So saying, and without showing the least anxiety to pause upon his aim, Locksley stept to the appointed station, and shot
his arrow as carelessly in appearance as if he had not even looked at the mark.
As they came down they became audible as a complex of shootings and vast creakings and groanings and beatings and throbbings and shouts and shots
The red warrior in the plaza fired several more shots
, none of which scored.
So it happened that even before Jane Clayton fired the first shot
into Rokoff's canoe the beasts of Tarzan had disappeared into the jungle.
One was dead, but the other was still conscious and had just sufficient vitality left after the coming of his fellows to whisper that they had been treacherously shot
by the younger white man who had been at the long-house where they had found Muda Saffir--then the fellow expired without having an opportunity to divulge the secret hiding place of the treasure, over the top of which his body lay.
When each had proceeded ten paces D'Arnot was to give the final signal--then they were to turn and fire at will until one fell, or each had expended the three shots
More in whim than in hope of result, grinning to himself as he did so, Sheldon raised his automatic pistol and in two seconds sent eight shots
scattering through the trees in the direction in which Tudor had disappeared.
The boat's crew were not even fair shots
, but Van Horn, like every captain in the Solomons, knew that the bush natives and salt-water men were so much worse shots
, and knew that the shooting of his boat's crew could be depended upon--if the boat's crew itself did not turn against the ship in a pinch.
But I say, you know, I heard shots
," Bertie said, in trembling eagerness, for he scented adventure, and adventure that was happily over with.
The top bar of the fence was four feet high, but he knew his roan and leaped it at full career to the accompaniment of several scattered shots
Immediately afterwards revolver shots
rang out and there was a great noise of tables and furniture being thrown to the ground, as if in the course of a struggle, and again the voice of Mademoiselle calling, "Murder
Which of you will begin the epic of missed putts and brassey shots
which failed by a foot to carry?