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Broadside

A large piece of paper on which only one side has print. A broadside is used to make an announcement. It formerly was used as a common way to publish newspapers, though this is rare now. It is also called a broadsheet.
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His Zodangan crew was pouring broadside after broadside into us and we were returning their fire with equal ferocity.
The long, agitated noses of their, big guns, jetting thin transparent flashes and the broadside activity of the quick-firers, were the chief facts in this bird's-eye view.
I was so annoyed at the loss of my old trusty servant and companion, that I immediately ordered five guns to be loaded with small shot, and four with great, and gave them such a broadside as they had never heard in their lives before.
I can neither tell how many we killed nor how many we wounded at this broadside, but sure such a fright and hurry never were seen among such a multitude; there were thirteen or fourteen of their canoes split and overset in all, and the men all set a-swimming: the rest, frightened out of their wits, scoured away as fast as they could, taking but little care to save those whose boats were split or spoiled with our shot; so I suppose that many of them were lost; and our men took up one poor fellow swimming for his life, above an hour after they were all gone.
So this is an interesting enough project, and broadsides and their tunes do have something to contribute, though the evidence from elsewhere, from sources such as plays and pamphlets, is every bit as compelling.
REVIEW PRODUCTION: Northern Broadsides, The Winter's Tale VENUE: Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield REVIEWER: William Marshall RATING:.
It was Northern Broadsides Theatre Co who would introduce me to the plays of William Shakespeare.
The grouping represents a collection rich in correspondence, broadsides, baptismal certificates, land records, and ephemera documenting the political, military, economic, and social life of Norris' prominent Mexican ancestors.
The response Beausoleil received was immediate and overwhelming, with over forty letterpress printers responding with powerful and evocative broadsides based on their responses to the bombing or incorporating poems written about the war or the Al-Mutanabbi bombing itself.
PLAYRIGHT Blake Morrison and Northern Broadsides will put a Yorkshire spin on Chekhov's Three Sisters when they stage the world premiere of We Are Three Sisters next week.
SHAKESPEARE'S Hamlet takes to the stage in Aberystwyth next week following a partnership between Northern Broadsides and the New Vic Theatre, Newcastleunder-Lyme.
As Berg and Mezey compiled and published their edition, however, The Gehenna Press issued celebrated and legendary broadsides designed by Leonard Baskin.