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  • The cannon-shot was followed after a considerable interval by a volley of small arms.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The four shots came in rather a scattering volley, but they did the business: one of the enemy actually fell, and the rest, without hesitation, turned and plunged into the trees.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The report had scarcely died away ere it was repeated and repeated from without in a scattering volley, shot behind shot, like a string of geese, from every side of the enclosure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I believe the readiness of our return volley had scattered the mutineers once more, for we were suffered without further molestation to get the poor old gamekeeper hoisted over the stockade and carried, groaning and bleeding, into the log-house.  (not reviewed by editor)

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