Several rounds drove him back, and he ducked a blow aimed at his neck by Jilian.
The same thing occurs as the Atlantic stream rounds North Cape: there it breaks up into _ branches which are irregularly distributed and, sooner or later, sink below the surface and flow on as submarine currents.
Nicholas was saved by the very belief of the conspirators in the universal sympathy of the army with their aims. Had the mutinous troops early in the day received the order to attack, they would have carried the waverers with them; but they hesitated to fire on comrades whom they expected to see march over to their side; and when at last the emperor had steeled his heart to use force, a few rounds of grape-shot sufficed to quell the mutiny.
He was on his rounds in his diocese when he died in the church of Doulting on the 25th of May 709.
Jake shot off a burst of rounds as several vamps raced across the courtyard, their red eyes glowing and growls loud.
"I think it's about time we get you in bed before that stuff makes its rounds of your bloodstream," Dean said with a mock stern look.
On a perfectly calm day the ' Hotspur ' fired several rounds at the ' Glatton's ' turret and missed it."
By personal detective work, that is, by visiting police stations at unexpected times and by making the rounds at night of disorderly places which were suspected of violating the law, he not only displayed personal courage in positions of some danger, but aroused public opinion.
These bobbins are then in general taken to the first spinning frame, and there the single strands receive their first twist, which rounds them, and prevents the compound fibre from splitting up and separating when, by the subsequent scouring operations, the gum is removed which presently binds them into one.
In the opinion of the people he was now regarded as the embodiment of all legal virtue; his health was toasted at the dinners of the Whigs amid rounds of applause, and, in recompense for the loss of his seat in parliament, he was returned by Lord Clive for his pocket-borough of Bishop's Castle, in Shropshire, in January 1770.
The real rise begins at Cairo about the summer solstice, or a few days later, and early in July a crier in each district of the city begins to go his daily rounds, announcing, in a quaint chant, the increase of water in the nilometer of the island of Roda.
The crier continues his daily rounds, with his former chant, excepting on the Coptic New Years Day, when the cry of the Wefh is repeated, until the Salib, or Discovery of the Cross, the 26th or 27th of September, at which period, the river having attained its greatest height, he concludes his annual employment with another chant, and presents to each house some limes and other fruit, and dry lumps of Nile mud.
The bombardment ceased at 5 P.M.; but a few rounds were fired by the Inflexible and Temeraire on the morning of,the 12th at the right battery in Ras-el-Tin lines.
After a few rounds of artillery fire, Suraj-ud-Dowlah fled, and the road to Murshidabad was left open.
Fattening tegs usually go on to soft turnips in the end of September or beginning of October, and later on to yellows, green-rounds and swedes and, in spring and early summer, mangolds.
Rounds Feudal England and Geoffrey de Mandeville, and Miss Norgatcs England under the A ngevins and John Lackland.
Often when he went his rounds I clung to his coat tails while he collected and punched the tickets.
In addition to steak, Bern's rounds out its menu with shellfish, foie gras, poultry, vegetarian offerings and an extensive selection of caviars.
Minneapolis is known as having one of the best parks systems in the United States, with its parks all connected to form the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway.
Their dumplings make a good side order, and a sugary or creamy beverage rounds it out nicely.
After a few rounds of golf at the Alpine Resort Golf Course, you can enjoy a quiet dinner at the Hof Restaurant.
As he grew older his father took him on all his rounds, reviewing troops, inspecting studs, foundries, dockyards and granaries.
When the new cell comes into operation and becomes the head of the battery, the first or tail cell is thrown out, and number two becomes the tail cell, and so the rounds are repeated; one cell is always being emptied and one filled or charged with slices and heated up, the latter becoming the head of the battery as soon as it is ready.
On the morning of the 24th the terms of a capitulation were agreed upon - the Mexicans were permitted to retire, retaining their small arms and one field battery of six pieces with twenty-one rounds of ammunition, and an armistice of eight weeks was arranged.
Later I join them, and we make the rounds of the outhouses.
The French had time to fire three rounds of grapeshot before the hussars got back to their horses.
He bowed out after several rounds to watch a heated match between two warriors casting loud taunts at each other as they battled.