The main Turkish army retreated on Monastir, where, on Nov.
Thereupon Pretorius, with those most bitterly opposed to British rule, retreated across the Vaal.
In June 1776 he took command of the American army in Canada and after an unsuccessful skirmish with the British at Three Rivers (June 8) retreated to Crown Point.
When they retreated before overwhelming odds they were publicly accused of cowardice and incompetence.
Lee soon cut the communication with White House, but McClellan changed his base and retreated towards Harrison's Landing on the James river.
Banks thereupon retreated, and, high water in the river having come to an end, the fleet was in the gravest danger of being cut off, until Colonel Bailey suggested, and rapidly carried out, the construction of a dam and weir over which the ships ran down to the lower waters.
The Federal detachment retreated during the night to a stronger position in rear at Gaines's Mill near Cold Harbor, and on June 27 the Confederates again attacked Porter's corps.
The Ilek Khan, having retreated across the Oxus, returned with reinforcements, and took up a position a few miles from Balkh, where he was signally defeated by Mahmud.
General Philip Schuyler, commanding the Americans in that quarter, retreated to Stillwater, 30 m.
Greene, cautiously avoiding another Camden, retreated with his forces intact.
To Nur-ed-din he was invariably submissive, but from the vigour which he employed in adding to the fortifications of Cairo and the haste with which he retreated from an attack on Montreal (1171) and Kerak (1173) it is clear that he feared his lord's jealousy.
Later when the ice retreated farther and the unloaded streams returned to their earlier degrading habit, they more or less completely scoured out the valley deposits, the remains of which are now seen in terraces on either side of the present flood plains.
When the ice of the last glacial epoch had retreated so far that Its front lay on a northward slope, belonging to the drainage area of the Great Lakes, bodies of water accumulated in front of the ice margin, forming glacio-marginal lakes.
Wellington, unable to save Ciudad Rodrigo, retreated down the valley of the Mondego, devastating the country, and at length halted at Busaco and gave battle.
Massena retreated, devastating the country to check the pursuit, but on several occasions his rearguard was deeply engaged, and such were the sufferings of his army, both in the invasion and in the retreat, that the French, when they re-entered Spain, had lost 30,000 men.
Wellington retreated as far as Salamanca, and there extricated himself from his peril by a most brilliant victory (July 22).
Aurelian overthrew the Palmyran rule; but he was assassinated before he could carry out his intended expedition against Persia, Probus was assassinated before he was able to do anything (or much), and although Carus easily overran Mesopotamia, which became Roman again, and even took Ctesiphon, the Romans retreated on his death (283-4).
There is evidence that the sea gradually retreated northwards during the deposition of these beds, until at length the Rhine flowed over to England and entered the sea north of Cromer.
The stadholder and his family fled to England, and the disorganized remnants of the allied forces under the duke of York retreated into Germany.
Nelson could only have retreated before the south-easterly wind by going past the Trekroner fort, where the passage is narrow, and the navigation difficult.
He then retreated to the north, burning the town and castle of Stirling on his way.
Along the White Plains road (now Lincoln Avenue) Washington retreated, pursued by General Henry Clinton, before the battle of White Plains in 1776.
At length he roused Mesha; and Moab, which had evidently retreated southwards towards Edom, now began to take reprisals.
In the next battle Spartacus was worsted and retreated towards the straits of Messina, intending to cross into Sicily, where he would have been welcomed by fresh hordes of slaves; but the pirates who had agreed to transport his army proved faithless.
On the assassination of Nadir in 1 747, Ahmad, having failed in an attempt to seize the Persian treasures, retreated to Afghanistan, where he easily persuaded the native tribes to assert their independence and accept him as their sovereign.
The defeated troops retreated past the still inactive Light Brigade, on whose left a French cavalry brigade was now posted.
Pharnabazus retreated and Egypt was free.
Nekhtnebf, instead of endeavouring to relieve them, retreated to Memphis and fled thence to Ethiopia, 340 (?) B.C.
Al-BardIsi passed to the south of Cairo, and the Mamelukes gradually retreated towards Upper Egypt.
The beys, after this, appear to have despaired of regaining their ascendancy; most of them retreated to Upper Egypt, and an attempt at compromise failed.
After a successful advance, this force met with a serious repulse, at the pass of Jedeida, near Safra, and retreated to Yembo (Yambu).
Bishara and his men retreated, but were pursued by the Egyptians until the retreat became a hopeless rout.
An attempt to break through the English lines was defeated with loss; those who escaped retreated to Shoebury.
Crippled to an alarming extent, Burgoyne retreated.
Edinburgh society did not attract him, and he retreated once more to Craigenputtock.
He then took the old royal castle of Dunstaffnage and drove the chief, John of Lorne, into England; Menteith, the captor of Wallace, changed sides, and Edward, after a feeble invasion in 1310, retreated from a land laid desolate by the Scots.
At dawn the survivors had retreated, only the light Border horse of Home hung about the field.
Surrounded near the Dniester by countless hosts of Turks, Tatars and Janissaries, he retreated through the Steppes, fighting night and day without food or water, towards Cecora.
Last of all, the dominant guns on Shell Hill thus silenced, the resolute advance of a handful of British infantry decided the day, and the Russians retreated.
It was to Si-gan Fu that the emperor and dowager empress retreated on the capture of Peking by the allied armies in August 190o; and it was once again constituted the capital of the empire until the following spring when the court returned to Peking, after the conclusion of peace.
The latter retreated to the Yarmuk River, where the Byzantines met them.
Hawley retreated to Linlithgow, leaving all his baggage, 700 prisoners and seven guns in the enemy's hands.
But when Ayub Khan, who had meanwhile retreated to Herat, heard that the British forces had retired, early in 1881, to India, he mustered a fresh army and again approached Kandahar.
Abdarrahman was among the slain and the Moslems retreated hastily in the night, leaving their camp to the Franks.
Nasr's son Tamim was vanquished and killed, and Nasr retreated to Kumis (Qumis) on the boundary of Jorjan, whither also advanced from the other side Nobata at the head of an army sent by Merwan.
Merwan retreated to Harran, thence to Damascus, and finally to Egypt, where he fell in a last struggle towards the end of 132 (August 750).
He fell, and the Dorians, on discovering that Codrus had been slain, retreated homeward, despairing of success.
Emerging from the remote endemic centres to which it had retreated, plague has once more taken its place among the zymotic diseases with which Western communities have to reckon, and that which has for more than a century been little more than a name and a tradition has become the familiar object of investigation, carried on with all the ardour and all the resources of modern science.
For it was now known in Cividale and Udine that the behaviour of some of the troops had been very unsatisfactory, that men of some units had been quick to surrender, while others had retreated before they were heavily attacked.
On the night of the 9th, however, Colonel Stewart retreated toward Charleston, abandoning 1000 stand of arms. The battle has been classed as a tactical victory for the British and a strategical victory for the Americans, terminating a campaign which left General Greene in virtual possession of the Carolinas, the British thereafter confining themselves to Charleston.
After the battle of Brandywine in the War of Independence, Washington retreated to Chester, and in the "Washington House," still standing, wrote his account of the battle.
To have retreated would have meant the ruin of her Baltic trade, upon which the national prosperity so much depended.
In the course of May 1675 a Swedish army advanced into the Mark, but on the 18th of June was defeated at Fehrbellin, and hastily retreated to Demmin.
Whenever it made an effort to enforce its claims, it retreated so soon as it was confronted by a resolute foe.
He retreated to the capital, closely pressed by the foe.
Finding his position there to be untenable, he retreated still farther to the country of his own tribe, while his rival advanced to Ispahan, where he received the submission of nearly all the chief cities of Persia.
Lutf All Khan bad not been many months on the throne when Aga Mahommed advanced to attack him, and invested the city of Shiraz, but retreated soon afterwards to Teheran, which he had made the capital of his dominions.
Lutf Ali Khan was suddenly deserted by the whole of his army, except seventy faithful followers; and when he retreated to Shiraz he found the gates closed against him by Hajji Ibrahim, who held the city for the Kajar chief, Thence falling back upon Bushire, he found that the sheikh of that town had also betrayed him.
Although, when the spring arrived and the shah led his forces to the Aras, the Russians had, it is true, retreated, yet territory had been regained by them as far south as the Talysh.
On the 31st of October the force was surprised by an attack of the enemy, and retreated; the next night they were again attacked and routed at Aslanduz.
The elephant is found in the outer forests as far as the Jumna, and the rhinoceros as far as the Sarda; the spread of both of these animals as far as the Indus and into the plains of India, far beyond their present limits, is authenticated by historical records; they have probably retreated before the advance of cultivation and fire-arms. Wild pigs are common in the lower ranges, and one peculiar species of pigmy-hog (Sus salvanius) of very small size inhabits the forests at the base of the mountains in Nepal and Sikim.
Turkish Corps, fearing to be enveloped, retreated southward into the Ovche Polye.
Part of the beaten force retreated from Koziani on Monastir, the remainder on Verria, and the Crown Prince occupied Koziani on the 25th.
Volleys were exchanged, the British retreated, the minute-men hung on their flanks and from the hillsides shot them down, driving their columns on Lexington.
There followed a series of humiliating defeats, culminating in that of Dragashan on the, 9th of June Alexander, accompanied by his brother Nicholas and a remnant of his followers, retreated to Rimnik, where he spent some days in negotiating with the Austrian authorities for permission to cross the frontier.
After relieving Fort Brown, which had been besieged since the 3rd of May, Taylor himself crossed the river, and on the 18th of May occupied Matamoras, from which Arista had already retreated to Monterrey.
Attila did not venture to renew the engagement on the morrow, but retreated, apparently in good order, on the Rhine, recrossed that river and returned to his Pannonian home.
In 1686 the English merchants at Hugli under Charnock's leadership, finding themselves compelled to quit their factory in consequence of a rupture with the Mogul authorities, retreated about 26 m.
When Washington, in the autumn of 1776, was no longer able to hold the lower Hudson he retreated across New Jersey to the Delaware near Trenton and seizing every boat for miles up the river he placed his dispirited troops on the opposite side and left the pursuing army no means of crossing.
When the tide turned the allies retreated to the Thames, abandoning several of the most damaged ships in Pevensey Bay.
Ubie retreated to Tigre, and Ras Ali fled to Begemeder, where he eventually died.
The White-Coats retreated into an enclosure and there defended themselves to the last man.
The Bushmen retreated before the white races and now few are to be found in the colony.
On the 15th of February Kimberley was relieved by General French, and the Boer general, Cronje, evacuated Magersfontein, and retreated towards Bloemfontein.
In the autumn of 1864 the Confederate general, Sterling Price, aiming to enter Kansas from Missouri but defeated by General Pleasanton's cavalry, retreated southward, zigzagging on both sides of the Missouri-Kansas line.
Dumouriez succeeded in rousing the spirit of the French; he occupied the defiles of the forest of Argonne, thus causing the enemy to lose many valuable days, and when at last they turned his position, he retreated without loss.
But the empress represented to him that if he retreated it would mean a revolution.
Then at the beginning of the 5th century, during a furious irruption of Germans fleeing before Huns, the limes was carried away (406407); and for more than a hundred years the torrent of fugitives swept through the Empire, which retreated behind the Alps, there to breathe its last.
This bold move, which probably no one but Gordon would have attempted, proved quite successful, as part of the insurgents joined him, and the remainder retreated to the south.
Sensing an indifferent if not hostile audience, he retreated to his lab after our ice cream desert.
Following handshakes and greetings, we retreated to the living room.
She retreated to the study and began to search the shelves for books on Oracles.
Fred was already gone and Brandon Westlake presided over breakfast court with Pumpkin Green, rehashing the good old days until the young man's eyes glazed and with mumbled excuses, he retreated to find his partner in combat Billy Langstrom.
After Fred left for the courthouse, Dean retreated to his quarters alone and tried to assemble some notes on timely topics that might be discussed at the Women's Club.
Ully looked at her, even more pale than usual, and she retreated to the castle, worried sick about Toby and Rhyn, even knowing the half-demon could take out half the demons in Hell if he felt like it.
Ully stopped when the first drops of rain fell, and Toby retreated as the Immortal seated himself on a fallen tree.
He retreated toward the bathroom just as the door openedâ€”and just as Dean hit the light switch and rolled to the floor, flooding the room in brightness.
If Saddam's forces retreated to cities, they might well liquidate potentially disloyal elements.
As the ice age retreated, the area became densely forested.
It is scandalous that once more the EU retreated into such protectionism at a cost to the European consumer.
Uluch Ali then retreated with sail and oar, bringing most of his division off in good order.
Now the country was at the mercy of the invaders, but, instead of advancing, they suddenly retreated and did not reappear for thirteen years, during which the princes went on quarrelling and fighting as before, till they were startled by a new invasion much more formidable than its predecessor.
The governor retreated to a position out of it, and was only awaiting reinforcements from Minas to retake it; but, Duguay Trouin threatening to burn it, he was obliged on the 10th of October to sign a capitulation, and pay to the French admiral 610,000 crusados, Soo cases of sugar, and provisions for the return of the fleet to Europe.
Sometimes one came near to my window, attracted by my light, barked a vulpine curse at me, and then retreated.
On the eighteenth and nineteenth of November, the army advanced two days' march and the enemy's outposts after a brief interchange of shots retreated.
As of 2005, Live Science revealed that 84 percent of Antarctic glaciers have retreated over the past 50 years, a rate similar to that of the Arctic glaciers.
Following an apology for what he called "vitriolic and harmful words," Gibson ultimately retreated to rehab to better his situation.
Since walking away with her cool million in the Australian Outback, Wesson has retreated to her "normal" life and now spends her days working as a spokesperson for the National Arthritis Foundation.
Due to the inherent distrust they received from humanoids (whom they refer to as "solids"), the Changelings retreated and hid on a remote planet to avoid persecution.
As a result Galactica, a military ship, retreated because they were no match for the amassed Cylon forces.
Quinn and Howie retreated downstairs to prepare for our first session of the day, with everyone pretending it was a normal Monday.
She followed him with her eyes as he retreated towards the kitchen.
She'd turned and retreated after unlocking the barred door, leaving it standing open as Dean entered the darkened enclosure.
He retreated to his cell and sat against the wall again, troubled by a familiar feeling of helplessness.
The brothers retreated to Ulster, and, Robert having left Ireland in May 1317 to protect his own borders, Edward, who had been crowned king of Ireland, was defeated and killed at Dundalk in October 1318.
He retreated to London, where he felt safe, though he continued to be an object of "troublesome attention," and even the fellows of the Royal Society shunned him.
The defence of Atlanta was now hopeless; Hood's forces retreated southward the same evening, and on the 2nd of September the Union detachment left behind on the north side entered Atlanta unopposed.
The mullah lost some 700 men and retreated to Galadi, west of Mudug, a place with ample water supplies.
But hearing of his misfortune they retreated before Napoleon's advance along the right bank of the Danube to Krems, where they crossed the river and withdrew to an entrenched camp near Olmi tz to pick up fresh Austrian reinforcements.
The next day Massena turned the Sierra by the Boyalva Pass and Sardao, which latter place, owing to an error, had not been occupied by the Portuguese, and Wellington then retreated by Coimbra and Leiria to the lines, which he entered on the 11th of October, having within them fully ioo,000 able-bodied men.
The Scots then retreated to Otterburn, where Percy, who was bent on recovering his pennon, attacked them on a fine August evening in 1388.
In 1573 the Turks again retreated on the approach of Don Juan, who had dreams of making himself king of Tunis; but this success was not followed up, and in the next year Sultan Selim II.
As they retreated, the ice of the Satschan pond was broken up by the French artillery, and many of the fugitives were drowned.
In 1835 Abd-el-Kader, on whose appearance the Moors retired, sought to re-establish the ancient empire of Tlemcen, but he retreated before General Clausel in 1836.
On the death of Montgomery and the failure to take Quebec the army retreated to Crown Point, and its commander, General John Sullivan, was superseded by General Horatio Gates.
The cavalry of the Saxons had established the fact that the French had not retreated northward, but though scouts from the Guard had already seen the enemy on the heights of St Privat, this information had not yet reached headquarters, nor had it been transmitted to the IX.
A few scattered units managed to escape, and the left wing retreated unmolested, but at the cost of about 3000 casualties the Allies inflicted a loss of 6000 killed and wounded and 9000 prisoners on the enemy, who were, moreover, so shaken that they never recovered their confidence to the end of the campaign.
Houston now assumed active command and retreated before Santa Anna until he reached the San Jacinto river, where he dealt the enemy a crushing blow and brought the war to an end; nearly all of Santa Anna's army were killed, wounded or taken prisoners, and even Santa Anna himself was captured the next day, while the Texans lost only two killed and twenty-three wounded.
She retreated to her floor and saw Ully in the hall.