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In the meantime, Heyward had been pressed in a more deadly struggle.
Bondly took offence, and with his musket came down to the shore, and blew its deadly contents into the poor old man.
It was a marvellous spotted thing, as effective as the seven deadly sins.
It had never been given me to see such deadly accuracy of aim, and it seemed as though a little figure on one of the craft dropped at the explosion of each bullet, while the banners and upper works dissolved in spurts of flame as the irresistible projectiles of our warriors mowed through them.
Neither is the composition of the Black Smoke known, which the Martians used with such deadly effect, and the generator of the Heat-Rays remains a puzzle.
Nature herself Doth aid the Tartar with a deadly blast Following the wild onslaught.
Oh, the wretched hours I have endured -- the torture to which I have submitted when I saw the deadly poison poured into your glass, and how I trembled lest you should drink it before I could find time to throw it away
The deadly enemies of the Shaways were the Sioux, who, after a long course of warfare, proved too powerful for them, and drove them across the Missouri.
You really must let me thank you for the friendliness, the help, the confidence, the real aid at a time of deadly danger and deadly fear which you showed me.
Run fast," said the Scarecrow to the Lion, "and get out of this deadly flower bed as soon as you can.
At his back his bow, and in the quiver upon his shield many slim, straight arrows, well smeared with the thick, dark, tarry substance that rendered deadly their tiniest needle prick.
Because there is a deadly desert all around that fairy country, which no one is able to cross.