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  • And yet they might aim their barbed darts at me. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • They sent word to us immediately when they discovered enemy working parties building up their parapets or mending their barbed-wire entanglements. Cited from Kitchener's Mob, by James Norman Hall
  • After about twenty minutes' wait we went out again and discovered that the Germans had a wiring party working on their barbed wire. Cited from Over The Top, by Arthur Guy Empey
  • They would soon be within reach, thrusting through his body; their barbed blades piercing him between the ribs. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Tester posted a board with details of that reverse just in front of their barbed wire. Cited from The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.),by Cruttwell
  • Their barbed sting often remains in the skin as the wasp pulls away.
  • But by the time you reached the edge of their barbed wire and before you could present your visiting-card, if not sooner, you would have been full of holes. Cited from My Year of the War, by Frederick Palmer
  • They also continued to hunt in the upland areas as finds of their barbed and tanged flint arrowheads show.
  • The woodpeckers hunt for these appetizing borers and by means of their barbed tongues bring them from their hiding-places. Cited from Agriculture for Beginners, by Burkett, Stevens and Hill
  • By the eve of battle, the front-line trenches had ceased to exist and their barbed wire defences were blown to pieces.
  • They will use their barbed rostrum to spear their prey in the surface film . They have been generally found to have five immature stages and become adults within four to six weeks.
  • They are known for their barbed spines that tenaciously attach to skin, fur, and clothing.
  • At a distance of from about two to four hundred yards away lay the German trenches, parallel to ours, their barbed wire glistening in the morning sunlight. Cited from Bullets & Billets, by Bruce Bairnsfather
  • They shot arrows, from time to time, at the men-at-arms, and laughed at the ineffectual efforts which these heavy-armed warriors, with their barbed horses, made to overtake them. Cited from The Betrothed, by Sir Walter Scott
  • As a result of ATP hydrolysis, filaments elongate approximately 10 times faster at their barbed ends than their pointed ends.
  • Spearers, on the other hand, prefer the meat of softer animals, like fish, which their barbed claws can more easily slice and snag.
  • They attack living beings, including humans and Titanides, attempting to capture them as food, and present a particular threat to pilgrims with their barbed noses and razor-sharp wings.
  • How my teeth chattered, my heart beat almost to suffocation, every splash of a rat was an enemy scout, and every blade of grass magnified itself into a post for their barbed wire. Cited from "Over There" with the Australians, by R. Hugh Knyvett
  • It was not hard to imagine the terror of men crouching in pits below that storm of fire, smashing down upon their trenches, cutting up their barbed wire entanglements, killing any human life that could not hide below the ground. Cited from The Soul of the War, by Philip Gibbs, Intro. by Anthony Langley
  • During these battles I saw thousands of German prisoners, and studied their types and physiognomy, and, by permission of Intelligence officers, spoke with many of them in their barbed-wire cages or on the field of battle when they came along under escort. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
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