A target was placed at the upper end of the southern avenue which led to the lists.
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.
The first target was to be placed at thirty ells distance, and all those who hit its center were allowed to shoot at the second target, placed ten ells farther off.
The target was not so far but that twelve out of the twenty contestants reached its inner circle.
Across the range from where the seats for the better folk were raised was a railing to keep the poorer people from crowding in front of the target
Fisher, who was peering more closely at the target
, startled him by an exclamation.
With his civilized friends he had hunted big game with the weapons of civilization and though he never had killed except for food or in self-defense he had amused himself firing at inanimate targets
thrown into the air and had perfected himself in the use of firearms without realizing that he had done so.
Half way between the edge of the cliff and the square wooden house (which was also chocolate-coloured, but with the tin roof of the verandah striped in yellow and brown to represent an awning) two large targets
had been placed against a background of shrubbery.
But the worst of it was that with the course I now held we turned our broadside instead of our stern to the HISPANIOLA and offered a target
like a barn door.
I should make too good a target
for the French, besides I am afraid I should hardly be able to climb onto a horse.
I sighted as carefully and deliberately as though at a straw target
Squod, after waiting a little to ascertain if any further remark be expected of him, gets back by his usual series of movements to the target
he has in hand and vigorously signifies through his former musical medium that he must and he will return to that ideal young lady.