Lieutenant Ford was wounded and a branch of an artery was cut.
It went, the doctor said, within a hair's-breadth of the artery.
Every nerve and siny of a nerve was there,—not a vein nor an artery wanting.
I think the artery was cut while the heart was still beating.
If the blood is bright and comes out in spurts, it's an artery.
If it's an artery and isn't cut quite ...