So with another effort he strode
through the quadrangle, and into the School-house offices.
He was splendidly muscled, a heavy man, and though he strode
with the certitude and directness of the physical man, there was nothing heavy about his stride.
Well, of all the--" he ejaculated again, as he turned and strode
on as before.
No sooner did he set eyes on the stranger, than, leaping on his feet, and seizing his walking stick, he strode
a mile or two to meet him; all the while brandishing the sturdy pine tree, so that it whistled through the air.
When they had thus armed, each amid his own people, they strode
fierce of aspect into the open space, and both Trojans and Achaeans were struck with awe as they beheld them.