So it was ordained, and then there was made a cry, that every man should essay that would, for to win the sword
kills; and, not only do I possess his sword
, but he has himself taught me how to use it: and with that sword
, when a befitting time arrives, I will avenge his name a name you have dishonored.
The instant the word was given, the two apparitions sprang forward and began to rain blows down upon each other with such lightning rapidity that I could not quite tell whether I saw the swords
or only flashes they made in the air; the rattling din of these blows as they struck steel or paddings was something wonderfully stirring, and they were struck with such terrific force that I could not understand why the opposing sword
was not beaten down under the assault.
The blood had mounted to the head of D'Artagnan, and at that moment he would have drawn his sword
against all the Musketeers in the kingdom as willingly as he now did against Athos, Porthos, and Aramis.
The great apes, towering in all their fifteen feet of height, had gone down before my sword
while the charging guards were still some distance away.
But there was Alan, standing as before; only now his sword
was running blood to the hilt, and himself so swelled with triumph and fallen into so fine an attitude, that he looked to be invincible.
This was the moment the youth was waiting for, and he swung his mighty sword
in the air with all his strength and the witch's head fell off, and her blood spurted up on the walls.
And this is the real sword
you fought with in all the battles, Mr.
As to whether you turn your back or not, I do not concern myself," replied the master of fence; "though it might be that your grave would be dug on the spot where you planted your foot the first time; I mean that you would be stretched dead there for despising skill with the sword
The good Father Claude does not know Norman of Torn if he thinks he runs out the back door like an old woman because a sword
looks in at the front door.
Then with sword
and buckler girded at his side he made a goodly show.
D'Artagnan had, with his sword
, cut in two the poor wretch who had laughed.
Therefore will I continue to go up against you with the Sword
of the Spirit.
I call it a sword
, but really it was a sharp-edged blade with a complete hook at the far end.
This gentleman hath a two-handed sword
, a good foot longer than that of our friend.