barbed spears

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  • Their weapons were wooden well-barbed spears, with their points hardened by fire, each individual being provided with three or four. Cited from A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I (of 4), by James Holman
  • There I found a young married woman standing by her fire, trembling all over, with a barbed spear through her thigh. Cited from Primitive Love and Love-Stories, by Henry Theophilus Finck
  • Microblade technology was very efficient for hunting because it used light, barbed spears.
  • To take a barbed spear from the arm or leg they cut into the limb from the opposite side and pushed it right through. Cited from Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before, by George Turner
  • The most recent paintings still depict the use of multi-barbed spears.
  • All these barbed spears are dangerous, from the difficulty of extracting them. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • Yet how cease to repine, since there was no hand near to extract the barbed spear that had entered my heart of hearts? Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • While grimly defending themselves with innumerable barbed spears, they offer both food and drink to man and beast. Cited from The Grand Canon of the Colorado, by John Muir
  • Behind them are two barbed spears and in the fire is a billy can and a recycled tin.
  • A large party of men go out early in the morning, generally armed with barbed spears, and take their stations upon ground that has been previously fixed upon in a large semicircle. Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • The three-pronged barbed spears were fastened in long light handles, and every other preparation was made for having a successful expedition. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • He carries the barbed spear of one of the Emperor's seekers. Cited from Plays of Near & Far, by Lord Dunsany
  • Now when I had spoken thus the heart of Dingaan grew heavy and his face dark, for my words stuck in his breast like a barbed spear. Cited from Nada the Lily, by H. Rider Haggard
  • In addition to their guns the boys were each supplied with a long, lancelike barbed spear for effective use when securing the muskrats. Cited from Winter Adventures of Three Boys, by Egerton R. Young
  • Fish bones, fishing hooks, barbed spears and harpoons show that fishing was an important part of the economy.
  • The barbed spear, flung forth with stalwart arm, Sped like a whirlwind on its flight of death. Cited from The Death of Saul and Other Eisteddfod Poems, by J. C. Manning
  • In addition to animals there are human figures and hunting scenes, giving a clear picture of the weapons they used: barbed spears, pointed sticks, bows and arrows.
  • Colin had no time for aim, but seeing a vague shadow below the boat, he allowed for the refraction of the water, and threw the small barbed spear with all his might. Cited from The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries, by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • The wounds were of that fatal character, being from barbed spears which had remained in the flesh, that no hopes could be entertained of his surviving their removal. Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • Well-ground my polished sword is and thin and keen of edge And trenchant, eke, for smiting and long my steel-barbed spear. Cited from Tales from the Arabic Volumes 1-3, John Payne