Horse and man went to the ground; yet the situation of the Knight of the Fetterlock continued very precarious, as he was pressed close by several men completely armed, and began to be fatigued by the violent exertions necessary to defend himself on so many points at nearly the same moment, when a grey-goose shaft suddenly stretched on the earth one of the most formidable of his assailants, and a band of yeomen broke forth from the glade, headed by Locksley and the jovial Friar, who, taking ready and effectual part in the fray, soon disposed of the ruffians, all of whom lay on the spot dead or mortally
One fell in the attempt, and was instantly despatched; another received a death-blow in the back as he was descending; a third, Stephen Weekes, the armorer, was mortally
wounded as he was getting down the hatchway.
A few days later he was out with Manuel on what should have been forty-fathom bottom, but the whole length of the roding ran out, and still the anchor found nothing, and Harvey grew mortally
afraid, for that his last touch with earth was lost.
I moved along the passage between the dead wall and the black-and- white marble elevation of the staircase with hushed footsteps, as though there had been a mortally
sick person somewhere in the house.
Which was the character of Adrian the Emperor; that mortally
envied poets, and painters, and artificers, in works wherein he had a vein to excel.
The other two officers were not dead or mortally
wounded, but Macbride lay with a broken leg and his ladder on top of him, evidently thrown down from the top window of the tower; while Wilson lay on his face, quite still as if stunned, with his red head among the gray and silver of the sea holly.
She dropped heavily, bounced clumsily, and smashed the hanging gallery into the fore-part, mortally
injuring Von Winterfeld, and then came down in a collapsing heap after dragging for some moments.
But if your father is mortally
sick you'll send the valet away and attend to your father with your own unpracticed, awkward hands, and will soothe him better than a skilled man who is a stranger could.
Only a few days after, an attempt was made to stab him, in which he was severely although not mortally