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By the torchlight Dantes saw the glittering sabres and carbines of four gendarmes.
Just as much as the rusty old carbine I have compared him to.
To make the wait endurable, he sat down, his carbine resting on his knees.
And all this he saw in such brief time, that he saw it as he lifted his carbine to his shoulder.
From the Woods, on a roan horse, carbine across pommel, rode the young man with the quick black eyes.
He put the carbine away in its boot, mounted, and waited impatiently, balancing the shirt of apples on the pommel.
Caught a man stealin' carbines, sir," said the corporal.
All the time that he had been speaking, the dubious-looking men with carbines and dirty slouch hats had been gathering silently in such preponderating numbers that even Muscari was compelled to recognize his sally with the sword as hopeless.
de Bragelonne gained the seashore, when two shots from long carbines issued from the enemy's ranks and laid him low.
It may, however, be mentioned that mere inventors of revolvers, fire-shooting carbines, and similar small arms, met with little consideration.
Lastly, she was guardian over a little armoury of cutlasses and carbines, arrayed in vengeful order above one of the official chimney-pieces; and over that respectable tradition never to be separated from a place of business claiming to be wealthy - a row of fire-buckets - vessels calculated to be of no physical utility on any occasion, but observed to exercise a fine moral influence, almost equal to bullion, on most beholders.
In PCC, we would shoot the regular handgun matches, but with a carbine chambered in a handgun cartridge.
Compared to the M1 rifle's long developmental process, the M1 carbine should be awarded a prize for the military long gun that left the drawing boards quickest.
The M1 Carbine military rifle has been a favorite of shooters from the first moment it saw the light of day.
Today is an important milestone in WildStar's history and the team has been working very hard to make sure the game is better than ever," said Mike Donatelli, product director, Carbine Studios.