Sentence Examples

  • "So you want to smell gunpowder?" he said to Pierre.
  • "It may be treachery," said Prince Andrew, vividly imagining the gray overcoats, wounds, the smoke of gunpowder, the sounds of firing, and the glory that awaited him.
  • Immediately after the discovery of guncotton SchOnbein proposed its employment as a substitute for gunpowder, and General von Lenk carried out a lengthy and laborious series of experiments intending to adapt it especially for artillery use.
  • Its principal manufactures are gunpowder, carpets, brick, cotton press machinery, and coffin hardware.
  • Some houses were at once blown up by gunpowder, and thus the fire was finally mastered.

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