SPEARS


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SPEARSSpill Planning Exercise and Response System
SPEARSScreener Proficiency Evaluation and Report System
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The men were running, two and two, with the length of a spear throw between them.
"And when they have slain the evildoers, let themselves be blinded and turned loose to seek their way home, because they have dared to lift a spear within the Zulu gates.
This he flung to his comrades among the Achaeans, and was again springing upon Alexandrus to run him through with a spear, but Venus snatched him up in a moment (as a god can do), hid him under a cloud of darkness, and conveyed him to his own bedchamber.
You used to brag that you were a better man with hands and spear than Menelaus.
He held a spear in his hands and was urging on the footmen: he was red with blood as if he were slaying living men, and he stood in his chariot.
She was like as if she would array a battle, with a spear in her hand, and a golden helmet, and the aegis about her shoulders.
The spears were commencing to find his body in the first torturing pricks that prefaced the more serious thrusts.
{168} and he grasped two redoubtable bronze-shod spears.
I have seen a man taken away from the stake after a dozen spear thrusts had pierced his body and the fire had been lighted about his feet."
So great was his interest that he had forgotten the particular derelict he had come to serve, until Spear stood almost at his elbow.
He and the lions had been making so much noise that neither could hear anything above their concerted bedlam, and so it was that Tarzan did not hear the great bulk bearing down upon him from behind until an instant before it was upon him, and then he turned to see Buto, the rhinoceros, his little, pig eyes blazing, charging madly toward him and already so close that escape seemed impossible; yet so perfectly were mind and muscles coordinated in this unspoiled, primitive man that almost simultaneously with the sense perception of the threatened danger he wheeled and hurled his spear at Buto's chest.
Well, Ja should know his own business, I thought, and so I grasped the spear and clambered up toward the red man as rapidly as I could--being so far removed from my simian ancestors as I am.