An eighteen pounder broke down before it reached the woods, a twelve pounder lagged on the way, so as to be useless.
He was about a three-hundred pounder, white and blue and green, a rare specimen of fish.
The big twenty-four pounder was dismounted, and five of its crew killed.
Then they replied with their rifles, and two Maxims and an eleven pounder were got to work.
Our prize was a brass eight pounder, and an ample supply of ammunition.
I tell you it was exciting to hook a five or six pounder and have him make off with a lurch.
On the plain of Acre I picked up a cannon ball, probably a twelve pounder.
And fixed on the wheel there was to be a crank that worked the pounder in the mortar.
So saying, he laid the thirty-two pounder next him with great care.
One of the carronades of the battery, a twenty-four pounder, had broken loose.