My friend, Aramis, here, has received a slight sword wound in the arm, but not enough to prevent him, as your Eminence may see, from mounting to the assault
tomorrow, if your Eminence orders an escalade.
This was indeed a more serious charge than an ordinary assault
and battery, and a corresponding degree of interest was manifested by the spectators in its result.
Rage found ladders, multiplied the torches, and, at the expiration of a few minutes, Quasimodo, in despair, beheld that terrible ant heap mount on all sides to the assault
So sudden and unexpected the assault
had been that the whites reached the gates before the frightened natives could bar them, and in another minute the village street was filled with armed men fighting hand to hand in an inextricable tangle.
cried Biscarrat, who, in his first assault
, had seen the passage to the second chamber, and who, animated by the smell of powder, wished to guide his soldiers in that direction.
From beneath the half-raised shutters of the bungalow other bowmen did effective service in greater security, and after the first assault
, Mugambi withdrew his entire force within the building.
Then where did Judge Blount get the license to assault
From his point of view, the assault
Tattered gamins on the right made a furious assault
on the gravel heap.
A TURBULENT Person was brought before a Judge to be tried for an assault
with intent to commit murder, and it was proved that he had been variously obstreperous without apparent provocation, had affected the peripheries of several luckless fellow-citizens with the trunk of a small tree, and subsequently cleaned out the town.
But--as a man who had been matchless held In cunning, over-reached where least he thought, To salve his credit, and for very spite, Still will be tempting him who foils him still, And never cease, though to his shame the more; Or as a swarm of flies in vintage-time, About the wine-press where sweet must is poured, Beat off, returns as oft with humming sound; Or surging waves against a solid rock, Though all to shivers dashed, the assault
renew, (Vain battery
Forty thousand were killed in the street-fighting of Tokio and in the futile assault
on the Mikado's palace.