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Usage examples for periscope

  1. Toward the bow there arose the top of a periscope by which the " Terror" could be guided when beneath the water. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  2. While the daylight lasted, a thousand pairs of eyes swept the horizon, and the intervening spaces of tossing, blue- grey water, for the sight of a sinister periscope, or for the smudge of a friendly cruiser, and when night fell, a thousand pairs of ears listened with strained intentness for the impact of the deadly torpedo or for the signal of the protecting convoy. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  3. I saw her in my periscope list over on her side, and I knew that she had her death- blow. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. I was glad when I picked up its homely white front in my periscope. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Without awaiting a reply he again turned to the periscope. – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  6. Presently, probably after a look around, the periscope suddenly disappeared, and we knew it was a real one with a German U- boat on the end of it. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  7. If you should be fortunate- or unfortunate enough, as the case might be- to be squatting in a front- line trench this fine morning and looking through a periscope, you wouldn't see much. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  8. Has he seen our periscope in the second it was exposed, and is he running away from us? – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  9. Even the periscope may reveal our presence, remarked the captain. – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  10. Close at hand, perhaps twenty yards away, there stuck up out of the ground a motionless stick with something on the end- the German's periscope. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  11. Looking through the periscope so, it was easy enough to understand the feeling of power which might well come to the master of a submarine in war time. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  12. Three men inside the recess were drinking tea with the calmness born of long custom, while lying on his side, with a periscope to his eye, was Jackson, the subaltern. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  13. He stealthily thrust the mirror end of the periscope out of the window and up toward the corresponding window up stairs. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  14. He has given me a glimpse of No- Man's Land, not through a periscope but in a piece of ordinary looking- glass; we are nearing the damaged place where his presence is required and mine emphatically is not. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  15. Yes, he remarked, in answer to my half- spoken question, that is the periscope. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  16. No; unless the vigilant officer on the bridge should note a thin pole with a hooked end projecting above the surface of the ocean some miles away, and turning his glasses upon it discover that it is the " eye" of a submarine- the periscope- which is protruding above the surface. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  17. I had been going ahead partially submerged, with about five feet of my periscope showing. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  18. Her officers and men now saw more than the periscope; they saw the vessel itself. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
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