1 There was only one thing in the world that was a certain bulwark against any calamity which fate could bring, and that was money.
2 Rude, illiterate, dirty, he was a bulwark between the ladies and the terrors of Reconstruction.
3 "I won't think of it now," she said again, aloud, trying to push her misery to the back of her mind, trying to find some bulwark against the rising tide of pain.
4 It is a bulwark of sound religion.
5 She felt that he was a bulwark between her and the darkness that grew thicker as the delayed storm came down in sleet.
6 The inherited stupidity of the race--sound English common sense he jovially termed it--was shown to be the proper bulwark for society.
7 It became necessary, therefore, to destroy this last bulwark of Calvinism--a dangerous leaven with which the ferments of civil revolt and foreign war were constantly mingling.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
8 Some leaning against the spiles; some seated upon the pier-heads; some looking over the bulwarks of ships from China; some high aloft in the rigging, as if striving to get a still better seaward peep.
9 Entering that gable-ended Spouter-Inn, you found yourself in a wide, low, straggling entry with old-fashioned wainscots, reminding one of the bulwarks of some condemned old craft.
10 But at that moment he is sprung upon by a panther billow leaping over the bulwarks.
11 All round, her unpanelled, open bulwarks were garnished like one continuous jaw, with the long sharp teeth of the sperm whale, inserted there for pins, to fasten her old hempen thews and tendons to.
12 The long rows of teeth on the bulwarks glistened in the moonlight; and like the white ivory tusks of some huge elephant, vast curving icicles depended from the bows.
13 Suddenly he came to a halt by the bulwarks, and inserting his bone leg into the auger-hole there, and with one hand grasping a shroud, he ordered Starbuck to send everybody aft.
14 Outside of the bulwarks their eager crews with one hand clung to the rail, while one foot was expectantly poised on the gunwale.
15 Darkness came on; but three lights up and down in the Pequod's main-rigging dimly guided our way; till drawing nearer we saw Ahab dropping one of several more lanterns over the bulwarks.