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Then suddenly seizing his bow again, he sped three shafts as fast as he could sent them, and every one went clean through the garland.
Diomed then threw, and his spear sped not in vain, for it hit Phegeus on the breast near the nipple, and he fell from his chariot.
The huzzaing and shouting were little by little lost in the distance, and only the discharge of the ship's guns could be heard in the concavity beneath the balloon, as the latter sped on its flight.
One sped its rapid course toward Helium; the other--
In fact, it seemed that the incidents were of no greater moment to them than would be the stubbing of one's toe at a street crossing in the outer world--they but laughed uproariously and sped on with me.
Yet I have spent my days among bowmen, and I have seen many a brave shaft sped.