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On the counterscarp

Limerick writing, 1961-1991

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Published by Fourfront Poets, Salmon in Galway .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Anthony O"Brien ... [et al.] ; introduced by Michael Hartnett.
ContributionsO"Brien, Anthony.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/03553 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1767315M
ISBN 100948339845, 0948339853
LC Control Number92118149

The Prison Life Of Jefferson Davis. and a third line posted across the moats on the counterscarp opposite the places of confinement. table and a movable stool closet. A Bible was allowed each, and afterwards a prayer-book and tobacco were added. These regulations must have been directed or supervised by C. A. Dana, Assistant Secretary. The counterguard (German: Kontergarde, French: contre-garde) is an outwork in a bastioned fortification system that usually comprises only a low rampart and which is sited in front of the actual fortress moat that runs around the bastions or ravelins. The rampart way of a counterguard is, however, so constructed Ancient: Abatis, Agger, Broch, Burgus, .

Two inch columbiads mounted on barbette columbiad carriages in the northeast and northwest bastions, commanding together the road to the fort and the whole of the harbor and the outer bay within range. Four pounder howitzers mounted on flank casemate carriages in the counterscarp gallery and commanding the ditch. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. pp. This book takes a personal look at the century about to end, and traces the profile of innocence and culture that shaped it. In this work, Mark Slade, educator and cultural critic, brings into brilliant focus important consequences for the new millenium. Clean Copy.

This did two things, first it clearly indicated the edge of the moat, second it doesn't stop me from adding the full counterscarp later. As far as game-play is concerned figure in the "moat" will be visible only to other figures also in the moat, figures standing on the inner edge of the covered way and figures on the parapet more than six inches away from the figure in the moat. The details of these works must be looked for in books treating specially of these constructions. The fifth general condition involves the use of water when it can be obtained, the character of the soil, the use of mines, and the arrangement of the parts of .


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On the counterscarp: Limerick writing, / edited by Anthony O'Brien [et al.] ; introduced by Michael Hartnett. Publication: Galway, Ireland: Fourfront. Get this from a library. On the counterscarp book the counterscarp: Limerick writing, [Anthony O'Brien;].

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Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 7 — Counterscarp COUNTERSCARP (= “opposite scarp,” Fr. contrescarpe), a term used in fortification for the outer slope of a ditch; see Fortification and Siegecraft. counterscarp bank. [Co]A small linear mound or bank immediately outside the counterscarp of a hillfort or defensive work.

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The condition is imposed that the inner end of the magistral of the redoubt shall lie on this line prolonged. A point, a, is taken within the ravelin, on the perpendicular of the front, and five yards from the salient, r, of the ravelin. Through a point, as b, assumed upon the ravelin counterscarp, and the point a draw a right : Junius Brutus Wheeler.

The poems in Signs Following express this tension by pushing their language, occasions, and formal attributes beyond a comfortable clarity The poems in Signs Following express this tension by pushing their language, occasions, and formal attributes beyond a comfortable clarity in an attempt to discover what meanings and values, if any, can reside on the other side of the work/5(6).

Other articles where Counterscarp is discussed: military technology: The sunken profile: of the ditch, called the counterscarp, was similarly faced. Next, a level, sunken space behind the glacis, the covered way, was provided so that defenders could assemble for a sortie under cover and out of sight of the attackers.

This, and the provision of firing embrasures for cannon in the. Counterscarp. (1) A ditch slope, close to the enemy, of a permanent or temporary fortification, used as a barrier against assaults. (2) A steep cut in a terrain slope (hill or bank of a river) facing the defender. Counterscarps were made during the building of forts and were used extensively in the Great Patriotic War of –45 as an antitank.

Definition of counterscarp. : the exterior slope or wall of the ditch in a work of fortification. What does counterscarp mean. counterscarp is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as The outer wall of a ditch in a fortification. History of the War in the Peninsula: And in the South of France, from the Year to the YearVolume 4 Sir William Francis Patrick Napier T.

and W. Boone. A Treatise on the Science of War and Fortification: Composed for the Use of the Imperial Polytechnick School, and Military Schools ; and Translated for the War Department, for the Use of the Military Academy of the United States: to which is Added a Summary of the Principles and Maxims of Grand Tactics and Operations, Volume 1.

A scarp and a counterscarp are the inner and outer sides of a ditch or moat used in fortifications. Attackers must descend the counterscarp and ascend the scarp. In permanent fortifications the scarp and counterscarp may be encased in stone.

In less permanent fortifications, the counterscarp may be lined with paling fence set at an angle so as to give no cover to the. BLOOD ORBITS is a series of poems and prose poems exploring various conceptualizations of history both as a generative principle of meaning and as particular contexts and events through which we shape our : Ger Killeen.

divided into chambers. On the counterscarp of ditch (B) on Sketch Plan of Cloghalahard Fort. A - Outer rampart. B - Ditch. C- Main rampart, surmounted by foundations of a wall. D - Garth.

E - Possibly a terrace, but obscured by debris of fallen rampart. F F - Causeways, slightly higher than level of land, but much lower than main rampart. V V — VANG V is the twenty second letter of the English Alphabet, and a labial articulation, formed by the junction of the upper teeth with the lower lip, as in pronouncing av, ev, ov, vain.

It is not a close articulation, but one that admits of some sound. It is nearly allied to F, being formed by the same organs; but V is vocal, and F is aspirate, and this constitutes the principal.

Counterscarp - Outer slope of ditch. Course - Level layer of stones or bricks. Crannog - Celtic Scotland timber-built fortified lake village. Counterscarp: The outer side of a ditch of a fortification, in some permanent fortifications it was faced with stone to make entering and retreating from the ditch more hazardous.

Counterscarp gallery: A gallery which located in the counterscarp. 70) The outlines of the new detached and attached counterscarps and/or bastioned works are a mixture of the various ideas explored in De Gomme's draughts.

Pages from Rosalind Russell’s book on her th birthday what she had to say about “The Women” Rosalind Russell wrote an autobiography called, “Life is a Banquet”. It used to sit on my grandmother’s bookshelf and I remember picking it up when I was around twelve and sitting down one afternoon and becoming completely engrossed.

The Alpujarra starts at what is known as the Granada coast. From here, you can head up into the hills of the Contraviesa, the long counterscarp of the Sierra Nevada. The hills are cloaked in Mediterranean maquis, lavenders, thymes, sages.

NEWHAVEN FORT - COUNTERSCARP GALLERIES Paintings by Fred Gale cs By Dan Bernard design. These photographs are part of a current exhibition held at Newhaven Fort until end of Octoberdocumenting the paintings in the Counterscarp Galleries.The year the book, article or report was published. Year of Publication: The extension of the outer scarp of the counterscarp bank, or of that of the berm (or a combination of the two) was used to make the transition between the ditch and the natural defences of the crags.

In some areas only the topsoil was scraped up.Civil War Source Book. Counterscarp: A wall located on the far side of the parapet ditch, opposite the exterior slope and scarp wall of the parapet.

If the entrenchment is constructed with a glacis, the counterscarp wall will also include a banquette, interior .