At the foot of the Hill of the Bells the firing-squad awaited them.
The calmest man in all Manila that day was he who must stand before the firing-squad.
He was caught and met his deserts before a firing-squad in the Tower.
Before going out at dawn to face the firing-squad he was calm.
He moved with the dignity of a hero who marches towards a wall to meet the bullets of a firing-squad.
You had only to step from the car and leave me to take your place before the firing-squad.
Occasionally you may strike a desperado—a man who does not give a tinkers curse for officers, cells, or a firing-squad.
As if the men in front of her had been the firing-squad, each look a bullet, she pitched forward.
Better this than the hand-rubbing grunt of the firing-squad returning to barracks after its labors.
At Carver's orders a firing-squad of three men stood in front of the Chinaman, whose back was toward the bay.