This wedlock was more serious than most affairs of Merry Mount, where jest and delusion, trick and fantasy, kept up a continual carnival.
How came it in your mind too?" said Edith, in a still lower tone than he, for it was high treason to be sad at Merry Mount. "Therefore do I sigh amid this festive music.
As Carthoris was not mounted, I slipped from the back of my own mount and took my place at his side to meet the charge of the howling devils bearing down upon us.
A moment later Tars Tarkas had caught and mounted another, and then between us we herded three or four more toward the great gates.
He exchanged a few words with his men, motioned to me that I would ride behind one of them, and then mounted
his own animal.
"Two hours and a quarter -- that is nothing; we are well mounted, are we not, Porthos?"
Anger mounted to D'Artagnan's face; he frowned and his cheeks were colored.
They had covered a considerable distance along the almost deserted avenue before signs of pursuit developed and then there came upon them suddenly from behind a dozen warriors mounted
on thoats--a detachment, evidently, from The Jeddak's Guard.
Werper had still been in advance of Achmet Zek when he reached the forest; but the latter, better mounted
, was gaining upon him.
By this time, as usual with men on the eve of great adventure, we had prolonged our session deep into the night, considering how early we were to set out on our six miles' ride to the foot of Mount
He descended from the stage, and commanded that several ladders should be applied to my sides, on which above a hundred of the inhabitants mounted
and walked towards my mouth, laden with baskets full of meat, which had been provided and sent thither by the king's orders, upon the first intelligence he received of me.
Instantly the call "to arms" and "mount
" sounded through the camp; and in five minutes a hundred mercenaries galloped rapidly toward the castle of Richard de Tany, in the visions of their captain a great reward and honor and preferment for the capture of the mighty outlaw who was now almost within his clutches.
I have been a horsewoman ever since I was a baby, and I have followed the hounds a great many times, though I know you do not approve of ladies hunting; but still that is the fact, and I intend to try this Lizzie that you gentlemen are all so fond of; so please help me to mount
, like a good friend as you are."
The splendidly mounted
masses of Moslem soldiers swept round the north end of Genessaret, burning and destroying as they came, and pitched their camp in front of the opposing lines.
A knight unhorsed might renew the fight on foot with any other on the opposite side in the same predicament; but mounted
horsemen were in that case forbidden to assail him.