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As a foreign correspondent in Taiwan, I watched in shock as Taipei battened down the hatches during a recent drill.
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE IN TAIWAN, ONE YEAR LATE TO A PANDEMIC LOCKDOWNLESLIE NGUYEN-OKWUJUNE 11, 2021QUARTZ
We’re in a very different space at IGLTA than a year ago when we were battening down the hatches and not really knowing what was going to happen.
POST-PANDEMIC INTERNATIONAL LGBTQ TRAVEL SURGE EXPECTEDMICHAEL K. LAVERSMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The stretchy, nose-high collar helps batten down the hatches when things get windy.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THESE ARE THE BEST WOMEN'S FLEECESANNA CALLAGHANAPRIL 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Home, there hear that my Lady Batten had given my wife a visit (the first that ever she made her), which pleased me exceedingly.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Then to supper at Sir W. Batten's again, where my wife by chance fell down and hurt her knees exceedingly.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Here we sat late, and so home to bed, having got my Lady Batten to give me a spoonful of honey for my cold.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Rider told the first of his own knowledge; and both he and Sir W. Batten confirm the last.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
All the morning at the office, Sir W. Batten being come to town last night.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
So up and to supper with Sir W. Batten upon a soused mullett, very good meat, and so home and to bed.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Thence down to see some good plank in the river with Sir W. Batten and back again, it being a very cold day and a cold wind.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
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