Lastly, her cheek-bones stood out, as if nature had intended them for two bastions
to defend her eyes in those encounters for which she seemed so well calculated, and to which she was most wonderfully well inclined.
One day I saw Miss Haldin walking alone in the main valley of the Bastions
under the naked trees.
A small white cloud, which had attracted Dantes' attention, crowned the summit of the bastion
of the Chateau d'If.
and he then related to Raoul the story of the bastion
, and Raoul fancied he was listening to one of those deeds of arms belonging to days of chivalry, so gloriously recounted by Tasso and Ariosto.
It would have been easy for Kirby, with his powerful frame, to have seized the moment to scale the bastion
, and, with his great strength, to have sent both of its defenders in pursuit of the veteran; but hostility appeared to he the passion that the wood-chopper indulged the least in at that moment, for, in a voice that was heard by the retreating left wing, he shouted:
Do you remember the history of the Bastion Saint- Gervais, captain?
captain," replied the latter, "I do not tell you that they have not with them two or three men, as the musketeers of the Bastion Saint- Gervais had two or three lackeys; but, believe me, captain, I have seen these men, I have been taken prisoner by them - I know they themselves alone are all-sufficient to destroy an army.
From either side they were sweeping down from room to room and from bastion
in the direction of the keep.
Do not excite yourself, my worthy president," replied Michel; "might it not be possible that the dark lines forming that bastion
were rows of trees regularly placed?
High and straight, brown and polished, merging abruptly into temples and skull, it has the effect of a bastion
that protected his head from the world.
Rising from rolling stubble fields, Bennett Peak towered hot in the sun, a row of bastion
hills leaning against its base.
Official sources said the damage caused by rains and ageing process to three bastions
and two segments of fort's 80 feet high boundary wall that is around eight to nine feet thick was reported some time ago and government recently approved the proposal and released funds.