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Instantly the warriors ceased firing, for it was quite apparent that the vessel was entirely helpless, and, far from being in a position to inflict harm upon us, she could not even control herself sufficiently to escape.
So please you, sir," said Ned, "they have recognised the unicorn, and they are firing at us.
They were to begin firing at the first whistle of the locomotive.
It may be the gases of the firing caused the Martians in- convenience.
A prisoner has escaped from the Chateau d'If, and they are firing the alarm gun," replied Dantes.
Oliver as bad as the rest of them, firing into the flocks as if he was shooting down nothing but Mingo warriors.