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When I nodded, Enver fired-and the twig dropped to the ground.
"I'll give you an English jockey," I said. "Will you make a bargain? He is a prisoner of war; if he wins will you give him his freedom?"
So ended my attempts
This man, whose name was Fields., actually entered the races as Enver's jockey, and came in third. He rode for his freedom, as Mr. Philip said! Since he did not come in first, the Minister was not obliged, by the terms of his agreement, to let him return to England, but Enver stretched a point and gave him his liberty.
At one point in the road I suddenly heard a pistol shot ring out in the air. It was Enver's aide practising on a near-by object. Immediately Enver dismounted, whipped out his revolver, and, thrusting his arm out rigidly and horizontally, he took aim.
not permit them to cluster in places where they can plot mischief and help our enemies. So we are going to give them new quarters."
Enver then fired first. His hand was steady; his eye went straight to the mark, and the bullet hit the card directly in the centre. This success rather nettled Talaat. He took aim, but his rough hand and wrist shook slightly---he was not an athlete like http://www.hermesmw.com his younger, wiry, and straight-backed associate. Several times Talaat hit around the edges of the card, but he could not duplicate Enver's skill.
The rapidity with which Enver could whip his weapon out of his pocket, aim, and shoot, gave me one convincing explanation for the influence which he exercised with the piratical crew that was then ruling Turkey. There were plenty of stories floating around that Enver did not hesitate to use this method of suasion at certain critical moments of his career; how true these anecdotes were I do not know, but I can certainly testify to the high character of his marksmanship.
"I was merely showing Dr. Gates the gait of my horse," he said, with an apologetic air.
Talaat also began to amuse Cheap Hermes Bags himself in the same way, and finally the two statesmen started shooting in competition and Discount Michael Kors Handbags behaving as gaily and as carefree as boys let out of school.
But I was interested in more important matters than such fine distinctions in official etiquette; I was determined to talk about the Armenians. But again I failed to make any progress. Enver found more interesting subjects Discount Michael Kors Bags of discussion.
On this same ride Enver gave me an exhibition Of his skill as a marksman.
"Do you see that twig on that tree?" he asked me. It was about thirty feet away.
"Have you one of your cards Christian Louboutin Pumps with you?" asked Enver. He requested that I pin it to a tree, which stood about fifty feet away.
He began to talk of Christian Louboutin Wedges his horses, and now another incident illustrated the mercurial quality of the Turkish mind---the readiness with which a Turk passes from acts of monstrous criminality to acts of individual kindness. Enver said that the horse races Discount Chrisian Louboutin Shoes would take place soon and regretted that he had no jockey.
This ride was Cheap Christian Louboutin Shoes so successful, from Enver's point of view, that we Discount Coach handbags took another a few days afterward, and this time Talaat and Dr. Gates, the President of Robert College, accompanied us. Enver and I rode ahead, while our companions brought up the rear. These Turkish officials are exceedingly jealous of their prerogatives, and, since the Minister of War is the ranking member of the Cabinet, Enver insisted on keeping a decorous interval between ourselves and the other pair of horsemen. I was somewhat amused by this, for I knew that Talaat was the more powerful politician; yet he accepted the discrimination and only once did he permit his horse to Cheap Coach Bags pass Enver and myself. At this violation of the proprieties, Enver showed his displeasure, whereas Talaat paused, Coach Outlet reined up his horse, and passed submissively to the rear.
"If it had been a man I was firing at," said the bulky Turk, jumping on his horse again, "I would have hit him several times."
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