As for Men-of-War, when they chance to meet at sea, they first go through such a string of silly bowings and scrapings, such a ducking of ensigns
, that there does not seem to be much right-down hearty good-will and brotherly love about it at all.
, and jacks of all colors were flying from her rigging, on every side.
Peggotty's house on a piratical expedition, with a black flag at the masthead, bearing the inscription 'Tidd's Practice', under which diabolical ensign
he was carrying me and little Em'ly to the Spanish Main, to be drowned.
who now beholds Cherube and Seraph rowling in the Flood With scatter'd Arms and Ensigns
, till anon His swift pursuers from Heav'n Gates discern Th' advantage, and descending tread us down Thus drooping, or with linked Thunderbolts Transfix us to the bottom of this Gulfe.
Under no ensign
of war which I can observe,'' answered Rebecca.
Wounded as he was, it was wonderful how fast he could move, his grizzled hair tumbling over his face, and his face itself as red as a red ensign
with his haste and fury.
I changed my plans, joined him, served under him in the campaigns he made, was present at the deaths of the Counts Egmont and Horn, and was promoted to be ensign
under a famous captain of Guadalajara, Diego de Urbina by name.
Charlemagne and his immediate descendants possessed the reality, as well as the ensigns
and dignity of imperial power.
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.
At ten o'clock in the morning the Sieur de la Coste, ensign
in the king's Guards, followed by two officers and several archers of that body, came to the city registrar, named Clement, and demanded of him all the keys of the rooms and offices of the hotel.
Bingley's large fortune, the mention of which gave animation to their mother, was worthless in their eyes when opposed to the regimentals of an ensign
His right hand held a gilded staff, the ensign
of high dignity among the revellers, and his left grasped the slender fingers of a fair maiden, not less gayly decorated than himself.