barbed arrows

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  • Barbed arrows were served out to the scholars, who formed a regiment of more than six hundred men. Cited from Oxford [City & University], by Andrew Lang
  • The woman's words had been barbed arrows in her ears. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 20, June, 1859, by Various
  • Like barbed arrows, they stick fast in the sore heart of this injured one. Cited from Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters, Vol. 3, by Various
  • May he who would prefer the war, oh Dionysus, be ever drawing barbed arrows out of his elbows. Cited from The Eleven Comedies: Volume 1, Aristophanes
  • Even the small boys are armed in this country with bows and barbed arrows, with which they shoot remarkably well. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • He stumbled, rose, staggered forward, then fell pierced by a flight of barbed arrows. Cited from Vikings of the Pacific, by Agnes C. Laut
  • I dare not look into his Word; for there I see all his threats, as so many barbed arrows to strike me to the heart. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • TRYGAEUS May he who would prefer the war, oh Dionysus, be ever drawing barbed arrows out of his elbows. Cited from Peace, by Aristophanes
  • As these barbed arrows flew, the tears rapidly exhaled from the hot cheeks of the young lady on the sofa. Cited from What Can She Do?, by Edward Payson Roe
  • Still fleeing, he rapidly pursued his way until he met close by a park a lad who had in his hand a bow and five barbed arrows, which were very sharp and broad. Cited from Four Arthurian Romances, by Chretien DeTroyes
  • Those who saw him go noted that he carried his bow, with a goodly supply of bone-barbed arrows, and that across his shoulder was his father's big hunting-spear. Cited from Brown Wolf and Other Jack London Stories, by Jack London
  • Like barbed arrows, they have entered into the heart of her whom he had promised before God to love and to cherish, and remain there they must, for they cannot be extracted. Cited from The King's Own, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Now from his quiver the hero fast picked his barbed arrows, and fast he shot and every shot brought to his feet one of the terrible man- eaters, till at last he had slain every one. Cited from Heroes Every Child Should Know, by Hamilton Mabie
  • Barbed arrows from Damer's small boys pierced Manorite hearts. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • We had every known mechanism, from the hand-hurled harpoon, to the blunderbuss firing barbed arrows, to the duck gun with exploding bullets. Cited from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne
  • Indeed, with shafts furnished with golden wings and vulturine feathers and endued with great energy, with barbed arrows, and nalikas, and long shafts, he covered the hostile host. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • Boys passed with bows in their hands, and quivers of bone-barbed arrows; and many a skinning-knife of bone or stone Smoke saw in belts or neck-hung sheaths. Cited from Smoke Bellew, by Jack London
  • The barbed arrows found his brain, and becoming excited, sleepless and overwrought, Greeley went into an attack of brain fever, from which he recovered only after long time, to register a vow that he would never again discuss the management of the army. Cited from The Battle of Principles, by Newell Dwight Hillis
  • And descrying the deer at no great distance, those mighty warriors discharged at it barbed arrows and javelins and darts, but the sons of Pandu could not pierce it by any means. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • But to return, the Scottish archers were first formed into a company and obtained a charter, granting them great privileges, under the reign of queen Anne, for which they were to pay to the crown, annually, a pair of barbed arrows. Cited from Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction,
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