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The constant monitoring of common space is corrosive on its own terms because it breeds paranoia and gives our infrastructure the veneer of a fortress.Lessons From the Year in Surveillance Tech Debacles|Jesse Marx|December 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The rebels defended themselves from within an improvised fortress but ultimately were no match for their captors’ army.
In Europe’s bouts of bubonic plague, “there would be people standing on the fortress walls watching their parents being eaten by wolves because they had died and been thrown out,” Halfpenny says.How Yellowstone wolves got their own Ancestry.com page|Susan Milius|July 21, 2020|Science News
After all, we have constructed Fortress America at enormous cost.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each of us believes what we choose to believe, and facts have become bricks to shore up the fortress of our own biases.
On my way back into town, I walked by the fortress of tents surrounding the harbor, readying for the yacht show.No Movie Stars, No Red Carpet, But Off-Season Cannes Is Still Magic|Liza Foreman|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ancient Grande Mosque and Kasbah fortress line the main plaza square.
“Sloviansk is like a fortress; [the Ukrainian Army] will have to destroy it to take it back,” one said.Ukraine Families Flee Into the Forest to Escape Brutal Fighting in Sloviansk|Yusuf Sayman|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But on the 2nd of October the fortress, which had been heroically defended, was taken by assault.
The procession arrived at a pillared archway leading underneath the solid walls of the fortress.The Goddess of Atvatabar|William R. Bradshaw
It was understood that many of Von Auffenberg's soldiers, as they fell back, were employed as a garrison for the fortress.
So, you see, if a mole is chased by an enemy, it can nearly always escape by passing through its fortress.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood
Prisoner: "I betrayed a fortress intrusted to my guardianship."Told by the Death's Head|Mr Jkai