When Kulonga awoke he found that his bow and arrows had disappeared.
His spear he had hurled at Kala and had not recovered; and, now that his bow and arrows were gone, he was defenseless except for a single knife.
Kulonga's bow and arrows were securely tied high in the top of a giant tree from which a patch of bark had been removed by a sharp knife near to the ground, and a branch half cut through and left hanging about fifty feet higher up.
This done, he went on to the pavement to make trial of the bow; thrice did he tug at it, trying with all his might to draw the string, and thrice he had to leave off, though he had hoped to string the bow and shoot through the iron.
You others, therefore, who are stronger than I, make trial of the bow and get this contest settled.
Then he turned around and quickly drew his own bow, and sent an arrow back in return.
Now," quoth the stranger, "I will tan thy hide till it be as many colors as a beggar's cloak, if thou darest so much as touch a string of that same bow that thou holdest in thy hands.
This must be the devil, and no man of flesh and blood,'' whispered the yeoman to each other; ``such archery was never seen since a bow was first bent in Britain.
he that hits that rod at five-score yards, I call him an archer fit to bear both bow and quiver before a king, an it were the stout King Richard himself.
My bow is as good as yours," he retorted, "and my shafts will carry as straight and as far.
And without more ado he tried the string of his long bow, placed a shaft thereon, and drew it to his ear.
The green horde was scrambling over the Thuria's side as there broke from the bow
the device of Carthoris, Prince of Helium, in reply to the query of the jeddak of Kaol.
The archer was standing with folded arms, his bow
jutting from over his shoulder, and the sun gleaming brightly upon his head-piece and the links of his chain-mail.
The doctor appeared to be still on the most friendly terms with his vigilant guardians from Bow Street.
The minutes were getting on, and I had not heard a word yet, through the peephole, on the subject of the reserve of Bow Street runners outside.