On the morn Sir Launcelot arose early, and left Sir Kay sleeping; and Sir Launcelot took Sir Kay's armor
and his shield and armed him, and so he went to the stable and took his horse, and took his leave of his host, and so he departed.
Caution and investigation are a necessary armor
against error and imposition.
Both, ensconced in their idea and wearing the armor
of apparent indifference, awaited the moment when some lucky chance might deliver the old maid over to them.
It would be at once his sheath and his armor
, and his weapons to destroy us, his enemies, who are willing to peril even our own souls for the safety of one we love.
I will have my eye upon you, for I shall be there," replied the cardinal, pointing with his finger to a magnificent suit of armor
he was to wear, "and on our return, well--we will settle our account
Sun Tzu said: In the operations of war, where there are in the field a thousand swift chariots, as many heavy chariots, and a hundred thousand mail-clad soldiers, with provisions enough to carry them a thousand li, the expenditure at home and at the front, including entertainment of guests, small items such as glue and paint, and sums spent on chariots and armor
, will reach the total of a thousand ounces of silver per day.
The road led straight up to the chateau which, compared to its ancestor on the hill, was exactly what a fop of the coterie of the Duc d'Enghein would have been beside a knight in steel armor
in the time of Charles VII.
It was a period when the religious exiles were accustomed often to buckle on their armor
, and practise the handling of their weapons of war.
Their Contempt of Beards- Ornaments- Armor
For justs, and tourneys, and barriers; the glories of them are chiefly in the chariots, wherein the challengers make their entry; especially if they be drawn with strange beasts: as lions, bears, camels, and the like; or in the devices of their entrance; or in the bravery of their liveries; or in the goodly furniture of their horses and armor
At this there was bustling at the Sheriff's castle, and men ran hither and thither upon this business and upon that, while the forge fires of Nottingham glowed red far into the night like twinkling stars, for all the smiths of the town were busy making or mending armor
for the Sheriff's troop of escort.
Nor could you wonder had you witnessed a recent experience of mine when, in the armor
of blissful and stupendous ignorance, I gaily narrated the gist of it to a Fellow of the Royal Geological Society on the occasion of my last trip to London.