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21 examples of  shootings  in sentences

21 examples of shootings in sentences

Shootings were common in The Corner; the daily mortality ran high; but there had never been aftermaths like this one.

In the real West, the pictures were ridiculous, because romantic shootings-up did not happen.

Supposing the circular bend of the ditch to be to the right, when one stands with his back to the lake, then on the left-hand side, a number of reed fences were constructed, called shootings, for the purpose of screening the decoy-man from observation, and, in such a manner, that the fowl in the decoy would not be alarmed while he was driving those that were in the pipe.

These shootings, which were ten in number, were about four yards in length and about six feet high.

Were it not for these shootings, the fowl that remained about the mouth of the ditch would have been alarmed, if the person driving the fowl already under the net should have been exposed, and would have become so shy as entirely to forsake the place.

He walked very silently about halfway up the shootings, where a small piece of wood was thrust through the reed fence, which made an aperture just large enough to enable him to see if there were any fowl within; if not, he walked to see if any were about the entrance to the ditch.

He then commanded his dog to lie down under the fence, and going himself forward to the end of the ditch next the lake, he took off his hat, and gave it a wave between the shootings.

I considered all additions to its greatness rather as the tumour of disease than the shootings of vigour, and thought that its nerves grew weaker as its corpulence increased.

Stewart, the lean, thin-faced head-keeper, who spoke with such a strong accent that guests from the South often failed to understand him, and who never seemed to sleep, so vigilant was he over the Glencardine shootings, had reported the purchase of a couple of new pointers.

'Lord Hartfield has property in Argyleshire,' said the dowager, when they talked of these shootings.

*** "SHOOTINGS WANTED.

TALISMAN] Driving was commonly resorted to in the extensive forests, but nowadays when forests are sub-divided into limited shootings the deer are seldom moved from their home preserves, whilst with the use of improved telescopes and the small-bore rifle, stalking has gone out of fashion.

Spies opened the meeting and stated its purpose: to discuss the question of the eight-hour day and to protest the police shootings at the McCormick plant.

Any shootings? Grant: One.

In regard to 'assault and battery with intent to commit murder,' why is it that this offence continues so commonwhy do we hear of stabbings and shootings almost daily in some part or other of our state?" The "Montgomery (Alabama) Advertiser" of April 22, 1837, has the following from the Mobile Register:

In regard to 'assault and battery with intent to commit murder,' why is it that this offence continues so commonwhy do we hear of stabbings and shootings almost daily in some part or other of our state?" The "Montgomery (Alabama) Advertiser" of April 22, 1837, has the following from the Mobile Register:

Up and down in mad excitement leaped the red column with many little breaks and quiverings at the bottom of the beats and with tremendous up-shootings as if the frightened heart were trying to burst the tube with its spurting red jet.

They treated Octavia and me with the courtesy fit for queens, and some of them told us delightful things of shootings and blood-curdling adventures, and all with a delicious twinkle in the eye, as much as to say, "We are keeping up the character of the place to please you."

They hunt with horses and dogs over the grounds of their tenant farmers, and the latter often act as game-beaters for them at their "shootings."

Talk of sandwiges, CHARLIE, oh scissors, I'd soon ha' cleaned out Charing Cross, With St. Pancrust and Ludgit chucked in; fairly hopened the eye of the boss; Him as rented the shootings, yer know, big dry-salter in Thames Street, bit warm In his langwige occasional, CHARLIE, but 'arty and reglar good form.

May we always enjoy the pleasures of shootings and succeed with foul and fair.