and slowly and stiffly the old creature rose, and got her basket on her head again; but before she went out, she looked at the quadroon girt
, who still stood playing with her ear-drops.
And how strange is this marvel, and how awful -- that to the one per- ception it is enchanted and dight in a base and shame- ful aspect; yet to the perception of the other it is not enchanted, hath suffered no change, but stands firm and stately still, girt
with its moat and waving its ban- ners in the blue air from its towers.
The door accordingly was opened; and the hermit, a large, strong-built man, in his sackcloth gown and hood, girt
with a rope of rushes, stood before the knight.
After dinner the squire and the doctor sat by the captain's side awhile in consultation; and when they had talked to their hearts' content, it being then a little past noon, the doctor took up his hat and pistols, girt
on a cutlass, put the chart in his pocket, and with a musket over his shoulder crossed the palisade on the north side and set off briskly through the trees.
Eighty poles, each of one foot high, were erected for this purpose, and very strong cords, of the bigness of packthread, were fastened by hooks to many bandages, which the workmen had girt
round my neck, my hands, my body, and my legs.
Meanwhile one of the carriers who were in the inn thought fit to water his team, and it was necessary to remove Don Quixote's armour as it lay on the trough; but he seeing the other approach hailed him in a loud voice, "O thou, whoever thou art, rash knight that comest to lay hands on the armour of the most valorous errant that ever girt
on sword, have a care what thou dost; touch it not unless thou wouldst lay down thy life as the penalty of thy rashness.
A blanket of scarlet, or some other bright color, hangs from his shoulders, and is girt
around his waist with a red sash, in which he bestows his pistols, knife, and the stem of his Indian pipe; preparations either for peace or war.
First he put a waistband round him and then he gave him some well-cut thongs of ox-hide; the two men being now girt
went into the middle of the ring, and immediately fell to; heavily indeed did they punish one another and lay about them with their brawny fists.
The loins of the warrior were girt
about with heavy folds of a dark-coloured tappa, hanging before and behind in clusters of braided tassels, while anklets and bracelets of curling human hair completed his unique costume.
He waited idly for a few minutes, expecting to see them hurry up the line girt
For reverence is that, wherewith princes are girt
from God; who threateneth the dissolving thereof; Solvam cingula regum.
The shape of some monstrous villainy, half seen, half guessed, loomed through the darkness which had girt
me so long.