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  • We want to know something more about the woman's brother, the man who runs the motor-lorry.

    Movie Night

  • I wasn't out an hour before I got into the back of a motor-lorry that was coming from the prison; I stayed there for about two hours, till it was dark.

    Marazan

  • In fact, as neither a locomotive nor a motor-lorry, nor a boat wherein to carry them can be built in five minutes, the offensive temporarily recedes from view, until the next boatload of material is safely landed.

    With Our Army in Palestine

  • The ridge, three-quarters of a mile in front of us, was shelled regularly, and every night enemy bombing planes came over, but, strangely enough, the Boche gunners neglected our cross-roads; we even kicked a football about until one afternoon a trench-mortar officer misdirected it on to the main road, and an expressive "pop!" told of its finish under the wheel of a motor-lorry.

    Pushed and the Return Push

  • They had taken fright at a motor-lorry, and, when they bolted, the coachman was thrown from the box, so that it looked as if nothing could save the occupants of the carriage.

    The Hermit of Far End

  • While waiting for the tram on the way back, on a hot, white road, we made friends with a French soldier, who stopped a little motor-lorry, already crammed with men and some sort of casks, and made them take us on.

    Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915

  • Each pole has its receiver in a big grey motor-lorry by the roadside, where they live and sleep.

    Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915

  • On the way I came across Huggie filling up from an abandoned motor-lorry.

    Adventures of a Despatch Rider

  • Later I heard that the last four hundred yards of the column had been shelled to destruction as it was leaving Reumont, and a tale is told -- probably without truth -- of an officer shooting the driver of the leading motor-lorry in a hopeless endeavour to get some ammunition into the firing line.

    Adventures of a Despatch Rider

  • The roads were good and there was little traffic, but the sudden apparition of a motor-lorry round a sharp corner sent that other despatch rider into the ditch.

    Adventures of a Despatch Rider

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