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A target was placed at the upper end of the southern avenue which led to the lists.
The first target was to be placed at thirty ells distance, and all those who hit its center were allowed to shoot at the second target, placed ten ells farther off.
He leaned forward a little to get a better view of the target.
He had no strength to in- vent a tale; he would be a soft target.
Here, as you walked along a path which led through a thicket, you fell into a cunningly laid ambush, and became a target for a body of musketeers whose tattooed limbs you could just see peeping into view through the foliage.
The bird was fastened by a string to the stump of a large pine, the side of which, toward the point where the marksmen were placed, had been flattened with an axe, in order that it might serve the purpose of a target, by which the merit of each individual might be ascertained.
The rifle of Ben Jones was leveled in an instant, and he was on the point of whizzing a bullet into the target so tauntingly displayed.
He was playing at 'puff the dart,' which is played with a long needle inserted in some worsted, and blown at a target through a tin tube.
It was a sort of tripod supporting a large disk like the round top of a table tipped sideways, and it was not until they had dropped on to the lawn and walked across to look at it that March realized that it was a target.
Gad," Archer heard Lawrence Lefferts say, "not one of the lot holds the bow as she does"; and Beaufort retorted: "Yes; but that's the only kind of target she'll ever hit.
As he lies in the light before a glaring white target, the black upon him shines again.
By this time they were moving at high speed so that they presented a difficult target for the enemy.