1 A target was placed at the upper end of the southern avenue which led to the lists.
2 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.
3 Of the ten shafts which hit the target, two within the inner ring were shot by Hubert, a forester in the service of Malvoisin, who was accordingly pronounced victorious.
4 The former target was now removed, and a fresh one of the same size placed in its room.
5 The arrow whistled through the air, and lighted within the inner ring of the target, but not exactly in the centre.
6 He was speaking almost at the instant that the shaft left the bowstring, yet it alighted in the target two inches nearer to the white spot which marked the centre than that of Hubert.
7 Wamba stopt short in the midst of a jest, and betook himself to sword and target.
8 I heard a little sigh of satisfaction as he cuddled the butt into his shoulder; and saw that amazing target, the black man on the yellow ground, standing clear at the end of his foresight.
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9 It was twisted askew and most of the prisms were broken, as if the Yankee occupants had made their beauty a target for their boots.
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10 But he's shooting at a nonexistent target and he knows it.
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11 Cutter went out behind the hardware store, put up a target, practised for an hour or so, and then went home.
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12 So she would lie and sob out her grief upon his shoulder, while he gazed at her, as helpless as a wounded animal, the target of unseen enemies.
13 He had no strength to invent a tale; he would be a soft target.
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14 Mr. Walters fell to "showing off," with all sorts of official bustlings and activities, giving orders, delivering judgments, discharging directions here, there, everywhere that he could find a target.
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15 Morcerf entered, and in place of the usual target, he saw some playing-cards fixed against the wall.
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