As a bulwark against the Spanish, the colony was successful, but as an economic experiment it was a failure.
The first is the type of a certain a priori view, then regarded as the safest bulwark against infidelity, of which the main tenets were that the being of God was capable of a priori proof, and that, owing to the finitude of our faculties, the attributes and modes of operation of deity were absolutely incomprehensible.
Syracuse was for fifty years, not only, as of old, the bulwark of Europe, but the bulwark of Christendom.
The fortress was an important bulwark against English invasion, and the town - which was created a royal burgh by David II.
As the preservation of the smaller middle class seemed to be important as a bulwark against Socialism, they won the support of the Conservative and Clerical parties, and lawsinspiredby them were passed in Bavaria, Wurttemberg and Prussia.