Oh, yes,' he replied, 'I will soon subdue the giants
, and do not require the help of the hundred horsemen to do it; he who can hit seven with one blow has no need to be afraid of two.
So the Herd-boy held on to the Giant
, and in a few moments he found himself on the earth once more, but the Giant
When at last we came to ourselves the giant
sat examining us attentively with his fearful eye.
Only the little boy did not run, for his eyes were so full of tears that he did not see the Giant
Dear me," sighed the Giant
in a disapointed tone; "that reduces my dinner from four to two-- and the dog.
Meantime the giant
continued to raise his iron mallet high in the air and to strike the path terrific blows that echoed through the mountains like the roar of a cannon.
Guided by the Dwarf they reached the castle of the Giant
, and here a fearful fight took place in which Prince Arthur conquered Duessa's Dragon and killed the Giant
As he said to himself, "If, for my sins, or by my good fortune, I come across some giant hereabouts, a common occurrence with knights-errant, and overthrow him in one onslaught, or cleave him asunder to the waist, or, in short, vanquish and subdue him, will it not be well to have some one I may send him to as a present, that he may come in and fall on his knees before my sweet lady, and in a humble, submissive voice say, 'I am the giant
Caraculiambro, lord of the island of Malindrania, vanquished in single combat by the never sufficiently extolled knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, who has commanded me to present myself before your Grace, that your Highness dispose of me at your pleasure'?
The vessel glided between the headlands of the port, and the giant
resumed his march.
Stuart, in their first interview, to shoot the giant
chief with his pistol, and the fright caused among the warriors by presenting the rifles, had probably added the stimulus of pique to their usual horse- stealing propensities.
In the forefront of her protectors stood the giant
and ran, weak and reeling drunkenly, along the broad trail made by the giant
creature and its prey.