1-17) Ares, exceeding in strength, chariot-rider, golden- helmed, doughty
in heart, shield-bearer, Saviour of cities, harnessed in bronze, strong of arm, unwearying, mighty with the spear, O defence of Olympus, father of warlike Victory, ally of Themis, stern governor of the rebellious, leader of righteous men, sceptred King of manliness, who whirl your fiery sphere among the planets in their sevenfold courses through the aether wherein your blazing steeds ever bear you above the third firmament of heaven; hear me, helper of men, giver of dauntless youth!
He was a doughty
warrior and found a deep joy in battle.
WHILE Captain Bonneville and his men are sojourning among the Nez Perces, on Salmon River, we will inquire after the fortunes of those doughty
rivals of the Rocky Mountains and American Fur Companies, who started off for the trapping grounds to the north-northwest.
a meet conveyance for the crusader, whose doughty
arm was to reconquer the Holy Sepulchre!'' And he laughed scornfully.
No more doughty
nor daring was Columbus, venturing all that he was to the unknown, than was Jerry in venturing this jungle-darkness of black Malaita.
I understand that you belittle all sentiments of generosity and kindliness, but I do not, and I can convince your most doughty
warrior that these characteristics are not incompatible with an ability to fight."
And so it was that a score of the fleetest and most doughty
warriors of the tribe set out in pursuit of Korak and Akut but a few minutes after they had left the scene of The Killer's many depredations.
Years ago, when I used to wander of an evening from the fireside to the pleasant land of fairy-tales, I met a doughty
knight and true.
His title of Captain of the Kaolian Road explained his timely presence in the heart of the savage forest, for every highway upon Barsoom is patrolled by doughty
warriors of the noble class, nor is there any service more honorable than this lonely and dangerous duty in the less frequented sections of the domains of the red men of Barsoom.
Here is one you will be glad to meet--a doughty
panthan--" He hesitated.
Besides, Romance had gilded him, this doughty
, rough-hewn adventurer of the North, this man of many deeds and many millions, who had come down out of the Arctic to wrestle and fight so masterfully with the men of the South.
"From this spot I will not rise, valiant and doughty
knight, until your goodness and courtesy grant me a boon, which will redound to the honour and renown of your person and render a service to the most disconsolate and afflicted damsel the sun has seen; and if the might of your strong arm corresponds to the repute of your immortal fame, you are bound to aid the helpless being who, led by the savour of your renowned name, hath come from far distant lands to seek your aid in her misfortunes."