"But you've only got three cartridges," Henry objected.
"Stand there," said I. I picked up the hatchets and swung them by their heads from the sling of my arm; turned Montgomery over; picked up his revolver still loaded in two chambers, and bending down to rummage, found half-a-dozen cartridges in his pocket.
He took out his revolver, examined the cartridges in it and replaced it.
Had I possessed sufficient cartridges, I should not have hesitated to begin the killing.
Colfax was small, wiry, excitable, with enough energy to explode a cartridge by yelling at it.
Romantic had been their experience passing up cartridges and dressing the wounds of their dashing young defenders, the yunkers, many of them members of noble families, fighting to restore their beloved Tsar!
The sailors continued to advance until they had fired all their cartridges.
The other threw a cartridge into the breech, and handed the weapon over, with the remark, "She shoots a trifle high, compared with the average rifle, I've found--perhaps an inch at a hundred yard range."
He stepped to meet her with a gesture of hopelessness, and, realizing that he was for the moment forgotten, Donald moved softly to the mountaineer's rifle, ejected the cartridges from the magazine and pocketed them unobserved.
In a twinkling he threw open the breech and emptied the cartridges into his hand.
Still, as he slipped a fresh cartridge into his smoking piece, there was a feeling of desolation upon him, as though the intoxicating sense of possessing the whole world had been within his grasp, and as suddenly reft from it again.
"I say, Milne, lend us a few cartridges; I've shot away all mine."
"Haven't you shot away enough cartridges yet, Tom?"
I saw a cartridge at the top of the clip and exclaimed: "There!
Maybe he’s replaced the cartridges with the vials.”
She slowly unscrewed the handle and pulled the cartridge out.
He left the cell and Nella stood there praying that she wouldn’t break the cartridge.
She poked the tweezers into the pen and grasped the cartridge, trying not to squeeze too tightly.
She tried to wiggle the cartridge but it didn’t come loose.
Well, it will save us the trouble of carrying the cartridges,” and he laughed drearily.
At the corner of the pine-wood he caught sight of Sir Geoffrey Clouston, the Duchess's brother, jerking two spent cartridges out of his gun.