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I wandered on, heavy sniping hissing over my head or into the parapet, covering me with clay occasionally.
Leaning on the parapet, she had the front half of her body outside the pit and the back half inside.
INSECT ADVENTURESJ. HENRI FABRE
At night the Turks built up in front of their parapet, and two were shot by Sergeant Stanton.
Once there, I raced across to the parapet, that walls it 'round, and looked down.
THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLANDWILLIAM HOPE HODGSON
The heavy swell was tossing her about like a cork, with the result that the use of the parapet anchors was extremely difficult.
THE BLOCKING OF ZEEBRUGGEALFRED F. B. CARPENTER
And beneath the oval, on the parapet, is Grammar, who is teaching some little boys to read.
Clare and Johnstone stood by the parapet and   looked at each other.
ADAM JOHNSTONE'S SONF. MARION CRAWFORD
The stillness would be broken now and again by the crack of a sniper's rifle and one dare not look over the parapet.
The idea was that the Germans would then man their parapet to meet our attack, the artillery again opening fire on the trench.
The force of the explosion shook one of the stones from the parapet right on to "Smudger's" head, and he was knocked out.

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