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It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.
On the night of June the 11th a red-hot cannon-ball set fire to one of the barracks which was used as a hospital.
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He drew her back to him, and she yielded and settled closely in the curve of his arm, and he told her the story.
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At two o'clock, the general of the Carnival opens the public ball with the Mugnaia.
Giving a terrific whoop, he raised his gun and fired, the ball just missing Lawrence's head.
He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.
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A cannon-ball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.
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There is a sharp curve in the permanent way outside the station, so that a train is on you all of a sudden.

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