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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.
If the mutineers succeeded in crossing the stockade, he argued, they would take possession of any unprotected loophole and shoot us down like rats in our own stronghold.
This stronghold was defended by Paul Holl, who, for several months, without provisions or ammunition, held out until Colonel Faidherbe came to his relief.
After that it would be but a short time before he had surrounded the Arab stronghold and punished the motley crew of wrongdoers who inhabited it.
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?
When you have the enemy's strongholds on your rear, and narrow passes in front, it is hemmed-in ground.
Oil and gas company Stronghold Energy II Holdings LLC reported on Friday the receipt of a line of equity financing, valued at up to USD150m, from funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops stormed the stronghold of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) again in Northeastern Hama on Tuesday and drove the terrorists from more villages and hills.
NOEL MEADE will be hoping his patience pays off at Thurles tomorrow as he gets ready to welcome back Grade 1-winning chaser Apache Stronghold, who has been on the sidelines since April 2015 due to a suspensory problem.
For the remainder of 2017, the acquisition of Stronghold is expected to generate USD 6m to USD 7.
Luke's business, Backhouse Group, have partnered with the Vikings for the third year running and they are offering 2017 Stronghold Members an innovative opportunity as part of the club's early bird offer.
Similarly, Altaf Hussain posters were removed from Hyderabad and other urban areas of Sindh, ones stronghold of MQM.
The hill is the ASG's (Abu Sayyaf Group) last stronghold after the terrorists went on the run from the relentless military operation that started last July.
Featuring double-walled, durable polyethylene construction, GEMSTAR Stronghold rotationally molded cases provide superior protection in the most rugged terrain.