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volley
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Gulliver`s Travels
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volley
Used in
Gulliver`s Travels
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  • When this shower of arrows was over, I fell a groaning with grief and pain; and then striving again to get loose, they discharged another volley larger than the first, and some of them attempted with spears to stick me in the sides; but by good luck I had on a buff jerkin, which they could not pierce.  (not reviewed by editor)

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