In the long lists
by the Garonne on the landward side of the northern gate there had been many a strange combat, when the Teutonic knight, fresh from the conquest of the Prussian heathen, ran a course against the knight of Calatrava, hardened by continual struggle against the Moors, or cavaliers from Portugal broke a lance with Scandinavian warriors from the further shore of the great Northern Ocean.
'Don't vex him,' returned Isaac List
, who was squatting like a frog on the other side of the fire, and had so screwed himself up that he seemed to be squinting all over; 'he didn't mean any offence.'
"I'd rather not pass at all than not come out pretty well up on the list
," flashed Anne, by which she meant--and Diana knew she meant--that success would be incomplete and bitter if she did not come out ahead of Gilbert Blythe.
of the survivors followed, beginning with the officers in the order of their rank.
Know that the great lord and illus- trious Kni8ht, SIR SAGRAMOR LE DESIROUS naving condescended to meet the King's Minister, Hank Mor- gan, the which is surnamed The Boss, for satisfgction of offence anciently given, these wilL engage in the lists
by Camelot about the fourth hour of the morning of the sixteenth day of this next succeeding month.
If, in addition to the consideration of a plurality of civil lists
, we take into view the number of persons who must necessarily be employed to guard the inland communication between the different confederacies against illicit trade, and who in time will infallibly spring up out of the necessities of revenue; and if we also take into view the military establishments which it has been shown would unavoidably result from the jealousies and conflicts of the several nations into which the States would be divided, we shall clearly discover that a separation would be not less injurious to the economy, than to the tranquillity, commerce, revenue, and liberty of every part.
He asked Philip's name and looked at a list
on the board.
This, in its turn, was succeeded by the list
of the witnesses, and by the names of the jurors
`I'd rather finish my tea,' said the Hatter, with an anxious look at the Queen, who was reading the list
The first person to enter the-field and the lists
was the master of the ceremonies, who surveyed and paced the whole ground to see that there was nothing unfair and nothing concealed to make the combatants stumble or fall; then the duennas entered and seated themselves, enveloped in mantles covering their eyes, nay even their bosoms, and displaying no slight emotion as Don Quixote appeared in the lists
So that the man who should, for instance, go openly and knowingly in opposition to all that list
would to your thinking, and indeed mine, too, of course, be an obscurantist or an absolute madman: would not he?
The Passage of Arms, as it was called, which was to take place at Ashby, in the county of Leicester, as champions of the first renown were to take the field in the presence of Prince John himself, who was expected to grace the lists
, had attracted universal attention, and an immense confluence of persons of all ranks hastened upon the appointed morning to the place of combat.