Sirrah Locksley, do thou shoot; but, if thou hittest such a mark
, I will say thou art the first man ever did so.
cried a Gascon loudly, and a comrade came running with waving arms to say that the bolt had pitched eight paces beyond the mark of the five hundred.
He stands on the further side of my mark," answered the Brabanter, "so he has little to fear from you.
It fell a hundred and thirty paces beyond the fifth mark," shouted an archer in the distance.
I scarce shot as many shafts at Brignais," growled the man of Brabant; "though I found a better mark there than a cantle of bull's hide.
We've got to hitch to windward of that Mark Boat somehow," George cried.
The Mark Boat was below and a little to the sou'west of us, fluctuating in the centre of her distraught galaxy.
We had just cleared the Mark Boat and her disorderly neighbours when the storm ended as suddenly as it had begun.
In less than three minutes the covey round the Mark Boat had shipped their power-lights and whirred away upon their businesses.
He had offered to the younger and more humble marks men divers birds of an inferior quality, and some shooting had already taken place, much to the pecuniary advantage of the sable owner of the game.
His first object was to learn his limits, round which he would pace, occasionally freshening, with a blow of his axe, the marks on the boundary trees; and then he would proceed, with an air of great deliberation, to the centre of his premises, and, throwing aside his superfluous garments, measure, with a knowing eye, one or two of the nearest trees that were towering apparently into the very clouds as he gazed upward.
That ar's what ye may call emphasis," said Marks, poking Haley in the side, and going into another small giggle.
Come, come, gentlemen, I say; this isn't business," said Marks.
Come, now, Loker, none of your huffs," said Marks, licking his lips; "you see, Mr.
I ask the jury to compare them with the finger marks
of the accused upon the windowpanes, and tell the court if they are the same.