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He was insulted by the emperor from his fastness at Ravenna.

Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.

Hilda LesswaysArnold Bennett

Not even a hunter would find it necessary to penetrate this fastness.

The Heritage of the HillsArthur P. Hankins

His spirit retired far into its fastness, taking with it all his energies.

The Leopard WomanStewart Edward White

Should they go on their way, leaving the unfriendly chief in the security of his fastness?

Sea-Dogs All!Tom Bevan

In comparing the fastness of two fabrics it is necessary to have the rubbing equal in all cases.

TextilesWilliam H. Dooley

Any defensible place, whether made so by nature or by art, is a fastness or stronghold.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

The Gipsies of old Stamboul were trying to lure me down from my fastness to make merry with them among the tombs.

The Near EastRobert Hichens

It is a retreat, a fastness, a bastion against the heat's assault.

PenrodBooth Tarkington

"I am sure I could never believe anyone would have occasion to accuse Mr. Iglesias of fastness," she said.

The Far HorizonLucas Malet

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