1 Gerald was a small man, little more than five feet tall, but so heavy of barrel and thick of neck that his appearance, when seated, led strangers to think him a larger man.
2 Beef, pork and butter cost thirty-five dollars a pound, flour fourteen hundred dollars a barrel, soda one hundred dollars a pound, tea five hundred dollars a pound.
3 One old man struggled along with a small barrel of flour on a wheelbarrow.
4 I could bury him in the corner of the garden under the arbor--the ground is soft there where Pork dug up the whisky barrel.
5 All her nerves hummed with hate, as they had hummed that day when she shoved the pistol barrel into the Yankee's bearded face and fired.
6 In this atmosphere, as nerve straining as watching a slow fuse burn toward a barrel of gunpowder, Scarlett came rapidly back to strength.
7 There was an open barrel of cornmeal on the floor, a small sack of flour, a pound of coffee, a little sugar, a gallon jug of sorghum and two hams.
8 Kennicott was sighting, moving the barrel.
9 She had a first lesson in shooting, in keeping her eyes open, not wincing, understanding that the bead at the end of the barrel really had something to do with pointing the gun.
10 In the rear wall was another little cave; a round hole, not much bigger than an oil barrel, scooped out in the black earth.
11 He layed over on his side and put the end of the barrel in his mouth, then he drew up one foot and felt for the trigger.
12 There was a barrel factory, and a boiler-repair shop.
13 After that Jurgis did his best to please them, and to make up for the time he had lost before he discovered the extra bungholes of the campaign barrel.
14 The instant this unwelcome sight caught the eye of the scout, his rifle was leveled as by instinct, but the barrel gave no answer to the bright sparks of the flint.
15 "His time has come," said the laconic scout, thrusting the long barrel of his rifle through the leaves, and taking his deliberate and fatal aim.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 31