The beasts were hung with jeweled trappings and saddlepads of gay silk, embroidered in fanciful designs with strings of diamonds, pearls, rubies, emeralds, and the countless unnamed jewels of Mars, while from each chariot rose a dozen standards from which streamers, flags, and pennons
fluttered in the breeze.
To the house at the head of the bridge there had been affixed three small banners, representing the king, the dauphin, and Marguerite of Flanders, and six little pennons
on which were portrayed the Duke of Austria, the Cardinal de Bourbon, M.
In their hands they bore tall lances, from the tops of which fluttered pennons
of many colors and devices.
streamed from five hundred lance points, and the gray banner of Torn, with the black falcon's wing, flew above each of the five companies.
Rest awhile, and you shall come to the hall anon and tell us what is passing in France, for I have heard that it is likely that our pennons
may flutter to the south of the great Spanish mountains ere another year be passed.
The walls of the apartment were so ill finished and so full of crevices, that the rich hangings shook in the night blast, and, in despite of a sort of screen intended to protect them from the wind, the flame of the torches streamed sideways into the air, like the unfurled pennon
of a chieftain.