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By this time the Blackfeet had got possession of the horses, several of their warriors lay dead on the field, and the Nez Perces, ensconced in their lodges, seemed resolved to defend themselves to the last gasp.
The lad insisted on being always at her side, and when at last she was safely ensconced in the bottom of the craft that was to bear them shoreward her grandson dropped catlike after her.
They said no more on the subject till after dinner, when they were ensconced in Sir Nathaniel's study, which was on the top storey.
In a sitting-room on the ground-floor, ensconced in an armchair with her back to the light, was the owner and mistress of the estate, a white-haired woman of not more than sixty, or even less, wearing a large cap.
For those of us who do not spend Yom Kippur ensconced in shul, the year's holiest day leaves us with a conundrum: what to do?
But residents suspect he'll soon be out and ensconced once more in his highly-desirable PS450,000 four-bedroom detached house in North London.
It was a decidedly different style for the papacy usually ensconced inside the frescoed halls of the Vatican.
Yes sir, this rolling tumbler will put your little one firmly in control (and safe, too), as he/she is ensconced inside its protective inflatable honeycomb structure.
Now firmly ensconced as one of the biggest bands in the world - they've shifted a staggering 27 million albums and 20 million singles - will.
This books is firmly ensconced in my own personal Top 10 of single author collections of poetry for the young and it reappears with the same distinctive cover, a wholly unaged old friend.
are we so firmly ensconced in the old tried-and-true methods" [Mentoring Minute, February 2010, p.
The newly-married Lennons spent eight days ensconced at the Canadian city's Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
With his success in the Premiership, his family firmly ensconced in an idyllic area on the south coast, who in their right mind at the age of 60 could contemplate the hazardous task awaiting any individual no matter what the massive remuneration was on offer?
other ensconced in the tub, taking turns, keeping each other company
He is, of course, entitled to his opinion, but all this coming from a man safely ensconced across the water, who learns everything second hand via the media, who has an obvious bias and who it would appear to me does nothing at all to contribute to the community in Cardiff or Wales except snipe from the sidelines.
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