The lofty steeple by which its massive tower was formerly surmounted was battered down by the Parliamentary forces during the Civil War.
His battered body felt heavy, and his emotions grew chaotic.
Crack! crash! bang! went his iron-shod hoofs against the wooden bodies of the Gargoyles, and they were battered right and left with such force that they scattered like straws in the wind.
Then again, in his battered state, the last thing he wanted was to see how angry she still was for his betrayal.
Rain and wind battered him.
Zealously carrying out the conditions of the peace, the peasants not only battered down the detested forts, they even destroyed the chapel at the Harzburg and committed other acts of desecration.
But he was battered beyond recognition from the helo crash, Dan said.
Dean explained to his wife the number of times in his police career he'd seen battered women refuse to follow through when confronted by their abusive mate.
A man in a robe hurried down the hall as the beast battered itself against the weakening cell.
His grandfather, who was his godfather, trembling and afraid of dropping him, carried the infant round the battered tin font and handed him over to the godmother, Princess Mary.