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There was a ragged volley.
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There and was
There was brush, and stands of pine that no grass could grow under, and places so steep that cattle wouldn't stop to graze.
There was an artificial lake just out of sight in the first stand of trees, fed by a half dozen springs that popped out of the ground above the hillside orchard.
There a dozen giant monitors played their seventy-five-foot jets of water against the huge seam of tertiary gravel which was the mountainside.
There was only one place where the mountain might receive her -- that unnamed, unnameable pool harbored in its secret bosom.
There was a peculiar density about it, a thick substance that could be sensed but never identified, never actually perceived.
There was some idle talk, a listless discussion of this or that small happening during the day's drive.
There was a feeling that this mission would be canceled like all the others and that this muddy wet dark world of combat would go on forever.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
There was something about the contour of her face, her smile that was like New Orleans sunshine, the way she held her head, the way she walked -- there was scarcely anything she did which did not fascinate me.
There and ragged
There are also many flower rich banks including spearwort, water and field mint, ragged robin and marsh thistle.
There and volley
There is no evidence, for example, that the priest attending Slovik's execution shouted " Give it another volley if you like it so much " after the doctor indicated Slovik was still alive.
The sights on the Jarmann M1884, as first issued, were graduated from 200 m to 1600 m. There was an additional sidemounted volley sight, intended for indirect volley fire over long distances, from 1600 m to 2400 m. To be effective, an entire company would have to fire at the same time, which would ensure that at least some of the bullets found their targets.
There is considerable variety regarding what counts as a ' volley ' or not: sometimes, it is permissible to lift the ball into the air and strike it into the ground yourself, whereas in other circumstances it is not counted as a full volley ; also, whether volleying it in from a keeper's kick or throw is legal is a contentious point.
There are seven basic shots in the game of tennis: the serve, forehand, backhand, volley, slice, smash and lob.
There and .
There were three other men within this prison whom Barton would have liked to liberate, but they were in other cell blocks.
There came a ghost of noise at the office door and Hague swung to see Kodyke in the entrance from the outer room.
was and ragged
The sail, ragged though it was, still had enough surface to catch some of the ocean of power being poured out from the nursery stars.
As a result Olney's population was principally of a low income status ; Cowper is said to have described his neighbours as ' the half-starved and ragged of the earth '.
Called a macuahuitl, the weapon was capable of inflicting terrible injuries, combining the sharp cutting edge of an obsidian blade with the ragged cut of a serrated weapon.
With a goofy grin, the Kid habitually spoke in a ragged, peculiar slang, which was printed on his shirt, a device meant to lampoon advertising billboards.
The painting of the operational V-2s was mostly a camouflage ragged pattern with several variations, but at the end of the war a plain olive green rocket also appeared.
Robert Dudley was especially fascinated by the Beauchamp descent and, with his brother, adopted the ancient heraldic device of the earls of Warwick, the bear and ragged staff.
The reviews noted that while her voice was ragged at times, and her movements no longer elastic, the old magic was still very much present — from first to last, Minnelli had audiences cheering and applauding and begging for more.
The Beat Generation, that was a vision that we had, John Clellon Holmes and I, and Allen Ginsberg in an even wilder way, in the late Forties, of a generation of crazy, illuminated hipsters suddenly rising and roaming America, serious, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere, ragged, beatific, beautiful in an ugly graceful new way — a vision gleaned from the way we had heard the word " beat " spoken on street corners on Times Square and in the Village, in other cities in the downtown city night of postwar America — beat, meaning down and out but full of intense conviction.
* TS Eliot draws from this myth in The Dry Salvages: " And the ragged rock in the restless waters ,/ Waves wash over it, fogs conceal it ;/ On a halcyon day it is merely a monument ,/ In navigable weather it is always a seamark / To lay a course by: but in the sombre season / Or the sudden fury, is what it always was.
Rather than a disciplined volley ( Preston gave no orders to fire ), a ragged series of shots was fired, which hit eleven men.
He was now commonly thought to have poisoned King Edward while Mary " would have been as glad of her brother's life, as the ragged bear is glad of his death ".
His " Rag Time Instructor " was arranged by ragtime composer Theodore H. Northrup and included written-out examples of ' ragged ' popular tunes including light classics and opera songs.
However, by the time the battleship action was joined, the Japanese line was very ragged and consisted of only one battleship ( Yamashiro ), one heavy cruiser and one destroyer, so that the " crossing of the T " was notional and had little effect on the outcome of the battle.
Thirsty and demoralized, the crusaders broke camp and changed direction for the springs of Hattin, but their ragged approach was attacked by Saladin's army which blocked the route forward and any possible retreat.
On arriving at Manchester, he found the infantry of the Parliamentarian garrison to be so ragged that he was supposed to have burst into tears.
" An example was " Something Against You ", where Albini filtered Black Francis ' voice through a guitar amp for " a totally ragged, vicious texture.
Rick Harte's layered production was far more refined than the band's ragged live performances, and the band initially objected to the single.
Mother and Child received several favourable reviews, and Watts ' performance was praised by Tom Long of Detroit News, who stated that she " has the ability to make such a ragged transition somehow work.
Eventually he was found with “ ragged, besotted wretches, the greatest actor on the American stage .” He soon became so unreliable that he had to be locked into his hotel rooms with a guard standing watch.