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30) According to Barrett Browning's letter of 14 April 1860 to Isa Blagden, Browning at first upset by these unwarranted attacks--"Now turns a hero's face to all this cannonading.
The Dutch ships were larger, more heavily armed, more maneuverable and employed more effective cannonading that the Chinese.
We have had wild wind and rain for the last week, but today is cold and clear, and for the first time in weeks it is quiet--the cannonading has been incessant.
Nevertheless, in 1871 retired Civil War general Edward Powers argued in favor of cannonading in his book War and the Weather, or, The Artificial Production of Rain.
Power capabilities of entirely new dimensions--as instrumentalized in the form of cannonading sailing vessels, the coordinated musket fire of drilled and disciplined infantry, and massive fortifications defended by heavy artillery--would enable astonishingly small numbers of Europeans to project, and then tighten, their predatory hold over immensely distant seas, lands, and peoples.
This beep is a tormenting, ugly, cannonading scream that intensifies as the minutes pass.
Her fears for her husband, who left two weeks later, were intensified when she heard cannonading from her own home.
Then angular, handsome, balding, the 28 year old man stepped forward and, with a crescent sweep of his right boot, sent the ball cannonading into the top left corner of the Portugal goal.