of many guns were rising from the hips.
Captain Malu's voice was flat and metallic and low, but his eyes never left the muzzle until the line of it was drawn past him and away from him.
Bertie started to put the muzzle to his own temple with the evident intention of pulling the trigger.
The first act elevated the muzzle
, and the second removed my head from the path of the bullet which went whistling past.
His lost eye and his scarred muzzle
bore evidence to the nature of his experience.
The eyes did not notice me, but sparkled with glee on beholding Sancho, my beautiful black and white setter, that was coursing about the field with its muzzle
to the ground.
As he neared the river, the leader paused often, cocking his ears and raising his muzzle
to sniff the gentle breeze for the tell-tale scent spoor of the dread flesh-eaters.
Jones instantly caught hold of the fellow's hand, which trembled so that he could scarce hold the pistol in it, and turned the muzzle
But for the stray brown on his muzzle
and above his eyes, and for the splash of white hair that ran midmost down his chest, he might well have been mistaken for a gigantic wolf, larger than the largest of the breed.
In the horse-box stood a dark bay mare, with a muzzle
on, picking at the fresh straw with her hoofs.
Saxon saw young Frank Davis, a friend of Bert's and a father of several months' standing, press the muzzle
of his revolver against a scab's stomach and fire.
He took a quick step forward with uplifted hand - and looked into the shining muzzle
of a tiny revolver.
With this double security for the discretion of Asinus, for Paul instantly bound the muzzle
of the ass in the manner required, the trapper seemed content.
The obsequious Muzzle
retired, and presently returned, introducing the elderly gentleman in the top-boots, who was chiefly remarkable for a bottle-nose, a hoarse voice, a snuff- coloured surtout, and a wandering eye.
peace was signed between the survivors of the war; the thunder of the guns gradually ceased, the mortars were silent, the howitzers were muzzled for an indefinite period, the cannon, with muzzles
depressed, were returned into the arsenal, the shot were repiled, all bloody reminiscences were effaced; the cotton-plants grew luxuriantly in the well-manured fields, all mourning garments were laid aside, together with grief; and the Gun Club was relegated to profound inactivity.