The head of this family, atop his roof with the rest, poked his head gingerly above the parapet, fearing the worst.
Then a German soldier popped up from behind a parapet and fired.
The garrison withdrew the guns behind the parapet, and only fired their mortars.
Let us sit down on the parapet and try to realise the scene.
As the light grew they could make out men leaning on their arms and elbows, looking over the parapet.
My first vision over the parapet revealed but a mottled grey.
The Germans are getting up a machine-gun on the parapet straight opposite.
He leapt on the parapet of the window, laughing as he leapt, and waving his sword in his hand.
And the Reedshires cleared the parapet with a low glad murmur.
Marsh turned away from the water, and stood with his back to the parapet.