The animal he bestrode
was a broken-down plow-horse, that had outlived almost everything but its viciousness.
Only the girl was cool--the girl and the half-naked savage who bestrode
the neck of his mighty mount and grinned at the exciting spectacle chance had staked for his enjoyment.
it as a lion in the pride of strength, with shield and spear before him and a cry of battle on his lips resolute to kill the first that should dare face him.
The sign was suspended from a common ale-house post, and represented the figure of a horseman, armed with sabre and pistols, and surmounted by a bear-skin cap, with a fiery animal that he bestrode
One, it happened, bestrode
Tom's house, which looked still more retiring and apologetic beneath its immensity; and another giant stood just inside the corner of his garden, which was still not built upon and unchanged, except for a couple of advertisement boards, one recommending a two-and-sixpenny watch, and one a nerve restorer.
All were sitting or standing quietly about the walls, with the exception of one huge warrior who bestrode
a great thoat in the very center of the room, and all were motionless.
Doctor Battius bestrode
Asinus; and, notwithstanding the brief interruption, in half the time we have taken to relate it, the whole party was prepared to move.
Sparsit's tea was just set for her on a pert little table, with its tripod of legs in an attitude, which she insinuated after office-hours, into the company of the stern, leathern-topped, long board-table that bestrode
the middle of the room.
The Englishman bestrode
the world with supreme self-confidence.
Woods is a shadow of the former self which bestrode
the historic links in 2005 and 2010 (finishing 19-under and 14-under respectively).
Before his reputation was trashed, Mosley bestrode
Formula One as president of the FIA.
Whereas there was a time not long ago when writers such as John Updike, Saul Bellow and Norman Mailer would have bestrode
the superpower, today the rankings feature the likes of Christina Aguilera and Justin Bieber's "talent manager".