The three shots were the signal for the men to come up with the sledge, which they did at full gallop, O'Riley driving, and flourishing the long whip about in a way that soon entangled it hopelessly with the dogs' traces.
The following are some of the fundamental shots you should attempt to include in your repertoire: Rails: Your "bread and butter" shots, similar to Squash Racquets, are the "rails" or shots hit straight up and down, parallel to the side wall.
and four cold 32-pound shot were hove at once into the boat alongside, which, crashing through her bottom, swamped her in a moment, precipitating the miserable crew into the boiling sea.
The Iroquois were very quiet now, and an occasional dropping shot from the trees or the stockade was the only sign of their presence.
The aerial observers watched, through powerful glasses, the effect of the German shells and then, by means of a large disc which was swung at the end of a line and could be raised or lowered at will, signalled as need be in code "higher--lower--right--left" and thus guided the gunners--who were, of course, unable to see their mark or the effect of their fire--until almost every shot was a hit.
It might be that those shots were blind chance.
For ordinary purposes, therefore, the calibre I have indicated is all-sufficient; but if a gun is wanted for shooting up to one thousand yards, the shot should be a full ounce weight.
We cannot claim that it was the topmost top; Kimchinjinga might have towered within pistol-shot; popgun-shot was our extremest range of vision, except for one instant, when a kind-hearted sunbeam gave us a vanishing glimpse of a white lake and breadth of forest far in the unknown North toward Canada.
"And whoever it is, he is evidently as little frightened as you; that shot was a direct challenge to us."
The shot itself was an alarm."
Your first shot at the buffalo was a good un.
This shot is a misleading finger-post.
A "shot" was a subject in these men's vocabulary.
Half a dozen pistol shots was all the answer the old man got, but they did him no harm; and, crowding up all sail, he made for the vessel he had discovered, which lay dead to leeward of him, and which he made out to be a large ship.
Not a shot was retur
This mistake made a difference of about two inches and a half in the 'shot'--that is to say, in the position of the peg nearest the tree; and had the treasure been beneath the 'shot' the error would have been of little moment; but the 'shot,' together with the nearest point of the tree, were merely two points for the establishment of a line of direction; of course the error, however trivial in the beginning, increased as we proceeded with the line, and, by the time we had gone fifty feet, threw us quite off the scent.
An' my shot at the Germans will be wheat.
Kurt's shot was a starter for Olsen's men.
The shots have not been unkindly ones; and I am glad of the result, viz.
Then after a short space they all three shot again, and once more each arrow lodged within the clout, but this time Adam o' the Dell's was farthest from the center, and again the tattered stranger's shot was the best.
CHAPTER XXI A SHOT ON THE SAND-BAR July and August of 1911 were months of great fires in the Northland.