If any spot can impress the notion of impregnability it is Kuffstein.
Of course his impregnability gave rise to all manner of stories.
But its impregnability could not offset its gross imprudence.
These were old and had not been repaired, since the Saguntines trusted in the impregnability of the steeps.
If any spot can impress the notion of impregnability, it is Kuffstein.
He contents himself with asserting the vulnerability of all British locks and the impregnability of his own.
In Roman times the site still held its own as one of importance and impregnability.
I know they would; after Liege and Namur one knows that modern guns can outlaw any impregnability of the past.
The castle profited by the road in accessibility, but its impregnability was so far lessened.
Each visit to Thermopylæ has, however, deepened my conviction that Herodotus exaggerated the impregnability of this pass.