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  • So, after some time, labour, and travail, the gate of the castle that was called Impregnable was beaten open, and broken into several splinters, and so a way made to go up to the hold in which

    The Holy War

  • "Impregnable" military science pronounced it; but the men scaling it know nothing of this word

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • On the Thursday, I, with other novices, was sent to the 'Impregnable' to commence my training in seamanship and gunnery.

    From Lower Deck to Pulpit

  • 'Impregnable', I could hear the brass band every morning, and what is so enticing as music?

    From Lower Deck to Pulpit

  • Before any boy is supposed to be ready for sea, he has to undergo in addition to the 'Impregnable' studies, a course of gunnery, and from ten to twelve weeks on a training brig.

    From Lower Deck to Pulpit

  • 'Impregnable' nor the 'Pilot' did I know the queer experience of being lashed to the horse.

    From Lower Deck to Pulpit

  • Impregnable to assault, two men could hold it against ten thousand.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • If only DCI Barnaby and his Coat of Impregnable Propriety could be brought out of retirement for one last investigation.

    This Week: Brian True-May, James Frey, Irene Rosenfeld

  • At noon the fleet was plainly seen steering out of the Harbour of Bologn, consisting of the Impregnable, of 98 guns bearing the Russian Eagle, the prusian colours, &c, surmounted by the

    Letter 290

  • At this time a boat decorated with Colours was seen to put off from the Impregnable, when the crews of nearly thirty ships gave a tumultuos and wild shout which they continued and repeated.

    Letter 290

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