Sentence Examples


  • Some screwed in, others dropped into a socket and were secured by a bayonet joint.
  • He undertook to seize the fortress of Sveaborg by a coup de main, and, Finland once secured, Sprengtporten proposed to embark for Sweden, meet the king and his friends near Stockholm, and surprise the capital by a night attack, when the estates were to be forced, at the point of the bayonet, to accept a new constitution from the untrammelled king.
  • He will not get away before the Frenchman remembers his bayonet and stabs him....
  • She advanced only when forced, first by the need for buying support, and then with the bayonet at her back.
  • Their artillery was numerous and for the most part of heavy calibre - 18and 24-pounders were common - but the strength of the army lay in its infantry, with its incomparable tenacity in defence and its blind confidence in the bayonet in attack.