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Polly had been remarkable chiefly for a fund of humorous anecdote and a gift, amounting almost to genius, for doing battle with militant landladies.
She bounded in amongst them, her anxious and militant motherhood making her anything but a pretty sight.
So spake the Sovran voice, and Clouds began To darken all the Hill, and smoak to rowl In duskie wreathes, reluctant flames, the signe Of wrauth awak't: nor with less dread the loud Ethereal Trumpet from on high gan blow: At which command the Powers Militant, That stood for Heav'n, in mighty Quadrate joyn'd Of Union irresistible, mov'd on In silence thir bright Legions, to the sound Of instrumental Harmonie that breath'd Heroic Ardor to advent'rous deeds Under thir God-like Leaders, in the Cause Of God and his MESSIAH.
The mass of the crowd was Nationalist, and already in threatening uproar; and a minority of equally angry Intellectuals, led by Armagnac and Brun, only made the majority more militant.
You may take it as you like, but under the circumstances the only policy for the militant revolutionary group is to disclaim all connection with this damned freak of yours.
He had heard so much since crossing the frontier of these celebrities of the militant revolution; the legends, the stories, the authentic chronicle, which now and then peeps out before a half-incredulous world.
GWADAR -- Four suspected militants, among them the 'commander' of a banned organisation, were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in the Pasni area on Friday night, security officials said.
A total of 384 casualties were reported this year, while it were militants who topped the casualty list.
QUETTA: Two militants were killed in exchange of fire in Tump area of Kech district of Balochistan on Thursday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 1,000 militants in Mo'adhamiyeh in Southwestern Damascus officially ended fight against the Syrian government on Wednesday.
Kabul -- At least 29 anti-government armed militants were killed and 10 others were wounded in the latest counter-terrorism operations in war-torn Afghanistan.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- At least 21 militants were killed as military jets pounded militants' hideouts in Pakistan's northern Khyber tribal area on Friday, said state owned media.