The holders of the lists occupied the end which was nearest to the city gate.
The prince nodded, and the trumpets rang out, while the champions rode forth one after the other, each meeting his opponent in the centre of the lists.
It's foolish, I dare say, to be so thoughtful of the welfare of other people, but that's my constitution, and I can't help it; so don't blame me, Isaac List.
cried Isaac List rapturously, 'the pleasures of winning
Father brought the paper home from Bright River not ten minutes ago--it came out on the afternoon train, you know, and won't be here till tomorrow by mail--and when I saw the pass list I just rushed over like a wild thing.
Well now, I always said it," said Matthew, gazing at the pass list delightedly.
The iron tower and the gorgeous bedquilt came cumbrously but gracefully pirouetting down the lists, and we tripped lightly up to meet them.
The bugles rang again; and we separated and rode to the ends of the lists, and took position.
Just inside the door a number of notices were pinned up, lists
of lectures, football fixtures, and the like; and these he looked at idly, trying to seem at his ease.
From the entrance into the lists, a gently sloping passage, ten yards in breadth, led up to the platform on which the tents were pitched.
The northern access to the lists terminated in a similar entrance of thirty feet in breadth, at the extremity of which was a large enclosed space for such knights as might be disposed to enter the lists with the challengers, behind which were placed tents containing refreshments of every kind for their accommodation, with armourers, tarriers, and other attendants, in readiness to give their services wherever they might be necessary.
In arranging his clothes, while travelling, he had seen similar lists
to these in the prisoner's pockets, over and over again.