The latter thrust himself between the two who had bared their weapons. "What is this, gentlemen? Mortimer Ferne, put up your sword! Captain Baldry, your valor may keep for the Spaniards! Obey me, sirs!" "Let be, John Nevil," said Ferne. "To-morrow I become your sworn man. To-day my honor is my Admiral!" "Will you walk, Sir Mortimer Ferne?" demanded Baldry.
And the men of Israel turned again upon the children of Benjamin, and smote them with the edge of the sword, as well the men of every city, as the beast, and all that came to hand: also they set on fire all the cities that they came to. Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpeh, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter unto Benjamin to wife.
I turned to the boatswain, who was now standing beside me "Is that you or Davy Jones steering, Mr Nipper? if you had not been here bodilv at my elbow, I could have sworn that was your voice." When the gunner made the same remark it startled the poor fellow he tried to take it as a joke, but could not. "There may be a laced hammock with a shot in it, for some of us ere morning."
He had lately had a fierce quarrel with "old Rowley's" imperious mistress, the Duchess of Cleveland, and having sworn hatred and revenge against that profligate beauty, sought to turn the French maid-of-honour to his own advantage by raising up a rival in the King's affections, who should be wholly governed by himself.
Allow me to go back and to sit in a dry place; I am tired, and no longer young; you are bound to hear my tale as well. I passed a dry stump just now; I will go back: there is no fear of interruption. My lord was talking against time. "'From this bridge you do not budge until you have gone on your knees and sworn what I shall dictate to you; this time it shall be no perjury.
Cook's automobile was still standing outside, and a few moments later the little party of four were seated in it and on their way to the police station. Bob was at the wheel. Upon their arrival it was the work of only a few moments to have Mr. Cook and the two boys sworn in as deputy sheriffs.
As for you who are nobles and peers of the land, your share is great in this day of coronation; ye have come and touched the crown, and sworn to support it; ye have handled the sword and the sceptre, and have set down the king upon his throne.
"We," said one of these jesters, "plight our faith to one King, and call one God to attest our promise. We cannot think it strange that there should be more than one King to whom the Doctor has sworn allegiance, when we consider that the Doctor has more Gods than one to swear by."
Indeed, I could have sworn that a woman's voice cried out through the dark; but the rain was in my face and a sword striking red against my own. Thanks, yes, thanks a thousand times to M. Picot's lessons; for again and yet again I foiled that lunge of the unscrupulous swordsman till I heard my adversary swearing, between clinched teeth. He retreated. I followed.
When he had pointed out the Palace Hotel to her a vast gray cube in the distance, overtopping the surrounding roofs she had sworn under her breath. "And people can live there, good heavens! Why not rabbit-burrows, and be done with it? Mate, how soon can we be out to sea again? I hate this place."