She threw the rifle to her shoulder and took aim.
A rifle cracked, piercing the silence with deadly import.
The rifle is for emergencies only.
He walked over to examine the crosses and then squatted beside them, rifle across his knees, reading.
Her rifle was leaning against the wagon, within easy reach, and her whip hung near by.
He rode into the camp and shoved the rifle into the boot.
Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.
Alex stood in the stirrups, aiming the rifle at the bear.
She raced for the barn, for the first time wishing she had invested in that rifle Josh wanted her to buy.
The rifle fire abated and the ground shook with the drumming of hooves.
He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.
He grimaced as he jammed the rifle down into its boot.
The sound was like a rifle shot and for a fleeting second Dean feared someone had fired.
She watched as he saddled Ed again and shoved the rifle down into the boot.
Soviet Russia found many soldiers among the Lettish refugees, and retained the Lettish rifle division which had fought during the war.
She lifted her rifle and frantically cocked it.
His eyes constantly roved over the dunes and his rifle lay across his lap, ready for use.
Each carrying two canteens, a rifle and a lantern, they started off into the long shadows of the sand dunes.
Wiping her hands on her pants, she gripped her rifle and tried to stay awake.
I noticed that you always carry a rifle when you go out.
He slipped the rifle out of its boot and led the way through the underbrush.
Alex lifted the rifle and examined the brush around them carefully.
He swung around, rifle in one hand and reins in another, starting toward the bear.
He shifted the rifle to his other hand and let out a long sigh.
He booted it with his toe while holding the rifle at its head.
She instantly leaped to the side and rolled away from the animal, glancing up as the rifle belched flames.
He held the reins in one hand and his rifle in the other.
Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.
To her, the rifle was a method of defending herself or getting food when there would otherwise be none.
She had given his rifle to Josh before she met Alex.
However, I do carry a rifle for emergencies.
I carry a rifle now – like you told me to, she concluded with a final snipe.
The infantry, which wasthe first in Europe to be armed with the magazine rifle, still carries this, the Lebel, rifle which dates from 1886.
The Russian Government permitted the formation on July 13 1915 of a Lettish rifle division 50,000 men strong.
In the following November he was transferred to the Royal Artillery, and on the 3rd of August 1869 to the Rifle Brigade.
He became captain in 1871, and, transferred to the 7th Hussars in 1874, was promoted major in 1875, and returned to the Rifle Brigade as lieutenantcolonel in September 1876.
The rifle used by the infantry is a modified Mauser of the German 1888 model.
There are also many rifle associations, the members of which are liable to be called out for defence.
Both overlooked the changes brought by the introduction of the longrange rifle (muzzleand breech-loading alike), which had rendered impossible the "case shot preparation" which had formed the basis of Napoleon's tactical system.
Their rifle, 1 though a muzzle-loader, was in every other respect superior to the Prussian needle-gun, and their M.L.
Bismarck diverted three Austrian corps by an alliance with Italy, and by consenting to the neutralization of the 1 The Lorenz rifle carried a .57 bullet and was sighted to 1000 yds.; the needle-gun with a much lighter bullet was sighted to 400 only.
On " Dingaan's day " the Boer force received the attack of the Zulu while in laager; the enemy charged in dense masses, being met both by cannon shot and rifle fire, and were presently attacked in the rear by mounted Boers.
So as to deceive the enemy, bombing and rifle fire were to be practised nightly up till 11:30 P.M., after which all activity was to cease.
For seven years (1876-1883) he commanded the 10th Middlesex (Artists) Rifle Volunteers, retiring with the rank of honorary colonel, and subsequently receiving the Volunteer Decoration.
There are also barracks with a military hospital and a rifle range.
Parkman had become an adept in woodcraft and a dead shot with the rifle, and could do such things with horses, tame or wild, as civilized people never see done except in a circus.
To the French rifle at 600.
She patted the handle of her whip with one hand and caressed the stock of her rifle with the other.
Bordeaux hit the sand on his feet, a rifle in his hands.
He lifted his rifle, cocking it as quietly as he could, and she followed suit.
He glanced at her rifle and smiled sardonically.
Alex always carried a rifle in the boot when he rode into the hills.
The angle between two objects, such as stars or the opposite limbs of the sun, was measured by directing an arm furnished with fine " sights " (in the sense of the " sights " of a rifle) first upon one of the objects and then upon the other (q.v.), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other.
It was commanded by Prince Alexander of Hesse; the 1st division (3 infantry brigades, i cavalry brigade, 6 batteries) came from Wurttemberg; the 2nd division (2 infantry and I cavalry brigades, 5 batteries) from Baden, the least anti-Prussian of all these states; the 3rd division (2 infantry and i cavalry brigades, i rifle battalion, 4 batteries) from Hesse-Darmstadt; the 4th division consisted of an Austrian brigade of 7 battalions (three of which were Italians), a Nassau brigade, and two batteries and some hussars of Hesse-Cassel.
Tying the reins to a tree, he removed the rifle and turned to her.
She had the rifle in her hand.
The military establishment at the beginning of 1909 was represented by a small permanent force of about 1400 members.