We would set aside all other agendas and disputes as secondary, and go to the ramparts until the threat was repelled.
Voters grabbed their pitchforks Tuesday night and came over the ramparts.
The Rev. Pat Robertson and Rush Limbaugh rushed to the ramparts immediately.
The 18th Street Gang was named after the locus of its birth in the ramparts section.
Against this sulfurous backdrop, Democrats and Republicans alike feel compelled to man the ramparts for their core constituencies.
Quitting these more distinguished associates, he took his way alone towards the ramparts.
He despatched him with orders to the different posts guarding the ramparts.
The garrison hoped that if they sued before the ramparts actually fell, they might be granted favorable terms.
So off Gilian would go with his book under his arm to the ramparts.
Her heart lies intrenched within the ramparts of Duty and of Devotion.
"earthen elevation around a place for fortification," sometimes also including parapets, 1580s, from Middle French rempart, rampart, from remparer "to fortify," from re- "again" (see re-) + emparer "fortify, take possession of," from Old Provençal amparer, from Vulgar Latin *anteparare "prepare," properly "to make preparations beforehand," from Latin ante- "before" (see ante) + parare "prepare" (see pare). With excrescent -t in French, perhaps by influence of boulevart (see boulevard).