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  • We have no other option to be forced to buy from another vendor because of this whole incident escalading.

    Dear Mr. Dell « BuzzMachine

  • In the storming of the fortress, although unprovided with a single ladder, and accompanied but by a few brave men, Lieutenant Gahagan succeeded in escalading the inner and fourteenth wall of the place.

    Burlesques

  • Covered by this fire, escalading ladders were run forward at a dead angle, and in a moment the roof was reached, and the small remnant of

    The Story of the Guides

  • I did not conceal from myself the dangers to which my curiosity would expose me; but had I not, and that too without any advantage, incurred as great dangers in escalading Mont-Blanc and in going up along the borders of the Nile?

    The Insurrection in Paris

  • And what if some fine day those insects, fired by revolutionary zeal, had taken it to heart to rise up in their dozens by those escalading ladders to the first story and rush the private apartments, and murder him in his morning bath or in his bed!

    King John of Jingalo The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties

  • "When you promised me --" stammered Nicky-Nan, escalading the stairs and holding his staff before him as if storming a breach.

    Nicky-Nan, Reservist

  • Forty-sixth, sent round for the feint attack, had found the rear wall defenceless and were escalading, in ignorance of the parley at the gate.

    Fort Amity

  • But others clambered upon them, escalading the platform.

    The Big Bow Mystery

  • He reconnoitred the enemy's defences, and arranged for the ladder parties to cross the moats, and for the escalading of the works; for we had to attack and carry by storm several towns fortified with high walls and deep wet ditches.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I

  • He was a fortress that required to be stormed, but there was considerable local curiosity about him, so that by-and - by escalading parties were formed, some of which were partly successful.

    Father and Son: a study of two temperaments

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