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  • Library, that Providence of unbooked authors, came indeed to my aid, for without it I should have had to leave the book alone altogether; and I have been "munitioned" sometimes, by kindness or good luck, in other ways.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

  • What chance had Alice Akana, herself pure and homogeneous Hawaiian, against his subtle, democratic-tinged, four-race-engendered, slang-munitioned attack?

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL

  • Sandy, in one of the discussions you have in hospital, had told us just how the Germans munitioned their Balkan campaign.

    Greenmantle

  • In France & Flanders, our thinly guarded, inadequately munitioned lines, were quite incapable of successfully resisting the menaced German “push,” every paper brought news of further mis-management and ill-success, every post news of some friend or relation who had been killed.

    The Complete Stories

  • And they were literally going to be working around the clock to get that ship out of dry dock -- stored, provisioned, munitioned, oiled -- all the things that we had to do to be able to meet our sailing date.

    Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic

  • 'We hold opinion, that with this troop of men which we have presently with us in land service, being victualled and munitioned, we may well keep the town, albeit that of men able to answer present service we have not above 700.

    Summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drakes West Indian voyage

  • One article of furniture, which I took to be a cottage piano or melodeon, turned out, on raising the lid, to be a wash-stand, amply munitioned with water, towels, and a new piece of soap.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, March, 1862

  • Many refused to serve again, after the late campaign in Georgia, unwilling to leave their homes, and having no faith in their own strength, against a powerful and amply munitioned foe.

    A sketch of the life and services of Gen. Otho Holland Williams Read before the Maryland historical society, on Thursday evening, March 6, 1851

  • Cuba was beleaguered by the Americans under General Shafter; the forts had been destroyed by Admirals Schley and Sampson; General Linares, in command there, had been wounded and placed _hors de combat_; the large force of Spanish troops within the walls was well armed and munitioned, but being half-starved, the _morale_ of the rank-and-file was at a low ebb, and General Toral, who succeeded General Linares, capitulated.

    The Philippine Islands

  • They munitioned them, fed them, supplied them by maintaining their own transport systems.

    The Tragedy of Spain

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