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Those who were behind the breastwork knew that when Lancelot gave the word they were to fire in the direction of the sea.Marjorie|Justin Huntly McCarthy
"Sorry I can't bury you old man," was Billy's parting comment, as he climbed over the breastwork and melted into the night.The Mucker|Edgar Rice Burroughs
A breastwork from which to fight advancing fire, it ran away into the heart of a smoky forest.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Fortunately, the ground was very stony, and every man instantly threw up a pile for a breastwork.King Philip|John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Mr. Pullman feels that he is behind a breastwork so strong that other defence is unnecessary.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll