battels


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battels

(ˈbætəlz)
pl n
(Education) (at some universities) the account of a member of a college for board, provisions, and other college expenses
[C16: perhaps from obsolete battle to feed, fatten, of uncertain origin]
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Th' infernal Serpent; he it was, whose guile Stird up with Envy and Revenge, deceiv'd The Mother of Mankinde, what time his Pride Had cast him out from Heav'n, with all his Host Of Rebel Angels, by whose aid aspiring To set himself in Glory above his Peers, He trusted to have equal'd the most High, If he oppos'd; and with ambitious aim Against the Throne and Monarchy of God Rais'd impious War in Heav'n and Battel proud With vain attempt.
yet not for those Nor what the Potent Victor in his rage Can else inflict do I repent or change, Though chang'd in outward lustre; that fixt mind And high disdain, from sence of injur'd merit, That with the mightiest rais'd me to contend, And to the fierce contention brought along Innumerable force of Spirits arm'd That durst dislike his reign, and me preferring, His utmost power with adverse power oppos'd In dubious Battel on the Plains of Heav'n, And shook his throne.
Leader of those Armies bright, Which but th' Omnipotent none could have foyld, If once they hear that voyce, their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers, heard so oft In worst extreams, and on the perilous edge Of battel when it rag'd, in all assaults Their surest signal, they will soon resume New courage and revive, though now they lye Groveling and prostrate on yon Lake of Fire, As we erewhile, astounded and amaz'd, No wonder, fall'n such a pernicious highth.
Princes, Potentates, Warriers, the Flowr of Heav'n, once yours, now lost, If such astonishment as this can sieze Eternal spirits; or have ye chos'n this place After the toyl of Battel to repose Your wearied vertue, for the ease you find To slumber here, as in the Vales of Heav'n?
For those the Race of ISRAEL oft forsook Their living strength, and unfrequented left His righteous Altar, bowing lowly down To bestial Gods; for which their heads as low Bow'd down in Battel, sunk before the Spear Of despicable foes.
News of the fighting between the barons and the King's forces at Rochester, Battel and elsewhere reached the ears of Norman of Torn a few days after the coming of the King's message, but at the same time came other news which hastened his departure toward the south.
In the meantime, Basam Khatab nom de guerre Abu Seif Kafr Owayd, a commander of Ahrar al-Sham and field Commander of Faylaq al-Sham Hassan Abu Khadija were killed in the battels with the army men in Khwein region in Southeastern Idlib.
Regarding the JMPs stance on the ongoing battels and on their relationship with Ansar Allah Zaid said: "we confirm as political parties that we cannot at all tell our brothers in Ansar Allah and the GPC, but Ansar Allah specifically, with all due respect to the great efforts exerted by the GPC, go and fight and we will be sitting here, we are with you and the political system will be with, you and if the situation required that we take up arms we will do that, we are ready to take up arms.
GENEVA, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Special Envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura announced Thursday that the UN had temporary suspended its humanitarian missions in Syria due to the violent battels in Aleppo.
The battels joyned and made a cruell fight, which continued from morning till noone: and then was Naiam taken and brought before Cublai [.
He was one of the first participants in covering the battels of the Syrian Arab Army and the Resistance against the terrorist organizations in Syria.
The Cardinall Iulian mooude this lucklesse Warre, Causing the King and States of Hungarie To breake their truce; which they had solemne sworne; The Pope dispenc't with them, so would not God, It he be witnesse: he wils faith be kept Without exception, be it with Infidels, As this was here; the sequell proude it true, In manner thus: Huniades that mannadgde all, Dislikte this warre: yet Vladislaus This youthfull King, eggde on by Iulian, Would needs breake faith with mighty Amurath, And neere to Varna both their armies met, Where he so plac't his battels as a Lake, Flanckt the left side; a wood was on the reere: And on the right hand all their waggons went: Had they kept so, Byzantium had beene ours: And Greece once more it had beene Christendome.