In spite of the wound he seized the musket and forcibly wrested it from our hero.
All you had to do when you got it inside a man was to turn it round a bit, and the wound gaped and tore.
How so, I asked him, when that cannot wound without the application?
And in the painful cleaning of the wound he did not murmur once.
The bullets of Allister and Clune might have gone home— ...