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  • On the centre Don John and the capitan pasha met prow to prow - the Christians reserving the fire of their bow guns (called di cursia) till the moment of impact, and then boarding.
  • After the round shape was introduced, the one side was always inscribed with the figure of a ship's prow, and the other with the double head of Janus.
  • The subdivisions of the as had also the ship's prow on one side, and on the other the head of some deity.
  • The crags which he flung at Britannia did indeed graze the stern and graze the prow of her craft.
  • The goddess Athena herself superintended its construction, and inserted in the prow a piece of oak from Dodona, which was endowed with the power of speaking and delivering oracles.

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