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QUIZZES

Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Before daybreak we had ridden five and twenty miles, but had been compelled to abandon two more guns.
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
No doubt these very batteries are now getting back into concealed positions where our ships' guns will not be able to find them.
All night long they expected to hear the roar of the pursuing guns, to find the sabers of the Dragoons flashing over their heads.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
An aeroplane had reported that the Goeben had come into the Narrows, presumably to fire over the Peninsula with her big guns.
The nine barricaded the outer gates and placed in the best positions guns loaded with grape.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
There were machine guns here which wiped out the landing parties whenever they tried to get ashore North of the present line.
A full General landing to inspect overseas is entitled to a salute of 17 guns—well, I got my dues.
These men saw the Turks clear out of Krithia taking machine guns with them.
Going back we had some long range shots with the 15-inch guns at batteries in rear of Achi Baba.

WORD OF THE DAY

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