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  • of arrows, "archers" (Gen.

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  • They reached the cliff before the first arrows fell.

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  • No swarm of arrows pierced his back as he walked away from the walls.

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  • No swarm of arrows pierced his back as he walked away from the walls.

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  • He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.

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  • He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.

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  • White and black feathered arrows suddenly poured from the surrounding forest.

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  • The arrows ac, Anterior.

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  • Their weapons consisted of bow and arrows, short swords, spears and axes.

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  • The foundation of Delphi follows immediately on the birth of the god; and on the sacred way between Tempe and Delphi the giant Tityus offers violence to Leto, and is immediately slain by the arrows of Apollo and Artemis (Odyssey, xi.

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  • "I am sure I would rather have a good bow with arrows" said Ethelred.

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  • Jule turned to see the guardsman sit and begin trying to pull the arrows from his chest.

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  • The association of Yahweh with storm and fire is frequent in the Old Testament; the thunder is the voice of Yahweh, the lightning his arrows, the rainbow his bow.

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  • The association of Yahweh with storm and fire is frequent in the Old Testament; the thunder is the voice of Yahweh, the lightning his arrows, the rainbow his bow.

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  • He heard the distant movement as attackers neared, the adjustment of the men's emplacement, even the loading of arrows and stretching of bows.

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  • Let that sink in: By dividing work up among people so they could specialize, we went from bows and arrows to Apollo moon missions.

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  • They are very scantily dressed, wear a variety of trinkets, with a knife, hatchet, spear, bow and arrows, the only weapons they use.

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  • They are very scantily dressed, wear a variety of trinkets, with a knife, hatchet, spear, bow and arrows, the only weapons they use.

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  • There were no sounds of pursuit, no sounds of arrows being drawn or fired.

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  • There were no sounds of pursuit, no sounds of arrows being drawn or fired.

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  • Marking the damp wall with chalk proved difficult, but they were satisfied the arrows were legible.

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  • A bellow sounded in the forest behind them, and moonlight gleamed off of the tips of falling arrows and the raised swords of the men that followed them.

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  • He ducked over the horse's neck again as the arrows followed them and slapped the horse's rump with his sword.

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  • Arrows continued to fall, and he kicked the horse on in determination, focusing hard on the road ahead of them.

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  • Pottery, common to Malays and Papuans, the bows and arrows of the latter, and the elaborate canoes of all three races, are unknown to the Australians.

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  • Yet again the Andamanese can be grouped according to certain salient characteristics: the forms of the bows and arrows, of the canoes, of ornaments and utensils, of tattooing and of language.

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  • Property is communal and theft is only recognized as to things of absolute necessity, such as arrows, pigs' flesh and fire.

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  • The bows differ altogether with each group, but the same two kinds of arrows are in general use: (1) long and ordinary for fishing and other purposes; (2) short with a detachable head fastened to the shaft by a thong, which quickly brings pigs up short when shot in the thick jungle.

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  • He ducked over the horse's neck again as the arrows followed them and slapped the horse's rump with his sword.

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  • Arrows continued to fall, and he kicked the horse on in determination, focusing hard on the road ahead of them.

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  • Property is communal and theft is only recognized as to things of absolute necessity, such as arrows, pigs' flesh and fire.

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  • The two young men got down their bows and arrows, and all were busy making plans for the next day.

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  • He reached the guard-packed wall and ducked beside a building as a flurry of arrows broke loose into the kingdom.

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  • They are great hunters and use small poisoned arrows to bring down their game.

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  • It was a silver coin, warmed by his skin, with a circle of cuneiform symbols surrounding a star with two arrows.

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  • Jeff Byrne is the last of the straight arrows.

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  • The guards on the fortress walls had bunched together to watch and draw poison- tipped arrows.

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  • At the island of Aretias they drove away the Stymphalian birds, who used their feathers of brass as arrows.

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  • From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.

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  • As a young and beautiful soldier, he is a favourite subject of sacred art, being most generally represented undraped, and severely though not mortally wounded with arrows.

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  • The archers fixed the pointed stakes, which they carried to ward off cavalry charges, and opened the engagement with flights of arrows.

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  • There young Parkman spent his leisure hours in collecting eggs, insects and reptiles, trapping squirrels and woodchucks, and shooting birds with arrows.

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  • In the later form of the story Philoctetes was the friend and armour-bearer of Heracles, who presented him with his bow and poisoned arrows as a reward for kindling the fire on Mt Oeta, on which the hero immolated himself.

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  • An oracle having declared that Troy could not be taken without the arrows of Heracles, Odysseus and Diomedes (or Neoptolemus) were sent to fetch Philoctetes.

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  • - Crucified Figure, pierced with arrows, of the victim at the festival of the god Xipe (Mexican Tlacaxipenaliztli), with the symbols of the god.

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  • A human figure with pearl chain and arrows in left hand, and parrot on a wooden stick in the right.

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  • Capture begins among the lower tribes with the hand, without devices, developing knack and skill in seizing, pursuing, climbing, swimming, and maiming without weapons; and proceeds to gathering with devices that take the place of the hand in dipping, digging, hooking and grasping; weapons for striking, whether clubs, missiles or projectiles; edged weapons of capture, which were rare in America; piercing devices for capture, in lances, barbed spears, harpoons and arrows; traps for enclosing, arresting and killing, such as pens, cages, pits, pen-falls, nets, hooks, nooses, clutches, adhesives, deadfalls, impalers, knife traps and poisons; animals consciously and unconsciously aiding in capture; fire in the form of torches, beacons, burning out and smoking out; poisons and asphyxiators; the accessories to hunting, including such changes in food, dress, shelter, travelling, packing, mechanical tools and intellectual apparatus as demanded by these arts.

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  • As soon as the male birds have begun their graceful antics, he shoots them, one after the other, with blunt arrows, for the purpose of stunning and bringing them to the ground without drawing blood, which would injure their plumage; and so eager are those birds in their courtship that almost all the males are thus brought down before the danger is perceived.

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  • At last Poeas, father of Philoctetes, takes pity on him, and is rewarded with the gift of his bow and arrows.

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  • The loads and the supporting forces are indicated by arrows.

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  • Let the arrows be placed on the frame round each joint, and so as to indicate the direction of each force on that joint; then when two arrows point to one another on the same piece, that piece is a tie; when they point from one another the piece is a strut.

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  • In the 13th century it was held by Nicholas Fitz Martin of the earl of Gloucester for the service of finding a bow with three arrows to attend the earl when he should hunt in Gower.

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  • The common soldiers went into battle brilliant in savage war-paint, but those of higher rank had helmets like birds and beasts of prey, armour of gold and silver, wooden greaves, and especially the ichcapilli, the quilted cotton tunic two fingers thick, so serviceable as a protection from arrows that the Spanish invaders were glad to adopt it.

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  • The archers shot well and with strong bows, though their arrows were generally tipped only with stone or bone; their shields or targets, mostly round, were of ordinary barbaric forms; the spears or javelins had heads of obsidian or bronze, and were sometimes hurled with a spear-thrower or atlatl, of which pictures and specimens still exist, showing it to be similar in principle to those used by the Australians and Eskimo.

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  • The armies were very large, an expedition often consisting of several divisions, each numbering eight thousand men; but the tactics of the commanders were quite rudimentary, consisting merely of attack by arrows and javelins at a distance, gradually closing into a hand-to-hand fight with clubs and spears, with an occasional feigned retreat to draw the enemy into an ambuscade.

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  • Io, the gas and air in one phase enter at the bottom of all three of the large vertical chambers, burn in passing up wards, and escape at once at the top, as shown by the broken m arrows.

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  • In the other phase the cold blast, forced in at A, passes four times up and down, as shown by the unbroken arrows, and escapes as hot blast at B.

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  • When " on wind," the cold blast is forced in at A, and passes four times up and down, as shown by means of unbroken arrows, escaping as hot-blast at B.

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  • When " on gas," the gas and air enter at the bottom of each of the three larger vertical chambers, pass once up through the stove, and escape at the top, as shown by means of broken arrows.

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  • (After J.Kennedy.)Broken arrows show the path of the gas and air while the stove is " on gas," and solid arrows that of the blast while it is " on wind."

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  • The unbroken arrows show the direction of the incoming gas and air, the broken ones the direction of the escaping products of their combustion.

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  • The products of combustion are sucked by the pull of the chimney through the farther or right-hand end of this chamber, out through the exit ports, as shown by the dotted arrows, down through the right-hand pair of regenerators, heating to perhaps 1300° C. the upper part of the loosely-piled masses of brickwork within them, and thence past the valves K and K' to the chimney, flue 0.

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  • Of these the Munshi, who inhabit the district nearest the junction of the Benue with the Niger, were long noted for their intractability and hostility to strangers, whom they attacked with poisoned arrows.

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  • They were armed in separate companies with bows and arrows, spears, daggers and shields, and the officers carried battle-axes and maces.

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  • Hunting, Fishing, &c.In the desert hunting was carried on by hunters with bows and arrows, dogs and nets to check the game.

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  • We find such divine standards ~ often depicted on the earliest monuments, and among the symbols placed upon them may be detected the images of many deities destined to play an important part in the later national pantheon, such as the falcon Horus, the wolf Wepwawet (Ophois) ~ the goddess Neith, symbolized -~r~.by a shield transfixed with arrows, and the god Mm ~r, the nature of whose fetish is obscure.

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  • On the earliest monuments she is represented by a shield transfixed by arrows.

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  • Later she wears the crown of Lower Egypt, and carries in her hands a bow and arrows, a sign of her warlike character.

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  • Triangular iron arrows with tang are of the same age.

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  • Many early arrows (XIIth) have only hard wood points of conical form.

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  • The chariots of the Egyptians and Assyrians, with whom the bow was the principal arm of attack, were richly mounted with quivers full of arrows, while those of the Greeks, whose characteristic weapon was the spear, were plain except as regards mere decoration.

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  • In the central chamber lay the skeleton of the ancient chief, with his sword, his spear, his bow and a quiver full of arrows.

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  • Spears of iron-wood, abundantly barbed, and small bows and bamboo arrows free from poison are their principal weapons."

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  • By the result of a symbolic discharge of arrows he informed the king of his coming success against Syria, and immediately thereafter he died.

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  • In June 1149 the admiral appeared before Constantinople and defied the Basileus by firing arrows against the palace windows.

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  • In the general engagement, next day, the English cavalry could not break the " impenetrable wood " of the Scottish spearmen, who, however, were galled by the arrows of the English bowmen, which had broken their formation at Falkirk.

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  • There fell the king, riddled with arrows, his left hand hanging helpless, his neck deeply gashed by a bill-stroke.

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  • The byrnie or mail-shirt is often mentioned in Eddic songs: so are the axe, the spear, the javelin, the bow and arrows and the sword.

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  • About half a mile to the west of Boroughbridge there are three upright stones called the Devil's Arrows, which are of uncertain origin but probably of the Celtic period.

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  • This form of attack, and the flights of arrows discharged by the English (which flew with the wind), produced confusion in the crowded benches of the French vessels, which in most cases must have been little more than open boats.

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  • The wood of the aspen is very light and soft, though tough; it is employed by coopers, chiefly for pails and herring-casks; it is also made into butchers' trays, pack-saddles, and various articles for which its lightness recommends it; sabots are also made of it in France, and in medieval days it was valued for arrows, especially for those used in target practice; the bark is used for tanning in northern countries; cattle and deer browse greedily on the young shoots and abundant suckers.

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  • But by a most skilful manoeuvre Narses contrived to draw his lines into a curve, so that his mounted archers on each flank could aim their arrows at the backs of the troops who formed the other side of the Alamannic wedge.

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  • He is pictured as having seven mouths, a hundred wings and horns and is armed with bow and arrows and an axe.

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  • The apple of discord, the arrows of Philoctetes, the invulnerability of Achilles, and similar fancies, are the additions of later poets.

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  • Skandaalso called Kumara (the youth), Karttikeya, or Subrahmanya (in the south) - the six-headed war-lord of the gods; and Ganese, the lord (or leader) of Siva's troupes of attendants, being at the same time the elephant-headed, paunch-bellied god of wisdom; whilst a third, Kama (Kamadeva) or Kandarpa, the god of love, gets his popular epithet of Ananga," the bodiless,"from his having once, in frolicsome play, tried the power of his arrows upon Siva, whilst engaged in austere practices, when a single glance from the third (forehead) eye of the angry god reduced the mischievous urchin to ashes.

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  • I hey overwhelmed their enemy under a hail of arrows, and never allowed him to come to close quarters.

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  • From the light and slender stalks shafts for arrows are obtained; and in the south-west of Asia there is a certain species of equally slender growth, from which writing pens or reeds are made.

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  • The arrows show the direction of motion.

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  • Bruce threw his infantry reserve into the battle, the arrows of the English archers wounded the men-at-arms of their own side, and the remnants of the leading line were tired and disheartened when the final impetus to their rout was given by the historic charge of the "gillies," some thousands of Scottish campfollowers who suddenly emerged from the woods, blowing horns, waving such weapons as they possessed, and holding aloft improvised banners.

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  • They are armed with bows and arrows, but depend almost entirely in battle on the charges of their mounted spearmen.

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  • The fable was that this constellation was one of the arrows with which Hercules killed the vulture which gnawed the liver of Prometheus.

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  • In 10 and the arrows indicate the genital apertures.

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  • As the tip of the wing is mid-way between its margins, a line between the continuous and dotted lines gives the figure-of-8 made by the tip. The arrows indicate the reversal of the planes of the wing, and show how the down and up strokes cross each other.

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  • The arrows indicate the direction in which the wing is spread out in extension and closed or folded in flexion.

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  • The arrows m, n, o, p, q, r indicate the direction of travel.

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  • On the second day the issue was doubtful till, if we may trust the concurrent testimony of all the contemporary church historians, a sudden gust of wind blew back the enemy's arrows on themselves.

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  • The Stone Age represents the early condition of mankind in general, and has remained in savage districts up to modern times, while the introduction of metals need not at once supersede the use of the old stone hatchets and arrows, which have often long continued in dwindling survival by the side of the new bronze and even iron ones.

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  • The spear and arrows are identified with the beams of the sun and moon.

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  • This visit had the effect of causing Ito to turn his attention seriously to the study of the British and of other military systems. As a result he persuaded Choshu to remodel his army, and to exchange the bows and arrows of his men for guns and rifles.

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  • His formula relies on a sulfuric paste applied to arrows and shot at enemy targets.

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  • The arrows indicate the directions of the prevailing winds.

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  • It may even eddy backwards, as indicated by the curved arrows, and it is no uncommon thing, in walking up a steep hill in the contrary direction to the flight of the clouds, to find that the rain is coming from behind.

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  • Thus we hear of abbots going out to sport, with their men carrying bows and arrows; keeping horses, dogs and huntsmen; and special mention is made of an abbot of Leicester, c. 1360, who was the most skilled of all the nobility in harehunting.

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  • They are a shy, harmless, simple folk, living chiefly by hunting; they lime birds, catch fish by poisoning the water, and are skilled in getting wild honey; they have bows with iron-pointed arrows and breed hunting dogs.

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  • East Anglia was conquered in 870; its last king, Edmund, having been defeated and taken prisoner, the vikings shot him to death with arrows because he would not worship their gods.

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  • high, with its several parts rising tier above tier to permit concerted action, and alive with large bodies of troops ready to pour, from every coign of vantage, missiles of death - arrows, stones, Greek fire - upon a foe.

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  • Like him, armed with bow and arrows, she deals death to mortals, sometimes gently and suddenly, especially to women, but also as a punishment for offences against herself or morality.

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  • Their chief weapons are poisoned arrows.

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  • It may be interesting to mention that Lapps, armed with bows and arrows, were attached to certain regiments of Gustavus Adolphus in Germany during the Thirty Years' War.

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  • The Papuan bow is rather short, the arrows barbed and tipped with cassowary or human bone.

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  • Conceiving the line NN' to be that of the nodes at any time, and the earth and lunar orbit to be moving in the direction of the straight arrows, the earth will be on one side of the ecliptic from M2 to M5, and on the other side from M6 to M 1, intersecting it at the nodes.

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  • Actually, the line of nodes is in motion in a retrograde direction, the opposite of that of the arrows, by 19.3° per year, thus making a revolution in 186 years, or 6,793.39 days.

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  • The weapons of the Fijians are spears, slings, throwing clubs and bows and arrows.

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  • In Lafitau's tale the birds were wounded by the magic arrows of a medicine man, and the arrow-heads were found in the bodies of the human culprits.

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  • Here the cylindrical type of hut prevails; clothing is of skin or leather but is very scanty; iron ornaments are worn in profusion; arrows are not feathered; shields of hide, spears with leather sheaths are found and also fighting bracelets.

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  • A study of the figure will show that the centrifugal force round the axis RR will act on the equatorial protuberance of the rotating earth so as to make it tend in the direction of the arrows.

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  • Geryon started in pursuit, but fell a victim to the arrows of Heracles, who, after various adventures, succeeded in getting the cattle safe to Greece, where they were offered in sacrifice to Hera by Eurystheus.

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  • They were experts in the use of the bow and arrows while on horseback.

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  • published on the poisonous secretion of batrachians (34), which is utilized by the Indians of South America for poisoning their arrows.

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  • His attributes are the bow and arrows and a burning torch.

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  • It was a silver coin, warmed by his skin, with a circle of cuneiform symbols surrounding a star with two arrows.

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  • Jule turned to see the guardsman sit and begin trying to pull the arrows from his chest.

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  • He wore an assortment of knives on his belt and a silver symbol of a star with two arrows through it that looked older than Damian's on a black choker around his neck.

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  • Marking the damp wall with chalk proved difficult, but they were satisfied the arrows were legible.

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  • Jeff Byrne is the last of the straight arrows.

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  • They reached the cliff before the first arrows fell.

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  • A bellow sounded in the forest behind them, and moonlight gleamed off of the tips of falling arrows and the raised swords of the men that followed them.

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  • The guards on the fortress walls had bunched together to watch and draw poison- tipped arrows.

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  • He heard the distant movement as attackers neared, the adjustment of the men's emplacement, even the loading of arrows and stretching of bows.

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  • White and black feathered arrows suddenly poured from the surrounding forest.

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  • Guards drew arrows back at their approach, and Rissa roused herself.

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  • The first three arrows streaked across the arena and implanted themselves in his back.

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  • Sami grimaced, as if annoyed rather than in pain, but otherwise ignored the arrows jutting from his back.

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  • She winced as another bevy of arrows pierced Sami's back.

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  • Her shoulders hunched as she awaited the flurry of arrows that struck Sami.

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  • In the distance, over the walls, he saw the flaming arrows streaking in both directions.

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  • He reached the guard-packed wall and ducked beside a building as a flurry of arrows broke loose into the kingdom.

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  • Arrows rained over her, one striking her horse.

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  • At a second flurry of arrows, he withdrew from the mouth.

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  • Vara would do as he asked and saw the ends off the poison-tipped arrows, claim she'd fallen ill, and hide her body in the wagon until it was time to act.

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  • The vision of her dropping beneath his arrows replaced it, and he clenched his jaw.

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  • A CT scan of the abdomen showed both adrenals were enlarged and contained specks of calcium (3C, arrows ).

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  • aerobatics team, The Red Arrows.

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  • The western margin of anticlinal folds in quaternary alluvium are marked with black arrows.

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  • anticlinal folds in Quaternary alluvium are marked with black arrows.

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  • The first Persians to engage were the mounted archers, who rained arrows on the Spartans.

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  • archers fire the arrows really high up into the air.

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  • You may dodge arrows or bolts or use your shield to block them.

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  • In its simplest form children move with simple directional arrows only.

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  • To go back through the prompts, click on the up/down arrows to the right of the prompt display box.

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  • An incredible sixteen thousand flaming arrows were let fly by a team overseen by special effects supervisor Neil Corbould.

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  • You can change value by either clicking the up/down arrows or typing into the text box - both methods are shown in the movie.

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  • For many centuries, South Americans had killed their victims with poison arrows that paralyzed muscles.

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  • arrowhead round consists of 36 arrows on unknown distances and 36 arrows on known distances.

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  • They had large war machine like catapults called ballista that fired arrows and a sort of giant catapult that fired massive pieces of rock.

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  • barbs of arrows or harpoons.

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  • bowmanbows and arrows would weaken and soften up the opposition or enable the bowmen to act like snipers when out on patrol.

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  • busbywe could get the red arrows to wear furry black busbies we would.

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  • byway status indicated by yellow, blue or red arrows respectively.

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  • Arrows represent the level of current reached at the length of 10000 grains for the corresponding filamentary coated conductors presented in two figures above.

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  • conjoined with the body of a stag, which is pierced with arrows.

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  • Reverse Both types of reverse show a crowned lion bearing a sword and arrows on a large shield surmounted by a large crown.

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  • The jewel boxes can be moved using the arrows on the keyboard keys or with on-screen arrows to develop mouse dexterity.

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  • direction arrows may be disabled from the view menu.

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  • directional arrows only.

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  • dodge arrows or bolts or use your shield to block them.

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  • dodgee's glad to report that he's still dodging the arrows.

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  • dynamic equilibrium in an equation for a reaction by the use of special arrows.

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  • elfe called down flames and fire on the few Dark Elves in his way, his sea guard adding arrows into the foe.

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  • You can show dynamic equilibrium in an equation for a reaction by the use of special arrows.

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  • flaming arrows.

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  • A sword pressed against his side opposite a quiver of arrows fletched with swan feathers.

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  • Japanese fletchers produced many types of arrows with shafts of varying lengths and colors and a numerous selection of arrowheads.

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  • For anyone, I suspect, they are not the " slings and arrows of outrageous fortune " that do the worst damage.

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  • The Devil's Arrows are made of millstone grit, a type of sandstone not found locally.

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  • hail of arrows.

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  • Intoxicants and games of chance, and idols and divining arrows are an abomination of Satan's handiwork.

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  • The Farnborough Arrows skater hockey team also claim the Farnborough Leisure Center as their home.

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  • Building a boat from forest trees and using nails made from old horseshoes, they hung it with awnings to ward off Indian arrows.

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  • hypersensitive sites revealed constitutive elements that flank the globin locus (blue arrows ).

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  • Most of all, we are not impotent observers outside nature subject to the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.

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  • indicated by the above arrows into state x i, increase its probability.

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  • indicated by the above arrows into state x i, increase its probability.

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  • The contour interval is a bit wide but there are plenty of gradient arrows on the comprehensive network of highlighted cycle routes.

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  • You can lean back laughing, shooting arrows through these people.

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  • Richard Head longbows has over 20 years experience in making and selling English longbows and arrows.

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  • longbow arrows.

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  • lustful glance is one of the poison arrows of Satan.

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  • He is a skilled marksman, firing his arrows into the enemy lines at the beginning of any battle.

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  • Hide merges The hide merge toggle button helps unclutter a diagram by turning off, hiding, all merge arrows.

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  • The colored arrows mark the magnetic microstructure of these magnetite cubes.

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  • Amber arrows mean no significant difference from benchmark and/or scale midpoint.

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  • Click on left and right arrows to shift the multiplicand 's position.

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  • navicular bone; small arrows: coffin joint.

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  • connect The connect action mode allows arrows to be drawn in the main edit panel to connect state nodes to action nodes.

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  • pierced with arrows at the stake, the latter was beheaded.

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  • pitch blackness, but all were subject to disorganization and showers of arrows.

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  • The short white arrows are pointing to nuclear pores.

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  • Also, each soldier had two quivers with arrows for different purposes.

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  • quiver of arrows, one of which is shown piercing his hoof, which is raised in pain.

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  • Arrows represent white matter tracts of the ascending reticular activating system.

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  • sheaf of arrows is from the arms of the Peel family of Drayton, to which belonged Sir Robert Peel.

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  • shooting arrows into the dark, hoping for the occasional yelp when the odd dart finds its target.

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  • But even in suffering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune the Sagittarian copes better than most.

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  • For the wild asses I set no snares, dig no pits, shoot no arrows against them.

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  • A CT scan of the abdomen showed both adrenals were enlarged and contained specks of calcium (3C, arrows ).

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  • Ashington Ashington Arrows too staged speedway at the towns Portland Park stadium in the early 1970's.

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  • vantage positions on Tain Links on Thursday night to watch the Red Arrows Display Team.

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  • Every horse whinny, every clash of steel or flight of arrows is scored for orchestra.

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  • Pottery, common to Malays and Papuans, the bows and arrows of the latter, and the elaborate canoes of all three races, are unknown to the Australians.

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  • He regards the Australians as representing the lowest and most primitive examples of this primitive Caucasic type, and he urges that they must have arrived in Australia at a time when their ancestors had no pottery, knew no agriculture, domesticated no animals, had no houses and used no bows and arrows.

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  • Yet again the Andamanese can be grouped according to certain salient characteristics: the forms of the bows and arrows, of the canoes, of ornaments and utensils, of tattooing and of language.

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  • The bows differ altogether with each group, but the same two kinds of arrows are in general use: (1) long and ordinary for fishing and other purposes; (2) short with a detachable head fastened to the shaft by a thong, which quickly brings pigs up short when shot in the thick jungle.

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  • This Strophanthus is not remarkable for its rubber - which is mere bird lime - but for the powerful poison of its seeds, often used for poisoning arrows, but of late much in use as a drug for treating diseases of the heart.

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  • For the prophet's function became in an increasing degree a function of mind, and not merely of traditional routine or mechanical technique, like that of the diviner with his arrows or his lots which he cast in the presence of the ephod or plated Yahweh image.

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  • A current entering by the trunnion -}- B flows round the two halves of the circuit, as shown by the arrows, and comes out at the trunnion - B.

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  • of arrows, "archers" (Gen.

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  • They are great hunters and use small poisoned arrows to bring down their game.

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  • At the Calydonian boar-hunt her arrows were the first to hit the monster, for which its head and hide were given her by Meleager.

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  • At the island of Aretias they drove away the Stymphalian birds, who used their feathers of brass as arrows.

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  • From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.

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  • As a young and beautiful soldier, he is a favourite subject of sacred art, being most generally represented undraped, and severely though not mortally wounded with arrows.

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  • He was the favourite of Eos, the dawn-goddess, who loved him and carried him off to Delos; but the gods were angry, and would not be appeased till Artemis slew him with her arrows (Odyssey, V.

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  • Their weapons consisted of bow and arrows, short swords, spears and axes.

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  • The motif of the former is the poet's futile endeavour, in a dream, to ward off the arrows of Dame Beautee by Reason's "scheld of gold."

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  • The archers fixed the pointed stakes, which they carried to ward off cavalry charges, and opened the engagement with flights of arrows.

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  • He then sent for his bow, quiver, arrows, shield and sword, and arrayed himself in martial style, so that, as the Sikh chronicler states, his splendour shone like the sun.

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  • The foundation of Delphi follows immediately on the birth of the god; and on the sacred way between Tempe and Delphi the giant Tityus offers violence to Leto, and is immediately slain by the arrows of Apollo and Artemis (Odyssey, xi.

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  • The area of the cycle, viz., that enclosed by the path Bcda, represents the balance of external work done by the substance in one cycle, and is positive if the cycle is described clockwise 0' O as indicated by the arrows.

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  • There young Parkman spent his leisure hours in collecting eggs, insects and reptiles, trapping squirrels and woodchucks, and shooting birds with arrows.

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  • In the later form of the story Philoctetes was the friend and armour-bearer of Heracles, who presented him with his bow and poisoned arrows as a reward for kindling the fire on Mt Oeta, on which the hero immolated himself.

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  • An oracle having declared that Troy could not be taken without the arrows of Heracles, Odysseus and Diomedes (or Neoptolemus) were sent to fetch Philoctetes.

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  • - Crucified Figure, pierced with arrows, of the victim at the festival of the god Xipe (Mexican Tlacaxipenaliztli), with the symbols of the god.

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  • A human figure with pearl chain and arrows in left hand, and parrot on a wooden stick in the right.

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  • Capture begins among the lower tribes with the hand, without devices, developing knack and skill in seizing, pursuing, climbing, swimming, and maiming without weapons; and proceeds to gathering with devices that take the place of the hand in dipping, digging, hooking and grasping; weapons for striking, whether clubs, missiles or projectiles; edged weapons of capture, which were rare in America; piercing devices for capture, in lances, barbed spears, harpoons and arrows; traps for enclosing, arresting and killing, such as pens, cages, pits, pen-falls, nets, hooks, nooses, clutches, adhesives, deadfalls, impalers, knife traps and poisons; animals consciously and unconsciously aiding in capture; fire in the form of torches, beacons, burning out and smoking out; poisons and asphyxiators; the accessories to hunting, including such changes in food, dress, shelter, travelling, packing, mechanical tools and intellectual apparatus as demanded by these arts.

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  • As soon as the male birds have begun their graceful antics, he shoots them, one after the other, with blunt arrows, for the purpose of stunning and bringing them to the ground without drawing blood, which would injure their plumage; and so eager are those birds in their courtship that almost all the males are thus brought down before the danger is perceived.

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  • 00os, a dart, and µavr€ia, prophecy or divination), a form of divination by means of arrows, practised by the Babylonians, Scythians and other ancient peoples.

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  • to use divination: he made his arrows bright."

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  • At last Poeas, father of Philoctetes, takes pity on him, and is rewarded with the gift of his bow and arrows.

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  • The loads and the supporting forces are indicated by arrows.

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  • 67 a, lettered in the usual manner, correspond to the forces indicated by arrows in fig.

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  • Putting arrows on the frame diagram to indicate the direction of the forces, we see that the member EY must pull and therefore act as a tie, and that the member XE must push and act as a strut.

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  • A single known force in a polygon determines the direction of all the others, as these must all correspond with arrows pointing the same way round the polygon.

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  • Let the arrows be placed on the frame round each joint, and so as to indicate the direction of each force on that joint; then when two arrows point to one another on the same piece, that piece is a tie; when they point from one another the piece is a strut.

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  • In the 13th century it was held by Nicholas Fitz Martin of the earl of Gloucester for the service of finding a bow with three arrows to attend the earl when he should hunt in Gower.

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  • The common soldiers went into battle brilliant in savage war-paint, but those of higher rank had helmets like birds and beasts of prey, armour of gold and silver, wooden greaves, and especially the ichcapilli, the quilted cotton tunic two fingers thick, so serviceable as a protection from arrows that the Spanish invaders were glad to adopt it.

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  • The archers shot well and with strong bows, though their arrows were generally tipped only with stone or bone; their shields or targets, mostly round, were of ordinary barbaric forms; the spears or javelins had heads of obsidian or bronze, and were sometimes hurled with a spear-thrower or atlatl, of which pictures and specimens still exist, showing it to be similar in principle to those used by the Australians and Eskimo.

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  • The armies were very large, an expedition often consisting of several divisions, each numbering eight thousand men; but the tactics of the commanders were quite rudimentary, consisting merely of attack by arrows and javelins at a distance, gradually closing into a hand-to-hand fight with clubs and spears, with an occasional feigned retreat to draw the enemy into an ambuscade.

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  • The arrows ac, Anterior.

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  • " The sharp arrows ran into the men of arms and into their horses, and many fell, horse and men..

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