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According to local media, Hebei’s leaders have committed to defending the capital, pledging the province will act as a “political moat” around Beijing, protecting it from the viral spread.
So if the prince’s castle has a moat, Cinderella might be able to make a grand entrance from a pumpkin after all.
With the rollout of the new campaign format, Snapchat is widening its moat against TikTok and other challengers for short-form video budgets.
Broadcast and cable are highly geographic but the franchise value becomes higher because of the regulatory moat.
Thinking to escape and summon assistance from the cantonment, Douglas mounted the wall and leaped into the moat.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The house itself was built nearly two hundred years earlier and was later surrounded by a moat as a further means of defense.
But the Scots tower proved useless, for its wheels stuck in the mud of the moat, and it could not be got up to the wall.
He'll immediately throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
An ornamental lake indicates where once was the moat, but the outlines of the walls are shown only by grass-covered ridges.
Some he ordered off to the stables to get horses, for if Garnache had survived his leap and swum the moat, they must give chase.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

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