Castra in a sentence

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How to use castra in a sentence. Castra pronunciation.

But, however, time and tide tarry for no man, and so, my young friend, we'll have a snack here at the Hawes, which is a very decent sort of a place, and I'll be very happy to finish the account I was giving you of the difference between the mode of entrenching _castra stativa_ and _castra costiva,_ things confounded by too many of our historians.
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Meanwhile be pleased to observe, for example, that I could press into my service Claudian's famous line, Ille Caledoniis posuit qui castra pruinis.
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But I waive this, for I am sensible it might be laid hold of by cavillers as carrying down my Castra to the time of Theodosius, sent by Valentinian into Britain as late as the year 367, or thereabout.
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The indirect taxes-there were no direct taxes in Rome-increased in consequence of the enlargement of the Roman territory, which rendered it necessary, for example, to institute new customs-offices along the Campanian and Bruttian coasts at Puteoli, Castra (Squillace), and elsewhere, in 555 and 575.
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Somewhat lightened was the _provincial_ panic by this proof that the murderer had not condescended to sneak into the country, or to abandon for a moment, under any motive of caution or fear, the great metropolitan _castra stativa_ of gigantic crime, seated for ever on the Thames.
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Penlina;_ Caesar lays siege to it, C. i. 16; and obliges it to surrender, 24 Corinth, a famous and rich city of Achaia, in Greece, in the middle of the Isthmus going into Peloponnesus Corneli[=a]na Castra, a city of Africa, between Carthage and Utica Correus, general of the Bellov[)a]ci, with six thousand foot, and a thousand horse, lies in ambush for the Roman foragers, and attacks the Roman cavalry with a small party, but is routed and killed, G. viii.
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Hoc, priusquam proficiscerentur, iusiurandum eos adegit, redituros esse in castra Poenica, si Romani captivos non permutarent.
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Examples of Castra

Example #1
In this Christian temper of making the best of all occurrences, our travellers alighted at the Hawes.
Example #2
The young traveller expected a burst of indignation; but whether, as Croaker says in "The Good-natured Man," our hero had exhausted himself in fretting away his misfortunes beforehand, so that he did not feel them when they actually arrived, or whether he found the company in which he was placed too congenial to lead him to repine at anything which delayed his journey, it is certain that he submitted to his lot with much resignation.
Example #3
I premise a few general rules on that point, on the nature, namely, of the evidence to be received in such cases.
Example #4
I think I have pointed out the infallible touchstone of supposed antiquity.
Example #5
No, my good friend, I appeal to people's eye-sight.
Example #6
Is not here the Decuman gate?