The shells and shrapnels from Germany shriek all day and all night.
A charge of four shrapnels whizzed into the middle of his sentence.
But he seemed not to be noticing the shrapnels in the least.
"—Shells—we have no shells—shrapnels—the battery has no shells, only shrapnels—" came back the answer after a while.
Our field-artillery and siege-artillery, with shrapnels and mortars, had already taken their position in great secrecy.
Altogether the battery fired thirty-eight shrapnels, nineteen common shell and six case.
In vain are shrapnels timed to burst in a shower where Carbineers sweep round like Indian scouts to herd the startled horses back.
Everywhere, on both sides of the river, upon Boer and Briton, the shells burst and the shrapnels exploded.