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If the nation happens, on any emergency, to be more united by the necessity of self-defense, its situation is still deplorable.
Equally unfit for self-government and self-defense, it has long been at the mercy of its powerful neighbors; who have lately had the mercy to disburden it of one third of its people and territories.
Levin in self-defense began to describe what took place in the meetings in his district.
We do not kill except in self-defense," he replied; "self-defense and punishment.
They were too well occupied in self-defense to attempt to halt him, nor could they have done so other than by the wasting of a precious bullet which might be needed the next instant to turn the charge of a savage foe.
And when he killed for revenge, or in self-defense, he did that also without hysteria, for it was a very businesslike proceeding which admitted of no levity.
But I was raised in the United States, and I won't allow any one-horse chicken of the Land of Ev to run over me and put on airs, as long as I can lift a claw in self-defense.
You would be first, John Carter; but you may only win that honor by the will of the entire council that Lorquas Ptomel meet you in combat, or should he attack you, you may kill him in self-defense, and thus win first place.
The prevalence of the force of the "independent right" theory has colored commanders' views on the interplay of self-defense and mission-accomplishment ROE and threatens to undermine the disciplined application of combat power during operations.
MP Galina Skripkina (SDPK faction) presenting the bill said the amendments legally recognize any actions, taken by citizens in their own homes to protect their life, health, and property, as self-defense.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukrainian aircraft have attacked positions of self-defense forces near Saur Mogila Hill in the East of Ukraine's Eastern Donetsk region, where self-defense troops are trying to repel the attack, using anti-aircraft guns, reports said.
Self-defense classes have been taught in the United States since the 1970s, developed by feminists who saw rape and other forms of violence against women as a key source of social inequality.