"We can—" He pushed her away from him and drew a deep breath, withdrawing a pistol from the small of his back.
Damian took aim with the pistol and fired into her heart before she could make another sound.
He swore the water pistol found outside couldn't have been the weapon.
It started out as a joke with a water pistol until the storeowner shoved 89 dollars at them and ducked under the counter screaming his head off.
On the 25th of November Cromwell charged Manchester with "unwillingness to have the war prosecuted to a full victory"; which Manchester answered by accusing Cromwell of having used expressions against the nobility, the Scots and Presbyterianism; of desiring to fill the army of the Eastern Association with Independents to prevent any accommodation; and of having vowed if he met the king in battle he would as lief fire his pistol at him as at anybody else.
A desperate scuffle took place, Ryan being mortally wounded by Fitzgerald with a dagger, while Lord Edward himself was only secured after Sirr had disabled him with a pistol bullet in the shoulder.
The two armies bivouacked on their ground, and in Aspern the French and Austrians lay within pistol shot of each other.
They were not charged by the Imperialists at this moment, for Pappenheim had not yet arrived, and the usual cavalry tactics of the day were founded on the pistol and not on the sword and the charging horse.
Thus Regnault in his classical experiments (described below) found that the velocity of the report of a pistol carried through a pipe diminished with the intensity, and his results have been confirmed by J.
In 1869 an Irish lad, O'Connor, was sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment and a whipping for presenting a pistol at the queen, with a petition, in St James's Park; but this time it was the queen herself who privately remitted the corporal punishment, and she even pushed clemency to the length of sending her aggressor to Australia at her own expense.
The series of attempts on the queen was closed in 1882 by Maclean, who fired a pistol at her majesty as she was leaving the Great Western Railway station at Windsor.
The horses were not trained for European shock-tactics, nor did the country offer charging room, and though melees of mounted men engaging with sword and pistol were not infrequent, the usual method of fighting was dismounted fire action, which was practised with uncommon skill by the troopers on both sides.
The proceedings were stopped by the police, and Jeffrey's pistol was found to contain no bullet.
The industries of Pistoia include iron and steel works, especially manufactures of glass, silk, macaroni, woollens, olive oil, ropes, paper, vehicles and fire-arms. The word "pistol" is derived (apparently through pistolese, a dagger - dagger and pistol being both small arms) from Pistoia, where that weapon was largely manufactured in the middle ages.
He fired a pistol at the prince close to his head, and the ball passed under the right ear and out at the left jaw.
When badgers were more abundant than they now are, their skins, dressed with the hair attached, were commonly used for pistol furniture.
From the study, like pistol shots, came the frequent sound of the old man angrily blowing his nose.
He seized his pistol and, instead of firing it, flung it at the Frenchman and ran with all his might toward the bushes.
He took the pistol in his hand and began asking about the working of the trigger, as he had not before held a pistol in his hand--a fact that he did not wish to confess.
Dolokhov walked slowly without raising his pistol, looking intently with his bright, sparkling blue eyes into his antagonist's face.
He held the pistol in his right hand at arm's length, apparently afraid of shooting himself with it.
He raised his pistol and aimed.
Cover yourself with your pistol! ejaculated Nesvitski.
I want peasant clothes and a pistol, said Pierre, unexpectedly blushing.
That same evening-- without even asking himself what they were wanted for--he procured a coachman's coat and cap for Pierre, and promised to get him the pistol next day.
It was when Pierre (wearing the coachman's coat which Gerasim had procured for him and had disinfected by steam) was on his way with the old man to buy the pistol at the Sukharev market that he met the Rostovs.
He paused and then suddenly seeing the pistol on the table seized it with unexpected rapidity and ran out into the corridor.
The pistol, dagger, and peasant coat were ready.