This must be the devil, and no man of flesh and blood,'' whispered the yeoman to each other; ``such archery was never seen since a bow was first bent in Britain.
he that hits that rod at five-score yards, I call him an archer fit to bear both bow and quiver before a king, an it were the stout King Richard himself.
He traveled lightly; but his yew bow
must needs have a new string, and his cloth-yard arrows must be of the straightest and soundest.
This was what he said, but all the time he was expecting to be able to string the bow
and shoot through the iron, whereas in fact he was to be the first that should taste of the arrows from the hands of Ulysses, whom he was dishonouring in his own house--egging the others on to do so also.
Scarcely had the shaft left his bow
ere Kulonga had fitted another to it, but Horta, the boar, was upon him so quickly that he had no time to discharge it.
Why, boy, thy mother's milk is yet scarce dry upon thy lips, and yet thou pratest of standing up with good stout men at Nottingham butts, thou who art scarce able to draw one string of a two-stone bow
These she gathered and piled far in the stern of the boat, until at last, to her immense relief, she saw the bow
rise gently from the mud of the bank and the stern drift slowly with the current until it again lodged a few feet farther down-stream.
We in the salmon boat, sailing close on the wind, tacked about and crossed the ship's bow
As soon as he has made sure that the rest of you are in the house, he is to fetch another man or two of our Bow
Street lot, who are waiting outside till they hear from us.
Button-Bright sat in front of Dorothy, while Polly leaned over the bow
Nay, they are training their left arms, that they may have a steady grasp of the bow
But the goddess with a bold heart turns every way destroying the race of wild beasts: and when she is satisfied and has cheered her heart, this huntress who delights in arrows slackens her supple bow
and goes to the great house of her dear brother Phoebus Apollo, to the rich land of Delphi, there to order the lovely dance of the Muses and Graces.
He had a nice little bow
in his hand, but it was quite spoiled by the rain, and the tints of his many-colored arrows ran one into the other.
Well, since it's impossible tonight, let us start," she said, not noticing Vronsky's bow
, and she hastily put her hand on Korsunsky's shoulder.
Far from attempting, as other people would have done, to induce me to relax my own rules, the Indian only made me another bow
, and wrapped up his box in its two coverings without a word of protest.