What did you assault him for, him a peacefully eatin' his soup?
At the police court, next morning, under bail, appeared Carter Watson to answer the complaint of the People Versus Carter Watson, for the latter's assault and battery on one Patsy Horan.
Fewer and fewer were the arrows that replied to the guns of the raiders, and at last Achmet Zek felt safe in ordering an assault.
Upon both sides of the door men fell; but at last the frail barrier gave to the vicious assaults of the maddened attackers; it crumpled inward and a dozen swarthy murderers leaped into the living-room.
The castle, indeed, was divided from that barbican by the moat, and it was impossible that the besiegers could assail the postern-door, with which the outwork corresponded, without surmounting that obstacle; but it was the opinion both of the Templar and De Bracy, that the besiegers, if governed by the same policy their leader had already displayed, would endeavour, by a formidable assault
, to draw the chief part of the defenders' observation to this point, and take measures to avail themselves of every negligence which might take place in the defence elsewhere.
The first terrier was back upon him, and he was whirling to meet it, when a new and equally unprovoked assault
was made upon him.
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
The judge fined the miserable hound five dollars for the assault
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.
The general, unable to control his irritation, will launch his men to the assault
like swarming ants, with the result that one-third of his men are slain, while the town still remains untaken.
And all so ill approved their entertainment, as they were, by the break of day, far more willing to hearken to a composition** than hastily to make any more assaults
And be on thy guard, also, against the assaults
of thy love