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He spoke Italian like a Tuscan, and Spanish like a Castilian; he would have been free, and happy with Mercedes and his father, whereas he was now confined in the Chateau d'If, that impregnable fortress, ignorant of the future destiny of his father and Mercedes; and all this because he had trusted to Villefort's promise.
Afterward I learned that thern spies had been aware of my coming for hours before I reached the hidden fortress.
While there is hope of succor, this fortress will I defend, though it be to be done with pebbles gathered on the lake shore.
Hemmed in here by the massive thickness of walls and arches, the storm within the fortress and without was only audible to them in a dull, subdued way, as if the noise out of which they had come had almost destroyed their sense of hearing.
Seven prisoners released, seven gory heads on pikes, the keys of the accursed fortress of the eight strong towers, some discovered letters and other memorials of prisoners of old time, long dead of broken hearts,--such, and such--like, the loudly echoing footsteps of Saint Antoine escort through the Paris streets in mid-July, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine.
He might one day find Loewestein dull, or the air of the place unhealthy, or the gin bad, and leave the fortress, and take his daughter with him, when Cornelius and Rosa would again be separated.
The fortress, considered to bethe pride of Ismayilli, is associated with the name of the outstanding Albanian commander and ruler Javanshir Mehrad, who ruled in 642-681.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 28, 2017-SoftBank Group acquires Fortress Investment Group for USD3.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 28, 2017-SoftBank Group acquires Fortress Investment Group
has closed its acquisition of US-based investment firm Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG) for approximately USD 3.
KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- Russian Embassy in Kuwait and the National Council for Culture, Art and Letters (NCCAL) launched the Russian Cinema Nights, showing movies of the World War II with The Brest Fortress being the highlight of Sunday evening.
The biggest fortress ever uncovered in Israel from the pre-Herod period was inaugurated on Tuesday in a secret ceremony.
An ancient fortress in Tabuk has been restored and is all set to welcome visitors.
Oracle researchers are winding down development of the Fortress programming language for high-performance computing nearly 10 years after the effort was started by Sun Microsystems.
The Skopje Fortress is closed for citizens and visitors and journalists are also banned from seeing what is going on at these premises.