The quarters of Monsieur were at Dompierre; the quarters of the king were sometimes at Estree, sometimes at Jarrie; the cardinal's quarters were upon the downs, at the bridge of La Pierre, in a simple house without any entrenchment
. So that Monsieur watched Bassompierre; the king, the Duc d'Angouleme; and the cardinal, M.
Caesar, of course, had a little place at Walton - a camp, or an entrenchment
, or something of that sort.
Either consulting their usual wary method of advancing, or admonished by the threatening attitudes of two figures, who had thrust forth the barrels of as many old muskets from behind the stone entrenchment
, the new comers halted, under favour of an inequality in the ground, where a growth of grass thicker than common offered the advantage of concealment.
Near Maidstone they came on a string of eleven motor-guns of peculiar construction halted by the roadside, with a number of businesslike engineers grouped about them watching through field-glasses some sort of entrenchment
that was going on near the crest of the downs.
Having ridden beyond the village, continually meeting and overtaking soldiers and officers of various regiments, they saw on their left some entrenchments being thrown up, the freshly dug clay of which showed up red.
But the guns remained loaded, the loopholes in blockhouses and entrenchments looked out just as menacingly, and the unlimbered cannon confronted one another as before.
For be a man's intellectual superiority what it will, it can never assume the practical, available supremacy over other men, without the aid of some sort of external arts and entrenchments
, always, in themselves, more or less paltry and base.
Nicholl, driven into his last entrenchments
, and not able to fight personally in the cause, resolved to fight with money.
The first to fall was the Goletta, until then reckoned impregnable, and it fell, not by any fault of its defenders, who did all that they could and should have done, but because experiment proved how easily entrenchments
could be made in the desert sand there; for water used to be found at two palms depth, while the Turks found none at two yards; and so by means of a quantity of sandbags they raised their works so high that they commanded the walls of the fort, sweeping them as if from a cavalier, so that no one was able to make a stand or maintain the defence.
Whether or no the sharp vigour of this sally on a weak point of Mrs Wilfer's entrenchments
might have routed that heroine for the time, is rendered uncertain by the arrival of a flag of truce in the person of Mr George Sampson: bidden to the feast as a friend of the family, whose affections were now understood to be in course of transference from Bella to Lavinia, and whom Lavinia kept-- possibly in remembrance of his bad taste in having overlooked her in the first instance--under a course of stinging discipline.
Caligan Partners announced earlier that it has filed a preliminary consent statement with the SEC for shareholders to act by written consent to effect the replacement of four directors of AMAG and to, among other things, amend the company's bylaws "to help prevent against entrenchment
by incumbent directors." Caligan's nominees are Paul Fonteyne, former CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Lisa Gersh, former CEO of Alexander Wang, Goop, and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, David Johnson, Managing Partner of Caligan Partners LP, and Kenneth Shea, Senior Advisor, Guggenheim Securities.
People of the city demands a more permanent solution of the misery from the administration and hope that strict action is to be taken against the entrenchment