Poisoned Arrows

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African Military Systems (1800–1900) - Land Warfare in The 19th Century - Cavalry and Infantry in West Africa
... made up the bulk of infantry strength in many areas, and the use of poisoned arrows and a rapid volume of fire partially offset weaknesses in bow strength and ... but the Fulani replied with their own trump card, massed arrow fire, at the Battle of Tabkin Kwotto ... in a compact block, and concentrating the firepower of their poisoned arrows ...
Arrow Poison
... Arrow poisons are used to poison arrow heads or darts for the purposes of hunting ... of the poison dart frog and curare (or 'ampi'), a general term for a range of plant-derived arrow poisons used by the indigenous peoples of South America ... Poisoned arrows have featured in mythology, notably the Greek story of Heracles slaying the centaur Nessus using arrows poisoned with the blood of the Lernaean Hydra ...

Famous quotes containing the words arrows and/or poisoned:

    O that my vexation were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances! For then it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; therefore my words have been rash. For the arrows of the Almighty are in me; my spirit drinks their poison; the terrors of God are arrayed against me.
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 6:2-5.

    Remember the fun we had when you poisoned me?
    Robb White, and William Castle. Frederick Loren (Vincent Price)