"Now maybe you'll pay attention," he said and threw the shaft of the arrow.
She finally gripped what was left of the arrow shaft with the pliers.
She withdrew the broken shaft of an arrow from a pocket and handed it to him.
The cross-section of the cars was made to conform approximately to the section of the tunnel, the idea being that each train would act like a piston in a cylinder, expelling in front of it a column of air, to be forced up the station shaft next ahead of the train, and sucking down a similar column through the station shaft just behind.
1-2 in Crete, the shaft-graves in the Mycenae circle, the Vaphio tomb, &c., to the 16th and 15th centuries B.C., and Period III.
The campanile is usually a plain brick shaft with shallow pilasters running up the faces.
The shaft is of red granite and is beautifully polished.
It is the centre of an important gold-field, the reefs of which improve at the lower depths, the deepest shaft on the field being 2558 ft.
All tin, except a small quantity produced by the shaft furnace process from exceptionally pure stream tin ore, requires refining by liquation and "boiling" before it is ready for the market.
The breaking short of the shaft of the assegai when the weapon was used at close quarters was already a common practice among the Ama-Zulu, but Chaka had the shaft of the assegais made short, and their blades longer and heavier, so that they could be used for cutting or piercing.
If the workable areas are poor, and appear only at long intervals along the outcrop, the chances of discovering richer areas by a shaft are very small.
When the deposit lying below the surface is horizontal, or nearly so, or when the outcrop of an inclined deposit is not accessible, a vertical shaft will be necessary.
A frame of wood or steel, erected at the shaft mouth, and rarely employed except for deep shafts of small cross-section or when the mine cars (tubs) are small, as in many parts of Europe.
A shaft of brilliant sunlight fell through the dusty layers of a horse chestnut tree, landing on the velvet vows of her shoes.
Although redundant, the wallower was left on the upright shaft.
From the prop shaft we ascended up the line to meet with Bob's boat.
He worked on propeller shafts.
Opposite Victoria dock is another ventilation shaft for the tunnels under the river.
The fire was discovered by smoke in the upper shaft.
The main pit was a vertical shaft.
The nave arcades are of four bays, with octagonal shafts, molded capitals and bases, and pointed arches.
The roller chain is used to transmit motion between rotating shafts via sprockets mounted on the shafts.
This is the long splined shaft with a sixteen inch gear at one end.
Oh yes, in the skirmishing line... pass and watchword-- shaft, Olmutz.
Two of the troykas were the usual household sleighs, the third was the old count's with a trotter from the Orlov stud as shaft horse, the fourth was Nicholas' own with a short shaggy black shaft horse.
The shaft horse swayed from side to side, moving his ears as if asking: "Isn't it time to begin now?"
With screams squeals, and waving of whips that caused even the shaft horses to gallop--the other sleighs followed.
The shaft horse swung steadily beneath the bow over its head, with no thought of slackening pace and ready to put on speed when required.
When he came to himself he was sitting on the ground leaning on his hands; the ammunition wagons he had been approaching no longer existed, only charred green boards and rags littered the scorched grass, and a horse, dangling fragments of its shaft behind it, galloped past, while another horse lay, like Pierre, on the ground, uttering prolonged and piercing cries.