The soldiers saw him, they saw the barrel he held in his hand - they at once understood what was going to happen.
The barrel, hurled a distance of thirty feet, cleared the barricade of dead bodies, and fell amidst a group of shrieking soldiers, who threw themselves on their faces.
As for Porthos, after having hurled the barrel of powder amidst his enemies, he had fled, as Aramis had directed him to do, and had gained the last compartment, into which air, light, and sunshine penetrated through the opening.
That day he dined with the marshal, at the same board on the barrels
How many days he spent thus he could not tell, but at last he felt that the barrel was knocking against rocks, at which he was a little cheered, thinking it was probably land and not merely a reef in the sea.
She was the hind that you and your companions chased; she was the woman that you found in the clearing with the barrel, and the old hag that we just now killed in the cave.'
In I got bodily into the apple barrel
, and found there was scarce an apple left; but sitting down there in the dark, what with the sound of the waters and the rocking movement of the ship, I had either fallen asleep or was on the point of doing so when a heavy man sat down with rather a clash close by.
I suppose he went under the barrel
, perhaps in pursuit of a mouse, and somehow knocked it off the block and so imprisoned himself."
But Moppet had been too much frightened to peep out of the barrel again.
He pushed it in front of him with his paws, like a brewer's man trundling a barrel.
My companion appeared actually frightened, and I could hardly credit my senses when I saw him suddenly throw his gun to his shoulder and fire both barrels
at the agitated grain!
All round the room big barrels
stood against the walls, fastened at the bottom so they wouldn't tumble with the rolling of the ship; and above the barrels
, pewter jugs of all sizes hung from wooden pegs.