if he ventures (As in Illyria once, they say, he did, To storm a town), ‘tis when he cannot choose; When all the world have fixt their eyes upon him; And then he lives on that for seven years after; But, at a close revenge he never fails.
They stormed the city and' pillaged it (1527).
Between these extremes lie all the rest--from those who live near the ragged edge of Down-and-Out-Land to those who storm the doors of the House of Greatness.
He had chosen instead to storm those inner citadels of wrath and egotism whose fall is the height of a man.
Nay, but even aforetime they trembled when they looked upon him; now therefore that his wrath for his friend is waxen terrible I fear me lest he overleap the bound of fate, and storm the wall."
Then the region which all my preceding life I had not seen, appeared to be pleasantly familiar, and when once, at the very beginning, I received the order to storm a village occupied by Turks, I thought it would not be much trouble, I had done it so frequently and nothing had ever happened.
Probably he is killed in feud; but his clansmen, Guthlaf and Oslaf, gather at their home a force of sturdy Danes, come back to Frisia, storm Finn's stronghold, kill him, and carry back their kinswoman Hildeburh.
stormed Rose, while her eyes filled with angry tears.
Departmental chiefs stormed his room daily, demanding this, that, and the other work immediately.
No friend of the youth had ever ventured to storm this forbidden retreat, and even his father knew of its interior only from such descriptions as he chose to give; but Willett felt that some direct conversation with his patient was necessary.
Had this meteoric storm any relation to the phenomena which were occurring In the bowels of the earth?
“One day the Confederates suddenly stormed our position near New Berne and swept through the camp, driving our entire force before them; and all, including my company, retreated hurriedly across the river, setting fire to a long wooden bridge as we went over.
The Telephone Exchange held out until afternoon, when a Bolshevik armoured car appeared, and the sailors stormed the place.
They hurled the Miliukov Ministry down; it was their Soviet which proclaimed to the world the Russian peace terms—“No annexations, no indemnities, and the right of self-determination of peoples”; and again, in July, it was the spontaneous rising of the unorganised proletariat which once more stormed the Tauride Palace, to demand that the Soviets take over the Government of Russia.
Though, when I'm proven wrong and the underprivileged masses storm my palace and burn me to death, I'll be sure to inform them that you were right all along.
V’last that storming wild Ogress!
While MacDonald's brigade was storming the hills, Lewis's had advanced on the village and the Dervish camp.
Then let from his breast, for he burst with rage, the Weder-Geat prince a word outgo; stormed the stark-heart; stern went ringing and clear his cry 'neath the cliff-rocks gray.
I believe he had been knighted himself for storming the English grammar at the point of the pen, in a desperate address engrossed on vellum, on the occasion of the laying of the first stone of some building or other, and for handing some Royal Personage either the trowel or the mortar.
Storming the very gates of heaven, my cries at last summoned the Divine Mother.
The columns which were to storm Firket at dawn were then actually parading.
Whipple’s party which was to storm the farmhouse itself.
The Persian ships, being in fear of the Greeks, had been drawn up on shore and a wall built about them; but the Greeks disembarked and stormed this enclosure.
Of the massacres of Cawnpore, and Lucknow in Oudh, and how a greatly outnumbered force of British troops besieged and stormed Delhi, other histories must tell.
Crash heavier, heavier yet O storms!
It has hitUC Berkeley, UC San Diego, Lawrence Livermore, Stanford, and NASA, Ames …”Yee had earlier spotted what seemed to be an entire army of intrudersattempting to storm his computer.
"It seems as if we were going to storm the devil's castle," said Shelton, sitting down to wipe his streaming brow.
stormed the captain, starting forward.
Rebecca, as we have seen, was aware of this circumstance, and though she did not attempt to storm Briggs as she had threatened, and actually dive into that lady's presence and surprise her under the sacredness of the awning, Mrs. Rawdon determined to attack Briggs as she came away from her bath, refreshed and invigorated by her dip, and likely to be in good humour.
In Paris, in July, a raging mob had stormed the Bastille, provoking circumspect aristocrats to uproot themselves and take refuge abroad.
The wondrous sea of feeling in her had stormed its banks.