Quickly she slipped a cartridge
into each of the chambers of the revolver.
He missed Mulcachy by inches, as another blank cartridge
exploded up his other nostril and as the men with the rope snapped him back so abruptly as almost to break his neck.
in his weapon were exhausted and the warrior with his razor-edged, gleaming saber was upon him.
"I wish we had just about two of them cartridges
that's layin' in that cache of ourn," said the second man.
"If that pack ever starts to jump you, them three cartridges
'd be wuth no more'n three whoops in hell.
In one place I suddenly found myself near the model of a tin-mine, and then by the merest accident I discovered, in an air-tight case, two dynamite cartridges
! I shouted "Eureka!" and smashed the case with joy.
"Well, we shall find their muskets, their cartridges
, and their flasks; and instead of four musketoons and twelve balls, we shall have fifteen guns and a hundred charges to fire."
With bated breath she groped beneath the little mound, scarce daring to hope that the treasure remained where she had left it; but, to her infinite relief and joy, her hand came at once upon the barrel of the heavy weapon and then upon the bandoleer of cartridges
Clips and empty cartridges
, tarnished with verdigris, lay on the ground, which, while wet, had been torn up by the hoofs of horses.
I had never seen anything in that trunk but old boots and spurs and pistols, and a fascinating mixture of yellow leather thongs, cartridges
, and shoemaker's wax.
Most important of all, in view of the dangers which might surround us, we had our four rifles and one thousand three hundred rounds, also a shot-gun, but not more than a hundred and fifty medium pellet cartridges
. In the matter of provisions we had enough to last for several weeks, with a sufficiency of tobacco and a few scientific implements, including a large telescope and a good field-glass.
There being no hope of overtaking him, we fired our last cartridges