Now, in fact, a man must shoot very well indeed to shoot so badly as that.
This is a dexterous little cosmopolitan guttersnipe who can do scores of things, not only shoot, but draw and paint, and probably play the fiddle.
In the days of good King Harry the Second of England--he of the warring sons--there were certain forests in the north country set aside for the King's hunting, and no man might shoot
deer therein under penalty of death.
The snipe flying high above instantly folded its wings and fell into a thicket, bending down the delicate shoots
The naughty boy, to shoot
the old poet in that way; he who had taken him into his warm room, who had treated him so kindly, and who had given him warm wine and the very best apples!
``Under favour, sir,'' replied the yeoman, ``I have another reason for refraining to shoot
, besides the fearing discomfiture and disgrace.''
Do not wink with one eye and look with the other, Silas, and do not hop and dance after you shoot
, with your tongue out, for that will not speed it upon its way.
“The time has been when I have shot thirteen deer without counting the fa’ns standing in the door of my own hut; and for bear’s meat, if one wanted a ham or so, he had only to watch a-nights, and he could shoot
one by moonlight, through the cracks of the logs, no fear of his oversleeping himself neither, for the howling of the wolves was sartin to keep his eyes open.
"Now," quoth he, "my bow and eke mine arrows are as good as shine; and moreover, I go to the shooting match at Nottingham Town, which same has been proclaimed by our good Sheriff of Nottinghamshire; there I will shoot
with other stout yeomen, for a prize has been offered of a fine butt of ale."
It appears that Bury had become somewhat noisy, AND THAT THE BARKEEPER, DETERMINED TO PRESERVE ORDER, HAD THREATENED TO SHOOT
BURY, whereupon Bury drew a pistol and shot the barkeeper down.
We took with us the three eight-bore rifles, a good supply of ammunition, and our large water-bottles, filled with weak cold tea, which I have always found the best stuff to shoot
Where he learned to shoot
, the stars alone can tell.