I thrust the full, loaded revolver into his hand, fired the last shot in my own, and reloaded
. There were but six Sagoths left then.
Then we reloaded
and turned our attention to poor Tom.
A dismal yell from his followers was the chief's requiem; then they turned and fled, followed by a storm of bullets as Trent's men found time to reload
. More than one leaped into the air and fell forward upon their faces.
Wishing he had a shot-gun, Sheldon dropped to the ground behind a tree, slipped a fresh clip up the hollow butt of the pistol, threw a cartridge into the chamber, shoved the safety catch into place, and reloaded
the empty clip.
He immediately, therefore, took to his heels and ran toward the camp, with the swiftness of the young men of his country, so renowned for their agility; but whatever might be his speed, the first who fired, having had time to reload
, fired a second shot, and this time so well aimed that it struck his hat, and carried it ten paces from him.
“Lie down, you old villain,” exclaimed Leather-Stocking, shaking his ramrod at Hector as he bounded toward the foot of the tree, “ lie down, I say.” The dog obeyed, and Natty proceeded with great rapidity, though with the nicest accuracy, to reload
his gun, and proceeded onwards with the rest.
Everybody yelled together, and the guns were reloaded
in frantic haste.
He tried to reload
his gun, but his shaking hands pre- vented.
After firing his shot, Private Carter Druse reloaded
his rifle and resumed his watch.
Instead, he reloaded
his revolver very carefully, and then sat in the best room of the cottage by the derelict brickfield, looking anxious and perplexed, and listening to talk about Bill and his ways, and thinking, thinking.
The signal was instantly given; and, before Hawkeye had reloaded
his rifle, they were joined by Chingachgook.