They were shunted from pillar to post until they hit a place where they couldn't even hear the guns.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Against this three 12-ton shunt guns were fired, at a distance of only 200 yards, with charges varying from 45 lbs.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur