The swords flashed in the rays of the declining sun and then met with a clash that would have shivered less sturdy weapons
or disarmed less sturdy wielders.
The fellow designated reached down two or three hands and lifted me up behind him on the glossy back of his mount, where I hung on as best I could by the belts and straps which held the Martian's weapons
The Museum of the Faculty of Medicine of Paris possesses one of these defensive weapons
, two yards and a quarter in length, and fifteen inches in diameter at the base.
Astor, in respect to the admission of Indians on board of the ship, had been neglected for some time past, and the officer of the watch, perceiving those in the canoe to be without weapons
, and having received no orders to the contrary, readily permitted them to mount the deck.
bellowed the Sheriff in a voice like an angry bull; and he spurred his horse upon the two who now stood back to back, forgetting in his rage that he had no weapon
with which to defend himself.
As I ran I drew one of my pitifully futile weapons
Again and again Werper struggled to draw his weapon
She wished, however, that she might have some sort of a weapon
with which to lead the attack, for she could not know, of course, for a certainty whether the great apes would follow her or not.
No warrior lives who could hurl a weapon
so great a distance.
True to its mark the iron-shod weapon
flew, transfixing Numa's sleek carcass from the right groin to beneath the left shoulder.
Fiercely he strove to disengage his weapon
, but Hordle John bent his arm slowly back until, with a sharp crack, like a breaking stave, it turned limp in his grasp, and the mace dropped from the nerveless fingers.
Perhaps the weapon
was too big to be noticed," said the priest, with an odd little giggle.