Some fines were as low as several shillings; while in the more serious cases, such as thefts of guns and ammunition
, the fines were correspondingly heavy.
Gradually we drew out of range, though Red-Eye continued making trips for more ammunition
and the pebbles continued to whiz about us.
Meriem seized the receptacle as the possible container of extra ammunition
Shouldn't have fired, Sinclair," he said; "can't waste ammunition
The man who had been ordered to go for ammunition
stumbled against Pierre.
Jimmy Hollis went over his armament and ammunition
to see that nothing had been omitted.
His cavalcade consisted of eighty-two horses, most of them heavily laden with Indian goods, beaver traps, ammunition
, Indian corn, corn meal and other necessaries.
and that now I had all these to sufficient quantity, and was in a fair way to provide myself in such a manner as to live without my gun, when my ammunition
was spent: so that I had a tolerable view of subsisting, without any want, as long as I lived; for I considered from the beginning how I would provide for the accidents that might happen, and for the time that was to come, even not only after my ammunition
should be spent, but even after my health and strength should decay.
Could I find my way back to the prospector with its priceless freight of books, firearms, ammunition
, scien-tific instruments, and still more books--its great library of reference works upon every conceivable branch of ap-plied sciences?
One may picture the orderly expectation, the officers alert and watchful, the gunners ready, the ammunition
piled to hand, the limber gunners with their horses and waggons, the groups of civilian spectators standing as near as they were permitted, the evening stillness, the ambulances and hospital tents with the burned and wounded from Weybridge; then the dull resonance of the shots the Martians fired, and the clumsy projectile whirling over the trees and houses and smashing amid the neighbouring fields.
Where they visited they wrought the most horrible atrocities, and when they left carried away with them firearms and ammunition
, and young girls as prisoners.
If he is a friend and no enemy, then no harm has been done, bwana; but if he proves to be an enemy, I should like very much to have a rifle and some ammunition