At a hundred she would be hurled away from the earth like a shell from a twelve-inch gun, or even faster.
The thing screamed in the air, like a shell from a twelve-inch gun.
It was a grasshopper struggling toward the ledge; before it reached safety, a twelve-inch trout from the school rose and took it.
They were not fingerlings, but ten-inch and twelve-inch fellows.
Five big horses can pull a twelve-inch gang through the sod, but six can do it easier, and you can use five on the harrow.
At Bapaume his battalion was hit by fragments of twelve-inch shells.
A twelve-inch square of linen will make a nice little handkerchief.
It was an oddly composed crowd that gathered forward of the great turret from which projected two twelve-inch guns.
On the right is shown the side view, with most of the twelve-inch handle excluded.
We ran out of the snow through mile upon mile of snow-sheds, braced with twelve-inch beams, and planked with two-inch planking.