firearms


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Perhaps somebody introduced a firearm so new that it didn't even look like a firearm.
Both sides were cursing and swearing in a frightful manner, which, together with the reports of the firearms and the screams and groans of the wounded, turned the deck of the Fuwalda to the likeness of a madhouse.
Now from past habit I still thought in the stone age, and in my thoughts of the stone age there were no thoughts of firearms.
That she was in danger I could not but fear, as she was now something of an adept in the handling of both the pistol and rifle, a fact which largely eliminated the chance that the shot had come from an accidentally discharged firearm.
To fight in trenches against a foe who had no cover nor any firearms was rather a different thing from bearding them in their own lair.
Despite his firearms, the gang could have rushed him and delivered that blow, when his head and the plantation would have been theirs.
He knows the meaning of firearms as well as you do.
With the instinct of the true cavalryman and a particular indisposition to the discharge of firearms, he drew his saber.
It was all fitted with lockers from top to bottom, so as to stow away the officers' belongings and a part of the ship's stores; there was a second store-room underneath, which you entered by a hatchway in the middle of the deck; indeed, all the best of the meat and drink and the whole of the powder were collected in this place; and all the firearms, except the two pieces of brass ordnance, were set in a rack in the aftermost wall of the round-house.
It was almost impossible to remember who he was--only a petty chief of a conveniently isolated corner of Mindanao, where we could in comparative safety break the law against the traffic in firearms and ammunition with the natives.
At last, when all their signals and firing proved fruitless, and they found the boat did not stir, we saw them, by the help of my glasses, hoist another boat out and row towards the shore; and we found, as they approached, that there were no less than ten men in her, and that they had firearms with them.
The rogues were now quite deaf to all reason, and being refused their arms, they raved away like madmen, threatening what they would do, though they had no firearms.