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The mingling yells and volleying told that the issue was in doubt.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
Captain Downs instinctively squinted aloft at the scud which was dimming the stars; he sniffed at the volleying wind.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Poor old dying John of Gaunt volleying second-rate puns at his own name, is a pathetic instance of it.
IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?MARK TWAIN
Then disciplined silence reigned again, all but the nearing volleying at the south.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
Pender's division formed on the right of Heth's and both pressed forward in the face of volleying musketry and thundering cannon.
REMINISCENCES OF A REBELWAYLAND FULLER DUNAWAY
They wheel round, show fight, and there is volleying and bickering all day; the Saxon march getting ever more perturbed.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Through the volleying drifts of English, Kim caught the general trend of the talk, and it interested him very much.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
He pressed his key and sent thundering out with all the volleying force of his powerful dynamos, an answer.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
For half an hour there was a constant volleying; then all was still.
THE LAST AMERICAN FRONTIERFREDERIC L. (FREDERIC LOGAN) PAXSON
Before Bonaparte could reply, there was an exchange of volleying shots between the outside mob, and the inner defenders.
WHEN A COBBLER RULED A KINGAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN

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