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The wind might by this time have lulled a little, though not more sensibly than if the cannonading I had dreamed of, had been diminished by the silencing of half-a-dozen guns out of hundreds.
For three days thereafter we could hear the cannonading and the spitting of the small arms, for the battle line was scarce two leagues from New Gondar.
It was dark when the cannonading stopped all of a sudden.
That city had fallen to the British at the end of a "three longe months sige" during which "thare was scarce a woman to be see[n] in the streets" owing to the "balls [that] flew like haile during the cannonading.