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  • Two of these were quite severely damaged by near-misses from shells and one had received a glancing blow from an RPG7 whose operator had then paid the price for missing.

    First Clash

  • After vanquishing his last female enemy with a glancing blow to the ankles, Base now threw back his head and cackled like a mad paultillian as he used his bat’leth like a vaulter’s pole and sprang back up onto the bar.

    MILLENNIUM

  • He kicked out in fright, fetching Teague a glancing blow to the thigh.

    Cold Mountain

  • He drew arcane power from somewhere, fending off frigid paralysis, and flung the iron-bound bucket overhand, dealing the spy a glancing blow on the side of his head.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • However, the price of that reassurance was that Parlabane neglected to notice the wastebin almost directly in front, and was consequently up-ended when he caught it a glancing blow at thigh-level.

    It's October, 1956.

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