As the man stood there with taut drawn bow
Tarzan recognized him not so much the NEGRO as the ARCHER of his picture book--
He traveled lightly; but his yew bow
must needs have a new string, and his cloth-yard arrows must be of the straightest and soundest.
This was what he said, but all the time he was expecting to be able to string the bow
and shoot through the iron, whereas in fact he was to be the first that should taste of the arrows from the hands of Ulysses, whom he was dishonouring in his own house--egging the others on to do so also.
Why, boy, thy mother's milk is yet scarce dry upon thy lips, and yet thou pratest of standing up with good stout men at Nottingham butts, thou who art scarce able to draw one string of a two-stone bow
This done, the warrior assisted his master to replace the handsome jewelled metal of his harness with the plainer ornaments of an ordinary fighting man of Helium, and with the insignia of the same house that appeared upon the bow
of the flier.
The Sagoth had never before seen a bow
and arrow, but of a sudden it must have swept over his dull intellect that the thing I held toward him was some sort of engine of destruction, for he too came to a halt, simultaneously swinging his hatchet for a throw.
These she gathered and piled far in the stern of the boat, until at last, to her immense relief, she saw the bow
rise gently from the mud of the bank and the stern drift slowly with the current until it again lodged a few feet farther down-stream.
We in the salmon boat, sailing close on the wind, tacked about and crossed the ship's bow
As soon as he has made sure that the rest of you are in the house, he is to fetch another man or two of our Bow
Street lot, who are waiting outside till they hear from us.
The front of the sand-boat was pointed like the bow
of a ship, and there was a rudder at the stern to steer by.
Nay, they are training their left arms, that they may have a steady grasp of the bow
But the goddess with a bold heart turns every way destroying the race of wild beasts: and when she is satisfied and has cheered her heart, this huntress who delights in arrows slackens her supple bow
and goes to the great house of her dear brother Phoebus Apollo, to the rich land of Delphi, there to order the lovely dance of the Muses and Graces.
He had a nice little bow
in his hand, but it was quite spoiled by the rain, and the tints of his many-colored arrows ran one into the other.
Well, since it's impossible tonight, let us start," she said, not noticing Vronsky's bow
, and she hastily put her hand on Korsunsky's shoulder.
Far from attempting, as other people would have done, to induce me to relax my own rules, the Indian only made me another bow
, and wrapped up his box in its two coverings without a word of protest.