“For 20 minutes, we stood by a swampy pond, trying to home in on a small fluttering piratic flycatcher in the brambles.”
“Over the past few years, there has been a seemingly exponential increase in piracy -- the cruise ship incident was actually the third serious piratic effort off the shores of Somalia that day.”
“It seems Microsoft has been spreading the message amongst teens that they will go to jail if they don't put a stop their piratic habits.”
“This leaves vowels 'a' and 'i' for the next decades, unless we have a return to syllabically coded decades ala the '60s which were the days of smoking 'j's' in which case the 2010s could be the "Rrrrr" decade of piratic upheavals or the "Zzzz Years," the forgotten decade.”
“Chersonese he and Anaxibius carried on war against each other by the despatch of guerilla or piratic bands across the straits.”
“Indeed, this name of Skelt appears so stagey and piratic, that I will adopt it boldly to design these qualities.”
“Then out swarm the rats and the Bottomleys and crew, and the ship of human adventure is a horrible piratic affair, a dirty sort of freebooting.”
“They had divers arsenals, or piratic harbors, as likewise watch towers and beacons, all along the sea-coast; and fleets were here received that were well manned with the finest mariners, and well served with the expertest pilots, and composed of swift sailing and light-built vessels adapted for their special purpose.”
“This piratic power having got the dominion and control of all the Mediterranean, there was left no place for navigation or commerce.”
“There were tablets, also, with inscriptions, stating what moneys he gave Pompey for prosecuting the piratic war, what he delivered into the treasury, and what he gave to every soldier, which was nine hundred and fifty drachmas each.”
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