They had striking, slashing and piercing weapons held in the hand, fastened to a shaft or thong, hurled from the hand, from a sling, from an atlatl or throwing-stick, or shot from a bow.
Those fit for a soldier's life were trained to the use of weapons and sent early to learn the hardships of war; children of craftsmen were usually taught by their fathers to follow their trade; and for the children of nobles there was elaborate instruction in history, picture-writing, astrology, religious doctrines and laws.
This time, there was no mistaking the weapons lining his trench coat or the sword along one thigh.
He fights with the weapons of physical doctrine and on the basis of the material earth.
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He checked his weapons and pulled off his jacket, clipping as many magazines to his belt as he could.
His goal was to acquire weapons of mass destruction and the means to deliver them.
His back was to the living area as he pulled off every one of the dozen weapons he wore on his body and lined them up in front of him to start cleaning.
His cabin was tiny, two rooms, with the walls lined with weapons he'd collected over the years.
Though they now use metal tools imported by the Malays, it is noticeable that the names which they give to those weapons which most closely resemble in character the stone implements found in such numbers all over the peninsula are native names wholly unconnected with their Malay equivalents.