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  • She'd shot two men with it.

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  • Her wandering gaze came up to his face and warmth shot painfully up her neck.

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  • His brows shot up.

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  • Katie's brows shot up.

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  • Jenn shot the second one.

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  • She shot him a look, suspecting he was messing with her.

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  • One hand shot out in an instinctive search for anything to stop her fall.

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  • He ducked into a doorway while Damian shot two more vamps and reappeared, the blueprints on the screen.

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  • I think he blames me because he ruined a sweater when he got shot today.

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  • He shot her a warning look.

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  • The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.

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  • "As soon as I figure out what they are, I'll take care of that," Darian shot back.

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  • With one leg in my house and one leg out, my man Aldo Benitez shot him.

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  • Lacy's eyebrows shot up.

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  • I think I'm doing pretty damn good, considering I would've been able to kill him if you hadn't shot and run me over, he replied in irritation.

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  • The Cossack raised his arm and a shot rang out.

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  • A sharp pain shot through her ankle and a cry escaped her lips as she dropped back to the ground.

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  • His brows shot up and his eyes twinkled.

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  • Below them was a vast space, at the bottom of which was a black sea with rolling billows, through which little tongues of flame constantly shot up.

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  • At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.

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  • Aldo shot him in the leg, not wishing to kill him, which I assure you he could have easily done.

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  • It seemed to Petya that at the moment the shot was fired it suddenly became as bright as noon.

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  • She shot a glance at Bordeaux, who had stopped scraping on a plate.

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  • The minute we do, the people doing those jobs should become operators of the new machines—and get big raises because their productivity just shot way up.

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  • This was followed by two whistling sounds of canister shot, one after another.

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  • While they were talking in undertones the crack of a shot sounded from the low ground by the pond, a puff of white smoke appeared, then another, and the sound of hundreds of seemingly merry French voices shouting together came up from the slope.

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  • Len shot Howard a warning look.

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  • She shot back, kicking sand in his direction.

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  • And I bet you never shot Dusty or ran him over with a car.

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  • Damian, why not give him a shot at something?

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  • Jake shot off a burst of rounds as several vamps raced across the courtyard, their red eyes glowing and growls loud.

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  • When he lighted the oil a hundred tongues of flame shot up, and the effect was really imposing.

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  • The Wizard raised one of his revolvers and fired into the throng of his enemies, and the shot resounded like a clap of thunder in that silent place.

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  • Then a few of them advanced until another shot from the Wizard's revolver made them retreat.

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  • On the morning of June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo by nineteen-year-old assassin Gavrilo Princip.

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  • One shot struck a French soldier's foot, and from behind the screens came the strange sound of a few voices shouting.

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  • Howard hesitated and shot a questioning glance at Connie, who shrugged and turned away.

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  • His voice shot out after her and she darted for the bedroom.

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  • Fritz shot her a sour look.

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  • Royce shot Bordeaux a hostile look.

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  • But I know for a fact that the glowing end of a cigarette butt can be seen as far away as an arrow can be shot accurately.

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  • A shot would bring the others back.

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  • Howie shot up to a sitting position.

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  • I shot him six times before he reached my car.

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  • During the interim we learned the sad news of the death of the Alabama Deputy Sheriff who was shot multiple times after stopping the kidnapper of eight year old Jennifer Morley.

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  • Pain shot through her as Talon bit into one arm.

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  • Now, things have shot forward.

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  • Then came the distant report of a shot, and our troops could be seen hurrying to the crossing.

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  • At the battle of Borodino Napoleon shot at no one and killed no one.

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  • Suddenly something happened: the young officer gave a gasp and bending double sat down on the ground like a bird shot on the wing.

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  • Without moving from that spot or firing a single shot the regiment here lost another third of its men.

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  • Talk was rarely heard in the ranks, and it ceased altogether every time the thud of a successful shot and the cry of "stretchers!" was heard.

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  • The shot rattled against the stone of the gate and upon the wooden beams and screens, and two wavering clouds of smoke rose over the Square.

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  • The soldiers in the yard, hearing the shot, came into the passage asking what had happened, and expressed their readiness to punish the culprits, but the officer sternly checked them.

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  • Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.

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  • Tell Denisov, 'at the first shot at daybreak,' said Dolokhov and was about to ride away, but Petya seized hold of him.

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  • He did not see and did not hear how they shot the prisoners who lagged behind, though more than a hundred perished in that way.

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  • Impregnable Malta surrenders without a shot; his most reckless schemes are crowned with success.

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  • I never shot a gun in my life.

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  • She shot him and ran him over.

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  • 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.

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  • Carmen shot a glance at Alex, who was giving his meal undue attention.

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  • A strong hand shot out and grasped her arm.

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  • Instinctively her fingers affirmed her hair was in order for the mug shot.

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  • She took careful aim and squeezed off a shot.

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  • Two mules had to be shot.

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  • Anyway she finally got so lonely and depressed that she locked herself in her room one day and shot herself.

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  • Her parents, next door at a neighborhood barbeque, were startled by a gun shot.

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  • Give it a shot.

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  • When I was discovered, I told the young fool who found me I'd been shot and mugged, my money clip stolen!

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  • Betsy, it's not over by a long shot.

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  • I heard the gun shot.

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  • I told Julie everything that happened, my being attacked at Howie's house and that the assailant was shot dead.

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  • The vamp's head exploded with the first shot of his hand cannon, the bullet missing Bianca by a couple inches.

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  • Pain radiated through his body from where she'd shot him, and his normally pliant temper was near the snapping point.

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  • Jenn shot the first vamp and stepped in front of the next.

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  • Xander took the first shot.

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  • He whipped out the vamp-killing hand cannons and shot the first two of Jilian's men.

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  • Laney's eyebrows shot up, and he looked at the unconscious, blood-spattered woman.

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  • His eyes went to the symbol at her neck, and one eyebrow shot up.

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  • He shot forward and gathered the woman in his arms while the second woman scrambled to grab the IVs.

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  • The burst of furious power shot through her, the shockwave rattling the windows of the house.

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  • She shot out of her seat and to the door, wrenching it open.

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  • She turned her head away, jumping as the shot rang out.

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  • The Guardians were here, ready to take the shot that would kill Darian.

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  • He snatched her as she passed, but not before she heard a shot and felt fire burn through her.

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  • Jule's arm shot out to block the interloper's progress toward them.

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  • Cold energy shot through Deidre, and she flinched.

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  • His magic shot through her.

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  • He remained relaxed despite giving her a loaded weapon then telling her to take the kill shot.

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  • It's not guaranteed, but it's a shot, she said.

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  • He paused at the door and mimed a jump shot at an imaginary hoop.

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  • Here's a shot at a real life caper.

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  • One of them even shot you!

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  • That's not been decided—not by a long shot!

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  • While it was a long shot that the bitchy deputy could be any help, Dean was frustrated enough with the other available avenues to bite his tongue and ask for help.

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  • If Billy didn't have her locked up, I'd take a shot myself!

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  • After a nod of her head, Paulette's hand shot up and the auctioneer all but cheered as he looked about for another sucker, his voice sounding like an old Lucky Strike commercial.

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  • "Yup," answered Fred as his arm shot to bid.

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  • Fred, with the help of his cadre of lady friends, was the one person who had the best shot of producing further information on the family and its history.

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  • Mr. Westlake taught me the importance of setting up each and every shot.

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  • I wonder if that shot, or whatever it was, came from the owner of that blue sweater on his Jeep seat?

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  • So you suppose that's who shot at us?

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  • "We're not even sure it was a gun shot," Dean cautioned.

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  • "I haven't shot the bastard yet," she answered.

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  • "Then someone took a shot at us," Cynthia said as she set out the plates on the kitchen table.

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  • There was a sound, like a gun shot, but maybe a firecracker.

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  • If it was a shot, no telling where it was aimed.

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  • She thinks she set it down when we hid behind the boulder—after the shot.

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  • Have a shot or two of whiskey.

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  • That might be painful, considering where Mr. Dean was shot!

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  • Getting shot isn't something I'm proud of, but I can assure my opponent, regardless of the body part hit, there isn't anything funny about it.

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  • Do you think it was he who shot at us up at the mine?

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  • Her hand shot out before Dean could see it, slapping him across the face so hard four finger prints glowed in red on his cheek.

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  • Dean tried a shot.

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  • By the way, it was Ginger who shot the gun—just to scare us off.

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  • Her eyebrows shot up.

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  • She shot him a glare.

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  • Her brows shot up.

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  • As she let up, they found traction and the car shot out of the driveway.

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  • His brows shot up and he made use of the keyboard.

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  • Standing up, he said, Good shot.

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  • "I know that you'll know when it's right," Rhyn shot back.

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  • Cold energy shot through her.

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  • Tamer shot him a look.

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  • Wynn's eyebrows shot up.

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  • Andre's eyebrows both shot up this time.

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  • Was she willing to give life a second shot, even if Gabriel wasn't in the picture and she had no more normal friends after Wynn's betrayal?

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  • Cold fire shot through her.

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  • "I need a shot of whiskey," she said.

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  • Instead she crossed to the full bar and traded the champagne for a triple shot of whiskey on the rocks.

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  • Triple shot of whiskey, no ice.

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  • Warmth and cold shot through her, righting her stomach but bringing intense pain to her head.

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  • He pursed his lips then poured himself a shot and sat back to sip it.

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  • He shot lightning at her that bounced off and hit an inmate.

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  • A shot of whiskey sounded heavenly!

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  • Her shot nerves calmed until she rubbed a towel against the misty mirror and saw the tattoo again.

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  • For all other immortals, they get only one shot at a mate in its life cycle.

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  • Warmth shot through her, energizing her.

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  • "Maybe that should be we got stuck with the baby-angel!" she shot back.

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  • I didn.t think I needed to tell you anything, she shot back.

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  • Katie shot back in irritation.

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  • Immortals only had one shot at their mates, and Andre had tried to warn him Lilith was not his intended.

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  • She shot up and scrambled for her clothes.

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  • She gave a startled cry, shot up from her seat, and swiped the creatures from her lap in one movement.

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  • Evelyn had almost laughed when Lishana's eyebrows shot up in response gave but loved Romas so much more for understanding Kiera well enough to defend her.

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  • She shot him a look and stepped from the house, moving toward the field with the gifts at her side.

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  • Water shot from the bottom of the canyon, forming hundreds of tall columns whose mist cast rainbows in the bright moonlight.

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  • Fountains shot up from the newly formed lake nearby, and the ground rumbled again.

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  • Near the end of her patience trapped in the tiny box of a spacecraft, she shot up when she felt the familiar pressure of them descending.

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  • He cringed as Cynthia described her giving two different names, allowing Fred yet another shot at constructing a mystery.

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  • "If you hadn't gone and taken it to the library with you someone else might have had a shot at playing master-decoder," Dean grumbled.

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  • In 1888 John shot and killed a man in one of his clubs, 'The 220.'

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  • In 1895 he shot another guy, but this time he was acquitted.

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  • It seems like he either shot himself or died of venereal disease.

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  • He flew out of here like a rock off a kid's sling shot.

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  • He'd even have a shot at Gladys' and Edith's rooms.

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  • There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.

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  • "We took Donnie to a doctor," Franny said when he was out of ear shot.

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  • Not by a long shot.

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  • Searing pain shot through his shoulder and he realized he barely had the strength to halt another rappel.

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  • Sarah shot him a look that clearly meant, 'Back off.'

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  • Right in the middle stood a cute little redhead about to make her shot.

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  • He shot daggers at her as Elisabeth said, "I would love to."

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  • Elisabeth shot him a warning stare.

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  • Josh shot a disgusted look at Alex.

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  • Her neck popped, sending a shot of pain down her back.

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  • His eyes flashed and one hand shot out, snatching the broom from her hands.

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  • She screamed as pain shot through her ankle and up her leg.

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  • "Josh didn't," she shot at him.

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  • "Yeah, Alex," he shot back.

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  • Josh said the engine is shot.

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  • It shot off the counter, hitting the block wall and bouncing off to roll across the floor and stop at Carmen's feet.

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  • He shot one of them and they ran off...

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  • he shot a quick look at Carmen.

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  • Carmen shot Katie a warning look.

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  • The guards have shot another dozen people around the perimeters, and our sensors indicate there is a small camp of some sort housing over a hundred survivors nearby and another one with several hundred at the bottom of the mountain, she said.

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  • The access pad appeared as though it had been shot with a laser gun; it was blackened and melted.

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  • Their weapons weren't stunners, the laser weapons capable of incapacitating a horse with one glancing shot.

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  • Elise lowered her laser as Lana blocked her shot and approached the man named Arnie.

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  • "If he moves too quickly, take your shot," Elise replied.

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  • He shot one of my men last week.

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  • Brady slid away until he had a shot not blocked by the brunette.

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  • The doc was grinning and glassy-eyed after his med-gun shot.

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  • Lana's the little girl who got shot, right?

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  • "The missing little girl who got shot," Elise replied.

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  • He doubted she'd ever seen blood before she was shot.

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  • He doubted she'd ever been in a situation where she'd barely escaped being raped, and he knew she'd never shot anyone or seen anyone's head get blown off in front of her.

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  • He gave her the shot first.

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  • Dan shot him a look of amusement before they both turned.

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  • She doubted she could ever kill anyone, especially her Guardian, after seeing Donovan shot.

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  • His head hurt from the shock of the baton, and he couldn't help hoping she was a better shot than she was figuring out the baton.

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  • She heard the sounds of a physical scuffle and another shot from Dan's direction.

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  • Another shot pierced the tense darkness, then there was a flurry of movement.

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  • One shot rang out, followed by two more.

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  • "Are you that good of a shot or were you lucky?" she asked.

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  • The rebellion's grays were enough to get her shot by anyone.

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  • We were shot down somewhere in Tennessee.

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  • If these people had been from the elite class, they'd have shot her on sight.

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  • He shot himself up with the drugs he'd brought with him, leaning his head back against the back of the seat as they traveled.

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  • Charlie's next laser shot glanced off the top of the rock, searing a hole through it.

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  • "Nice shot," he managed.

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  • Meanwhile, Elise loaded a mini-med-gun and shot Brady twice.

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  • Adrenaline shot through him as he faced the portal.

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  • "What was your plan?" the angel shot back.

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  • Rhyn grabbed the arm where his brother had shot him.

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  • His nerves had been shot since Rhyn left and the Immortals stumbled upon the message about the shapeshifters.

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  • Magic shot through him, burning like fire.  Kris gasped.  Another blast, and he fell to the ground.  His body roiled with the demon magic, convulsing until the blow faded.  He felt himself hauled up by his neck and thrust onto the ground again.  His vision blurry, Kris could only see Hannah's beautiful blond hair.  Sorrow replaced anger, and he reached out, touching the soft wheat curls.

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  • Rhyn flung one knife, catching a demon in the eye.  The demon that had been ready to run Kris through dropped, and Kris shot him an angry look.

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  • Lara shot me a look and then said, "Sure."

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  • Ivy shot me a strange look.

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  • The exception was this year when Parkside had a legitimate shot at success.

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  • While he should have turned the project over to Rita at headquarters, it had, after all, been Fred's idea, so he didn't complain about giving it a shot.

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  • If you followed the car making the drop, someone would have shot you.

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  • I may not make it, but it won't be because I didn't give it a shot.

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  • Inside, a white-jacketed attendant, who looked like a high­schooler, casually checked Dean's credentials while Cynthia wait­ed, not quite out of ear shot.

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  • According to the Sentinel you guys have a good shot at taking it all.

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  • Pain shot up Dean's arm, hot and sharp, but he had no time to think about it as the man's partner jumped from the bar and dashed toward him.

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  • "No—not by a long shot," answered Dean, "but the way I see it, it's the best opportunity we've had to date to catch up with this guy—the closest we'll ever get to the jerk.

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  • Arthur Atherton had been found shot in his auto­mobile.

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  • He had a son who was a hot shot baseball player and I played two years in the minors.

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  • Just keep your fin­gers crossed old man—this is our last shot.

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  • The sound was like a rifle shot and for a fleeting second Dean feared someone had fired.

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  • Fred spotted one of them at the hospital in Philly after Arthur Atherton was shot but we couldn't run him down.

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  • Now you have a clean shot at Byrne's wife.

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  • This is the only shot you'll get.

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  • I told him we'd get caught or maybe shot.

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  • Blood rushed to her head in a painful flush and one hand shot to her mouth.

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  • Her gaze shot up to his face.

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  • His hand shot out and captured her arm again before she could get away.

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  • Her gaze had drifted to the floor, but it shot back to his face.

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  • A hot flush shot up her neck.

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  • Her gaze shot up to his.

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  • Dark brows shot up over twinkling eyes and he winced.

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  • I would — just as soon as I shot him.

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  • He shot out of the chair, clawing egg from his face as he lunged toward her.

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  • I guess I just shot myself in the foot.

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  • Warmth shot up her neck with a sharp pain.

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  • A pang of guilt shot through him as he studied Carmen's soft features in the dim light.

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  • "He insulted my cloak!" the youth shot back.

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  • At the thought of Darian, her punch faltered, and pain shot through her wrist.

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  • "About destroying worlds," she shot back.

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  • Do we have a shot together?

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  • Jenn rolled away, blocking the standing guardsman's shot of her.

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  • The beautiful Magician sparked with magic that rippled through her body and shot out through her knives as she deflected and attacked the guardsmen.

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  • Magic shot off him in bursts of black and white lightning.

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  • She shot him a look.

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  • Coldness shot through her.

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  • Taran shot her an angry look and pushed her past him, pinning her still against the wall with one arm.

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  • Each shot made him doubt more what he did, until his hands shook as the last arrow flew.

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  • She had shot a few rabbits with it, and once a skunk that threatened the chickens.

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  • Destiny covered her ears after the first shot.

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  • His gaze shot back to her and he choked on his drink, spilling it on his suit.

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  • His gaze shot back to her face and he shook his head, groaning.

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  • Both brows shot up and he employed the lopsided smile again.

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  • A stabbing pain shot through her shoulder.

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  • Her grip tightened on the phone involuntarily and it shot out of her wet hand, bouncing once on the ledge before plunging over the bluff.

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  • The nurses chased them from the room so they would have room to work and then someone gave her a shot.

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  • His brows shot up in surprise.

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  • His brows shot up again.

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  • Maybe he wished someone had shot her.

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  • Felipa's brows shot up.

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  • His brows shot up and a smile lurked in his eyes and on his lips.

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  • Rob's attention shot back to him.

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  • "So did you," Rob shot back.

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  • "I never asked you to front for me – and I wasn't the one who brought up divorce," he shot back.

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  • Felipa shot a nervous look at Senor Medena and then Carmen.

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  • Alondra shot a startled look at Carmen, but she said nothing.

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  • The gray brows shot up.

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  • His brows shot up and a twinkle came into his eyes.

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  • Warmth shot up her neck.

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  • When she shot him a warning glance he chuckled.

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  • She shot back at him before he could get out the door.

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  • Pain shot through her ankle and her knees buckled.

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  • By the time the sun shot its first orange rays over the horizon, she was driving the little red sports car out of town.

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  • She shot him a sour look.

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  • His eyebrows shot up.

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  • Sylvia's brows shot up.

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  • Fire shot through her, and the world around her warped and changed like in a dream.

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  • Laurencio finally motioned a preening Toni into the shot.

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  • "How about a beauty and the beast shot," Xander said.

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  • Tell your assistant to come down for a shot.

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  • "Tell your photographer no," Jessi shot back.

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  • Similar to the last shot but a bit more … provocative.

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  • Dressed in shorts and a snug T-shirt, Jessi shot him a glare as she led his guests in.

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  • He was able to tolerate it for the hour a day during the season when they shot his show.

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  • Jessi shot him a look.

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  • "No worse than a mate who turns all the food in the house into dog treats when she gets pissed at you," Dusty shot back.

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  • Adrenaline shot through her at the surprised look on the Other's face.

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  • Panic shot through her at the idea of never seeing him again or Ashley or Brandon.

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  • On the 2nd of July, while on his way to attend the commencement exercises at Williams College, the new president was shot in a Washington railway station by a disappointed office-seeker named Charles J.

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  • Garibaldi and a few followers, including his devoted wife Anita, after vainly attempting to reach Venice, where the tricolor still floated, took refuge in the pine forests of Ravenna; the Austrians were seeking him in all directions, and most of his legionaries were captured and shot.

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  • An ardent opponent of Catholic Emancipation, he delivered in 1807 a speech on the subject which helped to give the deathblow to the Grenville administration, upon which he became chancellor of the exchequer under the duke of Portland, whom in 1809 he succeeded in the premiership. Notwithstanding that he had the assistance in the cabinet of no statesman of the first rank, he succeeded in retaining office till he was shot by a man named Bellingham, a bankrupt with a grievance, who had vainly applied to him for redress, in the lobby of the House of Commons on the 11th of May 1812.

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  • He was shot (December 9, 1828), by the order of Lavalle, and during the year 1828 the country was given up to the horrors of civil war.

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  • In 1840 he invaded Buenos Aires at the head of troops raised chiefly in the province of Entre Rios; but he was defeated at Santa Fe, then at Lujan, and finally was captured in Jujuy and shot, 1841.

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  • At last one cast a stone towards the boat, which earned him a charge of small shot in the leg.

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  • Partridges, woodcock, snipe, &c., are among the game-birds; but all kinds of small birds are also shot for food, and their number is thus kept down, while many members of the migratory species are caught by traps in the foothills on the south side of the Alps, especially near the Lake of Como, on their passage.

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  • Large numbers of quails are shot in the spring.

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  • The rebels were captured and shot, but the significance of the attempt lies in the fact that it was the first occasion on which north Italians (the Bandieras were Venetians and officers in the Austrian navy) had tried to raise the standard of revolt in the south.

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  • The bows differ altogether with each group, but the same two kinds of arrows are in general use: (1) long and ordinary for fishing and other purposes; (2) short with a detachable head fastened to the shaft by a thong, which quickly brings pigs up short when shot in the thick jungle.

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  • Wheeler with his small band of soldiers and the European and Eurasian residents were exposed for 21 days to the fire of the mutineers, is merely a bare field, containing the well where many women and children were shot while getting water.

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  • high leads down to the river, and it was among the trees on these banks that the murderers concealed themselves who shot down the little garrison as soon as they were embarked in the boats which were to take them to safety.

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  • On the 25th of August 1897 Borda, after attending a Te Deum at the cathedral in Montevideo, was shot dead by a man named Arredondo, who was sentenced in 1899 to two years' imprisonment.

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  • Lastly it was the fiery counsels of the dying prophet, accompanied by the acted magic of the arrow shot through the open window, and also of the thrice smitten floor, that gave nerve and courage to Joash, king of Israel, when the armies of Syria pressed heavily on the northern kingdom (2 Kings xiii.

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  • Molart and Empser, drinking each other's health in the midst of the cannonade, were killed by the same shot.

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  • He was shot in the leg, picked up by the English, and successfully treated, although he remained slightly lame.

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  • Alexander M`Leod boasted in November 1840 that he was one of a Canadian party who, on the 29th of December 1837, had captured and burned a small American steamboat, the "Caroline," and in the course of the attack had shot Amos Durfee.

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  • In 1755 he went with Boscawen to North America as captain of the "Dunkirk" (60),(60), and his seizure of the French "Alcide" (64) was the first shot fired in the war.

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  • Firing no shot in his defence, his little troop swelled until it became an army.

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  • He was taught to ride before he was four, at eight was quite at home in his saddle, and when only eleven, brought down his first bear at a single shot.

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  • On the lath of December, when the Swedish approaches had come within 280 paces of the fortress of Fredriksten, which the Swedes were closely besieging, Charles looked over the parapet of the foremost trench, and was shot through the head by a bullet from the fortress.

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  • It is also shot in great forest drives in Austria, Germany and Russia.

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  • 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.

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  • He read plays, attended the village fairs, shot plovers in the fenland, and enjoyed a dance with his sisters.

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  • Hares are uncommon, and the last reddeer was shot in 1814; but wolves, otters and squirrels abound.

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  • In 1813, when he was before San Sebastian, the ammunition ran short; a battering train, long demanded, reached him not only some time after it was needed, but even then with only one day's provision of shot and shell.

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  • Days on which he had not shot anything at the hunt were blank days for him.

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  • An alloy made by addition of about 6th of arsenic has been used for making shot.

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  • One of the stamens has been deprived of its spur; the other shows its spur, c. a row down the centre, are shot out to some little distance from she parent plant.

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  • 1918), carried away hundreds of hostages, chiefly Balts, to Siberia, some of whom were shot, whilst others were repatriated later.

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  • Diocletian, having been informed of this conduct, sent for him and earnestly remonstrated with him, but, finding him inflexible, ordered him to be bound to a stake and shot to death.

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  • was shot in the trenches while besieging the town (1718).

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  • The only voice raised in protest was that of the minister of war, and he was shot at and severely wounded as a consequence.

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  • The baron Cerro Azul was shot down without trial; Marshal de Gama Eza, an old imperial soldier of eighty years of age, was murdered in cold blood, and numerous executions of men of lesser note took place, among these being two Frenchmen for whose death the Brazilian government was subsequently called upon to pay heavy compensation.

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  • Conselheiro, deeming his worst suspicions confirmed, shot and killed his wife and his mother before explanations could be offered.

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  • 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.

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  • While leading a sortie Cleland was shot dead, and was buried in the churchyard.

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  • Two of the natives implicated were court-martialled and shot (February 15); others were subsequently arrested and tried by court martial.

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  • The guilty natives were shot on the 2nd of April.'

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  • But a few weeks before, Mr Drummond, who was Sir Robert Peel's private secretary, had been shot dead in the street by a lunatic. In consequence of this, and the manifold anxieties of the time with which he was harassed, the mind of the great statesman was no doubt in a moody and morbid condition, and when he arose to speak later in the evening, he referred in excited and agitated tones to the remark, as an incitement to violence against his person.

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  • When an attempt is made to represent in colour the actual distribution of the races (as in Dr Chavanne's Geographischer and statistischer Handatlas) the effect is that of occasional blotches of solid colour on a piece of shot silk.

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  • On October 6, 1849, thirteen generals who had taken part in the war, including Damjanics and Counts Vecsey and Leiningen, were hanged or shot at Arad.

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  • On the same day Count Louis Batthyany, who had taken no part in the war and had done his utmost to restrain his countrymen within the bounds of legality, was shot at Pest.

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  • Small up to the beginning of the 19th century, Holywell has increasingly prospered, thanks to lime quarries, lead, copper and zinc mines, smelting works, a shot manufactory, copper, brass, iron and zinc works; brewing, tanning and mineral water, flannel and cement works.

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  • 1916), and their wounded shot themselves or each other on the battle-field, rather than fall as traitors or deserters into the hands of Austria.

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  • You have ill-treated the natives, you have shot them down, you have sold them into slavery, and now you have to pay the penalty..

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  • Captain Elliot, one of the prisoners, who had been released on parole, was shot dead by Boers while crossing the Vaal, and Captain Lambert, another paroled prisoner who accompanied Elliot, was also shot, but escaped.

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  • On the following day the Boer attack on an armoured train at Kraaipan, a railway station in Cape Colony south of Mafeking and close to the western frontier of the Transvaal, witnessed the first hostile shot of a bloody war, destined to plunge South Africa into strife for two years and a half.

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  • Letters to Dr Leyds and to Dr Krause of a treasonable character were found in Brocksma's possession, and being found guilty of high treason he was shot (30th of September).

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  • On the 20th of March 1905 he shot himself in the head, dying of the wound two days later.

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  • Both overlooked the changes brought by the introduction of the longrange rifle (muzzleand breech-loading alike), which had rendered impossible the "case shot preparation" which had formed the basis of Napoleon's tactical system.

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  • He could not avert the mistaken policy which led to the rout at Le Mans, and was finally shot in an obscure skirmish at Nouaille on the 4th of March 1794.

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  • In 1815 the marquis endeavoured to bring about another Vendean rising for the king, and was shot in a skirmish with the Imperialist forces at the Pont des Marthes on the 4th of June 1815.

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  • On " Dingaan's day " the Boer force received the attack of the Zulu while in laager; the enemy charged in dense masses, being met both by cannon shot and rifle fire, and were presently attacked in the rear by mounted Boers.

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  • But when coal-dust is present, and little or no marsh-gas, an initial explosion - such as is produced by a blown-out shot - is required.

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  • Liebknecht was shot on his way to the Moabit prison, while Rosa Luxemburg was brutally attacked on leaving the hotel and was finally shot dead as she was being conveyed, insensible from her injuries, in a motor-car under a military escort.

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  • Another Burmese war was the result, the first shot being fired in January 1852.

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  • the moment of inertia of the body about the axis, denoted by But if is the moment of inertia of the body about a mean diameter, and w the angular velocity about it generated by an impluse couple M, and M' is the couple required to set the surrounding medium in motion, supposed of effective radius of gyration k', If the shot is spinning about its axis with angular velocity p, and is precessing steadily at a rate about a line parallel to the resultant momentum F at an angle 0, the velocity of the vector of angular momentum, as in the case of a top, is C i pµ sin 0- C2µ 2 sin 0 cos 0; (4) and equating this to the impressed couple (multiplied by g), that is, to gN = (c 1 -c 2)c2u 2 tan 0, (5) and dividing out sin 0, which equated to zero would imply perfect centring, we obtain C21 2 cos 0- (c 2 -c 1)c2u 2 sec 0 =o.

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  • (9) c 2 Ci If the shot is moving as if fired from a gun of calibre d inches, in which the rifling makes one turn in a pitch of n calibres or nd inches, so that the angle S of the rifling is given by tan S = ird/nd = 2 d p/u, (10) '°If a denotes the density of the metal, and if the shell has a cavity homothetic with the external ellipsoidal shape, a fraction f of the linear scale; then the volume of a round shot being sird 3, and sird 3 x of a shot x calibres long W =*ird 3 x(I -f 3)v, (20) 2 Wki 2= 61rd 3 xo(I-f 5)Q, (21) Wk22=67rd3x 2 2+0 2(I - f5)Q.

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  • I +W a W a), ' (k) 4 (I I) I+ w- R For a shot in air the ratio W'/W is so small that the square may be neglected, and formula (II) can be replaced for practical purpose in artillery by tan26= n2 = W i (0 - a) (k ð)7()4, (12) if then we can calculate /3, a, or (3-a for the external shape of the shot, this equation will give the value of 6 and n required for stability of flight in the air.

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  • Altdorf is best known as the place where, according to the legend, William Tell shot the apple from his son's head.

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  • The fire from the batteries on shore produced no impression until a hot shot set fire to the "bass junk with which, to the depth of 5 ft., the immensely thick parapet was lined."

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  • Mr Bates, like Mr Wiriwood Reade, refused to credit du Chaillu's account of his having killed gorillas, and stated that the only instance he knew of one of these animals being slain by a European was an old male (now in Mr Walter Rothschild's museum at Tring) shot by the German trader Paschen in the Yaunde district, of which an illustrated account was published in 1901.

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  • While directing a fire of hot shot to burn the "Congress," Commodore Buchanan of the "Merrimac" was severely wounded and was succeeded in the command by Lieutenant Catesby ap Roger Jones.

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  • Neither vessel was able seriously to injure the other, and not a single shot penetrated the armour of either.

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  • When the battle was renewed (about 11.30) the "Merrimac" began firing at the "Monitor's" pilot house; and a little after noon a shot struck the sight-hole of the pilot house and blinded Lieut.

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  • The two armies bivouacked on their ground, and in Aspern the French and Austrians lay within pistol shot of each other.

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  • One of the public squares contains a martyrs' monument, erected in memory of the thirteen Hungarian generals shot here on the 6th of October 1849, by order of the Austrian general Haynau.

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  • A more imaginative work by the same artist is a figure of a farmer who has just shot an eagle that swooped upon his grandson.

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  • In 1878, when the emperor was incapacitated by the shot of an assassin, the prince acted for some months as regent.

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  • They attempted in 512 to take Bougie from the Spaniards, but were beaten off, and Arouj lost an arm, shattered by an arquebus shot.

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  • Parkman had become an adept in woodcraft and a dead shot with the rifle, and could do such things with horses, tame or wild, as civilized people never see done except in a circus.

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  • A second battle, fought in the Dardanelles (July 17-19), ended by a lucky shot blowing up the Venetian flag-ship; the losses of the Ottoman fleet were repaired, and in the middle of August Kuprili appeared off Tenedos, which was captured on the 31st and reincorporated permanently in the Turkish empire.

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  • He was shot in action on the 4th of May 1827.

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  • 27, 1810), who took him captive to Mantua, where, by express order of Napoleon, he was shot (Feb.

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  • He was shot dead by a musket bullet in the retreat.

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  • Four of the captains who had misbehaved on the 3rd of June were shot for cowardice, and others were dismissed.

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  • Spragge, whose second flagship was shattered by the Dutch fire, was on his way to a third, his boat was sunk by a cannon shot and he was drowned.

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  • The conditions were rendered difficult by spray, heavy sea and smoke driving down the line, but the shot fell only Soo yd.

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  • Instead of the expensive mile-long stout hemp lines used and since 1887 those of the prince of Monaco in his yachts, as by Ross, Maury introduced a ball of strong twine attached to a well as numerous Danish vessels in the sea between Iceland and cannon shot, which ran it out rapidly; when the bottom was Greenland, conspicuous amongst which were the expeditions reached the twine was cut and the depth deduced from the length in1896-1898on board the " Ingolf."

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  • The time of touching bottom i studied by the Norwegian expedition on board the " VOringen " was judged by timing each loo-fathom mark and noting the in 1876-1878, and the north polar basin by Nansen and Sverdrup sudden increase in the time interval when the shot reached the in the " Fram " in 1893-1896, the Mediterranean by the Italians bottom.

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  • release of stored-up masses in the coal, which, overpowering the ventilation, produce magazines of explosive material ready for ignition when brought in contact with the flame of a lamp or the blast of a shot.

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  • Coal dust alone, without any gas, may cause a dangerous explosion if ignited by a blown-out shot; but such cases are likely to be exceptional.

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  • Calcium carbide, as formed in the electric furnace, is a beautiful crystalline semi-metallic solid, having a density of 2.22, and showing a fracture which is often shot with iridescent "non-automatic."

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  • The latter was shot in Madrid.

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  • Though warned of a plot against his life (August 18, 1872) he refused to take precautions, and, while returning from Buen Retiro to Madrid in company with the queen, was repeatedly shot at in Via Avenal.

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  • They had striking, slashing and piercing weapons held in the hand, fastened to a shaft or thong, hurled from the hand, from a sling, from an atlatl or throwing-stick, or shot from a bow.

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  • In the year 1891 a proposal to use sights was sent to Lord Nelson for opinion, and elicited the following reply: " As to the plan for pointing a gun, truer than we do at present, if the person comes, I shall, of course, look at it, or be happy, if necessary, to use it; but I hope we shall be able, as usual, to get so close to our enemies that our shot cannot miss the object " (letter to Sir E.

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  • 5(plan) at a range HT, if the axis were directed on T, drift would carry the shot to D, therefore the axis must be directed on a point D' such that D'T = DT.

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  • Now if the notch of the tan gent sight be carried to H' in order to lay on T, the fore-sight, and with it the axis, H will be moved to F', the line of fire will be HF'D', and the shot will strike T since D'T = DT.

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  • 19) represent a gun at height BD above water-level DC, elevated to such an angle that a shot would strike the water at C. Draw EB parallel to DC. It is clear that under these conditions, if a tangent sight AF be raised to a height F representing the elevation due to the range BC, the object C will be on the line of sight.

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  • Although it is mentioned in the 16th century, and coal was discovered there at the time of Peter the Great, it was not until 1 795 that an Englishman, Gascoyne or Gaskoin, established its first iron-works for supplying the Black Sea fleet and the southern fortresses with guns and shot.

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  • owing to the great distance from the sea; but during the Crimean War the iron-works of Lugan again produced shot, shell and guncarriages.

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  • Terry, who in turn was shot and killed by a United States deputy marshall appointed to defend Justice Field against the carrying out of Terry's often-expressed threats.

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  • On the 27th of May he was shot within the prison along with several other distinguished hostages.

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  • While leading one of the charges in person his horse was shot and fell under him, but he was rescued and borne in a semi-conscious condition from the field.

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  • moved to support Billow; together they regained possession of Plancenoit, and once more the Charleroi road was swept by Prussian round shot.

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  • p. 307) calls him an "inextricable compound parthenogenetic deity"; and finds, in the fact that his chief festival (when his paste idol was shot through with an arrow, and afterwards eaten) was at the winter solstice, ground for believing that he was at first a nature-god, whose life and death were connected with the year's.

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  • Its eggs are the wellknown "plovers' eggs" of commerce,' and the bird, wary and wild at other times of the year, in the breeding-season becomes easily approachable, and is shot to be sold in the markets for "golden plover."

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  • In 1859 he was tried on a charge of murder, having shot Philip Barton Key, U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, whom Sickles had discovered to have a liaison with his wife; but was acquitted after a dramatic trial lasting twenty days.

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  • The immigrant farmers ruthlessly shot down game of all kinds and most of the animals named were exterminated, so far as the province was concerned.

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  • The military rashly interfered, and several innocent spectators were shot.

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  • by dredging, or some form of mechanical excavator, until the formation is reached which is to support the pier; the concrete is then shot into the enclosed space from a height of about io ft., and rammed down in layers about i ft.

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  • On April 12 1908 Count Potocki, the governor of Galicia, was shot by a Ruthenian student.

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  • Towards the end, however, Stiirgkh was actually endeavouring to bring about a reassembly of the Reichsrat, when he was shot by the Independent Socialist Dr. Friedrich Adler (Oct.

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  • He was arrested on the spot, and when his lodgings were searched a quantity of powder and shot was found, with the rules of a secret society, called" Young England,"whose members were pledged to meet," carrying swords and pistols and wearing crape masks."These discoveries raised the surmise that Oxford was the tool of a widespread Chartist conspiracy - or, as the Irish pretended, of a conspiracy of Orangemen to set the duke of Cumberland on the throne; and while these delusions were fresh, they threw well-disposed persons into a paroxysm of loyalty.

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  • agreed, but insisted that Sidney should return to Languedoc. In illustration of his austere principles it is related that, Louis having taken a fancy to a horse belonging to him and insisting on possessing it, Sidney shot the animal, which, he said, " was born a free creature, had served a free man, and should not be mastered by a king of slaves."

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  • Brussels suffered severely in 1695 from the bombardment of the French under Villeroi, who fired into the town with red-hot shot.

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  • The two Royalists were shot the same evening in the Castle of Colchester.

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  • The battle was over on the right before he fired a shot, and Lee had been able to use nearly all his right wing troops to support Jackson.

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  • Abandoning therefore all a priori theoretical assumption, Bashforth set to work to measure experimentally the velocity of shot and the resistance of the air by means of equidistant electric screens furnished with vertical threads or wire, and by a chronograph which measured the instants of time at which the screens were cut by a shot flying nearly horizontally.

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  • As a first result of experiment it was found that the resistance of similar shot was proportional, at the same velocity, to the surface or cross section, or square of the diameter.

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  • The resistance R can thus be divided into two factors, one of which is d 2, where d denotes the diameter of the shot in inches, and the other factor is denoted by p, where p is the resistance in pounds at the same velocity to a similar I-in.

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  • The factor T becomes of importance in long range high angle fire, where the shot reaches the higher attenuated strata of the atmosphere; on the other hand, we must take about 800 in a calculation of shooting under water.

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  • For spherical shot is not constant, and a separate ballistic table must be constructed; but may be taken as 1.7 on the average.

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  • Lastly, to allow for the superior centering of the shot obtainable with the breech-loading system, Bashforth introduces a factor a, called the coefficient of steadiness.

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  • This steadiness may vary during the flight of the projectile, as the shot may be unsteady for some distance after leaving the muzzle, afterwards steadying down, like a spinning-top. Again, a may increase as the gun wears out, after firing a number of rounds.

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  • We first determine the time t in seconds required for the velocity of a shot, d inches in diameter and weighing w lb, to fall from any initial velocity V(f/s) to any final velocity v(f/s).

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  • The shot is supposed to move horizontally, and the curving effect of gravity is ignored.

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  • If At seconds is the time during which the resistance of the air, R it), causes the velocity of the shot to fall Av(f/s), so that the velocity drops from v+2Av to v-2Av in passing through the mean velocity v, then (3) Rot = loss of momentum in second-pounds, =w(v-+ZAv)/g - w(v - 2 Av)/g = wAv/g so that with the value of R in (I), (4) At =wAv/nd2pg.

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  • We put and call C the ballistic coefficient (driving power) of the shot, so that (6) At = COT, where (7) AT = Av/gp, and AT is the time in seconds for the velocity to drop Av of the standard shot for which C = I, and for which the ballistic table is calculated.

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  • The constant may be any arbitrary number, as in using the table the difference only is required of two tabular values for an initial velocity V and final velocity v; and thus (to) T(V) - T(v) = Ev Ov/gp or fvdv/gp; and for a shot whose ballistic coefficient is C (II) t=C[T(V) - T(v)].

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  • Next, if the shot advances a distance As ft.

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  • Denoting by S(v) the sum of all the values of AS up to any assigned velocity v, (is) S(v) =E(OS)+ a constant, by which S(v) is calculated from AS, and then between two assigned velocities V and v, V AT, = vAv or rvvdv vgp gp' and if s feet is the advance of a shot whose ballistic coefficient is C, (17) s=C[S(V) - S(v)].

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  • shot weighing ioolb, taking n =0.96, (b) of a rifle bullet, o.

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  • of the same two shot, fired with the same muzzle velocity V = 2150 f/s.

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  • So also the angle /3 must be increased by S to obtain the angle at which the shot strikes a horizontal plane - the water, for instance.

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  • gun being employed on each side, firing a shot weighing 850 lb with velocity 2150 f/s.

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  • In the long range high angle fire the shot ascends to such a height that the correction for the tenuity of the air becomes important, and the curvature 4)-8 of an arc should be so chosen that 4)y 0, the height ascended, should be limited to about moo ft., equivalent to a fall of I inch in the barometer or 3% diminution in the tenuity factor T.

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  • gun to a shot weighing 380 lb fired with velocity 2375 f/s at elevation 40°; the range was about 12 m., with a time for flight of about 64 sec., shown in fig.

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  • It is evidently a gyroscopic effect, being reversed in direction by a change from a right to a left-handed twist of rifling, and being increased by an increase of rotation of the shot.

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  • After all care has been taken in laying and pointing, in accordance with the rules of theory and practice, absolute certainty of hitting the same spot every time is unattainable, as causes of error exist which cannot be eliminated, such as variations in the air and in the muzzle-velocity, and also in the steadiness of the shot in flight.

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  • dynamics of the movement of the shot up the bore, and of the stress set up in the material of the gun, constitutes the branch of interior ballistics.

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  • After a certain discount for friction and the recoil of the gun, the net work realized by the powder-gas as the shot advances AM is represented by the area Acpm, and this is equated to the kinetic energy e of the shot, in foot-tons, (I) e d2 I + p, a in which the factor 4(k 2 /d 2)tan 2 S represents the fraction due to the rotation of the shot, of diameter d and axial radius of gyration k, and S represents the angle of the rifling; this factor may be ignored in the subsequent calculations as small, less than I %.

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  • 3 by the height AH, such that the rectangle Ahkb is equal to the area Apdb; and the M.E.P. multiplied by 41rd 2, the cross-section of the bore in square inches, gives in tons the mean effective thrust of the powder on the base of the shot; and multiplied again by 1, the length in inches of the travel AB of the shot up the bore, gives the work realized in inch-tons; which work is thus equal to the M.E.P. multiplied by 41+-d 2 l = B -C, the volume in cubic inches of the rifled part AB of the bore, the difference between B the total volume of the bore and C the volume of the powder-chamber.

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  • 6, nearly full size; it records the maximum pressure by the compression of a copper cylinder in its interior; it may be placed in the powder-chamber, or fastened in the base of the shot.

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  • In Sir Andrew Noble's researches a number of plugs were inserted in the side of the experimental gun, reaching to the bore and carrying crusher-gauges, and also chronographic appliances which registered the passage of the shot in the same manner as the electric screens in Bashforth's experiments; thence the velocity and energy of the shot was inferred, to serve as an independent control of the crusher-gauge records (figs.

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  • G., when formed into a charge of lead shot composed of equal spherules closely packed, will have a G.D.

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  • of charge of lead shot I S.G.

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  • If the shot was not free to move, the closed chamber pressure due to the explosion of the charge at this G.D.

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  • But the shot advances during the combustion of the cordite, and the chief problem in interior ballistics is to adjust the G.D.

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  • of the charge to the weight of the shot so that the advance of the shot during the conbustion of the charge should prevent the maximum pressure from exceeding a safe limit, as shown by the maximum ordinate of the pressure curve CPD in fig.

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  • in., corresponding to an advance of the shot 3X2 15=3.225 ft.

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  • in., the shot will have acquired energy 8 X 4.7rd 2 X 3.22 5 = 73 0 foot-tons, and a velocity about v=1020 f/s, so that the time over the 3.225 ft.

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  • The great advantage of the Confederate - an advantage which he had in a less degree as against the hardier and country-bred Federal of the west - was that he was a hunter and rider born and bred, an excellent shot, and still not infrequently settled his quarrels by the duel.

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  • Irish brigades served on both sides and shot each other to pieces as at Fredericksburg.

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  • As the ferret enters the hole the rabbits flee before it, and are shot or caught by dogs as they break ground.

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  • Governor-elect Goebel was shot by an assassin on the 30th of January 1900, was sworn into office on his deathbed, and died on the 3rd of February.

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  • r5-19 the magic of the arrow shot eastward and of the thrice stricken floor, are evident survivals of an older practice.

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  • But the spiritual development had shot far ahead of the political; even the Stoa occupied a height far beyond the reach of anything in the political sphere.

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  • When the prey comes into contact with the tentacles it is paralysed, and at the same time held firmly, by the barbed threads shot out from the stinging organs or nematocysts.

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  • The archers shot well and with strong bows, though their arrows were generally tipped only with stone or bone; their shields or targets, mostly round, were of ordinary barbaric forms; the spears or javelins had heads of obsidian or bronze, and were sometimes hurled with a spear-thrower or atlatl, of which pictures and specimens still exist, showing it to be similar in principle to those used by the Australians and Eskimo.

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  • The Juarists were defeated outside the city of Mexico twice, in October 1858 and on the nth of April 1859, On the second occasion the whole body of officers, who had surrendered, were shot with Miramon's authority, if not by his express orders, together with several surgeons (including one Englishman, Dr Duval) (the fifty-three " martyrs of Tacubaya ").

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  • Yet on the 3rd of October 1865, Maximilian, misled by a false report that Juarez had left the country, issued a decree declaring the Juarists guerillas, who, whenever captured, were to be tried by courtmartial and shot.

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  • murder and brigandage, on the 14th of June, and shot, with Miramon and Mejia, on the 19th of June 1867, despite many protests from European governments and prominent individuals,.

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  • Warren, however, continued his march, and without firing a shot broke up the republics of Stellaland and Goshen.

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  • On one occasion he threw some of his prisoners, men, women and children, over a precipice, and on another he had a party of seventy shot.

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  • For two months he evaded his pursuers, but at length, hungry and ill, he went in disguise to the village of Baronissi, where he was recognized and arrested, tried by an extraordinary tribunal, condemned to death and shot.

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  • But he was suspected as a Mazzinian and a soldier of fortune by the higher Piedmontese officers, and they insisted on his being courtmartialled for his operations under Ramorino (who had been tried and shot).

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  • He was on his way to open this Assembly, when he was shot dead in the street by a young Count Arco on Feb.

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  • 1864) three horses were shot under him and he was severely wounded.

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  • One of these, a young man named Thomas Scott, having treated Riel with defiance, was court-martialled for treason to the provisional government, condemned, and on the 4th of March 1870, shot in cold blood under the walls of Fort Garry.

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  • And the price is that the reader's perception of the signification of the word or words so wrested is dimmed and impaired, and his power of discriminating and understanding them when he meets them again is shot with doubt and error.

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  • In 1894 he retired from active work, and on the 10th of February 1901 he shot himself in a fit of depression at his home on the Starnberger See, near Munich.

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  • It is usually made of glass, the lower bulb being loaded with mercury or small shot which serves as ballast, causing the instrument to float with the stem vertical.

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  • The quantity of mercury or shot inserted depends upon the density of the liquids for which the hydrometer is to be employed, it being essential that the whole of the bulb should be immersed in the heaviest liquid for which the instrument is used, while the length and diameter of the stem must be such that the hydrometer will float in the lightest liquid for which it is required.

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  • But, instead of employing a number of instruments differing only in the weights with which they are loaded, we may employ the same instrument, and alter its weight either by adding mercury or shot to the interior (if it can be opened) or by attaching weights to the exterior.

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  • By altering the quantity of shot in the small balls the instrument could be adapted for liquids other than water.

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  • Hodson thereupon took out a body of his sowars, attacked the village, and shot Bisharat Ali and several of his relatives.

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  • On galloping after the princes he found the crowd once more pressing on the escort and threatening an attack; and fearing that he would be unable to bring his prisoners into Delhi he shot them with his own hand.

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  • He had just arrived on the spot and met a man going to fetch powder to blow in a door; instead Hodson, with his usual recklessness, rushed into the doorway and was shot.

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  • Both revolts were in progress when the Bab, with one of his devoted disciples, was brought from his prison at Chihriq to Tabriz and publicly shot in front of the arg or citadel.

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  • On the 25th of March 1880 he was shot by a discharged employe, and died on the 9th of May.

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  • Her first opponent she put out of action in twelve minutes, and, passing on, Hood immediately engaged other ships, the "Guerrier" being left powerless to fire a shot.

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  • If it is shot away, it can be replaced in a few seconds.

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  • In military and naval use "to rake" means to enfilade, to fire so that the shot may pass lengthwise along a ship, a line of soldiers, entrenchments, &c. In the nautical sense of the projection or slope of a ship's bows or stern or the inclination of a mast, the word is apparently an adaptation of the Scandinavian raka, to reach, in the sense of reach forward.

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  • Claude Hawkings ("Erin"), who led the way, made a grapnel fast and was shot down on the mole.

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  • Bradford ("Orion") got to the top of a derrick with a grapnel, leapt on to the mole, secured it and fell back shot into the water.

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  • Gibbs fell, with both legs shot away.

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  • With the "Thetis" leading they had rounded the lighthouse in a storm of shot and shell.

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  • Hubert GoreLangton) attempted to tow her out, but the hawser was shot away once, and parted another time.

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  • fiir Ornithologie, 1865, p. loo) saw a young bird which had been shot in the Delta, and E.

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  • After the close pruning of the branches to which they are annually subjected, and when the young shoots have shot forth an inch or two in length, they are turned out of their pots and have the old soil shaken away from their roots, the longest of which, to the extent of about half the existing quantity, are then cut clean away, and the plants repotted into small pots.

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  • A more complicated case is illustrated by Sphaerobolus, where the entire mass of spores, enclosed in its own peridium, is suddenly shot up into the air like a bomb from a mortar by the elastic retroversion of a peculiar layer which, up to the last moment, surrounded the bomb, and then suddenly splits above, turns inside out, and drives the former as a projectile from a gun.

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  • As the 42nd Highlanders pushed forward to Kumasi, the town was found full of Ashanti soldiers, but not a shot was fired at the invaders.

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  • His fortunes were presenting a most interesting problem when, on the 31st of December 1882, at his house in Ville d'Avray, near Sevres, he died by a shot from a revolver which accidentally went off.

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  • They are sometimes spherical (" shot bort ").

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  • Fannin (c. 1800-1836), who was overtaken on the Coletto Creek while attempting to carry out orders to withdraw from Goliad and to unite with General Houston; he surrendered after a sharp fight (March 19-20) in which he inflicted a heavy loss on the Mexicans, and was marched back with his force to Goliad, where on the morning of the 27th of March they were shot down by Santa Anna's orders.

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  • A monument outside the town commemorates eleven of Ferdinand von Schill's officers who were shot here on the 16th of September 1809 after their unsuccessful attempt at Stralsund.

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  • Brandishing a huge knife, with which he wounded Colonel Rathbone who attempted to hold him, the assassin rushed through the stage-box to the front and leaped down upon the stage, escaping behind the scenes and from the rear of the building, but was pursued, and twelve days afterwards shot in a barn where he had concealed himself.

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  • shot at the emperor, and this time inflicted dangerous injuries.

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  • Some members of that society formed a conspiracy against his life, and a shot was fired at him in the archiepiscopal chapel under circumstances which led to the belief that his escape was miraculous.

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  • Kebir after Arabi Pasha and all his officers, from general to subaltern, had fled, and gave way only when decimated by the British field artillery firing case shot.

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  • While an Egyptian battalion was attacking in line, it was halted to repel a rush from the rear, and front and rear ranks were simultaneously engaged, firing in opposite directionsyet the fellahin were absolutely steady; they shot well and showed no signs of trepidation.

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  • The Mamelukes in the citadel directed a fire of shot and shell on the houses of the Albanians which were situated in the Ezbekia; but, on hearing of the flight of their chiefs, they evacuated the place; and Mehemet Au, on gaining possession of it, once more proclaimed Mahommed Khosrev pasha of Egypt.

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  • But on the 23rd of January, Murray was shot dead, in the street of Linlithgow, by a Hamilton, with the approval and aid of Archbishop Hamilton and other heads of the house.

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  • As the year passed by, Argyll, Cassilis, Eglintoun and Boyd went over to Lennox's party, and in an otherwise futile raid of Kirkcaldy's men on Stirling, Lennox was captured and was shot by a man named Calder.

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  • Montrose arrived a day too late for Marston Moor (2nd of July 1644); Rupert took his contingent; he entered Scotland in disguise, met the ill-armed Irish levies under Colkitto, raised the Gordons and Ogilvies, who supplied his cavalry, raised the fighting Macdonalds, Camerons and Macleans; in six pitched battles he routed Argyll and all the Covenanting warriors of Scotland, and then, deserted by Colkitto and the Gordons, and surprised by Leslie's cavalry withdrawn from England, was defeated at Philiphaugh near Selkirk, while men and women of his Irish contingent were shot or hanged months after the battle.

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  • Recusants were shot.

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  • However, the peasantry found, in the abjuration, matter contrary to their consciences, and while some recusants were shot out of hand, a girl named Margaret Wilson, with an old woman, Margaret MacLauchlan, were tied to stakes and drowned by the incoming tide, near Wigtown (13th of May 1685).

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  • In this cruel affair, Claverhouse, who caused to be shot the celebrated John Brown, " the Christian carrier," had no hand.

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  • On the 27th of July Dundee was shot, and on the 21st of October Nottingham wrote that his emissaries " had done very good service to the King " (State Papers, " Domestic," July 17th, 18th, 19th, October 21st, 1689).

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  • He fought with unremitting energy for his client during both the first and second revisions of the trial, in 1898 and 1899, a task attended with considerable danger, as political passions were so strongly excited at the time that Labori was shot at and wounded at Rennes on the eve of his cross-examination of the witnesses for the prosecution.

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  • Chelembwe, who took to flight, was tracked down and shot dead (Feb.

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  • Rome had shot its last ecclesiastical bolt.

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  • Here is the "laurel ditch" or "dead-line" - commemorated by a handsome bronze relief set in the wall of the fortress - where scores of Cuban patriots were shot.

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  • Near El Principe is the Columbus cemetery, with a fine gateway, a handsome monument (1888) to the students shot in 1871, and another (1897; 75 ft.

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  • Crittenden, members of the Bahia Honda filibustering expedition of Narciso Lopez, were shot at Fort Atares in 1851.

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  • has been shot.

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  • In Central India they are shot on foot.

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