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There seemed to be a blockhouse on shore, and a kind of earthwork, near which was a flagstaff, but no flag was exhibited.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The sunset rays pouring through the ports on the west side of the blockhouse slowly faded, leaving the main room dark.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
All together they ran at the blockhouse door, the glowing, smoking tip of the log in the forefront.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
In the aftermath of the cannon's roar came whoops of delight from nearly a hundred small boys in the blockhouse.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
Then they set fire to arrows and shot them at the blockhouse, and they all rushed in through the front gate.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
I made known to the Indians that we would have to take this piece of ground for the blockhouse.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
His body for several years hung in chains on Blockhouse Point, on the opposite side of the harbour to the town.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
As he gazed upon the silent blockhouse, the moon fell upon his swarthy countenance, and betrayed its surprise and curiosity.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Soldiers began moving their single cannon, a six-pounder, from one blockhouse to another.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
While that corner replied with musketry, he kept a sharp lookout for the safety of the northwest blockhouse.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD

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