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  • His mount now hangs in the gun-room at the cabin to remind me of that morning.

    New Weekly Contest: Best Hunting Story Wins a Leatherman

  • I'd taken into Himself's house only clothes in a paper carrier and I left with them (dry) in an all-purpose heavy duty duffle bag from the gun-room.

    They didn’t read Pitchfork or Stereogum or Gorilla vs. Bear or Hipster Runoff

  • “Grouse in the gun-room” over and over in the presence of my wife, mother, mother-inlaw, sons, daughters, old footman or parlor-maid, confidential clerk, curate, or what not?

    Roundabout Papers

  • What is still more strange, among the relics of the handsome midshipman and his stay in the gun-room of the

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

  • The boats, canvas, &c., were to be placed high above reach of white ants, and the boxes of ammunition and powder kegs were to be stored in the gun-room, out of reach of danger.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Bey, came to meet us in his gig: the quarter-deck had been dressed with flags, as for a ball; and before twelve bells struck, we had applied ourselves to an excellent breakfast in the gun-room of our old favourite, the Sinnár.

    The Land of Midian

  • This was the more remarkable, as, in consequence of the seams of the vessel having opened so wide, as to admit the rain when it fell, there was scarcely a man who could lie dry in his bed; and the officers in the gun-room were all driven out of their cabins by the water that came through the sides.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • In Barham, a midshipman cast a wishful glance at the tea laid out immaculately on the gun-room table and wondered when he would get a chance to eat it.

    Castles of Steel

  • On Malaya, where the gun-room steward was just laying the table for tea, the midshipmen on hand scuttled etiquette and began downing as much food as possible.

    Castles of Steel

  • We passed a gun-room, flower-room and mud-room (ranks of green wellies) and emerged at last through a rear door into a yard inhabited by dustbins.

    Come To Grief

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