A Sword Upon The Rose

Author: Brenda Joyce
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 0373778856
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When she saves an enemy warrior from death, Alana, the bastard daughter forgotten to the mighty Comyn family, must keep her identity a secret even as she is swept up into a forbidden affair that forces her to choose between love and loyalty ...

Once Upon A Rose

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And I, even with the Sword of Marric, even with the so-called skills with a sword
for which I was so renowned," his voice grew thick with sarcasm, "could not slash
quickly enough to kill them all. And Connor, he had only a short sword, and his
bow and arrows. They had swords, knives, and cudgels. They killed him first,
before I could stop it, and his blood ran slippery beneath my feet as I fought. He
was the best man I'd ever known, the best friend to me of anyone, far more like a
brother ...

With A Sword In One Hand And Jomini In The Other

Author: Carol Reardon
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
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raged Northern public quickly vented their anger upon Stone, as well as upon
McClellan and other West Pointers who rose to his defense. Now damning
professional soldiers, a number of editors reversed a tactic used successfully
during the summer by advocates of military education, publishing lists revealing
the backgrounds of some of Napoleon's other “most renowned captains and
commanders,” including a hairdresser and a drawing teacher, to demonstrate
that soldierly ...

A Sword From Red Ice

Author: J. V. Jones
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429992404
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Book Three of Sword of Shadows J. V. Jones. Mole had. They were his clan, and
keeping them safe from harm had been his life. Something close to pure love
touched Raif then, and he knew the things this man would ask for were owed.
The moon rose over the Rift, spilling silver light upon the dying man and the man
who would kill him. Traggis Mole spoke the few words that mattered. Raif
Sevrance spoke another oath. Quietly and without ceremony, using Traggis
Mole's own ...

Aesthetes And Decadents Of The 1890s

Author: Karl Beckson
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613734352
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The jewelled crowns that kings have hurled In shadowy pools, when armies fled;
The love-tales wove with silken thread By dreaming ladies upon cloth That has
made fat the murderous moth; The roses that of old time were Woven by ladies in
their ... when you sigh from kiss to kiss, I hear pale Beauty sighing too, For hours
when all must fade like dew Till there be naught but throne on throne Of seraphs,
brooding, each alone, A sword upon his iron knees On her most lonely mysteries.

Iconographic Encyclopaedia Of Science Literature And Art

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Having reached his fourteenth year, he was armed with a sword, and elevated to
the rank of squire. ... He accompanied his master in battle, and if he showed
faithful attachment to him, if, above all, he succeeded in saving him from danger,
sword in hand, and at the hazard of his own life, his glorious reward was that of
being pointed out as a brave and noble ... At the conclusion of this service he
again knelt before the officiating knight, who rose from his seat and conferred
upon the ...

Iconographic Encyclopaedia Of Science Literature And Art

Author: Johann Georg Heck
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He accompanied his master in battle, and if he showed faithful attachment to him,
if, above all, he succeeded in saving him from danger, sword in hand, and at the
hazard of his own life, his glorious reward was that of being pointed out as a
brave ... and conferred upon the candidate the order of knighthood, by applying
three blows with a naked sword upon the neck or shoulders, or sometimes a
gentle touch on the cheek, accompanying the strokes with the words, " In the
name of God, ...

Iconographic Encyclop Dia Of Science Literature And Art

Author: Johann Georg HECK
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He accompanied his master in battle, and if he showed faithful attachment to him,
if, above all, he succeeded in saving him from danger, sword in hand, and at the
hazard of his own life, his glorious reward was that of being pointed out as a ...
upon the candidate the order of knighthood, by applying three blows with a
naked sword upon the neck or shoulders, or sometimes a gentle touch on the
cheek, accompanying the strokes with the words, “In the name of God, St.
Michael, and St.

Blackwood S Magazine

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What ironies does time accomplish. Our course lay through the Corinthian Canal,
whose walls rose up magnificently upon either hand like the bulwarks of some
Titan's castle. They might have been sliced with a sword. The sea lay very clear
and green below, and the colour of these walls was a golden yellow. Upon the
bridge that spans the canal a sentry stood with his fixed bayonet, like a little tin
soldier, far above our heads. We emerged where Corinth suns herself under the
grey ...

A Dictionary Of The English Language

Author: Samuel Johnson
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... fresh morning drops upon the rose, As thy eye beams, when their fresh rays
have swrote The night of dew that on my cheeks down flows. Shakspeare. The
sword of Satan with steep force to imite, Descending. ilton. 2. To kill ; to destroy. -
The servants of David had omitten of Benjamin's men, so that three hundred and
threescore died. 2 Samuel. God smote him for his errour, and he died. 2 Samuel.
3. To afflict; to chasten. A scriptural expression. - Let us not mistake God's
goodness, ...