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By the 28th of November eight hundred cartridges had been placed in the bottom of the Columbiad.
Turning again to the box she rummaged to the bottom and there in a corner she came upon a little box of cartridges.
You've only got three cartridges, an' there's no tellin' what might happen.
A blank cartridge in the nose just about that time is the best preventive I know.
Riding close to him I reached down from the saddle, and grasping his cartridge belt drew him up across the withers of my mount.
Well, we shall find their muskets, their cartridges, and their flasks; and instead of four musketoons and twelve balls, we shall have fifteen guns and a hundred charges to fire.
He trod on empty cartridges as he walked from room to room to reconnoiter from the windows.
Most important of all, in view of the dangers which might surround us, we had our four rifles and one thousand three hundred rounds, also a shot-gun, but not more than a hundred and fifty medium pellet cartridges.
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.
There being no hope of overtaking him, we fired our last cartridges at him.
I wish we had just about two of them cartridges that's layin' in that cache of ourn," said the second man.