Clubs and pick-handles were swinging, revolvers
were exploding, and cobblestones were flung with crushing effect at arm's distance.
This from George, and I found myself looking into the muzzle of his revolver--of the revolver he dared to use on me, but was too cowardly to use on the prisoners.
One hand closed on George's wrist, the other on the revolver. Yellow Handkerchief and his gang sprang toward me.
Returning his revolver
to its holster, he walked quickly to the entrance of the tent.
With cartridges for the revolver
she might hope to bag small game, and to protect herself from all but the most ferocious of the enemies that would beset her way back to the beloved hearthstone of Bwana and My Dear.
Nor had he relinquished the revolver
, which lay at the corner of the table between them, the butt close to his right hand.
exploded harmlessly in the air, and the seaman crumpled up with a scream of pain and terror.
Dounia raised the revolver
, and deadly pale, gazed at him, measuring the distance and awaiting the first movement on his part.
Suicide was the verdict of the coroner's inquest, for he had been shot by his own revolver
. The curious thing that happened that night was the shooting of Policeman Phillipps on the sidewalk in front of Sherbourne's house.
Occasionally, for the larger game animals and the gigantic beasts of prey, I used my express rifle, but for the most part the revolver
filled all my needs.
The woman had found a revolver
in a table drawer in the room in which she had been locked, and now she kept the mate of the Kincaid at bay with the weapon.
San Francisco was no longer the legendary city of 1849--a city of banditti, assassins, and incendiaries, who had flocked hither in crowds in pursuit of plunder; a paradise of outlaws, where they gambled with gold-dust, a revolver
in one hand and a bowie-knife in the other: it was now a great commercial emporium.