Instantly the attacked drew both his swords
, and as the six fell upon him I witnessed as pretty fighting as one might care to see.
"Alas for my poor sword
which lies at the bottom of the Garonne!" said the squire.
So as they rode to the jousts-ward, Sir Kay had lost his sword
for he had left it at his father's lodging, and so he prayed young Arthur for to ride for his sword
de Bragelonne, who carries a sword
by his side, does not consider himself insulted."
The combatants were placed face to face, each with several members of his own corps about him to assist; two seconds, well padded, and with swords
in their hands, took their stations; a student belonging to neither of the opposing corps placed himself in a good position to umpire the combat; another student stood by with a watch and a memorandum-book to keep record of the time and the number and nature of the wounds; a gray-haired surgeon was present with his lint, his bandages, and his instruments.
"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.
in his hands flashed like quicksilver into the huddle of our fleeing enemies; and at every flash there came the scream of a man hurt.
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.
"As to whether you turn your back or not, I do not concern myself," replied the master of fence; "though it might be that your grave would be dug on the spot where you planted your foot the first time; I mean that you would be stretched dead there for despising skill with the sword
"The good Father Claude does not know Norman of Torn if he thinks he runs out the back door like an old woman because a sword
looks in at the front door."
As he sat him down, the cloak fell apart disclosing a sword
and buckler as stout as Robin's own.