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The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.
Everything was placed in the best state of defense that time allowed, so that any attack of the enemy could be repulsed.
At night several counter-attacks were delivered, in every case repulsed with heavy loss.
British repulsed by maj. Finney of the Accomac militia, at Pongoteague creek.
During night enemy counter-attacked furthest trenches gained but was repulsed with heavy loss.
Madame Roland instantly penetrated his character, and he was repulsed from her presence by the most contemptuous neglect.
After Castiglione he returned to his task round Mantua and gallantly repulsed all sorties.
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British made an attack on Oswego, but were repulsed by the militia under Col. Carr.
Valencia, in Spain, assaulted by the French under Moncey; they were repulsed with the loss of 1000 men.
And he marched with his army to Bethsura, which was a strong hold of the Jews: but he was repulsed, he failed, he lost his men.

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