But the swords were drawn back from him and he was at once blindfolded
They were then blindfolded
, and Don Quixote, finding himself settled to his satisfaction, felt for the peg, and the instant he placed his fingers on it, all the duennas and all who stood by lifted up their voices exclaiming, "God guide thee, valiant knight!
He sees his enemy: horsemen sitting motionless, with long spears in rest, upon blindfolded
broken-down nags, lean and starved, fit only for sport and sacrifice, then the carrion-heap.
It threw its warning shadow across our path for years, and our statesmen deliberately turned their heads the other way or walked blindfolded
. Not only our statesmen, mind, but our people, our English people.
"They are blindfolded so that they may not see the bull," said Luis Cervallos.
That must be why it is blindfolded, so that it shall not see the bull coming to gore it."
"Were they blindfolded like this horse?" asked John Harned.
A large roped ring is made, into which are introduced a dozen or so of big boys and young men who mean to play; these are carefully blinded and turned loose into the ring, and then a man is introduced not blindfolded; with a bell hung round his neck, and his two hands tied behind him.
I see I must skip the wrestling; and the boys jumping in sacks, and rolling wheelbarrows blindfolded; and the donkey-race, and the fight which arose thereout, marring the otherwise peaceful "veast;" and the frightened scurrying away of the female feast-goers, and descent of Squire Brown, summoned by the wife of one of the combatants to stop it; which he wouldn't start to do till he had got on his top-boots.
"`"Sir," said the president, "you have been invited to join this assembly -- you were not forced here; it was proposed to you to come blindfolded
-- you accepted.
I have only been blindfolded; I have only been strangled; I have only been thrown flat on my back, on a very thin carpet, covering a particularly hard floor.
"My dear Rachel, they blindfolded me before I could see their faces.