The shots and the war whoops had terrified him to the utmost, and they had always driven him back toward the center of the circle.
All at once the war whoops of the savage union resounded like a cannon shot.
Suddenly there rang out a score of shots and war whoops of the dreaded Crow Indians.
Just as they sheered inshore the morning air was split by a hideous din of guns and war whoops.
But a frantic burst of yells and war whoops out at the front put sudden stop to the words.
At the same moment the whistling bullets and the war whoops left no doubt of the explanation.
The rapid crackle of rifles mingled with the shouts and war whoops of the combatants.
Even as they went they could hear the war whoops of the advancing enemy.
Roused from sound slumbers by blood-curdling Indian war whoops, a few escaped, but only to die of cold on their way to Albany.
The Indians in the canoes replied with war whoops that Henry could read easily.