For an agonizing 20 minutes, he politely fielded a volley of impertinent questions.
Behind the battle line, the lieutenant of the youth's company had stopped a man who had fled after the first volley of bullets.
Almost immediately, a volley of arrows sailed past her, shredding leaves and diving into the fertile soil.
They ambushed them with a volley of missiles, taking all five out at the same time.
They let off a volley of flaming arrows, which light up the night like mad fireflies on a rampage.
Deep into injury time, he flicked the ball on for his teammate to volley the equaliser from close range.
Before she could volley back a smart reply, he offered her his arm.
Maybe lesser mortals would have been put off by the volley of abuse he directed at her but in the end she triumphed, aided and abetted by passers by and stallholders.
My poor buddy didn't know what she had done wrong and could only stare in bewilderment at the volley of words being directed at her.
As he was laid to rest, three Royal Marines fired a three-shot volley and a bugler sounded the Last Post.