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We traveled pretty fast, and finally drew rein some time after dark at a roadside inn some ten or twelve miles from the scene of our troubles.
Carried away by the heat and madness of fight, the English knight never drew rein, but charged straight on into the array of the knights of Calatrava.
Impressed with the light and space after the huddled streets of London, he clattered over a splendid bridge up an incline and drew rein to consult his notes.