Sentence Examples


  • A sharp action began, but Mercy hearing the drums and fifes of the French infantry in the Glotter Tal broke it off and continued his retreat in good order.
  • Moreover, just as Pierre was speaking a sharp rattle of drums was suddenly heard from both sides.
  • Accounts differ as to his conduct at the execution, some stating that he ordered a roll of drums to drown the king's voice.
  • The family tradition, however, is that he silenced the drums to enable Louis to speak to the people, and that General J.
  • In a type built with vertical sections each division is complete in itself, and is not directly connected with the next section, but communicates with flow and return drums. A defective section may thus be left in position and stopped off by means of plugs from the drums until it is convenient to fit a new one in its place.