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The Petrel then took up position and shelled the fort with varying result, followed by the Raleigh.
The insurgents then brought field-pieces into action and shelled the Saturnus, setting her on fire.
I think this house, so large and prominent from the river, is perhaps taken for headquarters and specially shelled.
In the middle of all this I was shelled, and my clerk fled before the storm as he was writing the returns.
Sure enough, though we shelled them and fired at them with rifles, they paid not the slightest attention.
Now they are being shelled by our guns, and I am afraid the scamps will fire on us again when the gunners go to dinner.
We had rather a doing yesterday, for the Germans shelled us heavily, and finally concentrated on two houses.
Lucky for us it was just before dark and the light just right, otherwise we should have been shelled to pieces.
On the 11th we did little except get shelled, as we tried to sleep in some German trenches.
On our march on the 8th we were interrupted by several skirmishes, and were frequently shelled by the enemy.


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