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She thought Malbihn dead, so terrific a blow had she dealt him, and she hoped to find an opportunity after dark to enter the camp and search his tent for the cartridge belt; but scarcely had she found a hiding place in a great tree at the edge of the boma where she could watch without danger of being discovered, when she saw the Swede emerge from his tent, wiping blood from his face, and hurling a volley of oaths and questions at his terrified followers.
On the instant he leaped for the floor, received a blow on the nose from the heavy whip-handle, and had a blank cartridge fired straight into his nostril.
Finally I could endure the suspense no longer, and, arming myself with my two Colt revolvers and a carbine, I strapped two belts of cartridges about me and catching my saddle horse, started down the trail taken by Powell in the morning.
The flaps of the cartridge boxes were all unfastened, and bobbed idiotically with each movement.
I have seven in the pistol," replied Smith-Oldwick, "and perhaps a dozen more cartridges in my blouse pocket.
They were laughed at by the chemists, who held that, while it was just barely probable that a single cartridge, charged with the new smokeless powder, might spontaneously explode, it was beyond all probability and possibility for all the cartridges in a given area, so charged, spontaneously to explode.
He knew there were no seas or ships in the heart of the barren lands, just as he had known there was no cartridge in the empty rifle.
By the 28th of November eight hundred cartridges had been placed in the bottom of the Columbiad.
You've only got three cartridges, an' there's no tellin' what might happen.
During the last few days many of the men have been seen to throw away their cartridges and their arms.
Again and again she fired, till the clip was emptied of its eight cartridges.
But any cartridges or powder there may once have been had rotted into dust.