Three or four miles more were quickly gained upon these horsemen, who nevertheless were dashing onward with incredible speed.
Joe, who had immediately sprung up after his fall, just as one of the swiftest horsemen rushed upon him, bounded like a panther, avoided his assailant by leaping to one side, jumped up behind him on the crupper, seized the Arab by the throat, and, strangling him with his sinewy hands and fingers of steel, flung him on the sand, and continued his headlong flight.
Some of the horsemen reined in their barbs, and fell on their faces in the dust as they caught sight of the Victoria; the rest continued their pursuit.
The Victoria at that moment almost commanded the troop of horsemen who were still desperately urging their steeds at Joe's heels.
And now the horsemen in livery came galloping up with shouts and outlandish cries and cheers to where Don Quixote stood amazed and wondering; and one of them, he to whom Roque had sent word, addressing him exclaimed, "Welcome to our city, mirror, beacon, star and cynosure of all knight-errantry in its widest extent!
Don Quixote made no answer, nor did the horsemen wait for one, but wheeling again with all their followers, they began curvetting round Don Quixote, who, turning to Sancho, said, "These gentlemen have plainly recognised us; I will wager they have read our history, and even that newly printed one by the Aragonese."
we have him!" cried the horsemen, rushing on D'Artagnan with naked swords.
"That thou shalt soon know," shouted a chorus of horsemen.
D'Artagnan and Planchet remained for some moments still on the defensive; then, as the noise of the horsemen became more and more distant, they sheathed their swords.
That group of horsemen
is our commander, his staff, and escort.
IF YOU know your biblical stories or are simply enjoying the joint BBC-Amazon TV adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's Good Omens, then you will be familiar with the Four Horsemen
of the Apocalypse: Pestilence, War, Famine, and Death.
Leonid Yuzefovich and Marian Schwartz (translator); HORSEMEN
OF THE SANDS; Archipelago Books (Fiction: Translations) 16.00 ISBN: 9781939810090
Slowly but surely they came, from near and far, horses and horsemen
alike, to participate in what would be the first sporting event of its kind in Mindanao's east coast - the 1st Davao Oriental Horse Show and Competition.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 14, 2018-Tenth Avenue Commerce Acquires Pet Toy Manufacturer Horsemen
Paul Fisher, chief executive of Jockey Club Racecourses, said: "This is the Jockey Club's largest ever commitment to horsemen
and we really hope that will also translate into good news for racing fans alike.