Tudor was notching his steel-jacketed bullets
, or cutting them blunt, so that they would spread on striking--in short, he was making them into the vicious dum-dum prohibited in modern warfare.
"Let them burn their powder," said the deliberate scout, while bullet
whizzed by the place where he securely lay; "there will be a fine gathering of lead when it is over, and I fancy the imps will tire of the sport afore these old stones cry out for mercy!
had evidently hit him in the throat or mouth.
'Ouch!'--hit him on de han' dis time --en I hear dat same bullet
whanged and banged against it till it rang like a bull's-eye, but Charley grinned in its shelter, and coolly went on steering.
It was of the crash into his body of a high-velocity bullet
. It made him feel very fragile and defenseless, and he crouched lower in the saddle.
If I could get a bullet
through there it might reach his heart.
On examination, it appeared that a rifle bullet
had passed directly through the body of the deceased, entering beneath one of his brawny shoulders, and making its exit by the breast.
With the passionate song of the bullets
and the banshee shrieks of shells were mingled loud catcalls and bits of facetious advice concerning places of safety.
Not a sign of a bullet
anywhere--the wound, evidently made by a sharp blade, had penetrated the heart.
With the report of his rifle the tiger stopped short in apparent surprise, then turned and bit savagely at its shoulder for an instant, after which it wheeled again toward Delcarte, issuing the most terrific roars and screams, and launched itself, with incredible speed, toward the brave fellow, who now stood his ground pumping bullets
from his automatic rifle as rapidly as the weapon would fire.
He was in charge here of the inquiry about Prince Otto, but I forgot to ask him anything about the bullet
. According to Grimm, what happened was this." He paused a moment to drain the greater part of his dark lager at a draught, and then resumed:
With an ugly snarl he closed upon his defenseless victim, but ere his fangs had reached the throat they thirsted for, there was a sharp report and a bullet
entered the ape's back between his shoulders.
whizzed harmlessly by Meriem's head and an instant later she had disappeared into the foliage of the tree.
Goodfellow, after considerable searching in the cavity of the chest was enabled to detect and to pull forth a bullet
of very extraordinary size, which, upon trial, was found to be exactly adapted to the bore of Mr.