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"Caught a man stealin' carbines, sir," said the corporal.
Now the adjutant loved his carbines. They were to him as his grandchildren, the men standing in the first place.
Harkye, my friend, I have disobeyed my first order, but I will not disobey the second; and if you move, I will blow your brains out." And he levelled his carbine at Dantes, who felt the muzzle against his temple.
And, wading in wild grass and flowers, he advanced fearlessly on the four carbines; but finding that no one followed except young Harrogate, he turned, brandishing his cutlass to wave the others on.
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.
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.
He is no more like flesh and blood than a rusty old carbine is.
Just as much as the rusty old carbine I have compared him to.
I came into the salon just as my quartermaster was pointing his carbine at the countess, his brutal way of asking for what she certainly could not give the ugly scoundrel.
Over a quarter million .44 Magnum Carbines were made through 1983.
"Since learning of SCDNR's need of new carbines, FN has worked side-by-side with the agency to deliver a product solution to meet their requirements," said Bucky Mills, senior director of law enforcement sales for FN America.