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We eat till we are yoked up again and tug the gun back to where Two Tails is waiting for it.
Do you gentlemen of the screw-gun battery feel inclined to eat when you are being fired at with big guns, and Two Tails is behind you?
Into the stillness came the repeated heavy thud of guns, one, two, a pause, then three in quick succession.
He discovered far away a second ruddy flare flashing guns back at the first.
He moved more cautiously than was his wont, for he knew that men with guns could reach him quite as easily in the treetops as on the ground.
The ape-man saw that to charge that wild horde, armed as they were with guns, and barricaded behind the locked gates of the village, would be a futile task, and so he returned to Waziri and advised him to wait; that he, Tarzan, had a better plan.
Hans, still grasping the gun, felt sure that the Indian attributed to him the mangled corpses.
peace was signed between the survivors of the war; the thunder of the guns gradually ceased, the mortars were silent, the howitzers were muzzled for an indefinite period, the cannon, with muzzles depressed, were returned into the arsenal, the shot were repiled, all bloody reminiscences were effaced; the cotton-plants grew luxuriantly in the well-manured fields, all mourning garments were laid aside, together with grief; and the Gun Club was relegated to profound inactivity.
The principal members of the Gun Club, President Barbicane, Major Elphinstone, the secretary Joseph T.
came the snapping sound of Stepan Arkadyevitch cocking his gun.
Winkle smiled feebly over his blue neckerchief in acknowledgment of the compliment, and got himself so mysteriously entangled with his gun, in his modest confusion, that if the piece had been loaded, he must inevitably have shot himself dead upon the spot.
Do you carry the names of all the gun makers in the world in your memory?
The round red discharges from the guns made a crimson flare and a high, thick smoke.
Signal guns were fired again in the evening, but equally in vain, and once more the ship stood off to sea for the night.
And it was guns and ammunition, ammunition and guns--the unceasing and eternal cry.