Thrice sentence example

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  • He was thrice re-elected to the post, twice in 1886, and again in 1892.

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  • Railways, roads and harbours which contractors had undertaken to construct for reasonable amounts were frequently made to cost thrice the original estimates.

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  • Discussing the thrice holy in Isaiah vi.

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  • The city was thrice visited by St Paul, probably in A.D.

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  • Relieved, he snatched a torch and waved it thrice, until Vara wheeled and disappeared into the forest.

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  • The widow then loosens and removes the shoe, throwing it some distance, and spits on the ground, repeating thrice the Biblical formula "So shall it be done," &c. Ilalisah, which is still common among orthodox Jews, must not take place on the Sabbath, a holiday, or the eve of either, or in the evening.

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  • If you take an innocent life, you will feel the same pain that life does, only you will feel it thrice over, she continued.

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  • His mother Domitia Calvilla (or Lucilla) was a lady of consular rank, and the family of his father Annius Verus (prefect of the city and thrice consul), originally Spanish, had received patrician rank from Vespasian.

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  • The York rubric directed him to do it immediately after the first saying of the Introit, which in England was thrice said.

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  • She rushed forward, screaming when Talon's dagger fell twice, thrice, five times.

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  • Thrice only did he revisit France - in 1644, 1647 and 1648.

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  • The Franks, who had thrice previously sacked the city, gained permanent possession of it about 455.

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  • During the Civil War the city was thrice occupied by Federal troops.

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  • Warren Hastings sent from Bengal Sir Eyre Coote, who, though repulsed at Chidambaram, defeated Hyder thrice successively in the battles of Porto Novo, Pollilur and Sholingarh, while Tippoo was forced to raise the siege of Wandiwash, ana Vellore was provisioned.

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  • The chief baron's fourth son, Sir Charles Edward Pollock (1823-1897), had a successful career at the bar and in 1873 became a judge, being the last survivor of the old barons of the exchequer; he was thrice married and had issue by each wife.

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  • Of these, it may be mentioned, there is a vast number, owing in some cases to divergence of spelling in the representation of native names, in others to European discoverers naming islands (sometimes twice or thrice successively) of which the native names subsequently came into use also.

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  • Under the walls of its castle, built by this chapter in 1544, the Turks were thrice defeated in 1593.

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  • In 1548 the Society received a valuable recruit in the person of Francisco Borgia, duke of Gandia, afterwards thrice general, while two important events marked 1550 - the foundation of the Collegio Romano and a fresh confirmation of the Society by Julius III.

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  • The great pyramid of Cholula with its hemispherical temple of Quetzalcoatl at the top, now an almost shapeless hill surmounted by a church, was about thrice as long and twice as high as the teocalli of Mexico.

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  • The iron bridge across the Weaver, which was built in 1856, had to be raised thrice in the following twenty-six years.

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  • Celtic altar-bell of hammered iron, known as the "Ronnell bell."' Such is the odour of sanctity of this venerable church that there is an old local saying that "to be thrice prayed for in the kirk of Birnie will either mend or end ye."

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  • Such a post set up by the priests is a god, is thrice anointed with ghee (or holy butter), and being set up beside the fire is invoked to let the offering go up to the gods .2 It is not always easy to mark off consecration from inspiration.

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  • He abandoned his scholastic studies to enter the army, and served with distinction in the Peninsular War (1813-14), and in the American War, in which he was thrice wounded.

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  • And again- "And if a merchant throve, so that he fared thrice over the wide sea.

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  • Although the goddess of agriculture is naturally inclined to peace and averse from war, the memory of the time when her land was won and kept by the sword still lingers in the epithets xpvuaopos and 1.4n7 pos and in the name Triptolemus, which probably means " thrice fighter " rather than " thrice plougher."

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  • Thrice Joash smote the Syrians - in accordance with the last words of the dying prophet - and Aphek in the Sharon plain, famous in history for Israel's disasters, now witnessed three victories.

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  • Thrice Samson scoffingly told her how he might be bound, and thrice he readily broke the bonds with which she had fettered him in his sleep; seven green bow-strings, new ropes, and even the braiding of his hair into the frame of the loom failed to secure him.

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  • It was heroically defended against Shapur (Sapor) II., who unsuccessfully besieged it thrice.

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  • The Egyptian frontier was crossed on the 3rd of Tammuz (June), and Tirhaka, at the head of the Egyptian forces, was driven to Memphis after fifteen days of continuous fighting, during which the Egyptians were thrice defeated with heavy loss and Tirhada himself was wounded.

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  • Thrice portions have been added to Cambridge, and it has contributed territory to form the new townships of Weston (1712), Waltham (1738), and Belmont (1859).

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  • Thrice married, he had a large family, his seven sons becoming Congregational clergymen, and his daughters, Harriet Beecher Stowe (q.v.) and Catherine Esther Beecher, attaining literary distinction.

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  • He was thrice a successful competitor for the prizes of the Academy of Sciences of Paris.

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  • His white beard goes on growing, and when it has thrice encircled the stone table before him the end of the world will come; or, according to another version, Charles will arise and after fighting a great battle on the plain of Wals will reign over a new Germany.

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  • The Aramaeans of north Syria were the next to be attacked, and he thrice made his way as far as the sources of the Tigris.

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  • In the inner apartment the principal object was the baptismal font (KoXv Ai * pa, or piscina), in which those to be baptized were immersed thrice.

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  • It was necessary to make them large, because in the early Church it was customary for the bishop to baptize all the catechumens in his diocese (and so baptisteries are commonly found attached to the cathedral and not to the parish churches), and also because the rite was performed only thrice in the year.

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  • Charles was married thrice.

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  • After another prayer the ashes are thrice sprinkled with holy water and thrice censed.

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  • Their numbers vary in the different scriptures, usually thrice seven or thrice sixty.

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  • Nisibis thrice endured unsuccessful siege (33 8, 346, 35 o), although meanwhile Constantine had suffered defeat at Singara (348).

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  • The Japanese had thrice attempted to block Port Arthur in 1904.

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  • Again the trial by single combat was proposed, and thrice the proposal fell through, owing to objections on this side or on that.

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  • Sow broccoli and kidney-beans both in the second and in the last week, and lettuces and small salads twice or thrice during the month; sow all herbs, if not done last month.

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  • Each blast-furnace is now provided with three or even four of these stoves, which collectively may be nearly thrice as large as the furnace itself.

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  • The priest then sprinkles the palms thrice with holy water, saying the prayer Aspergesme, &c., and also incenses them thrice.

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  • Gustavus was thrice married.

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  • During the winter months in northern India magnificent wheat crops can be produced that have been watered only twice or thrice.

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  • Movements to the east were twice as numerous at Jan Mayen and thrice as numerous at Traurenberg as movements to the west.

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  • Repudiation may take place twice without being final, but if the husband repeats thrice Thou art divorced the separation is absolute.

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  • While the guns of the citadel, those at Old Cairo, and even those of the palace of al-Bardisi, were thrice fired in honor of al-AlfI, preparations were immediately begun to oppose him.

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  • This scheme ignores the command to appear thrice in the year before Yahweh which recapitulates Nos.

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  • But Douglas, to the disgust of the French, refused battle, and allowed the English to do what mischief could be done in a thrice stripped country.

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  • More important was the establishment of a new court of justice, the court of Session, to sit thrice in the year.

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  • All that is known of Montrose, in this matter, is that from prison he had written thrice to Charles, and that Charles had intended to show his third letter to Argyll, Hamilton and Lanark, on the very day when they, suspecting a plot, retired into the country (12th of October).

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  • Meanwhile Peter in the court below had been sitting with the servants, and in his anxiety to escape recognition had thrice declared that he did not know Jesus.

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  • Kruger was thrice married, and had a large family.

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  • In 1842-1844 and again in 1847-1850 he served in the state house of representatives, and became the recognized leader on the Democratic side; he was thrice defeated for Congress, and was twice an unsuccessful candidate for governor.

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  • Trysts or sales of cattle, sheep and horses are held thrice a year (August, September and October) on Stenhousemuir, 3 m.

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  • During his second term of office he thrice modified his cabinet (July 1896, December 1897, and May 1898) without strengthening his political position.

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  • He was thrice married.

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  • The legislature is bicameral, senators holding office for four years, representatives (about thrice as numerous) for two.

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  • Thrice the walls which protected the town were moved westwards, about 1250, in 1346 and in 1622, though even at the last-named date the town only stretched a little way to the west of (or beyond) the present railway station.

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  • The spleen and liver are always enlarged, the former to sometimes twice or thrice its natural size.

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  • The value of the output of these is nearly thrice those of Malmo or Gothenburg, the next most important manufacturing towns, and the industries of Stockholm exceed those of every ldn (administrative division) except MalmOhus.

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  • He was thrice married and had six children, all of whom predeceased him save a daughter Rebekah, born of the first marriage, and Baruch, the son of his second wife.

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  • He was one of the founders of the Paris Chemical Society (1858), was its first secretary and thrice served as its president.

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  • During the five years1884-1889a committee was occupied with the question of workmen's insurance, and thrice the government made proposals for its settlement, on the last occasion adopting the principle of invalidity as a common basis for insurance against accidents, illness or old age.

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  • The conflict centred round the Mesopotamian fortresses; Shpur thrice besieged Nisibis without success, but reduced several others, as Amida (359) and Singara (360), and transplanted great masses of inhabitants into Susiana.

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  • The docks, which covered an area of 7 acres, were opened in 1847, and after thrice changing hands were made over in 1858 to the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, a body created by act of 1857, to control the harbourage on both sides of the river.

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  • It is collected thrice in the seven months of the season.

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  • But by occupying Hormuz the Portuguese gained command of the Gulf route; and though they thrice failed to capture Aden (1513, 1517 5547), and so entirely to close the Red Sea, they almost destroyed the traffic between India and Suez by occupying Socotra and sending fleets to cruise in the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb.

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  • In this second war he thrice besieged Rome (408, 409, 410).

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  • Congress thrice passed votes of thanks and ordered the presentation of commemorative gold medals.

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  • The Sacred Countenance (Volto Santo), as it is generally called, because the face of the Saviour is considered a true likeness, is only shown thrice a year.

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  • Galileo attempted the evaluation by weighing the curve against the generating circle; this rough method gave only an approximate value, viz., a little less than thrice the generating circle.

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  • The leather thongs, by which the tablets of Confucius's copy were tied together, were thrice worn out by his constant handling.

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  • M ` Grigor (1778-1851), the military surgeon and director-general of the Army Medical Department, who was thrice elected lord rector of the College.

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  • This suggested a regular procedure, according to which the father sold his son thrice into mancipium, while after each sale the fictitious vendee enfranchized the son, by manumissio vindicta, i.e.

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  • When health was failing him he placed himself on what he called "short allowance," preaching only once every week-day and thrice on Sunday.

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  • Arms fork once to thrice, and bear pinnules on each or on every other brachial.

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  • It was thrice won for Europe, by Greek, Roman and Norman conquerors - in 276 B.C. by the Epirot king Pyrrhus, in 254 B.C. by the Roman consuls Aulus Atilius and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio, and in A.D.

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  • A second draft allowed the man who had the military equipment complete, but not fully the five hides of land, to slip into the list, and also the merchant who has fared thrice over the high seas at his own expense.

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

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  • Such diplomacy in such conditions is paralytic. It cannot speak thrice, with whatever affectation of boldness, without discovering its true character to trained ears; which should be remembered when Disraeli's successes at Berlin are measured.

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  • They were formerly known as the "twice and thrice tributary" Lapps, because they paid to two or even three states - Russia, Denmark and Sweden.

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  • Taking first the sagas relating to Icelanders, of which some thirty-five or forty remain out of thrice that number, they were first written down between 1140 and 1220, in the generation which succeeded Ari and felt the g impulse his books had given to writing, on separate scrolls, no doubt mainly for the reciter's convenience; they then went through the different phases which such popular compositions have to pass in all lands - editing and compounding (1220-1260), padding and amplifying (1260-1300), and finally collection in large MSS.

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  • It was thrice sacked by English buccaneers - in 1642, 1654 and 1702; and in the following years, up to and for a time after the peace of Utrecht (1713),(1713), it maintained ships and soldiers.

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  • The fate of Bishop Daly of Kildare, who preached in Irish, and who thrice had his house burned over his head, was not likely to encourage missionaries.

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  • Thrice he fell into the hands of the Inquisition, and thrice recanted.

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  • The mountain Ru-u-[a], mentioned thrice by Tiglath-pileser IV., is placed by Billerbeck near Hamadan (Sandschak Suleimania, 82, 86, and map, 1898).

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  • Since 1896 an indispensable guide is the periodical review Kantstudien (Hamburg and Berlin, thrice yearly), edited by Hans Vaihinger and Bruno Bauch, which contains admirable original articles and notices of all important books on Kant and Kantianism.

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  • Thrice hallowed shrine Of the heart's intercourse, our own fireside!

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  • Long haul flights for London Luton SWE, the Swedish airline launched its thrice weekly flights to Lahore, Pakistan in June.

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  • The society publishes a thrice yearly journal, ' The Victorian ' .

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  • Thrice only did he visit Europe between 1863 and 1902, the result of this long comparative isolation, and of his constant intercourse with the Peking officials, being that he learnt to look at events through Chinese spectacles; and his work, These from the Land of Sinim, shows how far this affected his outlook.

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  • At Karasjok (10), Simpson observed thrice a day; the summer value there is nearly double the winter both for a + and a_.

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  • Thus at Innsbruck Defant (45) found the mean dissipation on days of Fain fully thrice that on days without Fan.

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  • Numerous Observations Were Also Made By Simpson (10) Thrice A Day At Karasjok, And Von Schweidler Has Made A Good Many Observations About 3 P.M.

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  • Thrice have they slain me, thrice have I risen from the dead.

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  • Thrice will I overthrow it and thrice re-establish it! he cried, raising his voice higher and higher.

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  • Thrice blessed disciple of our great father Aidan, forever we shall call upon thine intercessions.

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  • The society publishes a thrice yearly journal, ' The Victorian '.

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  • He's been thrice married and has five children.

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  • Its graceful pale green fronds are 1 to 2 feet long and 5 to 9 inches broad, twice or thrice divided, and carried upon roots which creep just under the ground.

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  • But he did it, thrice before success came, if you could call the response a victory.

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  • I asked you thrice to share what happened over the weekend.

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  • Fossil bones of extinct kangaroo species are met with; these kangaroos must have been of enormous size, twice or thrice that of any species now living.

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  • On the 28th Sir Harry Smith, with a view to clearing the left or British bank, attacked him, and after a desperate struggle thrice pierced the Sikh troops with his cavalry, and pushed them into the river, where large numbers perished, leaving 67 guns to the victors.

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  • Colonel Swayne thrice defeated the enemy, who lost 1200 men and 600 taken prisoners, and the mullah fled across the Haud, taking refuge with the Mijertin in Italian territory.

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  • In the Second Punic War it thrice bade defiance to Hannibal; but in the Social War it was betrayed into the hands of the Samnites, who kept possession till Marius, with whom they had sided, was defeated by Sulla, who in 80 B.C. subjected it with the rest of Samnium.

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  • The peace concluded in 1568 arfd thrice renewed (in 1 573, 1 57 6 and 1584) had not prevented the continuance of raids and forays, from either side of the frontier, that at times assumed the dimensions of regular campaigns.

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  • The story is that his valet who preceded him wrote "est" on the doors of all the inns where good wine was to be had, and that here the inscription was thrice repeated.

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  • Thrice Baiju even ordered their death.

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  • The Iter subterraneum has been three several times translated into Danish, ten times into German, thrice into Swedish, thrice into Dutch, thrice into English, twice into French, twice into Russian and once into Hungarian.

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  • Declining calls to Breslau, Tubingen, and thrice to Bonn, Hug continued at Freiburg for upwards of thirty years, taking an occasional literary tour to Munich, Paris or Italy.

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  • Yet even now Sigismund, at the head of his Magyars, thrice (1422-1424, 1426-1427, and 1430-1431) encountered the Turks, not ingloriously, in the open field, till, recognizing that Hungary must thenceforth rely entirely on her own resources in any future struggle with Islam, he elaborately fortified the whole southern frontier, and converted the little fort of Nandorfehervar, later Belgrade, at the junction of the Danube and Save, into an enormous first-class fortress, which proved strong enough to repel all the attacks of the Turks for more than a century.

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  • At one o'clock the next day Massasoit "brought two fishes that he had shot," about thrice as big as a bream.

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