RAMPART's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of rampart
n. something defends from assault or secures safety; defense
Perhaps the tower is part of the rampart of the city.
Sentence in Classic:
The smoke did not hang low as on the day when Pierre had been taken from the guardhouse on the Zubovski rampart, but rose through the pure air in columns.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
You ladies need have no alarm about the proximity of the Yankees, for General Johnston and his army stands there in the mountains like an iron rampart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
When Bossuet and Courfeyrac turned round, half the street was already barred with a rampart higher than a man.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
In a continuous line from that peninsula stretch the long islands of Sumatra, Java, Bally, and Timor; which, with many others, form a vast mole, or rampart, lengthwise connecting Asia with Australia, and dividing the long unbroken Indian ocean from the thickly studded oriental archipelagoes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Down on this the Trojans look forth from the rampart, as they hold the height in arms; withal in fearful haste they try the gates and lay gangways from bastion to bastion, and bring up missiles.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
The Palikares had remained on the shore of the lake, ready to cover our retreat; they were kneeling on the lowest of the marble steps, and in that manner intended making a rampart of the three others, in case of pursuit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
On arriving at the angle of the trench which was to serve them as a rampart, one of the Guardsmen fell.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Just then a figure was seen to approach the edge of the rampart, where it stood, apparently contemplating in its turn the distant tents of the French encampment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
When they had all been brought for the night to a large house on the Zubov Rampart that was being used as a guardhouse, Pierre was placed apart under strict guard.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context