Its votaries danced round it, once, at least, in every month; sometimes they called it their religion, or their altar; but always, it was the banner
staff of Merry Mount.
It really was a very brilliant spectacle, especially as there were numerous banners
flaunting over the cavalcade, on some of which were gorgeous portraits of the illustrious statesman and the Great Stone Face, smiling familiarly at one another, like two brothers.
And I am acceptable," he said, "I serve beneath the banner
of the daughter of The Warlord now--and forever.
By All Saints' day, however ere the last leaves had fluttered to earth in the Wilverley and Holmesley glades, he had filled up his full numbers, and mustered under his banner
as stout a following of Hampshire foresters as ever twanged their war-bows.
Missed his tip at the banners
, too, and was loose in his ponging.
Before the man could reply, a fresh agitation arose; hurrahs and excited shouts were heard; the staffs of the banners
began to be used as offensive weapons; and fists flew about in every direction.
Methinks there's a genius Roams in the mountains, Girdled with ivy And robed in wisteria, Lips ever smiling, Of noble demeanour, Driving the yellow pard, Tiger-attended, Couched in a chariot With banners
of cassia, Cloaked with the orchid, And crowned with azaleas; Culling the perfume Of sweet flowers, he leaves In the heart a dream-blossom, Memory haunting.
Nor can ordinary objects be seen clearly enough: hence the institution of banners
Here are no aisles, no arches, no inscriptions, no banners
To the house at the head of the bridge there had been affixed three small banners
, representing the king, the dauphin, and Marguerite of Flanders, and six little pennons on which were portrayed the Duke of Austria, the Cardinal de Bourbon, M.
I think it is delightful," he said, referring to a diplomatic note that had been sent to Vienna with some Austrian banners
captured from the French by Wittgenstein, "the hero of Petropol" as he was then called in Petersburg.
The tent of the Sorceress was larger than the others, and was composed of pure white silk, with scarlet banners
flying above it.
The gates had bars of pure gold, and on either side of each gateway were built high towers, from which floated gay banners
Prince Edward was the first of the royal party to take the field, and as he issued from the castle with his gallant company, banners
and pennons streaming in the breeze and burnished armor and flashing blade scintillating in the morning sunlight, he made a gorgeous and impressive spectacle as he hurled himself upon the Londoners, whom he had selected for attack because of the affront they had put upon his mother that day at London on the preceding July.
The gilt on the red ground of the holy picture-stand, and the gilt relief on the pictures, and the silver of the lusters and candlesticks, and the stones of the floor, and the rugs, and the banners
above in the choir, and the steps of the altar, and the old blackened books, and the cassocks and surplices--all were flooded with light.