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He seized it by the pommel, and endeavored to hold it firm, but in vain; and had just time to save himself by clasping old Gunpowder round the neck, when the saddle fell to the earth, and he heard it trampled under foot by his pursuer.
Didst notice the night that he returned from the chambers of O-Mai and was boasting of his exploit, that when he would summon slaves to bring wine he reached for his dagger to strike the gong with its pommel as is always his custom?
The rider was a stern-faced man, hard of mouth and dry of eye, with a heavy sword clanking at his side, and a stiff white bundle swathed in linen balanced across the pommel of his saddle.
From the Woods, on a roan horse, carbine across pommel, rode the young man with the quick black eyes.
He put the carbine away in its boot, mounted, and waited impatiently, balancing the shirt of apples on the pommel.
A bullet went through his hat, but he was unaware, though he did know when another tore through the apples on the pommel.
His rein-hand was on the pommel, and her free hand went out and softly rested on his.
A stone, set like a pommel, in the end of the dagger's handle, flashed in the torchlight, as he turned on me, like a gleam of fire.
His well-executed routines were impressive and helped him achieve high scores of 13 on pommels and 11.
He said: "It was tremendous to beat older gymnasts on pommels and parallel bars for the first time.
Wilson was the first to go, getting caught up in the pommels before finally dropping off.