Educated automobiles have been trained to shell corn, saw wood, pump water, churn, plow, and, in short, do anything required of them except figure out where the consumer gets off under the new tariff law.
For the fact still remained fresh in the minds of the British that upon two occasions the Germans had run the British blockade; and both times the failure of the British to intercept them had resulted in heavy loss of life on the coast, where the German warships had shelled unfortified towns--against all rules of civilized warfare--killing thousands of helpless men, women and children.
The Turks had registered well and severely shelled our position before making an assault, and they covered the advance with machine guns.
The cook, when shelling green peas, would, if she chanced to find a pod having nine, lay it on the lintel of the kitchen-door, when the first man who happened to enter was believed to be her future sweetheart; an allusion to which is thus given by Gay: "As peascod once I pluck'd, I chanced to see One that was closely fill'd with three times three, Which, when I cropp'd, I safely home couvey'd, And o'er the door the spell in secret laid.
Add 1 cup celery cut lengthwise and crosswise in small pieces and 1 cup shelled Brazil nuts, peeled and cut in small pieces.
Each morning, with hardly ever a miss, they shelled our trenches, but almost invariably in the same place: the left-hand end.
The enemy shelled the station during the morning, trying in vain to damage his lost rolling stock.
They shelled the road a little as we went along, but not too much.
The enemy brought out some guns by the Kashmir Gate and shelled the Metcalfe pickets, their skirmishers advancing close to our defences with shouts, and harassing the men day and night, though with small loss on our side.
A week went by, and then another, and still there was no sign of Sam Bullet's ghost, or Joe Peel, and every morning I 'ad to try and work up a smile as I shelled out ninepence for Ted.
There is a risk of shelling our own men now.
For many nights after August 26 our right pickets were constantly harassed by the rebels, who also shelled Hindoo Rao's house from the city and Kishenganj batteries.
The Austrian gunners shelled the fort until the German infantry had been massed in a forest to the northward.
Just before we reached the entrance to the citadel the enemy began to shell the city and one of the shells exploded within two hundred feet of the car.
We knew they were shelling the chateau.
Several times, during our first week in this position, the Austrians shelled a British Battery at Rupa about a mile in rear of us and an Italian Battery alongside it.
The British Batteries in this sector suffered a number of casualties during this period, and one in particular, not my own, was frequently shelled with great precision by twelve-inch howitzers, most disagreeable weapons, firing at extreme ranges from the cover of some distant valley.
They shelled Vertoiba heavily, I remember, all one afternoon, while I was on duty at S. Andrea and while the Italian Staff were present in large numbers for two hours to watch our shooting.
This famous war tune got on their gunners' nerves and they began to shell the tune for all they were worth.
The Tuileries is armed with guns, and shells the Arc de Triomphe.
I would no ha' cared had the Hun begun shelling Tramecourt itself, so long as he did not shell me clear out of my bed.
The gunners had come into action and were shelling the London Territorials, but they soon had to switch off and fire at a more terrifying target.
And with the unexpectedness of a bursting shell the surface of the ground before our feet crackled into a ghastly blue flame.
The Germans are well aware of the entrance to the citadel and daily shell the spot.
Brown made his way to the German army lines before Rheims, where, among others, he interviewed First Lieutenant Wengler, of the Heavy Artillery, commander of a battery which shelled the church spire, but known among his comrades as "the little friend of the Rheims Cathedral."
When we climbed to an attic-floor to look at the German positions, which were not fifty yards away, the Commandant was in a fever till we came down again, lest the Germans might spy us and shell his soldiers.
In my old Battery, too, four hundred cartridges went up with a direct hit, and the Austrians then shelled the smoke with unpleasant effect.
The size and shape may vary, as a Canadian axe differs from a Scotch axe; some are short and stout and have a sharp edge for shelling seeds; some are longer and fine-pointed, for picking worms and caterpillars out of their hiding-places; some a little hooked at their points, and one, that of the crossbill, with points crossed for picking the small seeds out of fir-cones; but all are practically the same tool.
Stewart had got his guns into action and was shelling sangar No.
I had to shell out another 18 rupees for my journey to the Croc Bank!
When things go wrong for them at other parts of the front, they shell Rheims Cathedral.
British artillery is with the Italian Army, and British guns have been shelling military quarters and stores in the outskirts of Trieste, while British monitors are co-operating at sea.
The only difficulty was that for the moment the Germans were shelling the place, and it was too dangerous to go near even for coal; so the expedition had to be postponed until they desisted.
The Germans shelled Pervyse almost every night, and sometimes in the day as well, and this particular house was the most exposed of any in the town.
Zeppelins for England, big guns to shell Paris, bombs from the air for New York.
The artillery and engineers worked hard at the completion of the batteries on the captured bastions, on which were mounted our own and the enemy's heavy guns; and one for mortars was erected in the College grounds, which shelled the Palace and the Fort of Selimgarh.
Samp is the corn skinned, as we shell oats, or make pearl barley; it is then boiled with pork or other meat, as we boil peas.
But the battery on the ramparts continues to fire upon Courbevoie, and Mont Valerien still shells Neuilly at intervals.
The Berks battery began shelling Mughar and the ridge behind the village from a position half a mile north of Beshshit screened by some trees.
Be that as it may, there was ample justification for shelling the Mosque.
The Huns are likely to begin long range shelling any minute, and the road's a favorite target for their gunners; they've got it's range down fine."
Baltimore attacked.%--Once on the bay, the army was hurried on board the ships and carried to Baltimore, where for a day and a night they shelled Fort McHenry.
howitzer shelled Maubeuge from it.
"From the outset of the advance the German artillery, ignoring for the moment the Russian artillery action, began shelling the onrushing mass with wonderfully timed shrapnel, which burst low over the advancing lines and tore sickening gaps.
Whenever we shelled Mandria, a little village up the valley, a plane came over.
Take half a dozen small scallop shells, lay in the bottom of every shell a lump of butter, a few bread crumbs, and then your oysters; laying over them again a few more bread crumbs, a little butter, and a little beat pepper, so set them to crisp, either in the oven or before the fire, and serve them up.
The enemy meanwhile had begun to shell the lorry, methodically as their idiotic habit was, with one shell every five minutes.
H.M.S. Grafton, with Admiral T. Jackson, the monitors M29, M31, and M32, and the destroyers Lapwing and Lizard, arrived off the coast and shelled Jelil and Arsuf, and the 52nd Division, advancing on a broad front, occupied the whole of their objectives by five o'clock in the afternoon.
If Egypt had been Brazil, it is not very likely that the British fleet would have shelled Rio de Janeiro.
We then determined to try shelling the Indians with the howitzers and I started back to find the pack mules.