The light of the star-shell waned and died away; the Corporal spoke to Bill.
And he lunged upwards at the dangling figure in the light of the star-shell!
At night the attackers must be illuminated by star-shell, flares, or searchlights.
Minutes pass, and below us gleams the fading loveliness of a star-shell.
Or he would hurl the bomb high into the air, so that it burst above the enemy like a rocket or a star-shell.
The star-shell had the same missions as other flares, but it was projected by a charge of powder from a gun.
I made myself known, but the two men moved off and fired a star-shell in my direction.
The fire kept up steadily, and at irregular intervals a star-shell would illuminate the high mountains.
Or a flare from a star-shell might reveal him crouching beside his prisoner.
Finally I spotted him sprawled out, apparently dead, as a star-shell lit up the ground within the range of the periscope.