This knife and pistol I purchased to-day, and I shall use them!
Romaine now raised his pistol and took deliberate aim at Anderson, saying, "My work is but half done; it is your turn now!
Finding myself in danger of receiving rather rough treatment, I drew a small pocket pistol and aimed at their shins, being determined that one of them, at least, should hobble around upon crutches for a short time.
The squalling cats of that neighborhood afforded me a fine opportunity for pistol practice.
Maddened by the horrible pain which I suffered, and believing myself to be mortally wounded, I raised the pistol and discharged it.
She tried to shoot him, and I wrenched the pistol from her hand.
A pistol lying there in its leather case, as it had done any time this five years, for a reserve protection against burglars, caught his eyes.
The stranger, as he spoke, took a two-barrelled pistol from his inside jacket-pocket.
But it was even worse than that, for there was no charge to explode; the pistol was not loaded.
You told nobody of your intention, but you armed yourself with a pistol and started for the palace.
As he sprang towards me, I hurled the pistolwith all my strength towards him.
There was a pistol beside him on the floor where it had fallen from his nerveless grasp after the fatal deed was performed, but he reclined as easily in the chair as though he had dropped asleep naturally, for a short nap instead of forever.
You pulled the trigger, but the charge in the pistol did not explode.
The man had endeavored to kill him; had twice snapped a pistol in his face and still held it in his hand when the emperor tore it from his grasp and struck him on the head with it.
O this was a valiant Cook-maid, without either Pistol or Gun, But with a Black Pudding did fright, five Taylors and put them to th' run.
Here are both of them," said Archie, who, having succeeded in finding a key to lock the door, now hurried up with a pistol in each hand.
Yes," gasped the young Mexican, who knew, from the peremptory manner in which the pistol was pressed against his head, that it was dangerous to hesitate longer.
Beppo felt the muzzle of the pistol again, and the secret came out all at once.
He was frightened now, and that was not to be wondered at; for Archie stood holding a pistol in each hand, and both of them were pointed straight at the Mexican's breast.
Let's give him one for Dick Lewis," said Archie, brandishing his heavy pistol in the air.
The young Mexican heard the question, and would have been glad to answer, if Archie's pistol had not been held so close to his head.
Both boys jumped as if some one had suddenly fired a pistol close to their ears.
Beppo never once thought of moving a muscle, while that pistol was so near him, and he lay as silent and motionless upon the floor as if he had been turned into a block of stone.
In so doing he had touched one of the hair triggers, and the pistol had gone off, the bullet making a round hole through the side of the valise, and a corresponding round hole in the calf of his leg.
Raoul gripped the gilded butt of the cap-and-ball pistol that hung at his waist and slid it out of its holster.
His pistol went off with a boom, puffing out a cloud of gray smoke.
I put down the rapier gingerly, and inquired about a flint-lock pistolwhich lay on the table near at hand.
This pistol exploded while she was struggling with Miss Pross in the empty house, and the explosion killed her and deafened Miss Pross.
Suspecting some accident I ran to the spot, accompanied by two of my comrades, and discovered Lieutenant Fyers, one of the officers of my own regiment, lying dead in his tent, with a freshly discharged pistol in his right hand.
The latter drew a pistol from his holster, and was about to shoot him, when his horse stumbled over the plough and fell on his side, breaking the leg of the havildar and pinning him at the same time firmly to the ground.
As the men were sitting down to dinner the report of a pistol was heard in the officers' lines.
Then he did a number of queer things, first of all ramming that ancient pistol out of sight in one of his pockets, and then actually holding out a thin and trembling hand to Hugh.
The officer was holding a tremendous horse pistol of an ancient vintage; it had an ominous look, and doubtless could give a fair account of itself if fired, for they made good weapons in old-time days.
A country fellow, who came with those two, that had first assaulted him, pursued him with a pistol in his hand; the earl would have fired one of his, but the flint failing he was dangerously wounded in the head by the peasant.
He fired at and missed them; but they took better aim, and wounded him with a pistol ball.
Leaving the body to lie where it was, he placed the smoking pistol in a holster at his saddlebow--he had decided that he was mounted--and proceeded up the street.
The wooden pistol never knew the light of day, save when Penrod was in solitude; and yet it never left his side except at night, when it was placed under his pillow.
Penrod stuck the muzzle of the pistol into the waistband of his knickerbockers at the left side and, buttoning his jacket, sustained the weapon in concealment by pressure of his elbow.
He entered the stable and, with an indignation surely justified, took the pistolfrom the limp, cold hand of Penrod.
The light flashed upon the barrel of a revolver, but Holmes' hunting crop came down on the man's wrist, and the pistol clinked upon the stone floor.
Sam exclaimed, managing to draw back the hammer until two chilling clicks warranted his opinion that the pistol was now ready to perform its office.
The pistol was stolen from my house by him who did the deed.
He had stationed eight men each with a cutlass in his right hand and a pistol in his left, in a position to meet the pirates should they gain his deck.
At the same instant Afton drew a pistol from one of his pockets and raised it.
I acknowledge that she used to meet me in the woods, and on the spot where she was found with a bullet through her heart, and my own pistol lying empty beside her.
We'll see about that," said John Coe, sternly, drawing a pistol also.
The man yielded at once, and stood motionless and silent before the pistol which she continued to hold with the muzzle towards him.
The protruding breast of Pierre Robideau's coat told of pistolor other weapon, and should the first fire fail, his own life, and not that of his unsuspecting adversary, might be the forfeit in the affray.
Reeling and giddy, he saw the muzzle of his own pistol pointed at his head, and expected nothing else than the bullet through his brains.
He stooped to pick up the weapon which he had dropped with the hand of his uninjured arm, but Ada drew another pistol from her belt and presented it at his head.
Through the open door of the state-room he could see Ada, still pointing her pistol at Joe, whose right arm hung loosely at his side.
On his appearance, Jack levelled a pistol at his head.
A ball from Wild's pistol passed through his heart, and a volley of musketry poured from the guards lodged several balls in the yet breathing body of his leader.
Amid this portentous hush, the report of a pistol reached the carpenter's ears; and, raising his head at the sound, he beheld a sight which filled him with fresh apprehensions.
Write as I dictate," he cried, placing a pen in the jailer's hand and a pistolto his ear.
This exclamation had scarcely escaped him, when the discharge of a pistol was heard, and a bullet whizzed past his ears.
In the struggle the pistol went off, but without damage to either party.
Place a pistol at my ear, and shoot me, if I've told you false.
With a drawn cutlass in one hand and a cocked pistol in the other, Blueskin rushed up stairs.
And he raised his arm with the intention of executing his purpose, when a ball from Jack's pistol passed through the back of his hand, shattering the limb.
I sent the pistol up to Mr. Percy's room by the hand of Mr. Beeves; but I never heard him practising any more.