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There was a steel head-piece, a cuirass, a gorget and greaves, with a pair of gauntlets and a sword hanging beneath; all, and especially the helmet and breastplate, so highly burnished as to glow with white radiance, and scatter an illumination everywhere about upon the floor.
You, Alan, you must change him, and everything that belongs to him, into a handful of ashes that I may scatter in the air.
An Indian grazing ground is all rocks and scrub and tussocks and little ravines, among which the herds scatter and disappear.
In vain the Persian protested against the wrong he did himself; he continued to scatter with the same lavish hand.
Then you must instantly seize your bag, and scatter the bread-crumbs among them.
Whether the telephone does most to concentrate population, or to scatter it, is a question that has not yet been examined.
I have now got to tear up my garments, to scatter about my armour, knock my head against these rocks, and more of the same sort of thing, which thou must witness.
Up went the sun at last out of a bank of clouds that were already disbanding in the east; a herald wind had already sprung up to sweep the leafy earth and scatter the congregated dewdrops.
For instance, to scatter seed is called sowing: but the action of the sun in scattering his rays is nameless.
IT had been the intention of Captain Bonneville, in descending along Snake River, to scatter his trappers upon the smaller streams.
The spell of the fair wind has a subtle power to scatter a white-winged company of ships looking all the same way, each with its white fillet of tumbling foam under the bow.
The houses finally leap the wall of Philip Augustus, and scatter joyfully over the plain, without order, and all askew, like runaways.