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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Edward, while busily arranging 'to cross seas' to Flanders, was also pushing forward preparations for a 'Scottish War.'
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He lost his head as the lower gates swung open, and broke the rule of the river by pushing out in front of a launch.
A louder and different tone is elicited upon pushing the key further down.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
I am pushing the smiths as hard as possible, and you must do the same at your works, that the greatest dispatch may be made.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
"We have no clerk of that name," repeated Mr. Kedge, pushing back some papers on the table.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Pushing on to Concord, the thousand disciplined British regulars captured and destroyed the military stores collected there.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
He was pushing his machine through the gate, and Clip was getting his own wheel and making ready to follow.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
"Please don't try the old hypnotic fakir tricks upon me, Baroudi," she added, pushing up the cushions against the rock behind her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS