Sentence Examples


  • The soldiers started firing without orders.
  • He was told that there in Perkhushkovo the earth trembled from the firing, but nobody could answer his questions as to who had won.
  • "Hear the firing," said the groom, a discharged soldier.
  • These puffs of smoke and (strange to say) the sound of the firing produced the chief beauty of the spectacle.
  • Pierre saw that there was a bridge in front of him and that soldiers were doing something on both sides of it and in the meadow, among the rows of new-mown hay which he had taken no notice of amid the smoke of the campfires the day before; but despite the incessant firing going on there he had no idea that this was the field of battle.