Without demanding a surrender, they furiously assaulted the garrison, which was happily prepared
to oppose them; and, after they had expended much ammunition in vain, and killed the cattle round the fort, not being likely to make themselves masters of this place, they raised the siege, and departed in the morning of the third day after they came, with the loss of about thirty killed, and the number of wounded uncertain.
At ten o'clock, the king's collation, consisting of preserves and other delicacies, was prepared in the little room on the side of the church of St.
A private room had been prepared for the king and another for Monsieur.
The nurse, having placed the beverage prepared by the doctor within reach of the patient, and locked the door, was listening with terror to the comments of the servants in the kitchen, and storing her memory with all the horrible stories which had for some months past amused the occupants of the ante-chambers in the house of the king's attorney.
Still, she felt her pulse, and finding it throb violently she remembered that the best method of dispelling such illusions was to drink, for a draught of the beverage prepared by the doctor to allay her fever seemed to cause a reaction of the brain, and for a short time she suffered less.
The Indian is a vigilant and crafty foe, by no means given to hair-brained assaults; he seldom attacks when he finds his foe well prepared
and on the alert.
The army must be prepared
to embark in a fortnight at the very latest.
With much care I prepared
the best address that I was capable of.
After washing and dressing, Prince Andrew came into the diplomat's luxurious study and sat down to the dinner prepared
Da Souza entered presently, apologetic and abject, prepared
at the same time to extenuate and deny.
Button-Bright looked curiously at the man who had "no appetite inside him," for the Tin Woodman, although he had prepared
so fine a feast for his guests, ate not a mouthful himself, sitting patiently in his place to see that all built so they could eat were well and plentifully served.
Not being prepared
with an answer to the question, the Man with a Shotgun sagaciously removed the propounder.
He had taken, as I supposed he would, the gallery on his right,--that is to say, the road he had prepared
for his flight.
The wind died down in the afternoon, and we were prepared
to start the following morning.
The one thing the husband had a right to was to demand satisfaction with a weapon in his hand, and Vronsky was prepared
for this at any minute.