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The result was rather bad for the Turks; they went down like a lot of ninepins before Mole's railway-like progression.
Three Brazilians went down like ninepins; the rest turned and fled precipitately.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
Tom Richardson, the last man in for England, made sixty-two, while some who shall be nameless went down like ninepins in the van.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
Russian fortresses continued for another month to fall like ninepins before the Austro-German armies.
To quote one of our Fusiliers, "they fell like ninepins" at each discharge.
DIXMUDECHARLES LE GOFFIC
With a box of ninepins very much the same game can be played.
Wish my dress would stay up on my shoulders, and that it was not too nice for me to get on the floor to play ninepins.
Sometimes they play together at ninepins, rolling the ball through a little gate.
At last the Sheriff seized the whip and lashed the whipper, then turned to the row of ninepins and delivered the lashes.
Four or five, as the runner neared, sprang out to intercept, but flew apart like ninepins.
DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT

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