She played with his long hair, and admired his big hands and his clothes and his carbine
, and asked question after question, as fast as he could answer, until I excused them both for half an hour, in order to have a chance to finish my work.
See here, you son of an imported Malaga jackass," he said between his teeth, "I'd have you know that I'm related on my mother's side to Carbine
, winner of the Melbourne Cup, and where I come from we aren't accustomed to being ridden over roughshod by any parrot-mouthed, pig-headed mule in a pop-gun pea-shooter battery.
Finally I could endure the suspense no longer, and, arming myself with my two Colt revolvers and a carbine
, I strapped two belts of cartridges about me and catching my saddle horse, started down the trail taken by Powell in the morning.
And he levelled his carbine
at Dantes, who felt the muzzle against his temple.
He is no more like flesh and blood than a rusty old carbine
, strikingly foreshortened, lay across the pommel of the saddle, kept in place by the right hand grasping it at the "grip"; the left hand, holding the bridle rein, was invisible.
He stood on the bank with his back to me, and his carbine
on his shoulder.
So tensely was he strung, that a bunch of quail, exploding into flight from under his horse's nose, startled him to such an extent that automatically, instantly, he had reined in and fetched the carbine
halfway to his shoulder.
I came into the salon just as my quartermaster was pointing his carbine
at the countess, his brutal way of asking for what she certainly could not give the ugly scoundrel.
Their weapons were bows and arrows, and a few short carbines
, and most of them had round shields.
The regiment possessed carbines
- beautiful Martini-Henry carbines
that would lob a bullet into an enemy's camp at one thousand yards, and were even handier than the long rifle.
Then he looked up at the road from which they had fallen and saw, looking down on them, the muzzles of four other carbines
and four other brown faces with bright but quite motionless eyes.