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  • A numbered index card was stationed beside each item.

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  • The Pavlograd Hussars were stationed two miles from Braunau.

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  • Everywhere in Mozhaysk and beyond it, troops were stationed or on the march.

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  • On reaching the broad river Viliya, he stopped near a regiment of Polish uhlans stationed by the river.

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  • On the reorganization of the war office and the higher commands in 1904, the duke was appointed to the new office of inspector-general to the forces, from which he retired in 1907, being then given the new post of commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean, stationed at Malta, which he held until 1909.

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  • An infantry regiment is always stationed in the castle, and there are in addition the barracks at Piershill (or " Jock's Lodge "), half-way between Edinburgh and Portobello.

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  • A majority of the Ulster Protestants were Presbyterians, and in a great religious revival which took place the ministers of the Scottish regiments stationed in Ireland took a leading part.

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  • 749,753 Departments from which the adult males emigrate 532,567 regularly either to sea or to seek employment in towns 330,533 tend to fall under the first head, those in which large 188,553 bodies of troops are stationed under the second.

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  • Rustichuk is the headquarters of a military division and of a naval flotilla stationed on the Danube.

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  • Stationed outside her room, Cora trailed her at a distance, silent and darkly dressed, like a shadow.

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  • No troops are now stationed here, and the barracks have been utilized for a jail, a lunatic asylum and other civic buildings.

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  • One of each pair of officials is stationed at Kalgan, and the other at Jehol.

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  • The civil and military head of these possessions, the exarch, was stationed at Ravenna.

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  • While stationed at Amiens he divided his cloak with a beggar, and on the following night had the vision of Christ making known to his angels this act of charity to Himself on the part of "Martinus, still a catechumen."

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  • long and from 3 to 5 wide, and carried past a line of pickers stationed along one side, who take out and remove the waste as it passes by, leaving the clean coal on the belt.

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  • A garrison of all arms is stationed at Nowgong.

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  • Detachments of British troops were stationed at Multai, Betul and Shahpur to cut off the retreat of Apa Sahib, the Mahratta general, and a military force was quartered at Betul until June 1862.

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  • In 1901, however, a more serious effort was made to establish some kind of government in the southern province of Dutch New Guinea, at Merawkay, where a small Dutch-Indian garrison was stationed with the professed object of preventing raids by bands of savages into the British territory near by.

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  • They were too well-dressed, and their eyes glowed with something unnatural, like Jonny's and those of the thugs he stationed outside her apartment.

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  • In 1877 it was nearly destroyed by the Russian artillery stationed in the Rumanian town of Giurgevo, on the opposite bank of the Danube.

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  • But a reserve squadron was placed behind the centre under the marquess of Santa Cruz, and the eight lumbering galeasses were stationed at intervals in front of the line to break the formation of the Turks.

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  • The galleys of the Order of Malta, which were stationed at this point, suffered severely, and their flagship was taken with great slaughter.

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  • From that time the rao has paid a subsidy of 13,000 per annum to the British for the maintenance of the military force stationed within his dominions.

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  • Its name is said to be derived from the fact of troops having been stationed here since 1772.

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  • Still the progress of the republican spirit in Brazil caused Dom Joao to send to Portugal for bodies of picked troops, which were stationed throughout the provincial capitals.

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  • In 1730 he was sent on the English mission and stationed in London.

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  • In 1877 it was nearly destroyed by the Russian artillery stationed in the Rumanian town of Giurgevo, on the opposite bank of the Danube.

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  • In April the Pavlograds were stationed immovably for some weeks near a totally ruined and deserted German village.

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  • Police were stationed at the brightly lit entrance which was carpeted with red baize, and not only gendarmes but dozens of police officers and even the police master himself stood at the porch.

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  • More than once when Anatole's regiment was stationed at Tver he had taken him from Tver in the evening, brought him to Moscow by daybreak, and driven him back again the next night.

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  • After going through the wood for about a mile and a half they came out on a glade where troops of Tuchkov's corps were stationed to defend the left flank.

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  • He ordered the portrait to be carried outside his tent, that the Old Guard, stationed round it, might not be deprived of the pleasure of seeing the King of Rome, the son and heir of their adored monarch.

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  • Moreover the strategic geography of the country required the greater part of the army to be stationed permanently within reach of the north-eastern and north-western frontiers.

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  • She was at anchor surrounded by baulks of timber, and a cordon of boats had been stationed to row guard against an expected Federal attack.

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  • a resident of the state by reason of being stationed therein.

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  • On the right (N.) are some small well-preserved thermae, and the barracks of the firemen (vigiles), a special cohort of whom was stationed here.

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  • In addition there are 22 Alpini battalions and 15 mountain batteries stationed on the Alpine frontiers.

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  • Meanwhile Thiers had given place to Marshal Macmahon, who effected a decided improvement in Franco-Italian relations by recalling from Civitavecchia the cruiser Ornoque, which since 1870 had been stationed in that port at the disposal of the pope in case he should desire to quit Rome.

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  • A detachment of European troops is generally stationed here to overawe the fanatical Moplahs.

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  • Having entered the Roman army, he rapidly obtained promotion, and was stationed by the emperor Maximian at Gessoriacum (Bononia, Boulogne) to protect the coasts and channel from Frankish and Saxon pirates.

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  • Their rivalry led to streetfighting: the Jews had the advantage in respect of wealth and bodily strength, but the Greek party had the assistance of the soldiers who were stationed there.

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  • During the previous war the peshwa had been the protege and ally of the British; and since the war he had fallen more completely than before under British protection - British political officers and British troops being stationed at his capital.

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  • At the close of the war with Tippoo Sultan in 1792, these territories fell to the share of the nizam of Hyderabad, by whom they were ceded to the British in 1800, in return for protection by a force of British troops to be stationed at his capital.

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  • The reorganization of the artillery, which took place in the spring of 1791, brought Bonaparte to the rank of lieutenant in the regiment of Grenoble, then stationed at Valence.

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  • Sailing to Chioggia he blocked the channel leading from the lagoon to the sea, and Doria was caught in a trap. Pisani stationed himself outside the Lido, on the open sea, to intercept relief should any appear, and Doria, instead of blockading Venice, was himself blockaded in Chioggia.

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  • The Macedonian garrison which was henceforth stationed in Attic territory prevented the city from taking a prominent part in the wars of the Diadochi.

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  • A strong force of military police is stationed at Myitkyina, with several outposts in the Kachin hills, and the country is never wholly free from crimes of violence committed by the Kachins.

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  • Allowing for certain battalions unformed, there are altogether 309 nizam battalions; 20 separate chasseur battalions, of four companies each; 4 special chasseur battalions stationed on the Bulgarian frontier - total, 333 battalions in the first line.

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  • By the end of June 200,000 troops were stationed within call, and on the 4th July the French began to cross over to the left bank of the Danube.

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  • Since that time, a British gunboat has been stationed before the residency, and British steamers have been allowed to navigate the river.

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  • The most important of these districts is that of Rio Grande do Sul, where a force of 11,226 men is stationed.

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  • A Chinese garrison is stationed here, and copper and iron are wrought in the neighbourhood by exiled Chinese criminals.

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  • As early as the 23rd a Croat regiment stationed in Fiume disarmed the Magyar militia and took possession of the town.

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  • The Barolong, Bakwena and other Bechuana tribes, through whose lands the " lower road " ran, claimed however to be independent, among them Sechele (otherwise Setyeli), at whose chief kraalKolobeng - Livingstone was then stationed.

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  • The most important of these terms were that the Transvaal should have complete internal self-government under British suzerainty and that a British resident should be stationed at Pretoria.

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  • The resident superior, stationed at Hue, is the representative of France and the virtual ruler of the country.

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  • Lord Chelmsford had under him a force of 650o Europeans and 8200 natives; 3000 of the latter were employed in guarding the frontier of Natal; another force of 1400 Europeans and 400 natives were stationed in the Utrecht district.

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  • The garrison stationed there, Drift.

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  • A British force was stationed at Bamian beyond it in 1840, with an outpost at Saighan.

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  • The stretch of land between Assuan (Syene) and Maharraka (Hiera Sycaminus) was, however, regarded as belonging to the Roman empire, and Roman cohorts were stationed at the latter place.

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  • In 1781 he was stationed permanently at Paris, but on the outbreak of the Revolution in 1789 he resigned his appointment as intendant des eaux et fontaines, and retired to a small estate which he possessed at Blois.

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  • Dent (1826-1902), and was for a while stationed in California and Oregon, but in 1854 he resigned his commission.

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  • The British evacuated Newport the 25th ^f October 1779, and the French fleet was stationed here from Ju y 1780 to 1781.

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  • In 70 he was appointed to the command of the 10th legion in Britain, then stationed at Deva (Chester).

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  • of danger; or by beating him out of the jungle with a line of elephants, the guns being stationed at the points where he is most likely to break cover.

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  • In the rebellion of 1857 the troops stationed at Aligarh mutinied, but abstained from murdering their officers, who, with the other residents and ladies and children, succeeded in reaching Hathras.

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  • When hostilities became inevitable, acting in conjunction with Captain (later General) Nathaniel Lyon, he suddenly transferred the arms in the Federal arsenal at St Louis to Alton, Illinois, and a few days later (May ro, 1861) surrounded and captured a force of state guards which had been stationed at Camp Jackson in the suburbs of St Louis with the intention of seizing the arsenal.

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  • D'Estrees, who was stationed with his squadron at the south end of the line, went to sea on the port tack, heading to the S.E.

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  • Uberto Doria, the Genoese admiral, was stationed in the centre and in advance of his line.

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  • Yet so far was Wellington from divining Napoleon's object that he stationed 17,000 men (including Colville's British division) at Hal and Tubize, 8 m.

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  • The Committee retained the support of the two army corps stationed at Salonika and Adrianople; and from these garrisons a force of 20,000 men was dispatched against Constantinople.

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  • But if an observer is stationed at S' the waves will be about half as far apart and will reach him with nearly twice the frequency, so that he hears a note about an octave higher.

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  • After British annexation it became an important military cantonment; but only the wing of a European regiment is now stationed here.

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  • About six ironclads and twenty smaller vessels of the royal navy are stationed in colonial waters; the vessels of the colonial marine number about twenty-four, and undertake police supervision, prevention of slave trading, &c.

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  • Colonel Denfert-Rochereau was, however, a scientific engineer of advanced ideas as well as a veteran soldier of the Crimea and Algeria, and he had been stationed at Belfort for six years.

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  • Shere Ali threw Afzul Khan into prison, and a serious revolt followed in south Afghanistan; but the amir had scarcely suppressed it by winning a desperate battle, when Abdur Rahman's reappearance in the north was a signal for a mutiny of the troops stationed in those parts and a gathering of armed bands to his standard.

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  • Carlos Buell, in command of the Federal Army of the Ohio stationed there, and entering Kentucky in August 1862 proceeded slowly toward Louisville, hoping to win the state to the Confederate cause and gain recruits for the Confederacy in the state.

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  • Pompey's available force consisted in two legions stationed in Campania, and eight, commanded by his lieutenants, Afranius and Petreius, in Spain; both sides levied troops in Italy.

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  • He then withdrew the Federal troops which since the Civil War had been stationed at the southern State capitals.

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  • The Black Sea squadron of the Rumanian fleet is stationed here.

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  • The Mahratta troops were defeated simultaneously at Maharajpur and Punniar (December 29), with the result that the Gwalior government signed a treaty ceding territory with revenue sufficient for the maintenance of a contingent force to be stationed at the capital, and limiting the future strength of the Gwalior army, while a council of regency was appointed during the minority to act under the resident's advice.

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  • He was repeatedly employed on embassies to the Low Countries, and was for a long time stationed at Calais as agent in the shifty negotiations carried on by Wolsey with the court of France.

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  • He died in 41, while stationed with his army at the foot of the Alps, just as he was on the point of marching against Octavianus.

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  • This strip of country has its: own native chiefs, but is' under the control of a high Manchu officer stationed at Lhasa, known colloquially as the " superintendent of savage tribes."

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  • The Chinese maintain a few small military posts with from six or eight to twenty men stationed in them; they are under the orders of a colonel residing at Tachienlu.

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  • They are all highly charged with salt, and productive government salt-works were at one time stationed near Kissingen.

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  • Greek, English and Dutch consuls or consular agents were formerly stationed there; but the whole trade is now in Greek hands.

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  • In 14 B.C. Augustus rebuilt Berytus as a Roman colony and stationed two legions there; later on Ptolemais, Tyre and Sidon received colonial status.

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  • It was to begin in Finland where Sprengtporten's regiment, the Nyland dragoons, was stationed.

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  • They were stationed at Ostia, at Cales in Campania, and in Gaul about the Padus (Po).

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  • His beauty, and the splendid ceremonials at which he presided, made him a great favourite with the troops stationed in that part of Syria, and Maesa increased his popularity by spreading reports that he was in reality the illegitimate son of Caracalla.

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  • In Leipzig Lessing had also an opportunity of developing his friendship with Kleist who happened to be stationed there.

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  • A battalion of the Gold Coast regiment is stationed in the country with headquarters at Kumasi.

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  • Klein, a representative of the Church Missionary Society stationed at Jerusalem.

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  • On the 1st of May an American fleet under Commodore George Dewey destroyed the Spanish fleet stationed in Manila Bay.

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  • The German army is organized in twenty-three army corps, stationed and recruited in the various provinces and states as follows:

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  • Several corps possess an extra infantry brigade of two 2-battalion regiments, but these, unless stationed on the frontiers, are gradually absorbed into new divisions and army corps.

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  • was occupied by the Prussian troops already stationed therein; the duke of Cumberland published a patent proclaiming his succession; the council of state, however, declared, in agreement with the Bundesrat, that the relations in which he stood to the kingdom of Prussia were inconsistent with the alliances on which the empire was based, and that therefore he could not assume the government.

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  • Owing to the local organization, this does not prevent the contingent of each state from preserving its separate identity; it is stationed in its own district, each state contributing so many regiments.

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  • A battalion of marines is stationed here.

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  • The strength of the Austro-Hungarian army on a peace footing was as follows in 1905: The troops stationed in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1905 (376 officers and 6372 men) are included in the total for the common army.

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  • In Adamawa and German Bornu are various Mahommedan sultanates controlled by residents stationed at Garua and Kusseri.

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  • It is the headquarters of the cavalry of the Egyptian army stationed in the Sudan.

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  • Under the Empire Egypt was administered by a vast bureaucracy, at the head of which, responsible to the king, was the vizier, or sometimes two viziers, one for Upper Egypt, the other for Lower Egypt (in which case the former, stationed at Thebes, had the precedence)., The duties of the viIier and the procedure in his court are detailed in a long inscription which is repeated in three tombs of the XVIIIth Dynasty at Thebes (Breasted, Records, ii.

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  • Thus at last the country was merely held by armed force, and the authority of the governor was little recognized beyond the capital, except where garrisons were stationed.

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  • haste towards the citadel, while its garrison sallied forth and began throwing up entrenchments in the quarter of Arab al-Yesgr, but were repulsed by the armed inhabitants and the soldiers stationed there; and during all this time the cannonade and bombardment from the citadel, and on it from the batteries on the hill, continued unabated.

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  • To these troops their chief now made known the pashas orders to massacre all the Mamelukes within the citadel; therefore, having returned Final by another way, they gained the summits of the walls massacre and houses that hem in the road in which the Mameof the lukes were confined, and some stationed themselves Manic- upon the eminences of the rock through which that U es.

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  • The fishery along the coasts of Denmark is of some importance both on account of the supply of food obtained thereby for the population of the country, and on account of the export; but the good fishing grounds, not far from the Danish coast, particularly in the North Sea, are mostly worked by the fishing vessels of other nations, which are so numerous that the Danish government is obliged to keep gun-boats stationed there in order to prevent encroachments on territorial waters.

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  • Under the East India Company, a commercial resident was stationed at Cuddalore, and the Company's weavers were encouraged by many privileges.

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  • The former route appeared to be chosen by the English, and Bruce stationed his army in a position where it was defended by a cleugh, or ravine of the Bannockburn, and by two morasses between which was a practicable but narrow neck of firm land.

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  • Whilst the huntsman is drawing the cover the whipper-in is stationed at the spot from which he can best see what is going on, in order to view the fox away; and it is his business to keep the hounds together when they have found and got away after the fox.

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  • the tax levied upon salt varied extremely in different parts of the country, and a strong preventive staff was required to be stationed along a continuous barrier hedge, which almost cut the peninsula into two fiscal sections.

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  • In return for five hundred elephants, he ceded the Greek settlements in the Punjab and the Kabul valley, gave his daughter to Chandragupta in marriage, and stationed an ambassador, Megasthenes, at the Gangetic court (302 B.C.).

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  • In 1888 a Portuguese resident was stationed at Salvador, and the kings of Congo became pensioners of the government.

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  • constructed an artificial channel to New Madrid across the peninsula (swamp land) formed by a great loop of the Mississippi; troops were conveyed by transports through this channel below the island, Federal batteries having been established on the right bank of the river; the retreat of the Confederates down stream was effectually blocked; they evacuated the island on April 7th, and on the 8th the garrison and the forces stationed in the shore batteries, a total of about 7000, under General W.

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  • The customs and political surveillance along the coast is entrusted, afloat, to the Massawa naval station, and, ashore, to a coastguard company 400 strong stationed at Meder, with detachments at Assab, Massawa, Raheita, Edd and Taclai.

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  • For the protection of the base, a monitor was stationed in Pegwell Bay, and searchlights and heavy and anti-aircraft guns were mounted at many points.

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  • After the conquest of Nehawend, Qahtaba had detached one of his captains, Abu `Aun, to Shahrazur, where he defeated the Syrian army which was stationed there.

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  • The old sultan thirsted to crush his rebel ous vassal, at any cost; and on the 21st of April 1839 the Ottoman army, stationed at Bir on the Euphrates, crossed the stream and invaded Syria.

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  • A British resident is stationed about a mile north of the town.

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  • In 1891 he was promoted captain and full surgeon, and later, while stationed in Washington, D.C., was President McKinley's personal physician.

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  • Despite the weakness of the Sleme - Mrzli line, both dominated and enfiladed, despite the practical certainty that it could not be maintained against a resolute offensive in force, the enemy attack found a large number of Italian guns, including many of medium calibre, stationed well in advance of the Pleca - Selisce line.

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  • Dredging machines are kept constantly at work, while steamers are stationed near the most dangerous sandbanks to assist vessels that run aground.

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  • The garrison of Madras native infantry, formerly stationed in the town, was withdrawn in 1898.

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  • He next proceeded to the West Indies, where he was stationed for some time at St Domingo.

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  • Released at last (apparently through the influence of the young English king, Edward VI.), Knox was appointed one of the licensed preachers of the new faith for England, and stationed in the great garrison of Berwick, and afterwards at Newcastle.

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  • On the 2nd of April the king ordered a general levy of 30,000 men; but while two army corps, under Armfelt and Toll, together with a British contingent of Io,000 men under Moore, were stationed in Scania and on the Norwegian border in anticipation of an attack from Denmark, which, at the instigation of Napoleon, had simultaneously declared war against Sweden, the little Finnish army was left altogether unsupported.

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  • The United States authorities refused to allow this steamer to leave San Diego, and a guard was stationed on the ship. The " Itata," however, slipped away and made for the Chilean coast, carrying with her the representatives of the United States.

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  • Cattaro is strongly fortified, and about 3000 troops are stationed in its neighbourhood.

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  • One is the Nasru d-Din, an old yacht of about 120 tons, presented in the seventies by the emperor of, Russia, and stationed at Enzeli, the port of Resht.

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  • Frequent interruptions occurred on the telegraph line between Teheran and Meshed in 1885, at the time of the Panjdeh incident, when the Russians were advancing towards Afghanistan and Sir Peter Lumsden was on the Afghan frontier; and Sir Ronald Thomson concluded an agreement with the Persian government for the line to be kept in working order by an English inspector, the Indian government paying a share not exceeding 20,000 rupees per annum of the cost of maintenance, and an English signaller being stationed at Meshed.

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  • Others remained within Cape Colony, while several were stationed among the Kaffirs along the colonial border.

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  • Chartered Y D J Accordingly some troops were brought from Rhodesia and stationed near Mafeking, a few miles from the Transvaal frontier.

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  • At the outbreak of the French Revolution, he was stationed at Valenciennes, where he contrived for a time to keep order, and facilitated the escape of the French emigres by way of Namur; but, in 1790, he hastened back to Paris to assist the king.

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  • An attempt of the puppet emperor to shake himself clear of the Mahrattas, in which he was defeated in 1788, led to a permanent Mahratta garrison being stationed at Delhi.

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  • In May 1816 he was reinstated as major, and in 1819 was promoted to be a lieutenant-colonel; and in the routine discharge of his duties he was stationed at various posts on the western frontier.

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  • inhabitants of the Raritan Valley from British foraging parties General Benjamin Lincoln with 500 men was by Washington's orders stationed at Bound Brook, but on the 13th of April 1777 Lincoln was surprised by a force of about 4000 men under Cornwallis, and although he escaped with small loss it was only by remarkably rapid movements.

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  • This policy resulted in a British agency being established at Gilgit (Kashmir territory), with a subordinate agency in Chitral, the latter being usually stationed at Mastuj (65 m.

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  • When the revolution of 1830 broke out he was stationed at Arras, and was the first officer of his regiment to declare for the new order of things.

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  • After everything had been got in readiness, careful observers were stationed along the track, and the machine was connected to a dynamometer.

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  • From December 1838 to December 1839 a small British military force was stationed at the port.

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  • In 1753, after the French had laid formal claim to this region and the Ohio Land Company had been formed with a view to establishing a settlement within it, Robert Dinwiddie, governor of Virginia and a shareholder in the Ohio Company, sent George Washington with a letter to " the commandant of the French forces on the Ohio " (then stationed at Fort Le Bceuf, near the present Waterford, about 115 m.

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  • in 1520, is generally occupied by the commander of the engineers or of the regiment stationed on the island.

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  • There is also a torpedoboat detachment stationed in the harbour.

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  • Neapolis was the port of Philippi, as Kavala now is of Seres; in the bay on which it stands the fleet of Brutus and Cassius was stationed during the battle of Philippi.

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  • At first he purposed to study law; but this he abandoned on his father's death in 1794, and entered the army, obtaining a commission in the 12th regiment of foot, then stationed in India, where he rendered valuable assistance in the great trigonometrical survey.

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  • A strong garrison of the British army is stationed in the colony, with headquarters at Cape Town.

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  • Emboldened by success, the enemy in immense force surrounded and attacked Fort Cox, where the governor was stationed with an inconsiderable force.

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  • Pia (afterwards called Italica) was stationed at Noricum, and the commander of the legion became the governor of the province.

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  • The emperor wished to stop Garibaldis passage across the strait, and stationed his fleet at Gaeta to protect the king of Naples.

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  • The council followed the person of the emperor, and was therefore stationed at Vienna; it was paid by the emperor, and he nominated its members, whose office terminated with his life - an arrangement which made the council more dependent than it should have been on the emperor's will.

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  • For some months he was stationed at Aldeen, near Serampur; in October 1806 he proceeded to Dinapur, where he was soon able to conduct worship among the natives in the vernacular, and established schools.

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  • The admiral's flagship is stationed here.

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  • He was stationed at Cossimbazar, and subsequently at Patna.

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  • It retained the official title, though it may also have been known as Numidia; together with Africa Vetus it was governed by a proconsul, and was the only senatorial province in which a legion was permanently stationed, under the orders of the senatorial governor.

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  • An Athenian force must be stationed in the north, at Lemnos or Thasos.

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  • A British resident and a detachment of Hausa troops are stationed at Ibadan.

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  • A bishop is stationed in the capital, with a theological college in its neighbourhood, but the chief work of the Anglican mission is on the east coast.

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  • He was stationed in Kansas and in Missouri on the eve of the Civil War.

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  • The defence of the country is entrusted to the Egyptian army, of which several regiments are stationed in the Sudan.

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  • A small force of British troops is also stationed in the Sudan - chiefly at Khartum.

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  • Ismail Pasha, who became viceroy of Egypt in 1863, gave orders for the suppression of the slave trade, and to check the operations of the Arab traders a military force was stationed at Fashoda (1865), this being the most southerly point then held by the Egyptians.

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  • Congo State troops were in 1904 stationed in Sudanese territory.

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  • In 1756 he was second lieutenant of artillery in the expedition against Crown Point, and for several months was stationed at Fort Edward, in New York.

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  • He was commissioned a major of infantry in the Massachusetts militia in April 1776; was promoted to the rank of lieutenant-colonel of artillery in November; was stationed at Castle William, defending Boston harbour, and finally received command of this fort.

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  • Pisani stationed the galleys under his command in the open sea outside Brondolo, and during the rest of the year blockaded the enemy closely.

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  • In imperial times it was the most important town in the island, mainly owing to its fine sheltered harbour, where a detachment of the classis Misenas was stationed.

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  • A levy corps, with two British officers, is stationed along the western frontier.

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  • From this island it was possible to exercise a certain control over the townspeople, and a consul was stationed there to watch affairs.

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  • There are in general stationed here a native regiment, two sections of a battery and the wing of a European regiment.

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  • In 1882 he became first lieutenant and was stationed at Cincinnati, where he was engaged in improving the channel of the Ohio river.

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  • All the acts of kindness which he did for the poor during the six years he was stationed at Gravesend will never be fully known.

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  • In 1879 he was ordained a Presbyterian minister, was for three years stationed at Newport, R.I., and from 1883 to 1900 was pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City.

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  • No steps were taken to open the sealed packets, and he himself took the oath to Constantine, and, with characteristic contempt for constitutional forms, usurped the functions of the senate and council of state by himself ordering its imposition on the regiments stationed in St Petersburg.

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  • A numbered index card was stationed beside each item.

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  • Stationed outside her room, Cora trailed her at a distance, silent and darkly dressed, like a shadow.

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  • They were too well-dressed, and their eyes glowed with something unnatural, like Jonny's and those of the thugs he stationed outside her apartment.

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  • airman stationed in England in the Fifties.

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  • He also befriended the officers of British ships stationed in North America.

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  • I was making my headquarters at an air base where a fighter bomber wing was stationed.

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  • catering outlets are stationed around the park, including at the swimming pool.

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  • Right now, a relatively small US troop contingent is stationed in Georgia.

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  • detachment of the RAF regiment is stationed at RAF Akrotiri to assist with airfield defense.

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  • The militants later claimed they had received their orders from Iranian diplomats stationed in Turkey.

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  • fireless locomotive was stationed here.

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  • flight attendant was stationed at the departure gate to check tickets.

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  • While the current plan calls for 40,000 pundits stationed in India, over 100,000 yogic flyers have been trained in the world since 1976.

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  • As I was stationed but a short distance from the main hatchway, I could catch a glance at all who were carried below.

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  • movie heartthrob Clarke Gable is just one of the American GIs being stationed in Britain to help with the war effort.

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  • hostilityan>hostilities between communities seem miraculously buried, or at least well-policed by the Syrian troops stationed to keep the peace.

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  • He became a 2nd lieutenant in the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment then stationed in Germany.

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  • mutiny of soldiers that had been stationed in Holland.

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  • The park is host to many events from Easter onwards and catering outlets are stationed around the park, including at the swimming pool.

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  • God Bless, who had stationed himself behind a large rhododendron to eavesdrop on the lesson, was choking with silent laughter.

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  • servicemanal girls married servicemen stationed in Britain from abroad.

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  • servicemanhe entrance you can see a plaque which was presented in 1941 by polish servicemen stationed in the county of Berwickshire.

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  • stationed at RAF Warboys.

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  • She was at anchor surrounded by baulks of timber, and a cordon of boats had been stationed to row guard against an expected Federal attack.

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  • a resident of the state by reason of being stationed therein.

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  • Its commerce increased with the growth of Rome, and this, and the decay of agriculture in Italy, which obliged the capital to rely almost entirely on imported corn (the importation of which was, from 267 B.C. onwards, under the charge of a special quaestor stationed at Ostia), rendered the possession of Ostia the key to the situation on more than one occasion (87 B.C., A.D.

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  • On the right (N.) are some small well-preserved thermae, and the barracks of the firemen (vigiles), a special cohort of whom was stationed here.

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  • Rustichuk is the headquarters of a military division and of a naval flotilla stationed on the Danube.

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  • A majority of the Ulster Protestants were Presbyterians, and in a great religious revival which took place the ministers of the Scottish regiments stationed in Ireland took a leading part.

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  • 749,753 Departments from which the adult males emigrate 532,567 regularly either to sea or to seek employment in towns 330,533 tend to fall under the first head, those in which large 188,553 bodies of troops are stationed under the second.

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  • The organization of the metropolitan troops by regiments is (a) 163 regiments of line infantry, some of which are affected to regional duties and do not enter into the composition of their army corps for war, 31 battalions of chasseurs a pied, mostly stationed in the Alps and the Vosges, 4 regiments of Zouaves, 4 regiments of Algerian tirailleurs (natives, often called Turcosi), i foreign legion regiments, 5 battalions of African light infantry (disciplinary regiments), &c.; (b) 12

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  • But a reserve squadron was placed behind the centre under the marquess of Santa Cruz, and the eight lumbering galeasses were stationed at intervals in front of the line to break the formation of the Turks.

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  • The galleys of the Order of Malta, which were stationed at this point, suffered severely, and their flagship was taken with great slaughter.

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  • No troops are now stationed here, and the barracks have been utilized for a jail, a lunatic asylum and other civic buildings.

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  • Moreover the strategic geography of the country required the greater part of the army to be stationed permanently within reach of the north-eastern and north-western frontiers.

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  • In addition there are 22 Alpini battalions and 15 mountain batteries stationed on the Alpine frontiers.

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  • Meanwhile Thiers had given place to Marshal Macmahon, who effected a decided improvement in Franco-Italian relations by recalling from Civitavecchia the cruiser Ornoque, which since 1870 had been stationed in that port at the disposal of the pope in case he should desire to quit Rome.

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  • A detachment of European troops is generally stationed here to overawe the fanatical Moplahs.

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  • Having entered the Roman army, he rapidly obtained promotion, and was stationed by the emperor Maximian at Gessoriacum (Bononia, Boulogne) to protect the coasts and channel from Frankish and Saxon pirates.

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  • Their rivalry led to streetfighting: the Jews had the advantage in respect of wealth and bodily strength, but the Greek party had the assistance of the soldiers who were stationed there.

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  • During the previous war the peshwa had been the protege and ally of the British; and since the war he had fallen more completely than before under British protection - British political officers and British troops being stationed at his capital.

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  • At the close of the war with Tippoo Sultan in 1792, these territories fell to the share of the nizam of Hyderabad, by whom they were ceded to the British in 1800, in return for protection by a force of British troops to be stationed at his capital.

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  • The reorganization of the artillery, which took place in the spring of 1791, brought Bonaparte to the rank of lieutenant in the regiment of Grenoble, then stationed at Valence.

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  • Sailing to Chioggia he blocked the channel leading from the lagoon to the sea, and Doria was caught in a trap. Pisani stationed himself outside the Lido, on the open sea, to intercept relief should any appear, and Doria, instead of blockading Venice, was himself blockaded in Chioggia.

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  • In the mutiny of 1857 two companies of the 73rd Native Infantry which were stationed in the town joined in the revolt, but were overpowered by a small European force and dispersed.

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  • The Macedonian garrison which was henceforth stationed in Attic territory prevented the city from taking a prominent part in the wars of the Diadochi.

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  • A strong force of military police is stationed at Myitkyina, with several outposts in the Kachin hills, and the country is never wholly free from crimes of violence committed by the Kachins.

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  • Allowing for certain battalions unformed, there are altogether 309 nizam battalions; 20 separate chasseur battalions, of four companies each; 4 special chasseur battalions stationed on the Bulgarian frontier - total, 333 battalions in the first line.

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  • By the end of June 200,000 troops were stationed within call, and on the 4th July the French began to cross over to the left bank of the Danube.

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  • Since that time, a British gunboat has been stationed before the residency, and British steamers have been allowed to navigate the river.

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  • infantry on the island of Psyttaleia and annihilating the Persian garrison stationed there (see SALAMIS).

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  • On the reorganization of the war office and the higher commands in 1904, the duke was appointed to the new office of inspector-general to the forces, from which he retired in 1907, being then given the new post of commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean, stationed at Malta, which he held until 1909.

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  • From that time the rao has paid a subsidy of 13,000 per annum to the British for the maintenance of the military force stationed within his dominions.

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  • Its name is said to be derived from the fact of troops having been stationed here since 1772.

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  • The most important of these districts is that of Rio Grande do Sul, where a force of 11,226 men is stationed.

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  • Still the progress of the republican spirit in Brazil caused Dom Joao to send to Portugal for bodies of picked troops, which were stationed throughout the provincial capitals.

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  • An infantry regiment is always stationed in the castle, and there are in addition the barracks at Piershill (or " Jock's Lodge "), half-way between Edinburgh and Portobello.

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  • One of each pair of officials is stationed at Kalgan, and the other at Jehol.

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  • A Chinese garrison is stationed here, and copper and iron are wrought in the neighbourhood by exiled Chinese criminals.

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  • As early as the 23rd a Croat regiment stationed in Fiume disarmed the Magyar militia and took possession of the town.

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  • The Barolong, Bakwena and other Bechuana tribes, through whose lands the " lower road " ran, claimed however to be independent, among them Sechele (otherwise Setyeli), at whose chief kraalKolobeng - Livingstone was then stationed.

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  • The most important of these terms were that the Transvaal should have complete internal self-government under British suzerainty and that a British resident should be stationed at Pretoria.

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  • The resident superior, stationed at Hue, is the representative of France and the virtual ruler of the country.

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  • Lord Chelmsford had under him a force of 650o Europeans and 8200 natives; 3000 of the latter were employed in guarding the frontier of Natal; another force of 1400 Europeans and 400 natives were stationed in the Utrecht district.

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  • The garrison stationed there, Drift.

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  • A British force was stationed at Bamian beyond it in 1840, with an outpost at Saighan.

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  • The stretch of land between Assuan (Syene) and Maharraka (Hiera Sycaminus) was, however, regarded as belonging to the Roman empire, and Roman cohorts were stationed at the latter place.

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  • In 1781 he was stationed permanently at Paris, but on the outbreak of the Revolution in 1789 he resigned his appointment as intendant des eaux et fontaines, and retired to a small estate which he possessed at Blois.

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  • 20; at least, when the three legions stationed there mutinied after the death of Augustus (A.D.

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  • Dent (1826-1902), and was for a while stationed in California and Oregon, but in 1854 he resigned his commission.

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  • The British evacuated Newport the 25th ^f October 1779, and the French fleet was stationed here from Ju y 1780 to 1781.

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  • In 70 he was appointed to the command of the 10th legion in Britain, then stationed at Deva (Chester).

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  • of danger; or by beating him out of the jungle with a line of elephants, the guns being stationed at the points where he is most likely to break cover.

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  • In the rebellion of 1857 the troops stationed at Aligarh mutinied, but abstained from murdering their officers, who, with the other residents and ladies and children, succeeded in reaching Hathras.

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  • When hostilities became inevitable, acting in conjunction with Captain (later General) Nathaniel Lyon, he suddenly transferred the arms in the Federal arsenal at St Louis to Alton, Illinois, and a few days later (May ro, 1861) surrounded and captured a force of state guards which had been stationed at Camp Jackson in the suburbs of St Louis with the intention of seizing the arsenal.

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  • The civil and military head of these possessions, the exarch, was stationed at Ravenna.

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  • In 1730 he was sent on the English mission and stationed in London.

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  • At this time the Colombian auxiliary army was cantoned in Peru, and the third division, stationed at Lima, consisting of veteran troops under Lara and Sands, became distrustful of Bolivar's designs on the freedom of the republic. Accordingly, in about six weeks after the adoption of Bolivar's new constitution, a counter-revolution in the government of Peru was effected by this body of dissatisfied veterans, and the Peruvians, availing themselves of the opportunity, abjured the Bolivian code, deposed the council appointed by the liberator, and proceeded to organize a provisional government for themselves.

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  • While stationed at Amiens he divided his cloak with a beggar, and on the following night had the vision of Christ making known to his angels this act of charity to Himself on the part of "Martinus, still a catechumen."

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  • D'Estrees, who was stationed with his squadron at the south end of the line, went to sea on the port tack, heading to the S.E.

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  • long and from 3 to 5 wide, and carried past a line of pickers stationed along one side, who take out and remove the waste as it passes by, leaving the clean coal on the belt.

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  • A garrison of all arms is stationed at Nowgong.

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  • Detachments of British troops were stationed at Multai, Betul and Shahpur to cut off the retreat of Apa Sahib, the Mahratta general, and a military force was quartered at Betul until June 1862.

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  • In 1901, however, a more serious effort was made to establish some kind of government in the southern province of Dutch New Guinea, at Merawkay, where a small Dutch-Indian garrison was stationed with the professed object of preventing raids by bands of savages into the British territory near by.

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  • Uberto Doria, the Genoese admiral, was stationed in the centre and in advance of his line.

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  • Yet so far was Wellington from divining Napoleon's object that he stationed 17,000 men (including Colville's British division) at Hal and Tubize, 8 m.

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  • The Committee retained the support of the two army corps stationed at Salonika and Adrianople; and from these garrisons a force of 20,000 men was dispatched against Constantinople.

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  • But if an observer is stationed at S' the waves will be about half as far apart and will reach him with nearly twice the frequency, so that he hears a note about an octave higher.

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  • After British annexation it became an important military cantonment; but only the wing of a European regiment is now stationed here.

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  • About six ironclads and twenty smaller vessels of the royal navy are stationed in colonial waters; the vessels of the colonial marine number about twenty-four, and undertake police supervision, prevention of slave trading, &c.

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  • Colonel Denfert-Rochereau was, however, a scientific engineer of advanced ideas as well as a veteran soldier of the Crimea and Algeria, and he had been stationed at Belfort for six years.

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  • Shere Ali threw Afzul Khan into prison, and a serious revolt followed in south Afghanistan; but the amir had scarcely suppressed it by winning a desperate battle, when Abdur Rahman's reappearance in the north was a signal for a mutiny of the troops stationed in those parts and a gathering of armed bands to his standard.

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  • Carlos Buell, in command of the Federal Army of the Ohio stationed there, and entering Kentucky in August 1862 proceeded slowly toward Louisville, hoping to win the state to the Confederate cause and gain recruits for the Confederacy in the state.

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  • Pompey's available force consisted in two legions stationed in Campania, and eight, commanded by his lieutenants, Afranius and Petreius, in Spain; both sides levied troops in Italy.

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  • Each separate community had its own oeconomus or steward, who was subject to a chief oeconomus stationed at the head establishment.

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  • He then withdrew the Federal troops which since the Civil War had been stationed at the southern State capitals.

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  • The Black Sea squadron of the Rumanian fleet is stationed here.

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  • The Mahratta troops were defeated simultaneously at Maharajpur and Punniar (December 29), with the result that the Gwalior government signed a treaty ceding territory with revenue sufficient for the maintenance of a contingent force to be stationed at the capital, and limiting the future strength of the Gwalior army, while a council of regency was appointed during the minority to act under the resident's advice.

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  • He was repeatedly employed on embassies to the Low Countries, and was for a long time stationed at Calais as agent in the shifty negotiations carried on by Wolsey with the court of France.

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  • He died in 41, while stationed with his army at the foot of the Alps, just as he was on the point of marching against Octavianus.

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  • On the day of John Wesley's death the preachers in London sent a brief note to those stationed in the country: "Dear Brother, The melancholy period we have so long dreaded is now arrived.

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  • It was, however, crude and unedited and contained many serious mistakes, having been taken from the MS. notes of an unknown Italian priest (now believed to be Father Juvenal of Agra, who had been stationed near the frontier of Bhutan), whose MS. was translated into English by Fr.

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  • This strip of country has its: own native chiefs, but is' under the control of a high Manchu officer stationed at Lhasa, known colloquially as the " superintendent of savage tribes."

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  • The Chinese maintain a few small military posts with from six or eight to twenty men stationed in them; they are under the orders of a colonel residing at Tachienlu.

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  • They are all highly charged with salt, and productive government salt-works were at one time stationed near Kissingen.

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  • Greek, English and Dutch consuls or consular agents were formerly stationed there; but the whole trade is now in Greek hands.

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  • In 14 B.C. Augustus rebuilt Berytus as a Roman colony and stationed two legions there; later on Ptolemais, Tyre and Sidon received colonial status.

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  • 7 9 he was stationed at Misenum, at the time of the great eruption of Vesuvius, which overwhelmed Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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  • It was to begin in Finland where Sprengtporten's regiment, the Nyland dragoons, was stationed.

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  • They were stationed at Ostia, at Cales in Campania, and in Gaul about the Padus (Po).

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  • His beauty, and the splendid ceremonials at which he presided, made him a great favourite with the troops stationed in that part of Syria, and Maesa increased his popularity by spreading reports that he was in reality the illegitimate son of Caracalla.

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  • In Leipzig Lessing had also an opportunity of developing his friendship with Kleist who happened to be stationed there.

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  • A battalion of the Gold Coast regiment is stationed in the country with headquarters at Kumasi.

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  • Klein, a representative of the Church Missionary Society stationed at Jerusalem.

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  • Rebmann, German missionaries stationed at Mombasa, about 1850; in J.

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  • On the 1st of May an American fleet under Commodore George Dewey destroyed the Spanish fleet stationed in Manila Bay (see Spanish-American War).

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  • The German army is organized in twenty-three army corps, stationed and recruited in the various provinces and states as follows:

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  • Several corps possess an extra infantry brigade of two 2-battalion regiments, but these, unless stationed on the frontiers, are gradually absorbed into new divisions and army corps.

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  • was occupied by the Prussian troops already stationed therein; the duke of Cumberland published a patent proclaiming his succession; the council of state, however, declared, in agreement with the Bundesrat, that the relations in which he stood to the kingdom of Prussia were inconsistent with the alliances on which the empire was based, and that therefore he could not assume the government.

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  • Owing to the local organization, this does not prevent the contingent of each state from preserving its separate identity; it is stationed in its own district, each state contributing so many regiments.

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  • A battalion of marines is stationed here.

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  • The strength of the Austro-Hungarian army on a peace footing was as follows in 1905: The troops stationed in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1905 (376 officers and 6372 men) are included in the total for the common army.

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  • In Adamawa and German Bornu are various Mahommedan sultanates controlled by residents stationed at Garua and Kusseri.

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  • It is the headquarters of the cavalry of the Egyptian army stationed in the Sudan.

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  • Under the Empire Egypt was administered by a vast bureaucracy, at the head of which, responsible to the king, was the vizier, or sometimes two viziers, one for Upper Egypt, the other for Lower Egypt (in which case the former, stationed at Thebes, had the precedence)., The duties of the viIier and the procedure in his court are detailed in a long inscription which is repeated in three tombs of the XVIIIth Dynasty at Thebes (Breasted, Records, ii.

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  • Thus at last the country was merely held by armed force, and the authority of the governor was little recognized beyond the capital, except where garrisons were stationed.

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  • haste towards the citadel, while its garrison sallied forth and began throwing up entrenchments in the quarter of Arab al-Yesgr, but were repulsed by the armed inhabitants and the soldiers stationed there; and during all this time the cannonade and bombardment from the citadel, and on it from the batteries on the hill, continued unabated.

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  • To these troops their chief now made known the pashas orders to massacre all the Mamelukes within the citadel; therefore, having returned Final by another way, they gained the summits of the walls massacre and houses that hem in the road in which the Mameof the lukes were confined, and some stationed themselves Manic- upon the eminences of the rock through which that U es.

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  • The fishery along the coasts of Denmark is of some importance both on account of the supply of food obtained thereby for the population of the country, and on account of the export; but the good fishing grounds, not far from the Danish coast, particularly in the North Sea, are mostly worked by the fishing vessels of other nations, which are so numerous that the Danish government is obliged to keep gun-boats stationed there in order to prevent encroachments on territorial waters.

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  • Under the East India Company, a commercial resident was stationed at Cuddalore, and the Company's weavers were encouraged by many privileges.

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  • The former route appeared to be chosen by the English, and Bruce stationed his army in a position where it was defended by a cleugh, or ravine of the Bannockburn, and by two morasses between which was a practicable but narrow neck of firm land.

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  • Whilst the huntsman is drawing the cover the whipper-in is stationed at the spot from which he can best see what is going on, in order to view the fox away; and it is his business to keep the hounds together when they have found and got away after the fox.

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  • the tax levied upon salt varied extremely in different parts of the country, and a strong preventive staff was required to be stationed along a continuous barrier hedge, which almost cut the peninsula into two fiscal sections.

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  • In return for five hundred elephants, he ceded the Greek settlements in the Punjab and the Kabul valley, gave his daughter to Chandragupta in marriage, and stationed an ambassador, Megasthenes, at the Gangetic court (302 B.C.).

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  • In 1888 a Portuguese resident was stationed at Salvador, and the kings of Congo became pensioners of the government.

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  • constructed an artificial channel to New Madrid across the peninsula (swamp land) formed by a great loop of the Mississippi; troops were conveyed by transports through this channel below the island, Federal batteries having been established on the right bank of the river; the retreat of the Confederates down stream was effectually blocked; they evacuated the island on April 7th, and on the 8th the garrison and the forces stationed in the shore batteries, a total of about 7000, under General W.

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  • The customs and political surveillance along the coast is entrusted, afloat, to the Massawa naval station, and, ashore, to a coastguard company 400 strong stationed at Meder, with detachments at Assab, Massawa, Raheita, Edd and Taclai.

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  • For the protection of the base, a monitor was stationed in Pegwell Bay, and searchlights and heavy and anti-aircraft guns were mounted at many points.

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  • After the conquest of Nehawend, Qahtaba had detached one of his captains, Abu `Aun, to Shahrazur, where he defeated the Syrian army which was stationed there.

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  • The old sultan thirsted to crush his rebel ous vassal, at any cost; and on the 21st of April 1839 the Ottoman army, stationed at Bir on the Euphrates, crossed the stream and invaded Syria.

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  • A British resident is stationed about a mile north of the town.

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  • In 1891 he was promoted captain and full surgeon, and later, while stationed in Washington, D.C., was President McKinley's personal physician.

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  • Despite the weakness of the Sleme - Mrzli line, both dominated and enfiladed, despite the practical certainty that it could not be maintained against a resolute offensive in force, the enemy attack found a large number of Italian guns, including many of medium calibre, stationed well in advance of the Pleca - Selisce line.

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  • Dredging machines are kept constantly at work, while steamers are stationed near the most dangerous sandbanks to assist vessels that run aground.

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  • The garrison of Madras native infantry, formerly stationed in the town, was withdrawn in 1898.

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  • He next proceeded to the West Indies, where he was stationed for some time at St Domingo.

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  • Released at last (apparently through the influence of the young English king, Edward VI.), Knox was appointed one of the licensed preachers of the new faith for England, and stationed in the great garrison of Berwick, and afterwards at Newcastle.

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  • On the 2nd of April the king ordered a general levy of 30,000 men; but while two army corps, under Armfelt and Toll, together with a British contingent of Io,000 men under Moore, were stationed in Scania and on the Norwegian border in anticipation of an attack from Denmark, which, at the instigation of Napoleon, had simultaneously declared war against Sweden, the little Finnish army was left altogether unsupported.

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  • The United States authorities refused to allow this steamer to leave San Diego, and a guard was stationed on the ship. The " Itata," however, slipped away and made for the Chilean coast, carrying with her the representatives of the United States.

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  • Cattaro is strongly fortified, and about 3000 troops are stationed in its neighbourhood.

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  • One is the Nasru d-Din, an old yacht of about 120 tons, presented in the seventies by the emperor of, Russia, and stationed at Enzeli, the port of Resht.

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  • Frequent interruptions occurred on the telegraph line between Teheran and Meshed in 1885, at the time of the Panjdeh incident, when the Russians were advancing towards Afghanistan and Sir Peter Lumsden was on the Afghan frontier; and Sir Ronald Thomson concluded an agreement with the Persian government for the line to be kept in working order by an English inspector, the Indian government paying a share not exceeding 20,000 rupees per annum of the cost of maintenance, and an English signaller being stationed at Meshed.

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  • Others remained within Cape Colony, while several were stationed among the Kaffirs along the colonial border.

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  • Chartered Y D J Accordingly some troops were brought from Rhodesia and stationed near Mafeking, a few miles from the Transvaal frontier.

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  • At the outbreak of the French Revolution, he was stationed at Valenciennes, where he contrived for a time to keep order, and facilitated the escape of the French emigres by way of Namur; but, in 1790, he hastened back to Paris to assist the king.

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  • An attempt of the puppet emperor to shake himself clear of the Mahrattas, in which he was defeated in 1788, led to a permanent Mahratta garrison being stationed at Delhi.

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  • In May 1816 he was reinstated as major, and in 1819 was promoted to be a lieutenant-colonel; and in the routine discharge of his duties he was stationed at various posts on the western frontier.

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  • inhabitants of the Raritan Valley from British foraging parties General Benjamin Lincoln with 500 men was by Washington's orders stationed at Bound Brook, but on the 13th of April 1777 Lincoln was surprised by a force of about 4000 men under Cornwallis, and although he escaped with small loss it was only by remarkably rapid movements.

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  • This policy resulted in a British agency being established at Gilgit (Kashmir territory), with a subordinate agency in Chitral, the latter being usually stationed at Mastuj (65 m.

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  • When the revolution of 1830 broke out he was stationed at Arras, and was the first officer of his regiment to declare for the new order of things.

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  • After everything had been got in readiness, careful observers were stationed along the track, and the machine was connected to a dynamometer.

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  • From December 1838 to December 1839 a small British military force was stationed at the port.

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  • In 1753, after the French had laid formal claim to this region and the Ohio Land Company had been formed with a view to establishing a settlement within it, Robert Dinwiddie, governor of Virginia and a shareholder in the Ohio Company, sent George Washington with a letter to " the commandant of the French forces on the Ohio " (then stationed at Fort Le Bceuf, near the present Waterford, about 115 m.

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  • in 1520, is generally occupied by the commander of the engineers or of the regiment stationed on the island.

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  • There is also a torpedoboat detachment stationed in the harbour.

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  • Neapolis was the port of Philippi, as Kavala now is of Seres; in the bay on which it stands the fleet of Brutus and Cassius was stationed during the battle of Philippi.

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  • At first he purposed to study law; but this he abandoned on his father's death in 1794, and entered the army, obtaining a commission in the 12th regiment of foot, then stationed in India, where he rendered valuable assistance in the great trigonometrical survey.

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  • A strong garrison of the British army is stationed in the colony, with headquarters at Cape Town.

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  • Emboldened by success, the enemy in immense force surrounded and attacked Fort Cox, where the governor was stationed with an inconsiderable force.

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  • Pia (afterwards called Italica) was stationed at Noricum, and the commander of the legion became the governor of the province.

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  • The emperor wished to stop Garibaldis passage across the strait, and stationed his fleet at Gaeta to protect the king of Naples.

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  • The council followed the person of the emperor, and was therefore stationed at Vienna; it was paid by the emperor, and he nominated its members, whose office terminated with his life - an arrangement which made the council more dependent than it should have been on the emperor's will.

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  • For some months he was stationed at Aldeen, near Serampur; in October 1806 he proceeded to Dinapur, where he was soon able to conduct worship among the natives in the vernacular, and established schools.

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  • The admiral's flagship is stationed here.

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  • He was stationed at Cossimbazar, and subsequently at Patna.

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  • It retained the official title, though it may also have been known as Numidia; together with Africa Vetus it was governed by a proconsul, and was the only senatorial province in which a legion was permanently stationed, under the orders of the senatorial governor.

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  • An Athenian force must be stationed in the north, at Lemnos or Thasos.

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  • A British resident and a detachment of Hausa troops are stationed at Ibadan.

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  • A bishop is stationed in the capital, with a theological college in its neighbourhood, but the chief work of the Anglican mission is on the east coast.

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  • He was stationed in Kansas and in Missouri on the eve of the Civil War.

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  • The defence of the country is entrusted to the Egyptian army, of which several regiments are stationed in the Sudan.

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  • A small force of British troops is also stationed in the Sudan - chiefly at Khartum.

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  • Ismail Pasha, who became viceroy of Egypt in 1863, gave orders for the suppression of the slave trade, and to check the operations of the Arab traders a military force was stationed at Fashoda (1865), this being the most southerly point then held by the Egyptians.

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  • Congo State troops were in 1904 stationed in Sudanese territory.

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  • In 1756 he was second lieutenant of artillery in the expedition against Crown Point, and for several months was stationed at Fort Edward, in New York.

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  • He was commissioned a major of infantry in the Massachusetts militia in April 1776; was promoted to the rank of lieutenant-colonel of artillery in November; was stationed at Castle William, defending Boston harbour, and finally received command of this fort.

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  • Pisani stationed the galleys under his command in the open sea outside Brondolo, and during the rest of the year blockaded the enemy closely.

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  • In imperial times it was the most important town in the island, mainly owing to its fine sheltered harbour, where a detachment of the classis Misenas was stationed.

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  • A levy corps, with two British officers, is stationed along the western frontier.

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  • From this island it was possible to exercise a certain control over the townspeople, and a consul was stationed there to watch affairs.

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  • There are in general stationed here a native regiment, two sections of a battery and the wing of a European regiment.

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  • In 1882 he became first lieutenant and was stationed at Cincinnati, where he was engaged in improving the channel of the Ohio river.

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  • All the acts of kindness which he did for the poor during the six years he was stationed at Gravesend will never be fully known.

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  • In 1879 he was ordained a Presbyterian minister, was for three years stationed at Newport, R.I., and from 1883 to 1900 was pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City.

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  • No steps were taken to open the sealed packets, and he himself took the oath to Constantine, and, with characteristic contempt for constitutional forms, usurped the functions of the senate and council of state by himself ordering its imposition on the regiments stationed in St Petersburg.

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  • Dolokhov had come from the left flank where their regiment was stationed, with his captain.

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  • Our infantry were stationed there, and at the farthest point the dragoons.

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  • The first thing he saw on riding up to the space where Tushin's guns were stationed was an unharnessed horse with a broken leg, that lay screaming piteously beside the harnessed horses.

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  • He had arranged this for himself so as to visit his neglected estates at the same time and pick up his son Anatole where his regiment was stationed, and take him to visit Prince Nicholas Bolkonski in order to arrange a match for him with the daughter of that rich old man.

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  • Rostov was particularly in need of money now that the troops, after their active service, were stationed near Olmutz and the camp swarmed with well-provisioned sutlers and Austrian Jews offering all sorts of tempting wares.

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  • He did not find Prince Andrew in Olmutz that day, but the appearance of the town where the headquarters and the diplomatic corps were stationed and the two Emperors were living with their suites, households, and courts only strengthened his desire to belong to that higher world.

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  • The troops of the vanguard were stationed before Wischau, within sight of the enemy's lines, which all day long had yielded ground to us at the least firing.

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  • Miloradovich wheeled his horse sharply and stationed himself a little behind the Emperor.

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  • Below the village the road crossed the river by a bridge and, winding down and up, rose higher and higher to the village of Valuevo visible about four miles away, where Napoleon was then stationed.

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  • The adjutant galloped to Claparede's division and a few minutes later the Young Guards stationed behind the knoll moved forward.

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  • Prince Andrew's regiment was among the reserves which till after one o'clock were stationed inactive behind Semenovsk, under heavy artillery fire.

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  • The militiamen carried Prince Andrew to the dressing station by the wood, where wagons were stationed.

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  • Our corps was stationed on a hillside.

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  • A third has advanced along the Vladimir road, and a fourth, rather considerable detachment is stationed between Ruza and Mozhaysk.

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  • (3) Sunday and Wednesday of each week are appointed as the chief market days and to that end a sufficient number of troops will be stationed along the highroads on Tuesdays and Saturdays at such distances from the town as to protect the carts.

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  • God Bless, who had stationed himself behind a large rhododendron to eavesdrop on the lesson, was choking with silent laughter.

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  • Some local girls married servicemen stationed in Britain from abroad.

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  • Beside the entrance you can see a plaque which was presented in 1941 by Polish servicemen stationed in the county of Berwickshire.

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  • He was a Sergeant rigger when he was in the Far East. and Flight Lieutenant (Eng.) whilst stationed at RAF Warboys.

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  • The base is stationed in the room where the baby's crib or play area is located, and it transmits sound to the remote which is carried around by the parent.

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  • Some are stationed in the baby's room and can transmit images to any computer or television within the house so parents can receive visual reassurance that their child is either napping safely or is happy at play.

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  • Military members stationed in Alaska for 30 or more days are also considered residents for this purpose.

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  • Alice - Design a so-called "man cave" in the Oklahoma home of a soldier who is currently stationed in Iraq.

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  • He even wrote one of his future singles while stationed there.

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  • Disney's PhotoPass Service will have you saying "cheese" to professional photographers stationed around Walt Disney World.

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  • If you're lucky, there will be other people there who know the line dance and can be stationed on each side of the dance floor.

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  • If you own the land, then your manufactured home is classified as a real property mobile home whereas if you are stationed on a leased land, then your home is classified as personal property mobile home.

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  • If you're a member of the Armed Forces stationed far from home, loneliness can be a real issue.

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  • Originally a medic for the Army, soap opera hunk James Hyde was discovered by a photographer while he was stationed in Hawaii.

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  • Hurricane Katrina Relief -- After this hurricane devastated the Gulf Coast region in 2005, Joe Boxer employees stationed at a New Jersey warehouse raced into action and personally delivered over $100,000 in apparel to hurricane survivors.

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  • He was stationed in Germany, where he developed an addiction to amphetamines and met 14 year old Priscilla Beaulieu, whom he would later marry.

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  • Elvis ended up stationed in Germany, where he met his future wife, Priscilla.

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  • Presley's 1960 song borrowed heavily from a song that was popular on German radio while Presley was stationed there in the Army - There's No Tomorrow by Tony Martin.

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  • Three Gladiators stationed on the field were meant to halt contestants by any means.

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  • He explained to us what we would have gone through to get where we were, where we would be stationed, all the “real” circumstances.

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  • However, lifeguards stationed at rocky lakes or quarries often wear durable footwear that can be easily removed so as not to impede them when they need to enter the water during an emergency.

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  • Depending on whether a lifeguard is stationed at the beach, a pool or lake, he may be required to wear variations on the traditional lifeguard apparel.

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