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Twice they had attempted to attack this point, but on each occasion had been driven back by grapeshot from the four isolated guns on the hillock.
The French columns that had advanced beyond the village went back; but as though in revenge for this failure, the enemy placed ten guns to the right of the village and began firing them at Tushin's battery.
Those fellows believe that one can't become a general without having served first as an ensign; which is as much as to say that one can't point a gun without having first cast it oneself
Maston, "allow me to say that, if I cannot get an opportunity to try my new mortars on a real field of battle, I shall say good-by to the members of the Gun Club, and go and bury myself in the prairies of Arkansas
To put all twenty yoke of us to the big gun as soon as Two Tails trumpets.
We eat till we are yoked up again and tug the gun back to where Two Tails is waiting for it.
But there were all our stores at the bottom, and to make things worse, only two guns out of five remained in a state for service.
The honorable secretary of the Gun Club wished himself to observe the vehicle of his daring friends.
At last, after a disgraceful miss, he flung his gun and his hat on the ground.
Picking up his gun and his hat, he called Laska, and went out of the swamp.
Masked batter- ies, chiefly of field guns, had been planted in the country about Horsell Common, and especially between the Woking district and London.
Guns were in rapid transit from Windsor, Portsmouth, Aldershot, Woolwich-- even from the north; among others, long wire-guns of ninety- five tons from Woolwich.
There exist guns, according to Fulton, perfected in England by Philip Coles and Burley, in France by Furcy, and in Italy by Landi, which are furnished with a peculiar system of closing, which can fire under these conditions.
The gun fired two shells before the frame of the Dexter building collapsed, and each shell raked the Wetterhorn from stem to stern.
The Vaterland at that time was beating up to the south of City Hall from over the ruins of the Brooklyn Bridge, and the reports of the gun, followed by the first crashes of the collapsing Dexter building, brought Kurt and, Smallways to the cabin porthole.