spear


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It was at this time, a year before, that young Spear picked the spring flowers to take to his mother.
At that rate, keeping Spear out of prison would cost a thousand dollars.
Then Tarzan came down from his sanctuary and as the wounded lions, growling, dragged themselves away, the ape-man cut his spear from the body of Buto, hacked off a steak and vanished into the jungle.
To clamber up that slim shaft without dragging Ja down and precipitating both to the same doom from which the copper-colored one was attempting to save me seemed utterly impossible, and as I came near the spear I told Ja so, and that I could not risk him to try to save myself.
Well, Ja should know his own business, I thought, and so I grasped the spear and clambered up toward the red man as rapidly as I could--being so far removed from my simian ancestors as I am.
He held a spear in his hands and was urging on the footmen: he was red with blood as if he were slaying living men, and he stood in his chariot.
She was like as if she would array a battle, with a spear in her hand, and a golden helmet, and the aegis about her shoulders.
He stepped close to the ape-man, and, seizing a spear from the hands of one of the savages, was the first to prod the helpless victim.
Then I drove my spear into the buck and shouted for joy, for here was food.
Then Amphinomus drew his sword and made straight at Ulysses to try and get him away from the door; but Telemachus was too quick for him, and struck him from behind; the spear caught him between the shoulders and went right through his chest, so that he fell heavily to the ground and struck the earth with his forehead.
I have seen a man taken away from the stake after a dozen spear thrusts had pierced his body and the fire had been lighted about his feet.
On his comely head he set his helmet, well-wrought, with a crest of horse-hair that nodded menacingly above it, and he grasped a redoubtable spear that suited his hands.