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Of ancient mercenaries, for example, there are the Carthaginians, who were oppressed by their mercenary soldiers after the first war with the Romans, although the Carthaginians had their own citizens for captains.
If ever there was a mercenary plotter whose thoughts and designs were always in her mean occupation, I am the amiable creature.
And more than that; I promise to have no secrets from you, Pa, and you may make certain that, whatever mercenary things go on, I shall always tell you all about them in strict confidence.
Perhaps if it was, your little mercenary wretch of a daughter wouldn't make so free with it
You are off at a tangent--I thought we were talking about the mercenary nature of the Swiss.
We were--and if you proved to me that the Swiss are mercenary to-morrow (which you cannot do) I should love Switzerland still.
the bare idea of a man marrying her for his own selfish and mercenary ends had never entered her head.
Godfrey Ablewhite-- at a private interview, of course--that he had, to her certain knowledge, betrayed the mercenary nature of the motive on his side.
Meanwhile, scores of mercenaries casualties in artillery shells on their sites and fortifications in al- Jawazeaa at Tawr al- Baha in Lahj province, and a mercenary was sniped south of Khalid camp of Mawza district in Taiz province, said the official.
Simply stated, the museum quality of Vincente Segrelles artwork is legendary and brings his original and fascinating story of a mercenary soldier on a strange and multilayered planet vividly to life.
It should not be lost on us, then, that a bona fide Prince has emerged as the most famous mercenary in the world.
Russia is taking steps to recognize Russian mercenary forces fighting in Syria and Ukraine.