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Beijing is already sending air and naval sorties close to Taiwan territory with alarming frequency.
INSIDE THE TAIWAN FIRM THAT MAKES THE WORLD’S TECH RUNCHARLIE CAMPBELLOCTOBER 1, 2021TIME
That’s appropriate, as its agents here are engaged in a kind of war, flying constant sorties against enemy forces that could spread illness across these subtropical islands if left unchecked.
GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE COME TO THE U.S. WILL THEY WORK?ALEJANDRO DE LA GARZA / FLORIDA KEYS, FL.MAY 9, 2021TIME
Many ladies do not like to display their "sortie du soire" before a crowded room, and you will be keeping their escort waiting.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
By September the enemy had opened their trenches round Perpignan, and Prignon was entrusted with a night sortie.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Bonaparte attacked Valetta, in Malta, and in a sortie the Maltese lost the standard of their order.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
But the garrison made a sortie, seized the towers, destroyed them, and killed or captured the soldiers who manned them.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
In a sortie Bohemond the crafty and brave was wounded; Tancred's and Godfrey's valor ended in repulse.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
There was no mistaking the ardour with which the soldiers prepared for the sortie.
UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMANDG. A. HENTY
The most prudent course, in my opinion, would be to try a sortie; to try and open a passage for ourselves.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
Lee's brilliant sortie has been checked by three of the hardest days' fighting ever witnessed in this war.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
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