There was a good silver moon now, shedding much light, and he saw Wyatt still in the van, with his Tory lieutenant close behind, and after them red men and white, spreading out like a fan to inclose the fugitives in a trap.
Only a Farfan escaped, not without suspicion of forewarning by the rebels.
During the first half of the seventeenth century, Spaniards of ancient blood and high civilisation came to Trinidad, and re-settled the island: especially the family of Farfan--'Farfan de los Godos,' once famous in mediaeval chivalry--if they will allow me the pleasure of for once breaking a rule of mine, and mentioning a name--who seem to have inherited for some centuries the old blessings of Psalm xxxvii.-- 'Put thou thy trust in the Lord, and be doing good; dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
ge)lýfan: Goth. (
The Beni Ghatafan on the eastern Babylonian route were friendly to the Kureisch.
Soon the horsemen of Ghitfan and Dibyan arrived, for they were of the same territory, and because of their friendly relations and kinship were comprised as one tribe under the name of Adnan.
grafan, to dig, pt.
The unusual combination ff, i.e. sf, in manuscript would be so like the frequent one ft, i.e. st, that the change from Isfan to Istan would be easy.
l´æfan, to leave.
ge-léfan, ge-líefan: Goth.
We did not travel more than seven hours today, and halted in the valley of Halifan.
By infernal agencies he conveys Eovaai to the Hypotofan court, where he corrupts her mind and is about to triumph in her charms when he is summoned to quell a political disturbance.
The ifan ?
They fell where the Ganges is flowing; They lie 'neath the Russian Redan; Their dust o'er the desert is blowing In the whirlwinds of far Kordofan; The sons of Glen Orchy and Rannoch Sleep sound by the slow-moving Scheldt, And the bones of the men of Loch Fannich Are white on the veldt.
The pilgrims marched as far as Osfan, when a messenger came to them saying that the Kureisch were opposing their advance.
lífan, to leave, and OHG.
from -lífan (Grein), only found in compounds, e.g. be-lífan, to remain; cp.
lýfan, to allow.
ofan (Tatian): Goth.
On his departure Mochuda left there--in the monastery of Inis-Pic--to watch over it, in his stead, and to keep it in perfect order--the three disciples whom we have already named (scil:-- the three sons of Nascon, i.e. Goban a bishop, Srafan a priest, and holy Laisren) together with the saintly bishop, Dardomaighen Domangenum, (who had conferred orders on them in presence of Mochuda) and forty monks.
Having precipitately fled to Morocco, he abandoned himself to licentious pleasures, left the cares of government to his son, or rather his ministers, and died on the 10th day of the moon Shaffan, A.H. 610 (A.D. 1214), not without suspicion of poison.
A very learned lama from the Gserdkog monastery, south-east of the Koko-nor, told me that Tangutan, Amdoans, and Sifan were interchangeable terms, but I fear his geographical knowledge was a little vague.
scrífan, to prescribe penance, to receive confessions; Lat.
There was his sister Rosalind and her husband Boris Stefan with their handsome faces and masses of black hair.
sweorfan, to rub, pt.
A posse of villagers were grouped under the grateful shade of a gnarled old mango tree, whose contorted limbs bore evidence to the violence of many a tufan, or tempest, which it had weathered.
This is doubtless a mistake for Tarfan, or Turfan, in little Bucharia; the Arabic F and K differing only by a point.
thurfan, to need (Tatian).
Asking a commission in the army, he was assigned to a position on the staff of Tsengkofan, father of the Marquis Tseng, who was afterwards Minister to England.
Karakhoja, this neutral town, is near Turfan, to the south-east of Urumtsi, which thus would lie without the Kaan's boundary; Kamul and the country north-east of it would lie within it.
Abufan, Abufon, A-be-ufan.
on + bufan (=be + ufan). (
They rapidly gained the sea-coast near Asfan in comparative safety, secure from the attacks of the Kureisch, who would not pursue their quarry so far into a strange country.
Pero entre esta juventud brillante y deslumbradora, que los ancianos miraban desfilar con una sonrisa de gozo, sentados en los altos sitiales de alerce que rodeaban el estrado real llamaba la atencion por su belleza incomparable, una mujer aclamada reina de la hermosura en todos los torneos y las cortes de amor de la epoca, cuyos colores habian adoptado por emblema los caballeros mas valientes; cuyos encantos eran asunto de las coplas de los trovadores mas versados en la ciencia del gay saber; a la que se volvian con asombro todas las miradas; por la que suspiraban en secreto todos los corazones, alrededor de la cual se veian agruparse con afan, como vasallos humildes en torno de su senora, los mas ilustres vastagos de la nobleza toledana, reunida en el sarao de aquella noche.