Sentence Examples

  • He raised his pistol and aimed.
  • Cover yourself with your pistol! ejaculated Nesvitski.
  • He paused and then suddenly seeing the pistol on the table seized it with unexpected rapidity and ran out into the corridor.
  • For hours he stood, or sat on horseback, amid the surging crowd, facing the mutinous soldiers - who had loaded their muskets and formed square - while effort after effort was made to bring them to reason, sometimes at the cost of life - as in the case of Count Miloradovich, military governor of St Petersburg, who was mortally wounded by a;pistol shot while arguing with the mutineers.
  • Hamilton himself did not intend to fire, but his pistol went off as he fell.

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