Then was Arthur wroth and said to himself, 'I will ride to the churchyard, and take the sword
with me that sticketh in the stone, for my brother Sir Kay shall not be without a sword
Nay, on the contrary, for I draw my sword
," said Buckingham, unsheathing it as he spoke; "for if M.
At the end of ten seconds each man had struck twelve or fifteen blows, and warded off twelve or fifteen, and no harm done; then a sword
became disabled, and a short rest followed whilst a new one was brought.
We are about to have the honor of charging you," replied Aramis, lifting his hat with one hand and drawing his sword
with the other.
Perhaps it was this vague likeness which made me love the boy, while the awful havoc that his sword
played amongst the blacks filled my soul with a tremendous respect for him.
Thereupon he turned to the four enemies, passed his sword
clean through each of them, and tumbled them out of doors one after the other.
Poulter from thinking he was afraid of the sword
when he sprang away from it, had alighted on this proposition to fetch Philip, though he knew well enough that Philip hated to hear him mention his drilling-lessons.
Corchuelo sat down wearied, and Sancho approaching him said, "By my faith, senor bachelor, if your worship takes my advice, you will never challenge anyone to fence again, only to wrestle and throw the bar, for you have the youth and strength for that; but as for these fencers as they call them, I have heard say they can put the point of a sword
through the eye of a needle.
Only once before had he fought to the death, but that once had taught him the love of it, and ever after until his death it marked his manner of fighting; so that men who loathed and hated and feared him were as one with those who loved him in acknowledging that never before had God joined in the human frame absolute supremacy with the sword
and such utter fearlessness.
The other started at the unexpected greeting, and laid his hand upon his sword
Hearing the noise of the fight," resumed the duke, "I fancied you had about twenty men with you, so I came back with those around me, tired of always running away, and wishing to draw my sword
in my own cause; but you are only two.
As the white-furred one approached, the six grasped their swords
more firmly--the hooked instrument in the left hand, the straight sword
in the right, while above the left wrist the small shield was held rigid upon a metal bracelet.