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This was no strange sight to the boy by that time, but it was awkward in the circumstances, for he had neither gun nor spear.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He turned at the sound of my voice with vastly more concern than he'd betrayed under the muzzle of Piegan's gun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Here Robinson suddenly turned pale, and, hastily reaching out for his gun, sprang to his feet.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
I begged him to come down here, but he wouldn't—says that his hand is no longer steady enough to hold a gun—it's awful!
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Dan inserted the primer, pulled the lanyard and sent the contents of the gun into the ranks of the enemy.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Two of the artillerymen who had not been injured came to his assistance, and again the gun was thundering forth its defiance.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
An old Indian woman, the same whose house they had hired in Saboba, had come up to live with Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Not having completed the loading of his gun, Tom hastily rode behind a dense bush, and concealed himself as well as he could.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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