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He also had a crossfire, that he used at times with telling effect.

The wood rang with the crossfire of the foes who could not see each other.

But he knew vaguely that he'd been caught in a crossfire between the cautious Purcell and the bold, arrogant Glaudot.

They were overeager to contact the fighters and one of them caught a crossfire as he roared in.

The wounded are lying in heaps, and the crossfire of the Indians, now centering from all points, threatens utter extermination.

Several had been wounded in the crossfire of the two opposing forces, but their bodies had been removed.

So they kept up a crossfire of remarks, sometimes more or less witty, until the last apple that could be reached was bagged.

I was on the side of the street next to the Brownsboro road, and hence thrown into all of the crossfire.

The direct and crossfire of these guns were so coordinated that many guns could play upon a dangerous enemy approach.

The questions of father and son were a crossfire, and it must be owned they had good reason for amazement.

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