His lordship listened, though with a cross-fire of interruptions.
Irene kept up a cross-fire of words with the vicomte and Velletri.
But, packed as they were, the cross-fire could not fail to be deadly.
Being here encountered by a cross-fire from the store they were stopped.
There was a babble of welcome, a cross-fire of question and answer.
All we had to contend with ...