1 Thus assured and buttressed, the centre of the Anglo-Dutch army was well posted.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
2 This barricade, constructed as it was and admirably buttressed, was really one of those situations where a handful of men hold a legion in check.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
3 I think I was glad to know it; I think I was glad to have my better impulses thus buttressed and guarded by the terrors of the scaffold.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonGet Context In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
4 The access to the upper apartments in the tower which consist in all of four stories, is given by stairs which are carried up through the external buttresses.