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From that time one vessel after another deserted the band, and put themselves under the protection of the fort at Sheerness.
Orth'ris, on the rear-rank log, whispers we had got into the Thames below Sheerness by mistake.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
The valve was opened, and the car first struck the water some two miles north of Sheerness.
England paid dearly before the value of Sheerness as a strong position was recognised.
Then, as the Sheerness rolled closer, two more ensigns fluttered to the deck.
Both the privateers started in pursuit, but the Sheerness was left far astern, as the Boscawen was a speedy sailer.
Sheerness had fallen, and practically nothing had been done for the defence of Chatham.
MONKJULIAN CORBETT
In consequence, Sir Harry resolved immediately to quit the fleet and to run into the harbour of Sheerness.
THE FERRYMAN OF BRILLWILLIAM H. G. KINGSTON
He was left behind on the pier at Sheerness, and with regret watched it leave, full of merrymakers.
Yet that same gracious area frames the grim cliff-cup which holds San Francisco bay—a spot of Dantesque sheerness and bareness.
THE NATIVE SONINEZ HAYNES IRWIN

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