“For a long time people supposed they were called Martello towers from the man who built them”
“This is called a Martello tower, but I could not learn who built it.”
“Within the door, moreover, which is between these figures, called the Martello door, the same Lorenzo, at the request of the said Ricciardo and of the”
“The end of large-scale smuggling began during the Napoleonic era, when safeguards implemented to ward off a French invasion consequently made smuggling more difficult by cutting off access to beach areas and a series of watchtowers called Martello towers were erected along the south-east coast of England.”
“The castle situated on Shenick Island, known as a Martello Tower, was built in the early 19th century during the Napoleonic era.”
“I cannot conceive the confusion of tongues to have been the curse of Babel, since I esteem my ignorance of other languages as a kind of Martello-tower, in which I am safe from the furious bombardments of foreign garrulity.”
“And afterwards, an ice cream from the kiosk in the Martello tower, or maybe a trip out to Dun Laoghaire for a scoot around the bay in Seaspray.”
“He was discovered alive the following day – some 20 hours after the operation – by Father Antonio Martello, the hospital chaplain, who had gone to pray beside his body.”
“In China and India, Wal-Mart said its efforts to expand in Internet retailing would be led by global e-commerce executive Wan Ling Martello , a former chief financial officer of the company's international operations.”
“Ms. Martello is scheduled to take up her new job April 1.”
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