On every side lay cultivated fields showing no sign of war and war's ravages
. From the chimneys of the farmhouses thin ascensions of blue smoke signaled preparations for a day's peaceful toil.
In the meantime Telegonus, while travelling in search of his father, lands on Ithaca and ravages
the island: Odysseus comes out to defend his country, but is killed by his son unwittingly.
A state like this would ever be exposed to the invasions of those who were powerful and inclined to attack it; but, as has been already mentioned, its situation preserves it, as it is free from the inroads of foreigners; and for this reason the family slaves still remain quiet at Crete, while the Helots are perpetually revolting: for the Cretans take no part in foreign affairs, and it is but lately that any foreign troops have made an attack upon the island; and their ravages
soon proved the ineffectualness of their laws.
He examined many things minutely--strange tools and weapons, books, paper, clothing-- what little had withstood the ravages
of time in the humid atmosphere of the jungle coast.
Fortunately, in these regions, there is some sort of compensation for their ravages
, since the natives gather these insects in great numbers and greedily eat them."
He who is the religious advocate of marriage robs whole millions of its sacred influence, and leaves them to the ravages
of wholesale pollution.
Among these nations the Galles, who first alarmed the world in 1542, have remarkably distinguished themselves by the ravages
they have committed, and the terror they have raised in this part of Africa.
I survived, through no personal virtue, but because I did not have the chemistry of a dipsomaniac and because I possessed an organism unusually resistant to the ravages
of John Barleycorn.
The country thereabout had suffered severely from the ravages
of war, having been occupied alternately
Miss Haldane met this difficulty with a suggestion, which could only have proceeded from a judgment already disturbed by the ravages
of the tender passion.
You must guard the tree for nine days and nine nights from the ravages
of two wild black wolves, who will try to harm it.
While they are conquering Oz I'll get the Magic Belt, and then only the Nomes will remain to ravage