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I noted that the hunter, a huge Scandinavian sitting in the bow, held his rifle, ready to hand, across his knees.
The smoke of his rifle betrayed him, and I was no sooner on my feet than he was off his and rolling down the declivity.
Be- fore he was ready to begin--before he had an- nounced to himself that he was about to fight-- he threw the obedient, well-balanced rifle into position and fired a first wild shot.
moaned the Scot, in a hoarse, grating voice--and then the two struggled desperately for the rifle.
With their rifles in hand, and every man stretched flat upon the ground, Trent's little party lay waiting.
While this scene was taking place, Bridger left the main body of trappers and rode slowly toward the group of smokers, with his rifle resting across the pommel of his saddle.
The slight deviation of the boat's direction was sufficient to throw the muzzle of the rifle out of aim.
His high-powered rifle was equipped with telescope sights and he also carried binoculars which he was in the act of using as Tarzan discovered him, either to note the effect of his last shot or to discover a new target.
The rifle firing from the boats had ceased, and I made no doubt that they were finished off and that the end had come to everything.
Again the former's rifle spit angrily, and the bear turned again in his direction.
The rifle hanging upon the wall caught his first attention; it was for this strange, death-dealing thunder-stick that he had yearned for months; but now that it was within his grasp he scarcely had the temerity to seize it.
The skipper of the Flibberty-Gibbet arrived in the thick of it, in the first throes of oncoming fever, staggering as he walked, and shivering so severely that he could scarcely hold the rifle he carried.