He spoke Italian like a Tuscan, and Spanish like a Castilian; he would have been free, and happy with Mercedes and his father, whereas he was now confined in the Chateau d'If, that impregnable fortress
, ignorant of the future destiny of his father and Mercedes; and all this because he had trusted to Villefort's promise.
Afterward I learned that thern spies had been aware of my coming for hours before I reached the hidden fortress
At the fortress
of Saint-Antoine, at the Palais de Justice of Paris, at the Louvre, these subterranean edifices were prisons.
The letter which the courier brings to the governor of a fortress
is sometimes an order.
Women they had inevitably stolen after successful combats, and, in the end, being burdened with women and progeny, Somo had descended upon the mainland shore, driven the bushmen back, and established the salt-water fortress
Even so stood John Starhurst in the rock fortress
of the Buli of Gatoka.
By by-ways doth the weaker then slink into the fortress
, and into the heart of the mightier one--and there stealeth power.
It is hardly necessary to add, that this rude and characteristic fortress was the place where Ishmael Bush had taken refuge, after the robbery of his flocks and herds.
As he spoke, the squatter glanced his eye upward at the little tenement of cloth which crowned the summit of his ragged fortress.
With this resolution, then, the squatter descended to the plain and divided his forces into two parts, one of which was to remain as a guard with the fortress, and the other to accompany him to the field.
On the banks of a broad solitary river stands a town, one of the administrative centres of Russia; in the town there is a fortress
, in the fortress
there is a prison.
There has been a great deal of speculation on Fortress
Prime's current state of economic health and stability.