When I was girding
up my loins to doubt this, I found out that Tannenwald in this instance was a man's name.
him with the sword the worthy lady said to him, "May God make your worship a very fortunate knight, and grant you success in battle.
But Ulysses lost no time in girding
on his sword, and hanging his bow and quiver over his shoulders, and.
We were not very early risers--the sun would be shooting his golden spikes above the Happar mountain, ere I threw aside my tappa robe, and girding
my long tunic about my waist, sallied out with Fayaway and Kory-Kory, and the rest of the household, and bent my steps towards the stream.
He ignored the chuckling, grinning, girding
black boys, who, but for the fact that he was under the terrible aegis of the big fella white marster, would have delighted to kill and eat the puppy who, in the process of training, was proving a most capable nigger-chaser.
He moved slowly, but he moved in reality, girding
himself with rifle, ammunition, matches, and a pack of twenty pounds of moose- meat.
He has learned that way of girding
at us in France, I suppose.
It raced to meet the ship, and, with a pause, as of girding
the loins, the Nan-Shan lifted her bows and leaped.
At the same time, celebrants were girding
for future battles.
Through "Root Women," "Conjure Woman," "Shadow Man," and other projections of memory and pure imagination, the poet practices "disremembering" a history plagued by violent oppression, girding
the spirit against the painful past.
scrap dealers are girding
themselves for a steady increase in demand for ferrous scrap metal.