themselves were large, commodious, and gorgeously decorated.
With this loss of substance and exhaustion of strength, the homes of the people will be stripped bare, and three-tenths of their income will be dissipated; while government expenses for broken chariots
, worn-out horses, breast-plates and helmets, bows and arrows, spears and shields, protective mantles, draught-oxen and heavy wagons, will amount to four-tenths of its total revenue.
No man living could equal him in the marshalling of chariots
and foot soldiers.
Mounted troops, their trappings of jewel and metal-incrusted leather glistening in the sunlight, formed the vanguard of the body, and then came a thousand gorgeous chariots
drawn by huge zitidars.
Here we noticed that the sides of the tunnel were covered with quaint sculptures, mostly of mailed figures driving in chariots
He saw neither houses, nor pavements, nor chariots
, nor men and women, but a chaos of indeterminate objects whose edges melted into each other.
She glanced along a mantelpiece ranged with bronze chariots
, silver vases, and china ornaments that were either facetious or eccentric.
A gorgeous, barbaric procession of painted warriors in jewel-studded harness and waving feathers; vicious, squealing thoats caparisoned in rich trappings; far above their heads the long lances of their riders bore fluttering pennons; foot-soldiers swinging easily along the stone pavement, their sandals of zitidar hide giving forth no sound; and at the rear of each utan a train of painted chariots
, drawn by mammoth zitidars, carrying the equipment of the company to which they were attached.
And one day when the Princess was sitting by the wayside quite spent by her labor in the fields, she saw a golden chariot
rolling down the King's Highway, and in it a person who could be none other than somebody's Fairy Godmother on her way to the Court.
This matter being comfortably arranged, she started off her chariot
You who gave me your heart -- The chariot
creaks to depart.
Go to him, therefore, by sea, and take your own men with you; or if you would rather travel by land you can have a chariot
, you can have horses, and here are my sons who can escort you to Lacedaemon where Menelaus lives.
Too much frightened to run away, she stood straining her eyes into this wonderful cavity, and soon saw a team of four sable horses, snorting smoke out of their nostrils, and tearing their way out of the earth with a splendid golden chariot
whirling at their heels.
was drawn on this occasion by the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger, who were decorated with immense pink and blue bows.
The body of the chariot
was decorated on the outside with designs in clusters of sparkling emeralds, while inside it was lined with a green and gold satin, and the cushions of the seats were of green plush embroidered in gold with a crown, underneath which was a monogram.