Here it is proposed to remain two days, visiting the harbors, fortifications
, and battlefields of the Crimea; thence back through the Bosphorus, touching at Constantinople to take in any who may have preferred to remain there; down through the Sea of Marmora and the Dardanelles, along the coasts of ancient Troy and Lydia in Asia, to Smyrna, which will be reached in two or two and a half days from Constantinople.
cried the king; "I do not wish those fine fortifications, which cost so much to build, to fall at all.
I am glad he will see Belle-Isle, he is so good a judge of fortifications.
In more recent times the Romans formed a great camp here, the fortifications
surrounding which now seem like low, even hills.
When unusual needs arose for them, such as the building of the great highways and air-lines, of canals, tunnels, subways, and fortifications
, levies were made on the labor-ghettos, and tens of thousands of serfs, willy-nilly, were transported to the scene of operations.
They took the town of Cadiz and razed its fortifications
to the ground.
They also undertook to examine the true nature of that system of parallel ramparts discovered on the moon's surface by Gruithuysen, a learned professor of Munich, who considered them to be "a system of fortifications
thrown up by the Selenitic engineers.
He noticed that their borders were formed of steep declivities; they were long parallel ramparts, and with some small amount of imagination he might have admitted the existence of long lines of fortifications, raised by Selenite engineers.
fortifications, any more than they are the ancient beds of dried-up rivers; for, on one side, the waters, so slight on the moon's surface, could never have worn such drains for themselves; and, on the other, they often cross craters of great elevation.
I had gazed upon the fortifications
and impediments that seemed to keep human beings from entering the citadel of nature, and rashly and ignorantly I had repined.
He was addressing the Advocacy Workshop organized by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and National Fortification
daypart still represents an enormous fortification