means of protection

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With her means of protection gone, Lys was now at the mercy of the hatchet-man; nor was it many hours before he had caught her at the base of the cliff and seized her; but as he bore her triumphantly aloft toward his cave, she had managed to break loose and escape him.
And even better, for are we not armed with ages of superior knowledge, and have we not the means of protection, defense, and sustenance which science has given us, but of which they were totally ignorant?
Forcing my two revolvers upon them as a slight means of protection, and, as a last resort, as an escape for themselves from the horrid death which recapture would surely mean, I lifted Dejah Thoris in my arms and placed her upon the thoat behind Sola, who had already mounted at my command.
A documentary was shown highlighting the heat stress and means of protection. Then a paper entitled "Best practices of Heat Stress" was presented, and another a paper entitled "Heat Protection Equipment" was also presented.
NOTTHE COUNTRY JINNAH IMAGINED The one name under who the entire nation remains huddled as a means of protection and refuge is that of Jinnah
Vaccinations are crucial for the well-being of babies and offer one of the best means of protection against contagious diseases.
According to the ministry's midday break ruling, outdoor work that is undertaken in shady areas provided with adequate means of artificial cooling can however continue between 12.30pm and 3pm, Other activities that cannot be stopped due to technical reasons, such as cement pouring, can also continue, but employers must ensure workers are given appropriate means of protection from the heat, as well as frequent breaks.
The Labour MP asked justice minister Nick Herbert: "How many private protection individuals working for wealthy Russian citizens living in the UK are licensed to carry firearms or other weapons?" Mr Herbert replied: "It has been the policy of successive Governments that requests for the possession and carriage of firearms for personal protection purposes are refused on the grounds that these are not an acceptable means of protection in Great Britain."
My recommendation would be to use other means of protection for infants younger than 6 months, such as clothing, shade, and covered strollers.
He finally solicited the state to provide means of protection from diseases in order to preserve the agriculture sector and to safeguard poultry.
The march aims at rising the awareness of the society towards the importance of the regular physical activity to avoid health problems, correct some of the health behaviors in the members of the society, familiarize them with the means of protection against diseases and providing them with the health data on the services rendered to them.
Durable over the lifetime of the casework, the surface treatment is suited for education, healthcare and laboratory environments, where an additional means of protection can be used in conjunction with a standard cleaning protocol.