The instant my father was dead creditors seemed to spring up out of the ground, and to assail us en masse
. Everything that we possessed had to be surrendered to them, including a little house which my father had bought six months after our arrival in St.
One afternoon (I had then been three weeks at Lowood), as I was sitting with a slate in my hand, puzzling over a sum in long division, my eyes, raised in abstraction to the window, caught sight of a figure just passing: I recognised almost instinctively that gaunt outline; and when, two minutes after, all the school, teachers included, rose en masse
, it was not necessary for me to look up in order to ascertain whose entrance they thus greeted.
The whole population of the great six-million city was stirring, slipping, running; pres- ently it would be pouring EN MASSE
You are supposed to have escaped, en masse
, from your keepers.
In other words, on learning that the old lady had changed her mind about departing, and was bent on setting out for the Casino again, the whole of our gang (Polina only excepted) proceeded en masse
to her rooms, for the purpose of finally and frankly treating with her.
Had the abhorred effort been extorted from them by injudicious and arbitrary measures on the part of the Professor, they would have resisted as obstinately, as clamorously, as desperate swine; and though not brave singly, they were relentless acting EN MASSE
This spirit had infected the Mercenaries, of which three regiments in particular were ready to come over to us en masse
Aglaya, however, suggested that it was a little unceremonious to go en masse
to see him.
The demonstrators had gathered at the Tugu Negara further down the road earlier before marching en masse
to Parliament to express their unhappiness over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project - the land-strapped state government's initiative to build three artificial islands in the Straits of Malacca to shore up investments.
He said they resigned en masse
after realising that they were not welcomed in the BDP.
Vitug, whose last assignment was with the Navotas police as a patrol officer, was among the Caloocan police officers relieved en masse
in 2017, according to Navotas police chief Col.
Summary: Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Mar 5 (ANI): The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ministers have complained to Chief Electoral Officer of Andhra Pradesh Gopal Krishna Dwivedi about the en masse
applications for deletion of voters from electoral rolls.