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volley
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volley
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War and Peace
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  • A volley was heard, and some bullets whistled past, while others plashed against something.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the fresh morning air were now heard, not two or three musket shots at irregular intervals as before, followed by one or two cannon shots, but a roll of volleys of musketry from the slopes of the hill before Pratzen, interrupted by such frequent reports of cannon that sometimes several of them were not separated from one another but merged into a general roar.  (not reviewed by editor)

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