Sentence Examples


  • In 1589 its cannon decided the battle of Argues in favour of Henry IV.
  • "Flesh, bodies, cannon fodder!" he thought, and he looked at his own naked body and shuddered, not from cold but from a sense of disgust and horror he did not himself understand, aroused by the sight of that immense number of bodies splashing about in the dirty pond.
  • He sat on his elevation--the pedestal of the cannon--still agitated as before by the thought of the Emperor and by his love for him.
  • Others joined those men and stopped and told how cannon balls had fallen on a house close to them.
  • Cossacks, foot and horse soldiers, wagons, caissons, and cannon were everywhere.
 

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