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1  The bird came fluttering down, transfixed with the arrow.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
2  The archer vindicated their opinion of his skill: his arrow split the willow rod against which it was aimed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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3  And, to conclude the whole, an arrow, neatly enough drawn, was described as the mark of the yeoman Locksley.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
4  The arrow whistled through the air, and lighted within the inner ring of the target, but not exactly in the centre.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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5  Thrice did Locksley bend his shaft against De Bracy, and thrice did his arrow bound back from the knight's armour of proof.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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6  And letting fly his arrow with a little more precaution than before, it lighted right upon that of his competitor, which it split to shivers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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7  Of twenty-four arrows, shot in succession, ten were fixed in the target, and the others ranged so near it, that, considering the distance of the mark, it was accounted good archery.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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8  Our numbers are too few for the defence of every point, and the men complain that they can nowhere show themselves, but they are the mark for as many arrows as a parish-butt on a holyday even.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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9  So saying, and without showing the least anxiety to pause upon his aim, Locksley stept to the appointed station, and shot his arrow as carelessly in appearance as if he had not even looked at the mark.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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10  I did but tie one fellow, who was taken redhanded and in the fact, to the horns of a wild stag, which gored him to death in five minutes, and I had as many arrows shot at me as there were launched against yonder target at Ashby.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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11  The knight, who watched his motions, observed that this second place of concealment was furnished with two or three good long-bows, a cross-bow, a bundle of bolts for the latter, and half-a-dozen sheaves of arrows for the former.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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12  A second soldier caught from the hands of the dying man the iron crow, with which he heaved at and had loosened the stone pinnacle, when, receiving an arrow through his head-piece, he dropped from the battlements into the moat a dead man.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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13  Hubert, who, as victor in the first trial of skill, had the right to shoot first, took his aim with great deliberation, long measuring the distance with his eye, while he held in his hand his bended bow, with the arrow placed on the string.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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14  Six arrows placed on the string were pointed towards the quarter from which the travellers approached, when their guide, being recognised, was welcomed with every token of respect and attachment, and all signs and fears of a rough reception at once subsided.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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15  Thus exhorted, Hubert resumed his place, and not neglecting the caution which he had received from his adversary, he made the necessary allowance for a very light air of wind, which had just arisen, and shot so successfully that his arrow alighted in the very centre of the target.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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16  Wherefore, one of ye go to Locksley, and bid him commence a discharge of arrows on the opposite side of the castle, and move forward as if about to assault it; and you, true English hearts, stand by me, and be ready to thrust the raft endlong over the moat whenever the postern on our side is thrown open.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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17  The situation of Cedric and of the Black Knight was now truly dangerous, and would have been still more so, but for the constancy of the archers in the barbican, who ceased not to shower their arrows upon the battlements, distracting the attention of those by whom they were manned, and thus affording a respite to their two chiefs from the storm of missiles which must otherwise have overwhelmed them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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