Bucklers


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Bück·lers

(bēk'lerz),
Max, German ophthalmologist, 1895-1969. See: Reis-Bücklers corneal dystrophy.
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The contents of that cupboard are an answer to all my enquiries; and I see a weapon there'' (here be stooped and took out the harp) ``on which I would more gladly prove my skill with thee, than at the sword and buckler.
So the friar knight got him up gravely, though his eyes twinkled with a cunning light, and laid aside his beloved pie and his cloak and his sword and his buckler, and waded across the stream with waddling dignity.
A strange name wakes up memories; the printed words scent the smoky atmosphere of to-day faintly, with the subtle and penetrating perfume as of land breezes breathing through the starlight of bygone nights; a signal fire gleams like a jewel on the high brow of a sombre cliff; great trees, the advanced sentries of immense forests, stand watchful and still over sleeping stretches of open water; a line of white surf thunders on an empty beach, the shallow water foams on the reefs; and green islets scattered through the calm of noonday lie upon the level of a polished sea, like a handful of emeralds on a buckler of steel.