Like beauty marks the dames they serve; Like colors at their spear-heads wave; While Tarfe kneels at Celia's feet, The King is Dorelice's slave.
And we never be able to obtain retaliation excepting with our spear points!
O be ye therefore comforted, my children: though each must die, yet to the pure in heart death is none so hard--" Thus spake Friar Martin, shivering in his bonds, what time the crowd rocked and swayed, sobbing aloud and groaning; whereat Sir Gui's pikemen made lusty play with their spear-shafts.
Their yells, their bounds, their crouching, darting figures, the horrid energy of their spear-thrusts, made them look like a blast of fiends from the pit.
He was stupid with the spear wounds, and said 'No'; I then asked him where was his watch?
At a time when the Spear Danes were without a king, a ship came sailing into their harbor.
"That crimson tent where spear-men frowning stand, And steel-clad veterans form a threatening band, Holds mighty Gudarz, famed for martial fire, Of eighty valiant sons the valiant sire; Yet strong in arms, he shuns inglorious ease, His lion-banners floating in the breeze.
The spear-hand paused, the black cast a quick glance in the direction of the disturbance, as did the others of the blacks who were not occupied with the subjugation of the ape-man.
"And we 10,000, with the Prophet's grip upon our spear-hafts and his words upon our banner.
I tell you this: he hates the sandal more than the sin, but, strange as it seems, he hates a falsehood worse still; and a falsehood against Eveena--If you want to feel 'how the spear-grass cuts when the sheath bursts,' let him find you out in an experiment like this!
(6) "Are their own 'satellites,' spear-bearers."
We descended gradually over a succession of sandy hills or ridges till 2.0 p.m., when the lowest part of the plain was reached; we found it occupied by a small patch of spear-wood; the soil was hard dry clay, but on proceeding a little farther we found a patch of moist ground, encircled by a ridge of sand; at one foot deep we found water, but in such small quantity that we could only obtain sufficient for ourselves, and should have had to wait at least two hours to have given each horse only one gallon.
Night-Fishing.--I have frequently gone out with a fishing party at about ten o'clock at night to spear trout.
For, when the spear-throwing began, the intolerable clash of arms filled the air with an incredible thunder.
from the district of Upsala; this man was a swift spear-thrower, and used to go in the front of the battle.
Likewise, the spear-thistle (Carduus lanceolatus) is designated Marian in Scotland, while children blow the pappus from the receptacle, saying:-- "Marian, Marian, what's the time of day, One o'clock, two o'clock--it's time we were away."
As he passed the corner of the camp, two men with great axe-headed spear things performed curious evolutions with their cumbersome weapons, finally laying the business ends of them on the ground as the gentleman rode by.
Jesus, that was mild and free, Was with spear y-stongen; stung or pierced.
20:5 And there was war again with the Philistines; and Elhanan the son of Jair slew Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, whose spear staff was like a weaver's beam.
When well advanced in the latter, they are taught spearing rings or stuffed heads at the gallop, and the same with the sword.
When Mbonga, therefore, came within spear range of the ape-man, the latter suddenly wheeled upon him, so suddenly that the poised spear was shot a fraction of a second before Mbonga had intended.
spear-líra, 'sura' (Deut.
It was nothing of a leap; the boar took it with ease, and we could just see him top the bank not twenty spear lengths ahead.
ATTEMPT TO SPEAR HORSES.
With nothing but their whale spears tipped with slate, two men will run close up to a whale, drive two spears home with a throwing stick, and make off again.
STONE SPEAR HEADS.
When he rides to battle he wears a golden helmet, a beautiful coat of mail, and carries the spear Gungner, which never fails.
Which must be a mistake, for this one reason: that, there being no atmosphere round the moon (though some one or other says there is, at least on the other side, and that he has been round at the back of it to see, and found that the moon was just the shape of a Bath bun, and so wet that the man in the moon went about on Midsummer-day in Macintoshes and Cording’s boots, spearing eels and sneezing); that, therefore, I say, there being no atmosphere, there can be no evaporation; and therefore the dew-point can never fall below 71.5° below zero of Fahrenheit: and, therefore, it cannot be cold enough there about four o’clock in the morning to condense the babies’ mesenteric apophthegms into their left ventricles; and, therefore, they can never catch the hooping-cough; and if they do not have hooping-cough, they cannot be babies at all; and, therefore, there are no babies in the moon.—Q.E.D. Picture: Man in rain Which may seem a roundabout reason; and so, perhaps, it is: but you will have heard worse ones in your time, and from better men than you are.
Red shields we did, Doughty knights of the Huns, Hosts spear-dight, hosts helm-dight, All a high king's fellows; And the ships of Sigmund From the land swift sailing; Heads gilt over And prows fair graven.
When we went on the hunt we must creep so close to the moose that a spear-cast would cover the distance.
Now with every moment the temper of the crowd grew more threatening; voices shouted, fists were clenched, and the scowling pike-men, plying vicious spear-butts, cursed, and questioned each other aloud: "Why tarries Sir Gui?"
'Reviled for churlishness I ne'er have been," Cuchullin call'd, up-rising in his pride, And cast his ashen spear bronze-tipp'd and keen And slew the satirist and nine beside, Then his fresh onslaught made the host divide And flee before him clamouring with fear, The while the stealthy Lugaid seized Cuchullin's spear "O sons of Calatin," did Lugaid call, "What falleth by the weapon I hold here?"
The fish-spear barbed, the sweeping net are there, Dog-hides, and pheasant plumes, and skins of hare, Cordage for toils, and wiring for the snare.
His hand so shook, he could scarce couch spear aright.
The clods grow warm, and crumble where he sows; And now the pointed spears advance in rows; Now nodding plumes appear, and shining crests, Now the broad shoulders and the rising breasts: O'er all the field the breathing harvest swarms, A growing host, a crop of men and arms.