"With the right hand carry the piece in front of the center of the body, barrel to the rear and vertical, grasp it with the left hand at the balance, forearm horizontal and resting against the body. Grasp the small of the stock with the right hand." — Moss, 1914

Present arms

"With the right hand carry the piece in front of the center of the body, barrel to the rear and vertical,…

In rendering honors with the troops officers execute the first motion of the salute at the command <em>present</em>, the second motion at the command <em>arms</em>; enlisted men with the saber execute the first motion at the command <em>arms</em> and omit the second motion." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Rendering honors

In rendering honors with the troops officers execute the first motion of the salute at the command present,…

"Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, presenting a Book of Romances to Queen Margaret and Henry VI. About A.D. 1450." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Talbot

"Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, presenting a Book of Romances to Queen Margaret and Henry VI. About A.D.…

"When tripods are said to be given in a present, or as prizes, vases or large bowls supported on three feet are said to be understood." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Greek tripod

"When tripods are said to be given in a present, or as prizes, vases or large bowls supported on three…