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  • The whole aspect of Badajoz recalls its stormy history; even the cathedral, built in 1258, resembles a fortress, with massive embattled walls.
  • The church of St Michael has a Norman square embattled tower surmounted by a spire, and an apsidal chancel.
  • The five-storied embattled tower in the centre dates from 1426, and the modern mansions from 1820.
  • The large parish church of St Teilo has a low embattled Perpendicular tower.
  • Seizing that opportunity, Ahab first paid out more line: and then was rapidly hauling and jerking in upon it again--hoping that way to disencumber it of some snarls--when lo!--a sight more savage than the embattled teeth of sharks!

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