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Sample sentences for the GRE study word bastion

bastion can be used as a noun

1.They saw no one, and the bastion seemed abandoned. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
2.They knew all they wished to know the bastion was guarded. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.As Athos had foreseen, the bastion was only occupied by a dozen corpses, French and Rochellais. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.And bowing to all the astonished persons present, the young men took the road to the bastion St. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.Without reckoning that as the bastion was not built yesterday all the rest of the building was badly shaken.. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6."And what bastion is it" asked a dragoon, with his saber run through a goose which he was taking to be cooked. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.A small white cloud, which had attracted Dantes' attention, crowned the summit of the bastion of the Chateau d'If. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.In fact the Rochellais had made a sortie during the night, and had retaken a bastion of which the royal army had gained possession two days before. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9."Well, monseigneur," replied the latter, "three Musketeers and a Guardsman laid a wager with Monsieur de Busigny that they would go and breakfast in the bastion St. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.Ask Maestro Antonio how mortars are placed on bastions by day or by night,-. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
11.The way in which bastions ought to project beyond the walls of the towers to defend the outer talus so that they may not be taken by artillery. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
12.Then was heard a great noise of fagots being removed and of the groaning of posts these were the counterscarps and bastions of Athos, which the besieged himself demolished. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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