Then strait commands that at the warlike sound Of Trumpets loud and Clarions be upreard His mighty Standard; that proud honour claim'd AZAZEL as his right, a Cherube tall: Who forthwith from the glittering Staff
unfurld Th' Imperial Ensign, which full high advanc't Shon like a Meteor streaming to the Wind With Gemms and Golden lustre rich imblaz'd, Seraphic arms and Trophies: all the while Sonorous mettal blowing Martial sounds: At which the universal Host upsent A shout that tore Hells Concave, and beyond Frighted the Reign of CHAOS and old Night.
He was crowned (as was presently seen) with a crown of gloomy cypress, and in his hand he held a long staff
So saying he sought his own bank again with a leap, laid aside his long bow and arrows, and cut him a stout staff
of oak, straight, knotless, and a good six feet in length.
He then unfurled a little ensign which denoted that his craft bore a member of the royal family of Zodanga, and together we made our way through the maze of low-lying air vessels until we hung directly over the jeddak of Zodanga and his staff
Of our staff
only Ivan Prokofievitch writes a similar hand.
He wore the old Puritan dress, a dark cloak and a steeplecrowned hat, in the fashion of at least fifty years before, with a heavy sword upon his thigh, but a staff
in his hand to assist the tremulous gait of age.
In the grounds of the famous missionary consul, Pritchard, then absent in London, the consular flag of Britain waved as usual during the day, from a lofty staff
planted within a few yards of the beach, and in full view of the frigate.
But the only thing about him that could be fixed upon as remarkable was his staff
, which bore the likeness of a great black snake, so curiously wrought that it might almost be seen to twist and wriggle itself like a living serpent.
Upon the cornice of the tower a tall staff
Finally he was elected to a position on the staff
, and his career was assured.
And thou pratest like a coward," answered the stranger, "for thou standest there with a good yew bow to shoot at my heart, while I have nought in my hand but a plain blackthorn staff
wherewith to meet thee.
said a tall, grizzly-haired staff
captain, with enormous mustaches and many wrinkles on his large features, to Rostov who was crimson with excitement.