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And here we were, perfectly safe in the middle of the river, encircling the Fire People's stronghold.
He knew that since the beginning of time he was the first white man ever to tread the mountain stronghold of Gatoka.
Bareheaded, he stood in the sun and prayed aloud--the mysterious figure of the inevitable white man, who, with Bible, bullet, or rum bottle, has confronted the amazed savage in his every stronghold.
The Crusaders had brought back with them experiences of domestic luxuries, of Damascus carpets and rugs of Aleppo, which made them impatient of the hideous bareness and want of privacy which they found in their ancestral strongholds.
See, now, when we leave the measurer's hands, we are like those strongholds whose angles and different thicknesses have been ascertained by a spy.
And Captain Van Horn, who ruled the Arangi in bare legs, a loin cloth, and a sixpenny under-shirt, and ran cannibal blacks back and forth in the blackbird trade with an automatic strapped to his body waking and sleeping and with his head forfeit in scores of salt- water villages and bush strongholds, and who was esteemed the toughest skipper in the Solomons where only men who are tough may continue to live and esteem toughness, blinked with sudden moisture in his eyes, and could not see for the moment the puppy that quivered all its body of love in his arms and kissed away the salty softness of his eyes.
Not that I--a confirmed and, as Furuseth phrased it, a temperamental idealist-- was to be compelled; but that Wolf Larsen stormed the last strongholds of my faith with a vigour that received respect, while not accorded conviction.
That was a time of color, when the sunlight fell on glancing steel and floating banners; a time of adventure and fierce struggle,--nay, of living, religious art and religious enthusiasm; for were not cathedrals built in those days, and did not great emperors leave their Western palaces to die before the infidel strongholds in the sacred East?
Meanwhile, Betts has issued a plea to the local community to get behind the Vikings and in particular the club's Stronghold initiative.
Mosul / Nina / Peshmerga forces bombed on Saturday the stronghold of Daash near Tal Asgav area north of Mosul, with mortar shells, according to a source in the Ministry of Peshmerga.
The bombing targeted the joint air force command in Sanaa, Rima Hemayed military base in Senhan, stronghold of the former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, south of Sanaa and Al-And air base north of Aden.
You will break free when you uncover the simplicity and power of abiding in God's stronghold.
APACHE Stronghold is difficult to oppose on his eagerly-awaited chasing debut in today's Porter & Co.
Therefore this week's suicide bombing in Hermel, a Hezbollah stronghold near Lebanon's northern border, and another near an Al Manar TV office in Beirut give rise to grave fears that Sunni militants are targeting the Shiites in Lebanon, particularly since these follow many other bombs over the past few months.
Summary: Members of a Lebanese political party were responsible for a rocket attack that targeted the Hezbollah stronghold of Shiyah in May, political and security sources told The Daily Star Monday.