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" I let go of the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward ; and I think this saved my life, for it struck Hands across the chest, and stopped him, for the moment, dead. Before he could recover, I was safe out of the corner where he had me trapped, with all... "
Treasure Island - Page 211
by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1908 - 290 pages
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The Stevenson Reader: Selected Passages from the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1898 - 261 pages
...forward, and I leaped sideways toward the bows. As I did so I left hold of the tiller, which sprung sharp to leeward ; and I think this saved my life,...drew a pistol from my pocket, took a cool aim, though ho had already turned and was once more coming directly after me, and drew the trigger. The hammer...
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Composition and rhetoric for higher schools

Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood, Mary Alice Emerson - English language - 1901 - 470 pages
...forward and I leaped sideways toward the bows. As I did so I left hold of the tiller, which sprung sharp to leeward ; and I think this saved my life,...took a cool aim, though he had already turned and was^offce more coming directly after me, and drew the trigger. The hammer fell, but there followed...
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The Biographical Edition of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson - Scottish literature - 1908
...same instant he threw himself forward, and I leaped sideways towards the bows. As I did so, I let go of the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward ; and...neither flash nor sound; the priming was useless with sea-water. I cursed myself for my neglect. Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only...
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Stevenson's Treasure Island, Volume 1911

Robert Louis Stevenson - English Fiction - 1911 - 258 pages
...was the shrill cry of terror, his was a roar of fury like a charging bull's. At the same instant he Before he could recover, I was safe out of the corner...already turned and was once more coming directly after 5 me, and drew the trigger. The hammer fell, but there followed neither flash nor sound; the priming...
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Treasure Island: A Play in Four Acts and Ten Scenes

Jules Eckert Goodman - Treasure Island (Imaginary place) - 1915 - 102 pages
...does so, he lets go the tiller which springs back and hits HANDS across the chest, stopping him. " Before he could recover I was safe out of the corner where he had trapped me, with all the deck to dodge about. Just forward of the mainmast I stopped, drew from my...
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Story Hour Readings, Book 6

Ernest Clark Hartwell - Readers - 1921
...the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward ; and I think this saved my life, for it struck Hands 20 across the chest, and stopped him, for the moment,...took a cool aim, though he had already turned and swas once more coming directly after me, and drew the trigger. The hammer fell, but there followed...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 7

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Children's literature - 1922
...same instant he threw himself forward, and I leaped sideways toward the bows. As I did so I let go of the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward ; and...neither flash nor sound; the priming was useless with sea-water. I cursed myself for my neglect. Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only...
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Junior High School Literature ...

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - American literature - 1922 - 582 pages
...same instant he threw himself forward, and I leaped sideways toward the bows. As I did so, I let go of the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward; and...recover, I was safe out of the corner where he had me so trapped, with all the deck to dodge about. Just forward of the mainmast, I stopped, drew a pistol...
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Literature and Life, Book 1

Dudley Howe Miles - American literature - 1922
...same instant he threw himself forward, and I leaped sideways toward the bows. As I did so, I let go of the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward; and...recover, I was safe out of the corner where he had me so trapped, with all the deck to dodge about. Just forward of the mainmast, I stopped, drew a pistol...
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Treasure Island & Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson - Fiction - 2007 - 292 pages
...same instant, he threw himself forward and I leapt sideways towards the bows. As I did so, I let go of the tiller, which sprang sharp to leeward, and...neither flash nor sound; the priming was useless with sea-water. I cursed myself for my neglect. Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only...
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