Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • The tower, which mounted one 24-pounder and two 18-pounders on its top, was bombarded for a short time by the frigates, was then deserted by its little garrison, and occupied by a landing party.
  • The armament was found to consist only of two 18-pounders and one 6-pounder.
  • C. Hovey as a prehistoric quarry, proved to be such by the stag horns and boulder pounders found in its vicinity.
  • High, surmounted by statuesque stalagmites, near which is another quarry of satinspar with similar fragments, pounders and aboriginal relics.

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