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MACESMid-Atlantic Coalition of Essential Schools (National Coalition of Essential Schools member; school reform network)
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Blowers"--a pleasantry that particularly tickled the maces, bags, and purses.
The Chancellor rises; the bar rises; the prisoner is brought forward in a hurry; the man from Shropshire cries, "My lord!" Maces, bags, and purses indignantly proclaim silence and frown at the man from Shropshire.
Messieurs the sergeants of the mace, you will take me this knave to the pillory of the Grève, you will flog him, and turn him for an hour.
Mace dismissed his clerk, and found his other guests, too, on the point of departure.
`Well, mace in one hand and Weena in the other, I went out of that gallery and into another and still larger one, which at the first glance reminded me of a military chapel hung with tattered flags.
Towards that, as yet, I had only my iron mace. But now, with my growing knowledge, I felt very differently towards those bronze doors.
So trenchant was the Templar's weapon, that it shore asunder, as it had been a willow twig, the tough and plaited handle of the mace, which the ill-fated Saxon reared to parry the blow, and, descending on his head, levelled him with the earth.
They were armed to the teeth with lance, sword, and mace, with square shields notched at the upper right-hand corner to serve as a spear-rest.
*The watchmen in Germany, had formerly, and in some places they still carry with them, on their rounds at night, a sort of mace or club, known in ancient times by the above denomination.
At that moment the man had forced me to the foot of my bed and brandished in over my head a sort of mace. But I had fired.
For the last three to four weeks, machine technology students at Worcester Technical High School have been milling cedar and etching brass for a ceremonial mace that will make its debut at the medical school during its June commencement events.