She whirled and sprayed him with the perfume, wildly aiming for his face and almost gagging at the scent.
Brady raised his gun instead, aiming it at the man holding her.
It was a step characteristic of his love for extreme and dramatic action, but it added to the dissensions between him and those who wished only for autonomy under the old dynasty, and his enemies did not scruple to accuse him of aiming at the crown himself.
Before the meeting of the notables in 1787 he had succeeded his father as duke of Orleans, and showed his liberal ideas, which were largely learnt in England, so boldly that he was believed to be aiming at becoming constitutional king of France.
20, E iv.), contains a drawing representing two players aiming at a small cone instead of an earthenware ball or jack.