"Are you afraid of getting fired?" she asked with a grin.
He fired at another figure trying to force its way into the circle.
Alex fired twice more and the bear dropped to the ground.
If you'd fired me, or even hit me...
She reached for her lap top computer on the coffee table and fired it up.
I thought Dr. Mallard was the only doctor you hadn't fired yet.
Damian took aim with the pistol and fired into her heart before she could make another sound.
His words blasted through her thin armor and she fired in defense.
If he threw out every woman he slept with, she'd have to save this option for a last resort, in case he fired her the morning after.
The recital of their travels fired the youthful imagination of young Marco Polo, son of Nicolo, and he set out for the court of Kublai Khan, with his father and uncle, in 1265.
A great gun was fired to different points of the compass and all the country within its range, including the town of Cuddalore, passed into the possession of the English.
Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.
In 1770, on the 5th of March, in a street brawl, a number of citizens were killed or wounded by the soldiers, who fired into a crowd that were baiting a sentry.
About half-past eight the combat began to wane, and the last shots were fired at ten.
The Turks fired, killing Lieutenant G.
Three-fourths of the Turkish and Egyptian vessels were sunk by the assailants, or fired by their own crews.
Explosive mixtures of marsh-gas and air may be fired by an unprotected light.
The troops started for the shore in flotillas of boats soon after dawn at all points, their approach covered by the fire of battleships and cruisers, and in all cases the boats were not fired upon until almost the last moment.
Another Burmese war was the result, the first shot being fired in January 1852.
The fusion of sheet-glass is now generally carried out in gas-fired regenerative tank furnaces.
In some works, the older method of melting the glass in large pots or crucibles is still adhered to, although the old-fashioned coal-fired furnaces have nearly everywhere given place to the use of producer gas and regenerators.
"Inform the prince that I the bridge fired!" said the colonel triumphantly and gaily.
Another in the same place turned round and fired in the air; a third was striking the horse Kutuzov himself rode.
A bullet fired by a French sharpshooter hit him in the fleshy part of his leg.
Yes, and you remember how Papa in his blue overcoat fired a gun in the porch?
It was necessary that millions of men in whose hands lay the real power--the soldiers who fired, or transported provisions and guns--should consent to carry out the will of these weak individuals, and should have been induced to do so by an infinite number of diverse and complex causes.
On the twenty-fourth of August the battle of the Shevardino Redoubt was fought, on the twenty-fifth not a shot was fired by either side, and on the twenty-sixth the battle of Borodino itself took place.
Within the entrenchment stood ten guns that were being fired through openings in the earthwork.
And they did indeed get somewhere, though not to their right places; a few eventually even got to their right place, but too late to be of any use and only in time to be fired at.
Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.
To escape the smiling innkeeper role, he plodded barefoot out back to the small patio, fired up the barbeque, popped the cap on the first of the last three Fat Tire Ales and stretched out on Cynthia's chaise.
These pillars are then filled with blast holes which are fired simultaneously, permitting the whole block of ground to the level above to drop. A floor is then reopened in this fallen ore, leaving pillars for temporary support which are blasted out as before.
The advantage of the breech-loader now began to assert itself, for the Austrian skirmishers who covered the front of the guns could only load when standing up, while the Prussians lay down or fired from cover.
Indeed it is at least equally probable that it was the recent translation of some of the poetical books of the Old Testament which fired him with a desire to translate his grandfather's book, and perhaps add the work of a member of the family to the Bible of the Egyptian Jews.
Nor is it surprising that the hotheads among them, fired by the example of Jukic and other would-be assassins of Varesanin, Cuvaj and Skerlecz, should have indulged in terrorist projects.
He was watching the disembarkation of some troops when a shot was fired which narrowly missed him, and killed General Bitencourt, the minister of war.
As soon as the telegram at Cuxhaven announces high tide three shots are fired from the harbour to warn the inhabitants of the " fleets "; and if the progress of the tide up the river gives indication of danger, other three shots follow.
On the 16th the French field-guns fired into the town, and Mack realized that his troops were no longer under sufficient control to endure a siege.
Berzelius, who, fired with enthusiasm by the original theory of Dalton and the law of multiple proportions, determined the equivalents of combining ratios of many elements in an enormous number of compounds.2 He prosecuted his labours in this field for thirty years; as proof of his industry it may be mentioned that as early as 1818 he had determined the combining ratios of about two thousand simple and compound substances.
Under Francesco Morosini the Venetians again attacked Athens in September 1687; a shot fired during the bombardment of the Acropolis caused a powder magazine in the Parthenon to explode, and the building was rent asunder.
To explode the charge an iron weight, known as a go-devil, was dropped into the well, and striking the disk exploded the cap and fired the torpedo.
Each man slew his wife and children; ten men were selected by lot to slay the rest; one man slew the nine executioners, fired the palace and fell upon his sword.