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It was in one of these melees that Jurgis fell into his trap.
The youth had to depend again upon his misused ears, which were trembling and buzzing from the melee of musketry and yells.
They were warriors of the palace, mostly; but two score leaped to defend U-Thor, and with ringing steel they fought at the foot of the steps to the throne of Manator where stood O-Tar, the jeddak, with drawn sword ready to take his part in the melee.
Presently one of the knights detached himself from the melee and rode to her side with some word of command, at the same time grasping roughly at her bridle rein.
In the melee his rifle had been discharged and he had broken away at the same instant and turned to defend himself with the butt.
Dirty work, dirty work," Billy muttered over and over; and, though he saw much that occurred, assisted by the friendly Irishman he was coolly and safely working Saxon back out of the melee.
The victors pushed their success to the opposite shore, and gained the solid ground in the melee of the fight.
The melee is part of the Cardiff Festival which continues at sites across the city until September 1.
The cardinal's driver and five other people also in the shooting melee at the airport carpark.
Outside the school, protesters and students got embroiled in a melee that the police had to break up.
Melee prices stabilized, increasing 3% after a decline of 13% in Q2.
They were confiscated as material evidence to the melee, the police said.