ambuscade


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Yet it was remarkable that she sat as still as ever the amiable woman in ambuscade had seen her sit, at any period in her life.
Remember that war with Arabs is a war of snares, ambuscades, and assassinations."
He picked twenty of his bravest warriors and placed them in ambuscade on one side the cloister, while on the opposite side he prepared a banquet.
He got home pretty late that night, and when he climbed cautiously in at the window, he uncovered an ambuscade, in the person of his aunt; and when she saw the state his clothes were in her resolution to turn his Saturday holiday into captivity at hard labor became adamantine in its firmness.
Robin Hood assured them that he had detached a party in the direction of the road they were to pass, who would not fail to discover and apprize them of any secret ambuscade; and that he had little doubt they would find the ways secure, or, if otherwise, would receive such timely notice of the danger as would enable them to fall back on a strong troop of archers, with which he himself proposed to follow on the same route.
Four or five men are placed in ambuscade in the first room.
I began walking along the beach in the opposite direction, designing to come round the eastward corner of the island and so approach the ravine of the huts, without traversing the possible ambuscades of the thickets.
They had to be continually on the alert, too, against the mountain tribes, who beset every defile, laid ambuscades in their path, or attacked them in their night encampments; so that, of the hardy bands of trappers that first entered into these regions, three-fifths are said to have fallen by the hands of savage foes.
Just below the new British post at Bennett's Island, Neilson's militia forces had established a favourite and most annoying tactic of harassing British ships using the "Roundabout" [see map] as an ambuscade. (5) Located on the Raritan River within view of Bennett's Island, the Roundabout was close to where the mouth of the South River meets the Raritan.
Last October 16, he said, an ambuscade in Aurora provinces' village of Villa in Maria Aurora town, killed police corporal Marchal Ronald Rudeira.
may he who lays an ambuscade for another, arranging the materials of