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  • But when a pro-Soviet group visited the president in Hradcany Castle, where he was being held under armed Soviet guard, and asked him to sign a document endorsing the Soviet presence, the seventy-two-year-old soldier shouted, "Get out!"

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • In chains and under armed guard, the windows of his steamer boarded shut, Sadyk Pasha was taken to the military camp at Dongola in the Sudan.

    Three Empires on the Nile


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  • There is a chorus in Handel's oratorio Samson.
    The text is: "With thunder armed, great God, arise."

    But since the opening words are repeated a few times, it can come out sounding like:
    "With under armed, with under armed…"

    April 19, 2008