Philippe in defending Hippolyte had received a bayonet
in his shoulder; but he clung to his horse's mane, and clasped him so tightly with his knees that the animal was held as in a vice.
The squadwon can't pass," shouted Vaska Denisov, showing his white teeth fiercely and spurring his black thoroughbred Arab, which twitched its ears as the bayonets
touched it, and snorted, spurting white foam from his bit, tramping the planks of the bridge with his hoofs, and apparently ready to jump over the railings had his rider let him.
Well, they all went away, and though the attempt was desperate, and such as none but madmen would have gone about, yet, to give them their due, they went about it as warily as boldly; they were gallantly armed, for they had every man a fusee or musket, a bayonet
, and a pistol; some of them had broad cutlasses, some of them had hangers, and the boatswain and two more had poleaxes; besides all which they had among them thirteen hand grenadoes.
in a wild attempt to stab a shark with an old bayonet
tied to a stick.
Seeing this man's obstinate determination, the sentinel presented his bayonet
in the form of an ultimatum.
The car had come to a standstill before a white gate, in front of which was stationed a British soldier, with drawn bayonet
Heinz and Klatz, possibly influenced by their exhortation, were putting up but a half-hearted resistance; but Dietz, a huge, bearded, bull-necked Prussian, yelling like a maniac, sought to exterminate the Englische schweinhunde with his bayonet, fearing to fire his piece lest he kill some of his comrades.
It was Olson who engaged him, and though unused to the long German rifle and bayonet, he met the bull-rush of the Hun with the cold, cruel precision and science of English bayonet-fighting.
A short point, with just a twist of the bayonet to the left sent the sharp blade over the Englishman's left shoulder.
Armies of troops were put into the field, and the fanatics were herded back at the bayonet
point to their tasks in the cities.
Whereupon he swore, and with a lunge drove the bayonet of his rifle into Colonel Jacinto Fierro's body.
Which is worse--the goring of the horse by the bull, or the goring of Colonel Jacinto Fierro by the bayonet in the hands of John Harned