I'll come, Teddy, rain or shine, and march before you, playing `Hail the conquering
hero comes' on a jew's-harp.
Every successive struggle brought them nearer to the verge, where Duncan perceived the final and conquering
effort must be made.
The starred and stately nights seemed haughty dames in jewelled velvets, nursing at home in lonely pride, the memory of their absent conquering
Earls, the golden helmeted suns
I see a band of spirits bright, That taste the glories there; They all are robed in spotless white, And conquering
palms they bear.
The widow followed their conquering
march with a proud eye, and every now and then Rowena said to herself with deep satisfaction, "And to think they are ours--all ours
The sparkle of her eyes, glow of her cheeks, sheen of her falling hair, passed unnoticed in the all- conquering
charm of the rose-colored garment.
But I must be more in want of a friend, or an agreeable companion, than I have yet been, to take the trouble of conquering
any body's reserve to procure one.
For as for rubbing furniture, when you can once see your face in a table there's nothing else to look for; but there's always something fresh with the dairy; for even in the depths o' winter there's some pleasure in conquering
the butter, and making it come whether or no.
And should I at your harmless innocence Melt, as I doe, yet public reason just, Honour and Empire with revenge enlarg'd, By conquering
this new World, compels me now To do what else though damnd I should abhorre.
But, instead of proposals for conquering
that magnanimous nation, I rather wish they were in a capacity, or disposition, to send a sufficient number of their inhabitants for civilizing Europe, by teaching us the first principles of honour, justice, truth, temperance, public spirit, fortitude, chastity, friendship, benevolence, and fidelity.
Very likely," answered Sancho, "though I do not know it; all I know is that since we have been knights-errant, or since your worship has been one (for I have no right to reckon myself one of so honourable a number) we have never won any battle except the one with the Biscayan, and even out of that your worship car-ne with half an ear and half a helmet the less; and from that till now it has been all cudgellings and more cudgellings, cuffs and more cuffs, I getting the blanketing over and above, and falling in with enchanted persons on whom I cannot avenge myself so as to know what the delight, as your worship calls it, of conquering
an enemy is like.
One concerns the rector of Alencon, who had formerly taken the constitutional oath, and who was now conquering
the repugnance of the Catholics by a display of the highest virtues.