II) is somewhat similar to Messenger's but it is not capable of withstanding so great a pressure.
The document is entitled "Secrett Inventionis, proffitabill and necessary in theis dayes for defence of this Iland, and withstanding of strangers, enemies of God's truth and religion," a and the inventions consist of (1) a mirror for burning the enemies' ships at any distance, (2) a piece of artillery destroying everything round an arc of a circle, and (3) a round metal chariot, so constructed that its occupants could move it rapidly and easily, while firing out through small holes in it.
The profuse feathering makes them very good at withstanding cold winter weather.
The above not withstanding here is how to do it for those who are foolhardy enough to do so.
The foregoing not withstanding, the Head of Department shall have the right to question the student directly, where necessary.
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