MACES


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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.
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.
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.
To snatch a mace from the pavement, on which it lay beside one whose dying grasp had just relinquished it to rush on the Templar's band, and to strike in quick succession to the right and left, levelling a warrior at each blow, was, for Athelstane's great strength, now animated with unusual fury, but the work of a single moment; he was soon within two yards of Bois-Guilbert, whom he defied in his loudest tone.
I knew both Moreau and Montgomery carried revolvers; and, save for a feeble bar of deal spiked with a small nail, the merest mockery of a mace, I was unarmed.
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.