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But none shared the general feeling of dissatisfaction so keenly as Cedric the Saxon, who saw, in each advantage gained by the Norman challengers, a repeated triumph over the honour of England.
The music also of the challengers breathed from time to time wild bursts expressive of triumph or defiance, while the clowns grudged a holiday which seemed to pass away in inactivity; and old knights and nobles lamented in whispers the decay of martial spirit, spoke of the triumphs of their younger days, but agreed that the land did not now supply dames of such transcendent beauty as had animated the jousts of former times.
At length, as the Saracenic music of the challengers concluded one of those long and high flourishes with which they had broken the silence of the lists, it was answered by a solitary trumpet, which breathed a note of defiance from the northern extremity.
He then commanded his trumpet to sound a defiance to the challengers, and desired a herald to announce to them, that he should make no election, but was willing to encounter them in the order in which they pleased to advance against him.
Challenger, a small, dainty, smiling figure, stood in the open doorway to welcome us.
Well, my dear," said Challenger, bustling out of the car, "here are our visitors.
It enables me to concentrate my attention upon my incomparable wife," said Challenger, passing his short, thick arm round her waist.
Thanks to their exceptional cabin comfort, connectivity, reliable performance and ultra-smooth ride, our Challenger 350 business jets continue to lead the market in unit sales and have earned their place as the leading choice among experienced flight departments and charter operators, said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft.
The super midsize Challenger 350 aircraft has surpassed 200 deliveries, and the more recently introduced large cabin Challenger 650 aircraft has exceeded the 50-delivery mark.
Challenger said that the sale of Starneth provides for contingent consideration, an on-going cooperation agreement for Challenger to provide potential funding options for the developers of select Giant Observation Wheel projects and the extinguishing of all cash obligations owing by Challenger to the former owners of Starneth and to any companies controlled by these former owners.
Popular Mechanics magazine calls the top-of-the-line, new-for 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat the ''wildest muscle car Detroit (has) ever built'' and named it ''Best Muscle Car'' for 2015.
Despite its small size and fewer resources, a challenger brand has a more profitable share of the market simply because it tries hard to excel.
Democrat incumbent Paul Holvey was leading challenger Simone Gordon, 72 percent to 28 for House District 8.
Bombardier Aerospace today announced VistaJet of Switzerland has placed a firm order for four Global Express XRS aircraft and two Challenger 605 jets.