Guns and ammunition
! The ragged battalions must be armed.
Some fines were as low as several shillings; while in the more serious cases, such as thefts of guns and ammunition
, the fines were correspondingly heavy.
Gradually we drew out of range, though Red-Eye continued making trips for more ammunition
and the pebbles continued to whiz about us.
A hasty survey of the interior revealed no ammunition
; but in one corner was a box in which were packed the Swede's personal belongings that he had sent along by his headman to this westerly camp.
"Mightily obliged to you--awful waste of ammunition
The man who had been ordered to go for ammunition
stumbled against Pierre.
Jimmy Hollis went over his armament and ammunition
to see that nothing had been omitted.
His cavalcade consisted of eighty-two horses, most of them heavily laden with Indian goods, beaver traps, ammunition
, Indian corn, corn meal and other necessaries.
"Particularly," said I, aloud (though to myself), "what should I have done without a gun, without ammunition
, without any tools to make anything, or to work with, without clothes, bedding, a tent, or any manner of covering?" and that now I had all these to sufficient quantity, and was in a fair way to provide myself in such a manner as to live without my gun, when my ammunition
was spent: so that I had a tolerable view of subsisting, without any want, as long as I lived; for I considered from the beginning how I would provide for the accidents that might happen, and for the time that was to come, even not only after my ammunition
should be spent, but even after my health and strength should decay.
Could I find my way back to the prospector with its priceless freight of books, firearms, ammunition
, scien-tific instruments, and still more books--its great library of reference works upon every conceivable branch of ap-plied sciences?
One may picture the orderly expectation, the officers alert and watchful, the gunners ready, the ammunition
piled to hand, the limber gunners with their horses and waggons, the groups of civilian spectators standing as near as they were permitted, the evening stillness, the ambulances and hospital tents with the burned and wounded from Weybridge; then the dull resonance of the shots the Martians fired, and the clumsy projectile whirling over the trees and houses and smashing amid the neighbouring fields.
Where they visited they wrought the most horrible atrocities, and when they left carried away with them firearms and ammunition
, and young girls as prisoners.
If he is a friend and no enemy, then no harm has been done, bwana; but if he proves to be an enemy, I should like very much to have a rifle and some ammunition
"If you will take me to Barunda's uncle before Muda Saffir reaches him you shall each have the finest rifles that the white man makes, with ammunition
enough to last you a year.
Returned to the Solomons by the Australian government, he had recruited on Buli Plantation for the purpose--as was afterwards proved--of getting arms and ammunition
. For an attempt to kill the manager he had received fifty lashes at Tulagi and served a year.