Weapons sentence examples

  • They have no weapons to hurt us with.

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  • He checked his weapons and pulled off his jacket, clipping as many magazines to his belt as he could.

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  • He replaced his weapons and washed his face, feeling very much like this was to be his last day alive.

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  • She rested the weapons on her bed and locked the door.

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  • The death dealer stripped off his shirt and weapons to display a muscular body.

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  • She didn't see any weapons this night.

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  • He disappeared, and she stared after him for a long moment before grabbing as many weapons as she could carry and returning to her room.

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  • None had time to grab the weapons under their cots before gunfire exploded through the garage door and slammed into them.

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  • "Of all the weapons under the bed, you chose that one?" he asked, looking at the scissors.

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  • His cabin was tiny, two rooms, with the walls lined with weapons he'd collected over the years.

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  • They carried weapons, too, and their eyes were pure black, their teeth pointed like Jared's.

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  • I considered using the tools available as weapons but dismissed the action as folly.

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  • He'd trained her to use many of the weapons and encouraged her to visit the armory, even when she was young and too weak to lift a sword.

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  • The bookshelf was empty and weapons lined the opposite wall.

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  • A woman always has weapons in the bedroom.

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  • Her father's collection of weapons had been a source of curiosity for as long as she could remember.

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  • It looks like he was attempting to arm the remaining weapons systems in the East.

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  • He whipped open the door to the living area and began placing his weapons around his body.

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  • The Guanches' weapons were those of the ancient races of south Europe.

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  • They rarely found resistance to their superior weapons which included powerful catapults and often a number of elephants.

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  • decommissioning of IRA weapons.

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  • As our stockpile weapons age we expect more parts to become defective - just as with our automobiles.

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  • Robin Cook was instructed by Blair to sell weapons to the genocidal rulers of Indonesia and then demoted.

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  • deploys nuclear weapons in Europe closer to its borders.

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  • The overall United States nuclear stockpile is shrinking at the same time that its operationally deployed weapons are being reduced.

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  • Who makes weapons of mass destruction: UK, USA.

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  • They do not have to bear the whole weight of strategic nuclear deterrence - that ultimate sanction wielded by nuclear weapons states.

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  • deterrent capability to a single nuclear weapons system, Trident.

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  • disarmament of heavy weapons is beginning here in the north tomorrow.

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  • Computers are useful for many simulations related to nuclear weapons other than designing clever little devices that rapidly disassemble in spectacular ways.

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  • The Central Intelligence Agency has publicly disavowed the likelihood of Mr Hussein's handing over his most prized weapons to Osama bin Laden.

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  • dismantle weapons, in every sense of the word, they must go into the corridors of power where decisions are made.

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  • dismantle respond to the Syrian demand that the peace negotiations include the dismantling of weapons of mass destruction.

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  • We'll start by taking out what's here and the warehouse where he's storing weapons.

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  • Dusty walked away, drawing his weapons.

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  • The two lowered their weapons in response, and she sheathed her knives with a glance at the blood bubbling on the scrape on her arm.

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  • It looked untouched, but a quick search revealed the only weapons remaining were those she'd taken when she left her room, and the beacon was gone.

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  • She checked her weapons with scrutiny that would've made her father proud and dressed in dark clothing loose enough for her to fight.

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  • Damian heard the uneasy note in her voice and looked her over, his gaze lingering at her hips, where her weapons should've been.

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  • She sat near the door, weapons slung across her back.

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  • decommissioned weapons.

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  • Anderson said Kurdish patrols carrying weapons after 10 a.m. Monday will be forcibly disarmed.

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  • Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter: on Iraqi disarmament, the humanitarian situation and his film (3 August 2000 ).

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  • He spread his arms to show he wasn't carrying any weapons.

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  • Jonny glanced around the room, his hesitation giving more than one vamp confidence to draw their weapons openly.

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  • Xander drew his weapons and crossed to the two vamps, chopping them down.

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  • She shivered despite her lamb's wool coat, her hands plunged deep into pockets that contained weapons.

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  • Jule trailed, forcing himself to ignore the tingle of vamps that made him itch to reach for his weapons.

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  • Maybe she can explain to him why you stripped her of weapons.

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  • Jenn lowered her hands and strode to the small collection of her things: a towel for the gym, a bottle of water, and a backpack filled with the weapons Jonny had given her when they returned a couple hours ago from Ireland.

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  • It was a death sentence, and Damian saw the realization in Jake's eyes before the newbie left for the weapons room.

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  • Damian pulled off his sweater to reveal a black T-shirt and tucked weapons into his cargo pants, boots, and pockets.

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  • He was lined with weapons she'd watched him emplace earlier.

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  • The men on the small base drew their weapons at the sight of Darian.

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  • He stripped off his shirt and flung it then tossed all his weapons in a pile at his feet before seating himself once more.

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  • Gabriel pulled on his clothes and weapons again, pensive.

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  • Gabriel asked, hands on the hilts of his weapons.

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  • From that point on, she made sure the chores outside were done before dark, and was always aware of things around her that could be used as weapons.

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  • She thought she saw the glint of weapons lining his trench.

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  • The physical pain penetrated his mental anguish, and he lowered his weapons.

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  • He flung away the weapons and the trench coat.

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  • This time, there was no mistaking the weapons lining his trench coat or the sword along one thigh.

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  • His back was shredded from landing on his weapons as well as the stones on the beach.

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  • His trench and shirt were shredded and his favorite sword shattered, along with the majority of his other weapons.

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  • Dressed all in black with weapons strapped in places identical to where Gabriel wore his, the tall man was lean with cold eyes.

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  • Gabe's weapons were out before his second foot was out of the portal.

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  • Gabriel stripped off his shirt and weapons then his heavy boots, dropping everything into a pile while two of his assassins watched.

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  • Gabriel smiled to himself and pulled on his clothes, replacing weapons.

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  • A blow sent him smashing into a wall, and he morphed instantly, diving at the demons chasing his brothers as they retreated through the burnt doorway of Kris.s chambers to search for weapons.

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  • He gathered the tools of the trade, weapons for killing quickly this time, and stepped through the portal to the shadow world.

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  • Gabriel rose and began pulling weapons from the wall and planting them on his body.

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  • And yet, he couldn't help feeling as if he alone bore the weight of his planet on his back as he struggled to pay for food, water, and weapons.

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  • I'll teach you the first weapons form we teach our warriors.

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  • When concentrating on the weapons, it was also easier to keep from concentrating on him.

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  • Kiera watched him lean both weapons against the side of the dwelling before he returned.

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  • "This is the first weapons form warriors are taught," he said.

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  • The air was filled with quiet, serious discussions and with the faint scents of war: sweat and weapons.

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  • The guards lowered their weapons.

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  • He bristled and checked his weapons.

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  • "Before I go, you doing all right?" he asked, tucking the computer away and pulling free his weapons.

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  • The others drew weapons and lowered their hoods, looking around with the same unease he felt.

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  • He replaced his weapons and pulled on new boots, pausing when the net beeped, indicating someone was trying to contact him.

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  • Brady rose and snatched his weapons, snapping them into place on his body armor.

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  • The Horsemen controlled and activated space weapons with the capability to destroy a country.

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  • All of the weapons controllers had been taken from their positions all over the world and placed here, disguised as lesser systems.

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  • Two more black-clad protective service members with weapons drawn stood nearby, one a safe distance behind the lunatic and the other near the cliff.

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  • Their weapons weren't stunners, the laser weapons capable of incapacitating a horse with one glancing shot.

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  • They carried weapons meant to kill.

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  • They both reached for their combat suits and weapons.

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  • He strapped on his weapons and strode into the storage area, looking with admiration at the boxes of medical supplies.

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  • Moonlight glinted off their weapons and gear.

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  • She knelt beside it, looking hesitantly at the dangerous weapons within.

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  • His back was to the living area as he pulled off every one of the dozen weapons he wore on his body and lined them up in front of him to start cleaning.

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  • She moved his weapons, pushed his heavy body out of the way to see if he hid them beneath one of his muscular thighs.

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  • He watched Lana from the corner of his eye, returning to his weapons, this time with his back to the wall and not towards her.

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  • He took his time with his weapons, needing to keep his hands occupied so he didn't take her up on her offer.

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  • He finished and laid out his clothing and weapons in neat piles for the next day then stood at the bed.

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  • He replaced his weapons around his body.

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  • She had no micro, no genetically engineered body or weapons to fight off anything that came at them.

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  • The ground shook beneath them as the weapons hit the ground.

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  • "You have until the count of five to put down your weapons!" he bellowed.

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  • Dan and Elise rose from the bushes and lowered their weapons.

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  • Brady had piled his weapons on the couch and stripped down to a pair of pants and nothing else.

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  • She heard disconcerting sounds of heavy weapons fire in the distance, and the forest smelled as if it were burning.

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  • The only difference was the boards hammered over each of the windows, and the weapons sitting beside Mrs. Watson's rocking chair and stacked on the couch.

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  • With enough weapons, yes.

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  • The elderly woman sat at the small kitchen table, her weapons within reach.

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  • It had nothing to do with Charlie illicitly selling PMF weapons overseas.

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  • Brady repositioned his weapons so he could help and began slinging debris away.

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  • Two soldiers stood near the tunnel entrance nearby, weapons raised.

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  • He hid the rest of his weapons under some bushes near the entrance to the underground world and drew a deep breath.

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  • These keypads control all the military's weapons in the country.

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  • It was dark.  The dual moons of the underworld were high overhead, another sign she hadn't slept more than an hour or two.  The trees overhead hissed as the branches moved like snakes in a soft breeze.  Gabriel held out a hand and pulled her up, silent despite his size and small armory of weapons.

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  • She grimaced and took them.  Gabriel peeled off his heavy jacket as she chewed and watched him.  His hands absently traveled over all the places on his body where weapons were hidden and he pulled free a dagger with a jagged edge.

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  • It was clear and cool outside of Gabe's small cottage in the middle of a possessed jungle.  Rhyn felt the sense that someone else was there once more and looked around.  Assuming the feeling has something to do with his magic, Rhyn shook it off once more.  He opened the front door without knocking, already sensing it was empty.  Gabe had left in a hurry.  The wardrobe near his bed was open and his walls were missing many of the weapons Rhyn had seen last time.

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  • Gabe leaned across her to grab the bag with his weapons' polishing supplies.  A necklace with two emeralds – identical to the one he'd given her to wear – dangled above her.

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  • Andre didn't bother to disappear, as if no longer worried the Immortal might see him.  The death-dealer looked lost for a moment then rose and strapped on his weapons.

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  • "Gabe!" the angel cried.  Katie pressed back against the wall of the palace.  The demons gathered around them, and she saw the flash of Gabe's weapons as he tried to cut a path through the creatures towards them.  The death-dealer went down as three demons dog-piled him.

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  • Katie shouted.  He reappeared, blood flying with his weapons.

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  • They reached the beach, and Darian saw his young brother wielding a sword in complex weapons forms.

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  • And her weapons in hand.

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  • She glanced at the snowy scene outside the mansion then gathered her small backpack of weapons and strode to the door.

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  • It held all the weapons she could cram in there.

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  • She'd learned the hard way what happened if she left her weapons in her room.

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  • He faced the corner, weapons drawn.

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  • Charles whipped out his weapons, and Darian soon saw why.

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  • Jenn reached for her weapons.

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  • Jenn armed herself with as many weapons as she could then left her backpack, expecting the rest to be gone by the time she returned.

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  • Jenn sheathed her weapons and started down the peak above the Black God's mountain fortress.

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  • She led him first down the hallway where the gym was, pointing out the locker rooms and weapons room before taking him to the second floor to Jonny's wing and past her doorless room.

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  • Her tall, blond bodyguard, Pierre, stepped closer to her, hand moving to his weapons.

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  • She pulled on her knit hat and braced her bag of weapons between her body and the window before lying down on her back.

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  • She adjusted her clothing and weapons then swept the backpack up and trotted to the locker room.

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  • He needed more weapons before he began hunting them down.

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  • Jenn lowered her weapons.

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  • With jerky movements, she finished dressing and replaced her weapons.

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  • Darian followed close enough to make sure he went for clothing and not weapons.

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  • Returning to the cell, she used the long-sleeved shirt to wipe the blood off her body quickly and then to clean the blades of the weapons she snatched off the ground.

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  • Both women took the knives, handling them with awkwardness borne of a lack of familiarity with handling deadly weapons.

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  • I survived the first time she said and lowered her weapons.

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  • Jenn looked up at him then grabbed her weapons, stepping into the ring with an opponent she wasn't sure she was meant to beat.

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  • He sheathed his weapons and Traveled to where the beach met the apple orchard.

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  • The traitor sheathed her weapons, and Jenn's gaze went to the necklace in her hand.

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  • She yanked her weapons loose.

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  • Vara freed him, paid for his weapons.

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  • Moonlight glinted off pursuers' weapons as they crashed through the forest.

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  • The men on the wall lowered their weapons at her shout, and the remaining pursuer tackled her.

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  • The aging but burly and large man sheathed his weapons and knelt over the still form.

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  • One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.

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  • A small window overlooking the city was too small to squeeze through, and he saw no weapons.

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  • Taran nodded and stripped off his tunic and excess weapons before dropping into a fighting stance opposite his challenger.

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  • Ignoring him, he took his place at the rear of the procession and adjusted his weapons.

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  • Weapons were retrieved from a small barrel pushed through the loose ranks by a youth.

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  • Then he gathered his weapons, intent on leaving before Sirian's men muddied up any tracks left behind by Rissa's captors.

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  • Five hefty men, each well-armed and carrying weapons ranging from swords to maces, surrounded Sami.

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  • Instead, the five attackers closed in, weapons sheathed.

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  • The man speaking wore the signs of wealth: gold chains, silk sashes, and well-made weapons.

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  • His father's men hurried to prepare their boats to travel while the barbarians reached for their weapons.

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  • He placed his weapons on a pillow and tossed himself into the bed, at once sinking into the soft comfort.

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  • "What are you not telling me?" he asked as he emplaced his weapons around his body.

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  • His hand smelled of weapons, leather, and sweat.

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  • Vara, the man who'd freed him from the underground and defied his father to place the foreign-born slave in an honored scout position, who'd bought his weapons, fed and clothed him when he was too poor to do so for himself.

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  • The guards and their weapons were doubled.

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  • He stopped to talk to several, checked a few weapons with nods of approval, and patted the younger ones on the back.

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  • The stranger wore well-spun clothing and carried ornate weapons with bejeweled hilts.

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  • She was trying to determine the best way to attack and debating the validity of her boss's assertion that the human-made weapons she carried were useless against Xander.

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  • Her cousin can Travel and has a knack for weapons she's hiding from Jessi.

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  • "Jessi doesn't need weapons," Xander replied.

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  • She's also got a knack for weapons.

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  • The manufacture of highly ornate firearms, yataghans and other weapons at Scutari, Jakova and Prizren has declined, owing to the importation of modern rifles and revolvers.

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  • His courage, his bodily strength and size, his skill in the use of weapons, in riding, and in the chase, his speed of foot, his capacity for eating and drinking, his penetrating intellect and his mastery of 22 languages are celebrated to a degree which is almost incredible.

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  • In the city and province of Buenos Aires, plenty of volunteers offered their services, and an army of some twenty-five thousand men was quickly raised, but they were armed with old-fashioned weapons and there was only a limited supply of ammunition.

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  • The cavalry weapons are a straight sword (that of the heavy cavalry is illustrated in the article SWORD), a bamboo lance and the Lebel carbine.

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  • They neither manufactured nor possessed any chattels beyond such articles of clothing, weapons, ornaments and utensils as they might carry on their persons, or in the family store-bag for daily use.

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  • The ingenuity of the race is mostly exhibited in the manufacture of their weapons of warfare and the chase.

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  • Unlike the American Indians, who supposed Columbus and his crew to be supernatural beings, and their ships in some way endowed with life, and were thrown into convulsions of terror by the first discharge of firearms which they witnessed, these Australians were neither excited to wonder by the ship nor overawed by the superior number and unknown weapons of the strangers.

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  • It contains models of the principal dockyards and fortifications of the British empire, naval models of all dates, and numerous specimens of weapons of war from the remotest times to the present day.

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  • Though they now use metal tools imported by the Malays, it is noticeable that the names which they give to those weapons which most closely resemble in character the stone implements found in such numbers all over the peninsula are native names wholly unconnected with their Malay equivalents.

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  • They are described by Strabo as a mixed race of Celts and Illyrians, who used Celtic weapons, tattooed themselves, and lived chiefly on spelt and millet.

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  • Up to that time preaching and conference had been the only weapons employed.

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  • Their appointment, according to notions which defined themselves within the church at this epoch, was simoniacal; and during the long minority of Henry IV., who succeeded his father in 1056, the terrible Tuscan monk, Hildebrand of Soana, forged weapons which he used with deadly effect against the presumption of the empire.

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  • They were enduring of toil, hunger, and cold whenever fortune laid it on them, given to hunting and hawking, delighting in the pleasure of horses, and of all the weapons and garb of war.

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  • Even in land-warfare he cast aside the weapons of his forefathers; but he soon learned to handle the weapons of his new land with greater prowess than they had ever been handled before.

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  • Their weapons were the bow and arrow and stones.

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  • Thereafter he returned with seven war canoes, each holding a hundred warriors, priests, stone idols and sacred weapons, as well as native plants and animals.

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  • The weapons were wooden spears, clubs and stone tomahawks.

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  • Like the European settlers on the coast of Africa in more recent times, they wished the barbarians of the interior to be restricted to the use of their primitive weapons.

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  • Despite its superior weapons and mode of warfare, the German east Baltic colony was constantly in danger of being overborne by the endless assaults of the dogged aborigines, whose hatred of the religion of the Cross as preached by the knights is very intelligible; and in 1218 Bishop Albert of Riga was driven to appeal for assistance to King Valdemar.

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  • His prefect Rictiovarus endeavoured to carry out the sentence, but they emerged unharmed from all the ordeals to which he subjected them, and the weapons he used recoiled against the executioners.

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  • The true Baggara tribesmen employ oxen as saddle and pack animals, carry no shield, and though many possess firearms the customary weapons are lance and sword.

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  • (5) Weapons, tools and implements, in stone, clay and bronze, and at the last iron, sometimes richly ornamented or inlaid.

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  • Weapons, food, water, unguents and various trinkets were laid with the corpse at all periods.

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  • The terminus ad quem is less certain - iron does not begin to be used for weapons in the Aegean till after Period III.

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  • This great disaster, which cleared the ground for a new growth of local art, was probably due to yet another incursion of northern tribes, more barbarous than their predecessors, but possessed of superior iron weapons - those tribes which later Greek tradition and Homer knew as the Dorians.

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  • The Malays also work jungle produce, of which the most important are gutta, rattans, agila wood, camphor wood, and the beautiful kamuning wood which is used by the natives for the hilts of their weapons.

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  • The principal manufactures of the Malays are cotton and silk cloths, earthenware and silver vessels, mats and native weapons.

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  • His perfect command of temper, his moderation of speech and action, in a bitterly personal age, never failed, and were his most effective weapons; but he made his power felt in other ways.

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  • 3 Now as these beads are admittedly worked metallic iron and must date before 4000 B.C., it is obvious that they are a remarkable confirmation of those who, like the present writer, have in opposition to Prof. Montelius always maintained that iron was known to and occasionally used in a worked state by the Egyptians at a period long anteridr to its general introduction and replacing of bronze for weapons and tools.

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  • They have never been known to charge and pierce the bottom of ships with their weapons, as the swordfish does.

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  • These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.

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  • Not far off, similar relics were found at Sobunar, Zlatiste and Debelobrdo; iron and bronze ornaments, vessels and weapons, often of elaborate design, occur in the huts and cemeteries of Glasinac, and in the cemetery of Jezerine, where they are associated with objects in silver, tin, amber, glass, &c. Among the numerous finds made in other districts may be mentioned the discovery, at Vrankamer, near Bihac, of 98 African coins, the oldest of which dates from 300 B.C. Many vestiges of Roman rule survive, such as roads, mines, ruins, tombs, coins, frescoes and inscriptions.

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  • The more special industries of Turkey are tanning, and the manufacture of muslin, velvet, silk, carpets and ornamental weapons.

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  • Both, in their powers of organization and the mastery of the tactical potentialities of the weapons.

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  • In 1895 Peary found native iron at Cape York; since John Ross's voyage in 1818 it has been known to exist there, and from it the Eskimo got iron for their weapons.

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  • deep, and of the furnaces where they melted copper, tin and gold, are very numerous; their weapons of a hard bronze, their pots (one of which weighs 75 ib), and their melted and polished bronze and golden decorations testify to a high development of artistic feeling and industrial skill, strangely contrasting with the low level reached by their earthenware.

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  • Although its convenient harbour was probably used before Saxon times, and bronze weapons and Roman interments have been found, there is no evidence that Weymouth (Waimue, Waymuth) was a place of early settlement.

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  • Near it is the parliament .and banqueting hall, restored (1889-1892) by the generosity of William Nelson (1817-1887) the publisher, which contains a fine collection of Scottish armour, weapons and regimental colours, while, emblazoned on the windows, are the heraldic bearings of royal and other figures distinguished in national history.

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  • The provincial force consists of a militia, fully equipped and armed with modern weapons.

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  • The knights of south Germany especially prized the swords and armour of this town, and many of the weapons used in campaigns against the Turks and in the Seven Years' War are said to have been manufactured at Suhl.

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  • He is gorgeously clothed and carries shining weapons.

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  • Their weapons consisted of bow and arrows, short swords, spears and axes.

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  • They were supplied with simpler weapons and adornments, but even so their clothes had hundreds of stamped gold plates and strips of various shapes sewn on to them.

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  • In the Kul Oba tomb mentioned above the chamber was of stone and the contents, with one or two exceptions, of purely Greek workmanship, but the ideas underlying are the same - the king has his wife, his servant and his horse, his amphorae with wine, his cauldron with mutton-bones, his drinking vessels and his weapons, the latter being almost the only objects of barbarian style.

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  • Assyrian and afterwards Greek craftsmen working for Scythic employers were compelled to decorate these outlandish forms, which they did according to their own fashion: but there was also a native style with conventionalized beast decoration, which was almost always employed for the adornment of bits and horses' gear, and very often for weapons.

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  • Another resolution, of importance for the history of the treatment of heresy, was the canon which decreed that armed force should be employed against the Cathari in southern France, that their goods were liable to confiscation and their persons to enslavement by the princes, and that all who took up weapons against them should receive a two years' remission of their penance and be placed - like the crusaders - under the direct protection of the church.

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  • In the Epicurean system of philosophy he believed that he had found the weapons by which this war of liberation could be most effectually waged.

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  • But at this moment the archers, taking their hatchets, swords or other weapons, penetrated the gaps in the now disordered French, who could not move to cope with their unarmoured assailants, and were slaughtered or taken prisoners to a man.

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  • The guru gave them each a horse and five weapons of war, and gladly enlisted them in his army.

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  • From the scriptural doctrine of the essentially spiritual nature of the kingdom of Christ, Glas in his public teaching drew the conclusions: (1) that there is no warrant in the New Testament for a national church; (2) that the magistrate as such has no function in the church; (3) that national covenants are without scriptural grounds; (4) that the true Reformation cannot be carried out by political and secular weapons but by the word and spirit of Christ only.

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  • Articles of dress, weapons, tools, &c., also appear.

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  • However that may be, they are known to be used in the folding of the wings; and their importance as weapons of defence is attested by the precision and effect with which they are wielded against assailants like ants.

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  • Hughes (aondon, 1896); Aus ibn Hajar of the Bani Tamin, famous for his descriptions of weapons and hunting scenes (ed.

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  • Protected by the caliph he employed the old weapons of satire to support them against the " Helpers " and to exalt his own tribe against the Qaisites.

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  • Then comes the collection of weapons and armour, including the famous Ambras collection, so called after the castle of Ambras near Innsbruck, where it was for a long time stored.

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  • He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.

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  • The African species use the nasal horns as weapons, with which they strike and toss their assailant, but the Asiatic rhinoceroses employ their sharp lower tusks much as does a boar.

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  • They are very scantily dressed, wear a variety of trinkets, with a knife, hatchet, spear, bow and arrows, the only weapons they use.

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  • The Cave Hill, though exceeded in height by Mount Divis, Squire's Hill, and other summits, is of greatest interest for its caves, in the chalk, from which early weapons and other objects have been recovered.

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  • The chief industries are tanning and the manufacture of weapons, shoes, cloth, hats and artificial flowers.

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  • They were, however, now abreast of the and brigade, and the whole line raced forward to reach the effective range of their very inferior weapons, which were about equal at aoo yds.

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  • Apparently this mound had been occupied largely by store houses, in which were stored not only grain, figs, &c., but also vessels, weapons, sculptures and every possible object connected with the use and administration of palace and temple.

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  • -; the upper canines being long sabre-like weapons, protected by a descending flange on each side of the front of the lower jaw.

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  • In the following campaign, after desperate fighting to the north of the Danube in the mountainous region of Transylvania, Sarmizegethusa, the capital of Decebalus, was taken, and he was forced to terms. He agreed to raze all fortresses, to surrender all weapons, prisoners and !Roman deserters, and to become a dependent prince under the suzerainty of Rome.

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  • The rough surroundings of the Frankish court were unfavourable to the acquisition of learning, and Charles grew up almost ignorant of letters, but hardy in body and skilled in the use of weapons.

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  • Like so many of the Italians of that time, who were almost destitute of a moral sense, she looked upon statesmanship in particular as a career in which finesse, lying and assassination were the most admirable, because the most effective weapons.

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  • Protestantism; on the contrary, he yearned to beat these by their own weapons, chiefly by showing them that Catholics could interpret the Bible in a manner quite as mystical and pietistic as theirs.

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  • The church fell back on carnal weapons in her warfare and invoked the secular powers to uphold the ecclesiastical.

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  • The chariots resemble the Hittite with two crossed receptacles for the weapons, but obviously these were not used by the Purasati alone.

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  • In the Arctic and Pacific coast provinces, about Lake Superior, in Virginia and North Carolina, as well as in ruder parts of Mexico and South America, metals were cold-hammered into plates, weapons, rods and wire, ground and polished, fashioned into carved blocks of hard, tenacious stone by pressure or blow, overlaid, cold-welded and plated.

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  • Capture begins among the lower tribes with the hand, without devices, developing knack and skill in seizing, pursuing, climbing, swimming, and maiming without weapons; and proceeds to gathering with devices that take the place of the hand in dipping, digging, hooking and grasping; weapons for striking, whether clubs, missiles or projectiles; edged weapons of capture, which were rare in America; piercing devices for capture, in lances, barbed spears, harpoons and arrows; traps for enclosing, arresting and killing, such as pens, cages, pits, pen-falls, nets, hooks, nooses, clutches, adhesives, deadfalls, impalers, knife traps and poisons; animals consciously and unconsciously aiding in capture; fire in the form of torches, beacons, burning out and smoking out; poisons and asphyxiators; the accessories to hunting, including such changes in food, dress, shelter, travelling, packing, mechanical tools and intellectual apparatus as demanded by these arts.

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  • Zootechnic products include food, clothing, ornaments, habitations, weapons, industrial tools, textiles, money, &c.

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  • They had striking, slashing and piercing weapons held in the hand, fastened to a shaft or thong, hurled from the hand, from a sling, from an atlatl or throwing-stick, or shot from a bow.

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  • Their weapons were all individual, not one co-operative device of offence being known among them, although they understood fortification.

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  • Edible plants, and those for dyes and medicines, were on their lists, as well as wood for tools, utensils and weapons, and fibres for textiles.

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  • The earliest metallic money did not consist of coins, but of unminted metal in the form of rings and other ornaments or of weapons, which were used for thousands of years by the Egyptian, Chaldean and Assyrian Empires.

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  • Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about weapons.

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  • The character of the relics shows that in some cases the settlements have been the dwellings of a people using no materials but stone, bone and wood for their implements, ornaments and weapons; in others, of a people using bronze as well as stone and bone; and in others again the occasional use of iron is disclosed.

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  • These have yielded upwards of 4000 implements, weapons and ornaments of bronze, among which were a large proportion of moulds and founders' materials.

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  • A few stone implements suggest the transition from stone to bronze; and the occasional occurrence of iron weapons and pottery of Gallo-Roman origin indicates the survival of some of the settlements to Roman times.

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  • The forms and the ornamentation of the implements and weapons of stone and bronze found in the lake dwellings are the same as those of the implements and weapons in these materials found in the soil of the adjacent regions, and both groups must therefore be ascribed to the industry of one and the same people.

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  • Their inhabitants practised agriculture and kept the common domestic animals, while their tools, weapons and ornaments were mainly of similar character to those of the contemporary lake dwellers of the adjoining.

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  • He is frequently introduced in legendary sagas, generally in disguise, imparting secret instructions to his favourites or presenting them with weapons by which victory is assured.

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  • In these two examples we see how the weapons forged by the dogmatic philosophers to assist in the establishment of their own theses are sceptically turned against philosophy in general.

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  • was even obliged to renew the war against the Knights, and, in 1422, he compelled them to renounce all claims upon Samogitia; but the long struggle, still undecided at his death, was fought mainly with diplomatic weapons at Rome, where the popes, generally speaking, listened rather to the victorious monarch who had added an ecclesiastical province to the Church than to the discomfited and turbulent Knights.

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  • He had a passion for play, and was a friend of Ninon de l'Enclos; and his enemies found ready weapons against him in the undisguised looseness of his life.

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  • It thus fell to the infantry to attack and defend with its own weapons, and the defence was, locally, almost inexpugnable behind its tall breastworks.

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  • Cotton, silks, woollen cloth, and felt are manufactured, also boots, saddles, cutlery and weapons, pottery and various oils.

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  • His army had to be formed out of local troops, and few modern weapons were available, but the Valley regiments retained the impress of Jackson's training till the days of Cedar Creek.

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  • These two last-mentioned weapons have the look of highly developed savage forms, while on the other hand the military organization was in some respects equal to that of an Asiatic nation, with its regular companies commanded each by its captain and provided with its standard.

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  • There also might be seen the flat circular temalacatl or " spindle-stone," where captives armed with wooden weapons were allowed the mockery of a gladiatorial fight against well-armed champions.

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  • Those fit for a soldier's life were trained to the use of weapons and sent early to learn the hardships of war; children of craftsmen were usually taught by their fathers to follow their trade; and for the children of nobles there was elaborate instruction in history, picture-writing, astrology, religious doctrines and laws.

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  • How closely related some of the Central-American nations were in institutions to the Mexicans appears, not only in their using the same peculiar weapons, but in the similarity of their religious rites; the connexion is evident in such points as the ceremony of marriage by tying together the garments of the couple, or in holding an offender's face over burning chillies as a punishment; the native legends of Central America make mention of the royal ball-play, which was the same as the Mexican game of tlachtli already mentioned.

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  • The river speeding on its course to the sea, the sun and moon, if not the stars also, on their never-ceasing daily round, the lightning, fire, the wind, the sea, all are in motion and therefore animate; but the savage does not stop short here; mountains and lakes, stones and manufactured articles, are for him alike endowed with souls like his own; he deposits in the tomb weapons and food, clothes and implements, broken, it may be, in order to set free their souls; or he attains the same result by burning them, and thus sending them to the Other World for the use of the dead man.

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  • Although the states-general issued an edict tolerating both parties and forbidding further dispute, the conflict continued, and the Remonstrants were assailed both by personal enemies and by the political weapons of Maurice of Orange, who executed and imprisoned their leaders for holding republican views.

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  • In Ireland and the west Highlands neolithic arrow-heads and flint chips are still fairy weapons.

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  • In its neighbourhood is the Zeughaus or arsenal, built in 1644, which contains a very rich collection of weapons of the 15th-17th centuries, and which is maintained exactly in the same condition as it was 250 years ago.

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  • On the one hand he is the healing god who releases from sickness and the ban of the demons in general, and on the other he is the god of war and of the chase, armed with terrible weapons.

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  • The weapons are equally antique.

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  • The royal palace also has a gallery of arms consisting of more than 2000 weapons of artistic or historical value.

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  • When provoked it erects the body, and, raising the foot to the breast, strikes downwards with considerable force and rapidity, thus using its sharp and powerful claws as weapons of defence..

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  • The serious fighting, however, was probably left to the ges16cund classes, who possessed horses and more or less effective weapons.

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  • The chief weapons were the sword and spear.

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  • The hilts were often elaborately ornamented and sometimes these weapons were of considerable value.

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  • Other weapons appear to have been quite rare.

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  • They are armed with golden weapons and lightnings.

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  • Great improvements took place likewise in armour and weapons; the equipment of the warriors whose relics have been found in the Schleswig bog-deposits, dating from the 4th and 5th centuries, appears to have been vastly superior to that which Tacitus represents as normal among the Germani of his day.

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  • Of the special regard which Henry seemed to have conceived for him Latimer took advantage to pen the famous letter on the free circulation of the Bible, an address remarkable, not only for what Froude justly calls " its almost unexampled grandeur," but for its striking repudiation of the aid of temporal weapons to defend the faith, "for God," he says, "will not have it defended by man or man's power, but by His Word only, by which He hath evermore defended it, and that by a way far above man's power and reason."

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  • " washed his weapons in the great sea," and exacted tribute from the kings of Tyre, Sidon, Byblus and other cities, including Arvad (Keilinschr.

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  • Throughout 1879 and 1880 Itagaki's followers evinced no little skill in employing the weapons of local association, public meetings and platform tours, and in November 1881 the first genuine political party was formed in Japan under the name of Jiyu-15, with Itagaki for declared leader.

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  • 3 But in later and less barbarous times they were generally evidenced and celebrated by a formal and reciprocal exchange of weapons and armour.

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  • in gold on a blue ground, surmounted by the imperial crown, and surrounded by a trophy of weapons and green and white flags, and a circular red and gold star with a blue St Andrew's cross.

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  • The badge has an elaborate design; it consists of a star of purple, red, yellow, gold and silver rays, on which are displayed old Japanese weapons, banners and shields in various coloured enamels, the whole surmounted by a golden kite with outstretched wings.

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  • Pathos and indignation, subtlety and simplicity, personal appeal and political reasoning, were the alternate weapons with which she fought against all odds of evidence or inference, and disputed step by step every inch of debatahle ground.

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  • Realizing the inefficiency of their old missiles when opposed to musket balls, they laid aside their bows, and armed themselves with spears, swords or other weapons fitted for close combat.

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  • His most formidable assailant was Johann Melchior Goeze (1717-1786), the chief pastor of Hamburg, a sincere and earnest theologian, but utterly unscrupulous in his choice of weapons against an opponent.

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  • Here, ruling the Danubian provinces, he was on the confines of the two empires, and, in the words of the poet Claudian, he "sold his alternate oaths to either throne," and made the imperial arsenals prepare the weapons with which to arm his Gothic followers for the next campaign.

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  • The establishment of San Vito is devoted entirely to the production of artillery; that of San Bartolomeo is exclusively used for electrical works and the manufacture 'of submarine weapons, especially torpedoes.

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  • The advantage of this arrangement was that it left all hands free to fight, a barrier could be formed with the oars and yards, and the enemy's chance of making use of his superior numbers to attack on both sides would be, as far as possible, limited - a great point when all fighting was with the sword, or with such feeble missile weapons as bows and javelins.

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  • Tillotson employed his controversial weapons with some skill against atheism and popery.

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  • Brescia has considerable factories of iron ware, particularly fire-arms and weapons (one of the government small arms factories being situated here), also of woollens, linens and silks, matches, candles, &c. The stone quarries of Mazzano, 8 m.

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  • Remains of gladiators' armour and weapons were found in some of the rooms, and in one, traces of the stocks used to confine insubordinate gladiators.

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  • Lastly Neopythagoreanism furnished Neoplatonism with the weapons with which pagan philosophy made its last stand against Christianity.

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  • He shows advance in every direction, and by the end of the later Neolithic period he is master of the arts of pottery and spinning, is engaged in agricultural pursuits, owns domestic animals, and makes weapons and tools of fine shape, either ground and polished or beautifully chipped.

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  • From the finds in Bavarian graves it appears that the chief weapons were the dagger and the long pointed Paistab (palstave), while a short dagger fixed like an axe on a long shaft is characteristic of the North.

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  • The ornamentation is of the conventionalized plant type: gold is freely used, and enamel, of a kind different from the Roman enamel used later in Germany, is applied to weapons and ornaments.

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  • On the contrary, weapons are seldom found, at any rate in graves, the objects in which bear witness to a life of extraordinary luxury.

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  • The weapons are the spat ha, or double-bladed German sword, the sax (a short sword, or long knife, semispathium), the knife, shield, and the favorite German axe, though this latter is not found in Bavaria.

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  • The progress of technical studies and industrial enterprise enabled Germany to take a leading place in railway and shipbuilding,in the manufacture of military weapons, in chemical experiments, and in electrical work.

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  • There was, indeed, more than a zeal for pure learning behind this new movement; for both parties in the great religious controversy of the time used these records of the past as a storehouse of weapons of offence.

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  • Dikwa is the centre of an important trade of which the chief articles are coffee, sugar, velvet, silk and weapons, as well as gold and silver objects brought by caravans from Tripoli.

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  • Antiquities, Sites, &c.The remains for archaeological investigation in Egypt may be roughly classified as material and literary: to the latter belong the texts on papyri and the inscriptions, to the former the sites of ancient towns with the temples, fortifications and houses; remains of roads, canals, quarries and other matters falling within the domain of ancient topography; the larger monuments, as obelisks, statues, stelae, &c.; and finally the small antiquitiesutensils, clothes, weapons, amulets, &c. Where moisture can reach the antiquities their preservation is no better in Egypt than it would have been in other countries; for this reason all the papyri in the Delta have perished unless they happen to have been charred by fire.

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  • In the limestone was found the flint or chert used for weapons and instruments in early times.

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  • Arms and ArmourFrom the contents of graves and other remains, and the sculptured and painted scenes, an approximate idea can be obtained of the weapons of the Egyptians at all periods from the prehistoric age onwards.

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  • A large number of utensils, articles of furniture and the like were placed in the burial-chamber for the use of the deadjars, weapons, mirrors, and even chairs, musical instruments and wigs.

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  • (10) The miscellaneous small remains of toilet objects, ornaments, weapons, &c., many of which bear royal names.

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  • The ensuing night in Cairo presented a curious spectacle; many of the inhabitants, believing that this envoy would put an end to their miseries, fired off their weapons as they paraded the streets with bands of music. The silhdgr, imagining the noise to be a fray, marched in.

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  • The prevailing mode of sepulture in all the different varieties of these structures is by the deposit of the body in a contracted position, accompanied by weapons and implements of stone, occasionally by ornaments of gold, jet or amber.

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  • In addition to the varied and beautiful forms of implements and weapons - frequently ornamented with a high degree of artistic taste - armlets and other personal ornaments in gold, amber, jet and bronze are not uncommon.

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  • In a chamber abaft the mast the viking had been laid, with his weapons, and together with him were buried twelve horses, six dogs and a peacock.

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  • In these mounds cremation appears more frequently than inhumation; and both are accompanied by implements, weapons and ornaments of stone and bone.

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  • Spears of iron-wood, abundantly barbed, and small bows and bamboo arrows free from poison are their principal weapons."

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  • VOlundr's sword, Mimung, with which he won this victory, was one of the famous weapons in German epic poetry.

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  • The attacks of rationalism, aided by Greek philosophy, were repelled and vanquished by the weapons of scholastic dialectic borrowed from the enemy; on most points of dispute discussion was forbidden altogether, and faith in what is written in Koran and tradition was enjoined without question as to how these things were true (bila kaifa).

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  • In view of the connexion, the poem is interpreted as expressing Lamech's exultation at the advantage he expects to derive from Tubal-Cain's new inventions; the worker in bronze will forge for him new and formidable weapons, so that he will be able to take signal vengeance for the least injury.

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  • Smaller elliptical houses were found near by, with geometric potsherds, bronzes, and a few iron weapons.

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  • A tumulus and cist graves were dug containing weapons, fibulae, and pottery of sub-Mycenaean type like that previously found at Theotoku.

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  • The Iron Age in Europe is characterized by an elaboration of designs in weapons, implements and utensils.

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  • These are no longer cast but hammered into shape, and decoration is elaborate curvilixear rather than simple rectilinear, the forms and character of the ornamentation of the northern European weapons resembling in some respects Roman arms, while in others they are peculiar and evidently representative of northern art.

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  • The weapons which they forged in the interests of Parmenides were to be used with equal effect against themselves.

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  • On the one hand he turned his weapons against the rationalistic school, who reduced religion to the modicum compatible with an ordinary worldly mind.

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  • The Xenien succeeded as a retaliation on the critics, but the masterpieces which followed them proved in the long run much more effective weapons against the prevailing mediocrity.

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  • The European graveyard has repeatedly been the scene of outrages perpetrated, it is believed, by natives from the mainland of Borneo, the graves being rifled and the hair of the head and other parts of the corpses being carried off to furnish ornaments to weapons and ingredients in the magic philtres of the natives.

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  • Stones and other weapons were freely used, and several of the combatants and bystanders were seriously injured.

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  • The first of these, casting is chiefly adapted for bronze, or ' Analyses of the iron of prehistoric weapons have brought to light the interesting fact that many of these earliest specimens of iron manufacture contain a considerable percentage of nickel.

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  • In the time of Cellini this process was copied in Italy, and largely used, especially for the decoration of weapons and armour.

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  • In the same year he proceeded to study in Paris, and was commissioned by the duc de Luynes to collect material from the Greek and Latin writers for his work on the weapons of the ancients.

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  • Every boy as soon as he reaches sixteen is brought into the Jemda and given weapons which he carries till he is sixty.

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  • The Berbers' weapons are those of the Arab: the long straight sword, the slightly curved and highly ornamented dagger, and the long gun.

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  • In this way he calculated that he could have raised 1,000,000 men armed with modern weapons, but his chief difficulty would be money and transport.

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  • Cicero had a perfect mastery of all weapons wielded by a pleader in Rome.

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  • Everywhere else the change from iron weapons to bronze is immediate, but at Hallstatt iron is seen gradually superseding bronze, first for ornament, then for edging cutting instruments, then replacing fully the old bronze types, and finally taking new forms of its own.

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  • The weapons and axes are mostly iron, a few being bronze.

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  • Jefferson's peace policy - or, more correctly, Madison's peace policy - of commercial restrictions to coerce Great Britain and France he continued to follow until 1812, when he was forced to change these futile commercial weapons for a policy of war, which was very popular with the extreme French wing of his party.

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  • Madison himself had attempted alternately to prevent war by his "commercial weapons" and to prepare the country for war, but he had met with no success, because of the tricky diplomacy of Great Britain and of France, and because of the general distrust of him coupled with the particular opposition to the war of the prosperous New England Federalists, who suggested with the utmost seriousness that his resignation should be demanded.

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  • The "commercial weapons" with which he wished to prevent armed conflict proved less useful in his day than they have since been in international disputes.

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  • They are formidable weapons, of coarse manufacture, but with richly ornamented handles; and they frequently bear proverbial inscriptions suitable to their murderous appearance.

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  • The industries of the natives are confined to such crafts as spinning and weaving and dyeing, the manufacture of iron weapons and implements, boatand shipbuilding, &c. More particularly in the southeastern division, and especially in the districts of Negara, Banjermasin, Amuntai and Martapura, shipbuilding, ironforging, goldand silversmith's work, and the polishing of diamonds, are industries of high development in the larger centres of population.

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  • Among the dedications, the most interesting historically are a set of weapons dedicated by King Pyrrhus from the spoils of the Romans, including characteristic specimens of the pilum.

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  • Besides the implements and weapons of iron there are fibulae and brooches of bronze, weaving combs and spindle-whorls, a bronze mirror and tweezers, wheel-made pottery as well as hand-made, ornamented with Late Celtic patterns, a bowl of thin bronze decorated with bosses, the nave of a wooden wheel with holes for twelve spokes, and a dug-out canoe.

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  • On the other hand, the implements and weapons found in the Scottish and Irish crannogs are usually of iron, or, if objects of bronze and stone are found, they are commonly such as were in use in the Iron Age.

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  • Unconsciously and to its own ultimate damage the Reformation forged the weapons of progress; but it was itself in no sense, except the institutional and political, the end of that religious history inaugurated before the Council of Nicaea.

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  • But the unity of the Odyssey as a whole is apparently beyond the reach of the existing weapons of criticism.

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  • Yet the popes laid aside none of their medieval claims, or even their traditional weapons.

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  • These innovators found, however, small support, and were defeated by opponents who used the same logical weapons with authority to back them.

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  • In the second stage, implements of true bronze (9 to io% tin) become common; painted pottery of buff clay with dull black geometrical patterns appears alongside the red-ware; and foreign imports occur, such as Egyptian blue-glazed beads (XIIth-XIIIth Dynasty, 2500-2000 B.C.),1 and cylindrical Asiatic seals (one of Sargon I., 2000 B.C.).2 In the third stage, Aegean colonists introduced the Mycenaean (late Minoan) culture and industries; with new types of weapons, wheel-made pottery, and a naturalistic art which rapidly becomes conventional; gold and ivory are abundant, and glass and enamels are known.

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  • Iron, which occurs rarely, and almost exclusively for ornaments, in a few tombs at Enkomi, suddenly superseded bronze for tools and weapons, and its introduction was accompanied, as in the Aegean, by economic, and probably by political changes, which broke up the high civilization of the Mycenaean colonies, and reduced them to poverty, 1 Myres, Journ.

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  • From an early age he excelled in horsemanship and the use of weapons, and regarded himself as appointed to free the Hindus from the Mahommedan yoke.

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  • Thus among the tribes of south-eastern Australia described by Mr Howitt, 10 the native rites and laws handed down from generation to generation were supposed to have been first imparted by some higher being such as Nurrundere, who made all things on the earth; or Nurelli, who created the whole country, with the rivers, trees and animals; or Daramulun, who (like Nurrundere) bestowed weapons on the men, and instituted the rites and ceremonies connected with life and death.

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  • As large vessels can sail up to the town, it is a trade centre for the products of the districts along the banks of the Barito and Martapura, such as benzoin, rattans, wax, gold, diamonds, iron and weapons.

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  • Rough woollen cloth and mohair are woven by the natives, who also make excellent fire-arms and other weapons.

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  • But even at this stage of his career the pessimism of his later writings began to manifest itself, together with a susceptibility to morbid fears which led him to keep loaded weapons always at his bedside.

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  • He fights with the weapons of physical doctrine and on the basis of the material earth.

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  • On the road the carrying of weapons is necessary.

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  • But it was not by these weapons, nor by~ hand to hand fighting, that the Persian victories were won.

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  • The Umbrians, who were part of the Alpine Celts, had been pressing down into Italy from the Bronze Age, though checked completely by the rise of the Etruscan power in the ioth century B.C. The invention of iron weapons made the Celts henceforth irresistible.

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  • Bruce threw his infantry reserve into the battle, the arrows of the English archers wounded the men-at-arms of their own side, and the remnants of the leading line were tired and disheartened when the final impetus to their rout was given by the historic charge of the "gillies," some thousands of Scottish campfollowers who suddenly emerged from the woods, blowing horns, waving such weapons as they possessed, and holding aloft improvised banners.

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  • His interest in the evolution of the rifle early extended itself to other weapons and instruments in the history of man, and he became a collector of articles illustrating the development of human invention.

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  • BRONZE AGE, the name given by archaeologists to that stage in human culture, intermediate between the Stone and Iron Ages, when weapons, utensils and implements were, as a general rule, made of bronze.

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  • From the similarity of types of weapons and implements of the period found throughout Europe a relatively synchronous commencement has been inferred for the Bronze Age in Europe, fixed by most authorities at between 2000 B.C. to 1800 B.C. But it must have been earlier in some countries, and is certainly known to have been later in others; while the Mexicans and Peruvians were still in their bronze age in recent times.

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  • They have found their chief argument in the fact that weapons of these ages have been found side by side in prehistoric burial-places.

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  • The Bronze Age in Europe is characterized by weapons, utensils and implements, distinct in design and size from those in use in the preceding or succeeding stage of man's civilization.

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  • Besides varied and beautiful weapons, frequently exhibiting high workmanship, amulets, coronets, diadems of solid gold, and vases of elegant form and ornamentation in gold and bronze are found in the barrows.

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  • The bishop, very naturally averse to these high-handed proceedings, sent armed men to the church to arrest Tausen, but the burghers, who had brought their weapons with them, drove back "the bishop's swains."

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  • The author meets these with the weapons commanded for the purpose in I Tim.

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  • His weapons, tools and other appliances such as the hammer, hatchet, spear, knife, awl, thread, net, canoe, &c., are the evident rudimentary analogues of what still remains in use among Europeans.

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  • Again, the funeral offerings of food, clothing, weapons, &c., to the dead are absolutely intelligible and purposeful among savage races, who believe that the souls of the departed are ethereal beings capable of consuming food, and of receiving and using the souls or phantoms of any objects sacrificed for their use.

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  • 9 contains tools and weapons of the Neolithic period such as are dug up on European soil; they are evident relics of ancient populations who used them till replaced by metal.

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  • on the ground, as though they had been the rough tools and weapons of the rude inhabitants of the land at no very distant period.

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  • Their weapons were the wooden club or waddy notched to the grasp, and spears of sticks, often crooked but well balanced, with points sharpened by tool or fire, and sometimes.

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  • They placed weapons near the grave for the dead friend's soul to use, and drove out disease from the sick by exorcising the ghost which was supposed to have caused it.

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  • Every able-bodied Abyssinian is expected to join the army in case of need, and a force, well armed with modern weapons, approaching 250,000 can be placed in the field.

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  • His strongest weapons were the fine presence, the affable manners (even with citizens), and the love of pleasure and entertainments which secured his personal popularity.

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  • Though they are mainly dependent on the chase for food, their weapons are still the spear and the bow, the latter being made of wood and strung with bamboo.

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  • The famous Noric steel was largely used for the Roman weapons ("Noricus ensis," Horace, Odes, i.

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  • The Hallstatt cemeteries contained weapons and ornaments from the Bronze age, through the period of transition, up to the fully-developed Iron age.

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  • The knights went out to seek their weapons, and when armed followed him into the north transept, where they fell upon him and brutally slew him with many sword-strokes (December 29, 1170).

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  • The shire levies which had served the king so well against the feudal rebels of 1173 were reorganized, with uniformity of weapons and armour, by the Assize of Arms of Ii81.

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  • His weapons were trust and confidence.

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  • Burlingame accepted the challenge and specified rifles as the weapons to be used; his second chose Navy Island, above the Niagara Falls, and in Canada, as the place for the meeting.

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  • Alphonse de Candolle, who has collected the evidence on this point, draws attention to the fact that no traces of this cereal have hitherto been found in Egyptian monuments, or in the earlier Swiss dwellings, though seeds have been found in association with weapons of the Bronze period at Olmiitz.

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  • It is remarked by Pliny that, previous to the existence of the Indian demand, the Gauls were in the habit of using it for the ornamentation of their weapons of war and helmets; but in his day, so great was the Eastern demand, that it was very rarely seen even in the regions which produced it.

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  • Against disaffection the government was armed with formidable weapons: the Committee of General Security and the Revolutionary Tribunal.

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  • Their chief weapons are poisoned arrows.

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  • Moreover, in a certain sense the very feelings of remorse and penitence which are the chief weapons in the libertarians' armoury testify to the truth of the determinists' contention.

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  • All sorts of jingling sounds also are music to the ear, especially the clattering in time of strings of beans in their dry shells, and so these and other rattles are found attached to the drum, leg-bands and many of the utensils, implements and weapons.

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  • Papuan weapons are the bow and arrow (in the Fly River region, the north and north-east coasts); a beheading knife of a sharp segment of bamboo; a shafted stone club - rayed, disk shaped or ball-headed (in use all over the island); spears of various forms, pointed and barbed; the spear-thrower (on the Finsch coast); and hardwood clubs and shields, widely differing in pattern and ornamentation with the district of their manufacture.

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  • Earthenware, weapons and silk and cotton fabrics are the principal products of the manufacturing industry.

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  • The principal uses to which flint has been put are the fabrication of weapons in Palaeolithic and Neolithic times.

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  • Flint implements and weapons >>

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  • The weapons of the Fijians are spears, slings, throwing clubs and bows and arrows.

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  • Bronze was known to them, and from it tools and weapons were made.

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  • bile), bulláns, pillar stones, weapons.

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  • The principal weapons of the Irish soldiers were a lance, a sword and a shield; though prior to the Anglo-Norman invasion they had adopted the battle-axe from the Scandinavians.

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  • Disbanded troops are the ready weapons of1641.

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  • The weapons were amputating knives imported for the purpose.

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  • Archaeologists are acquainted with objects of early art and craftsmanship, rude clay pipkins and stone weapons, which can only be classed as " human," and which do not bear much impress of any one national taste and skill.

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  • Its main features may be summed as follows: - a purely agricultural life, with the plantain, yam and manioc (the last two of American origin) as the staple food; cannibalism common; rectangular houses with ridged roofs; scar-tattooing; clothing of bark-cloth or palm-fibre; occasional chipping or extraction of upper incisors; bows with strings of cane, as the principal weapons, shields of wood or wickerwork; religion, a primitive form of fetishism with the belief that death is due to witchcraft; ordeals, secret societies, the use of masks and anthropomorphic figures, and wooden gongs.

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  • These are distinguished by circular huts with domed or conical roofs; clothing of skin or leather; occasional chipping or extraction of lower incisors; spears as the principal weapons, bows, where found, with a sinew cord, shields of hide or leather; religion, ancestor-worship with belief in the power of the magicians as rain-makers.

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  • STONE AGE, the term employed by anthropologists to describe the earliest stage of human civilization when man had gained no knowledge of metals, and his weapons and utensils were formed of stone, horn or bone.

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  • Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstown used one as a stable in the rebellion of 1745; weapons of prehistoric man were found in another, and the roof of a third is carved with ornaments and emblems of early Celtic art.

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  • Ruins of the old walls and towers still survive, as well as numerous kurgans or burial-mounds, with inscriptions, some in Arabic (1222-1341), others in Armenian (years 557, 984 and 986), and yet others in Turkic. Upon being opened these tombs were found to contain weapons, implements, utensils, and silver and copper coins, bearing inscriptions, 1 Letters and Papers, x.

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  • A homestead of a head of a family to the value of $1000 is exempt from forced sale except for the collection of taxes, debts contracted for its purchase or in making improvements upon it, or fines for voting out of the election district, for carrying concealed weapons, or for giving away or selling intoxicating liquors on election days.

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  • I was temporarily encouraged when I saw it was stocked with carpentry tools; saws, hammers, nails, all potential weapons!

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  • The barracks at HQ are full from the incoming Guardians, and I have an emergency order for more weapons in.

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  • Where the altar would've been were two long buffet tables lined with weapons.

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  • Talon drew his weapons, but the Black God smiled.

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  • The man in the corner took that as in invitation to approach, and she moved behind the table her father used for laying out pieces of disassembled weapons in the center of the armory.

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  • I disabled your beacon and removed your weapons from your room.

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  • "I'll put out a recruitment requirement for a new Traveler," Dusty said and begin handing him weapons.

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  • She tugged off her weapons and stripped down to her bra and pants.

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  • The weapons lining his body and tucked into pockets of his trench coat were items of comfort rather than necessity; his hands alone had ended the lives of more humans and Immortals than there were stars in the sky he stared into.

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  • You're an off-duty serial killer with an affinity for weapons with blades who believes in imaginary creatures and takes the time to talk to crazy women lying on the beach.

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  • Any immortal who comes must check their weapons --and their talents --at the door, or be rendered dead-

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  • "I hope you.re good at what you do," she said with some discomfort as he continued to load his body with weapons.

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  • All the spaceships, computers, and weapons within the Five Galaxies were made from ore from Anshan mines-- even the swords, the only weapons sanctioned by the Planetary Council as fair and appropriate for man-to-man combat.

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  • Her hands shook of their own accord as her gaze swept over them and their advanced weapons.

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  • There were infrastructure keypads and a few of the nuke, bio, electromagnetic, and chem keypads for the East Coast weapons systems.

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  • Solar generator, a year's supply of food, weapons.

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  • "Yes, sir," one answered and lowered his weapons.

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  • He calmly interjected himself with more drugs to supplement his waning strength then stripped out of the heavier weapons, opting for a knife and small laser gun.

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  • Gabe leaned across her to grab the bag with his weapons' polishing supplies.  A necklace with two emeralds – identical to the one he'd given her to wear – dangled above her.

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  • He heard a groan from nearby and lowered his weapons, the first to step away to see whose body lay before Her.  It was Kiki's.  Rhyn smelled blood before he saw the soaked clothing of his half-brother.  Ignoring Death, Rhyn rolled Kiki onto his back.

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  • He loved war, the all consuming sensations of battle from the metallic scent of weapons and blood to the burn of his muscles as he fought beyond his normal capabilities.

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  • The wealthiest of the warriors gathered outside the stables, armed with well-made weapons that would pay for enough clothing for all the poor in Landis.

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