La Goulette

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La Goulette

 

the French name of the city of Halk el-Oued in Tunisia, used during the period of French colonial rule.

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The Grand Turk took the loss greatly to heart, and with the cunning which all his race possess, he made peace with the Venetians (who were much more eager for it than he was), and the following year, seventy-four, he attacked the Goletta and the fort which Don John had left half built near Tunis.
It was a common opinion that our men should not have shut themselves up in the Goletta, but should have waited in the open at the landing-place; but those who say so talk at random and with little knowledge of such matters; for if in the Goletta and in the fort there were barely seven thousand soldiers, how could such a small number, however resolute, sally out and hold their own against numbers like those of the enemy?
I say so because his fate brought him to my galley and to my bench, and made him a slave to the same master; and before we left the port this gentleman composed two sonnets by way of epitaphs, one on the Goletta and the other on the fort; indeed, I may as well repeat them, for I have them by heart, and I think they will be liked rather than disliked.
With all my heart," said the gentleman; "that on the Goletta runs thus.
Focusing first on the capital, then roaming through what is now known as Tunisia, he discusses such matters as the bornous of the Prophet, the palaces of the bey, life and customs of good society in Tunis, in the ghetto, the administration of justice and the state of prisons in capital and province, the harbor and watering places of Goletta, the Medsherda Valley and its town, habits and life of the Berbers, the holy town of Kerwan, woman's life amongst the nomads, and the oases of southern Tunis.
Gilbert, AZ -- command and data handling unit Eagle Picher Industries, Colorado Springs, CO -- NiCd batteries PSI, Los Angeles -- propellant tanks Thiokol, Elkton, MD -- solid rocket motor for trans-lunar injection Spaceport Florida Authority, Cocoa Beach, FL -- launch services Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX -- common electronics for spectrometers, circuit boards for command and data handling unit, timer AEC-Able Engineering, Goletta, CA -- three instrument booms Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, CO -- Athena launch vehicle
The electrical output from the muscle was amplified with a biopotential amplifier with a gain of 5000 and frequency response that was flat from DC to 1000 Hz (Biopac Inc, Goletta, CA).