Toward sunset my frame was struck as with an arrow by the sensations of hunger on passing a cook's-shop.
And to-day is like an eagle we have sent an arrow to shoot and know not if he will come down.
In the midst of these tortures anarrow struck me, in the shape of an anonymous letter, containing one brief line: 'The princess is in need of help.
They were directed by an oracle to make a bow of a certain kind of willow, and an arrow of the same, the point of which they were to dip in poison, and then shoot the monster, aiming so as to hit him under his scales.
For no sooner had the arrow penetrated his skin, than he presently began to grow sick, exhibiting signs of the deepest distress.
But there was something about the way he walked which suggested an arrow going to keep an important engagement with a bull's-eye.
What, will not one assist To pull the torturing arrow from his breast?
If that my hand had struck my darling child, This second arrow I had aimed at you, And, be assured, I should not then have missed.
Oh, he has no heart-- And he could wing an arrow at his child!
Suddenly he takes a second arrow from his quiver and sticks it in his belt.
He who could make his own child's head his mark Can speed his arrow to his foeman's heart.
He draws the arrow from his belt, and fixes his eyes sternly upon the governor.
Instantly Joshua Peniman's gun, leveled at the point from which the arrow came, barked through the darkness.
The whispered words had scarcely left his lips when an arrow whizzed by his ear.
I took that arrow out of the dead body of a white man.
All at once I saw him reel and totter on the seat, then he came tumbling backward, and I saw the arrow in his breast.
As he stood with his bow curved, his arrow poised for flight, his eye chanced to fall upon Red Snake, the baleful and malign influence that had brought this and other troubles upon his people.
The next morning Eagle Eye came to them with his clothing and moccasins on and his bow and arrow in his hand.
Then going to his own wagon he returned with the arrow he had taken from the body of Lee Carroll.
Spotty was standing, his ears cocked forward, and the young Indian, motionless as a statue, stood with bow bent, anarrow in rest.
When he had sponged the blood away he tried to draw the arrowfrom the wound, but it was too deeply imbedded.
And changing the aim of his arrow with the quickness of lightning he bent his bow strongly and let it fly, carrying his vengeance with it.
Beneath the buckskin shirt which he had thrust aside in his agony his skin was smooth and white, and, as if in immutable justice for the deed that he had done, a feathered arrow protruded from his breast.
For a moment longer he stood, then discharged the arrow and at the same moment let loose a blood-curdling yell that roused the family and set the children to screaming.
The archery and rifle matches come off this afternoon; but I shan't fire another arrow till then.
Henry Burnham, as he paused, with his arrow on the string.
He placed the sharpest one to his bow-string, and with all the strength that he could muster he let the arrow fly.