Usage examples for spear

  1. " I will promise thee," said he, " to yield to him, if he promise to do me no harm; but if he refuse, I will release myself with my sword and spear." – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  2. And do ye know what is the spear that I demanded? – The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland by T. W. Rolleston
  3. So he being struck by the spear- point fulfilled the saying of the dream. – The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2) by Herodotus
  4. This giant soldier carried a great spear and shield. – The Beacon Second Reader by James H. Fassett
  5. If men are needed, each man is ready and each spear is waiting. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  6. Burl hung on desperately to the end of his spear. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  7. All a time that boy sing out, 'Pull out spear. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  8. " Defend thee, then," cried out Sir Tristram, and came upon him swiftly with his spear in rest. – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  9. Or perhaps it was a spear or a knife that struck me in the eye, I do not know. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  10. Beyond the door the passage ran straight as a war spear, and it soon became evident to the ape- man that it had already led him beyond the outer walls of the temple. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  11. Spear- heads of mulga wood. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  12. Take a spear, Bangu, and we will fight." – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  13. Its type is the first spear of grass. – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  14. I had seen, too, a spear flash across the space of open water and cut down one of the men. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  15. It was evidently the intention of the natives to run him out and then spear him to death- but an unexpected happening put an end to this method of elephant hunting. – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  16. Teunis had to get his majesty's meals, and nothing was ever cooked right; and then the royal army got after the steward with spear handles. – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln
  17. Then Athene came near to the old man, and said, " Laertes, pray thou first to Athene and Father Zeus, and then cast thy spear." – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  18. Revenge is stamped upon my spear, And blood my battle- cry! – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  19. In a few minutes she came back, bringing with her a long spear. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid