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a high-speed passenger train

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(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity

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A hundred feet away all anxiety on that score was relieved by Tudor, who made shift with his left hand, and from his automatic pistol hurled a rain of bullets all around Sheldon.
If you had been struck with one of your own bullets, a carriage and pair would have been none too large to drive through the hole it would have made.
The rifles flashed, the leaves and bark of the oak flew into the air, and were scattered by the wind, but the Indian answered their assault by a taunting laugh, sending down upon them another bullet in return, that struck the cap of Hawkeye from his head.
Twas the last charge in my horn and the last bullet in my pouch, and 'twas the act of a boy
De Jedge didn't git hurt, but I hear Pudd'nhead say de bullet snip some o' his ha'r off.
So we raced along, behind us a howling, screaming bedlam of wrathful Greeks, Collinsville ahead, and bullets spat-spatting all around us.
But at the first heave we heard a bullet zip- zipping past us on the water, followed by the faint report of a rifle.
A bullet went through his hat, but he was unaware, though he did know when another tore through the apples on the pommel.
I thanked fate that I had not left her upon the sands of the Sahara--or put a bullet in her, as I had been tempted to do.
One of our bullets, or one of the last that Delcarte fired, had penetrated the heart, and the beast had died even as it sprawled forward crushing Delcarte to the ground.
They killed him with the sash," said Brown carefully; and then, as Flambeau protested: "Yes, yes, I know about the bullet.
There before him stood the terrified girl vainly trying to fire another bullet into the animal's body; but she did not understand the mechanism of the firearm, and the hammer fell futilely upon an empty cartridge.
In the jungle vegetation that overgrew what had once been the main village street lay the body of a black man, pierced through the heart with a bullet, and still warm.
But what, in addition to the tell-tale bullet, appeared to fix the ruthless deed with peculiar certainty on the trapper, was the accumulated evidence furnished by the trail; which proved, notwithstanding his deadly hurt, that the wounded man had still been able to make a long and desperate resistance to the subsequent efforts of his murderer.
The waistcoat, the knife, the pocket-book, and bullet, had been placed by himself where found, with the view of avenging himself upon Mr.