Jones did not think fit to acquaint the serjeant with his design; though he might have done it with great safety, for the halberdier
was himself a man of honour, and had killed his man.
He beat a retreat toward the market, but there he met Planchet with his halberdiers; their halberds were leveled at him threateningly.
The twenty men marched straight toward the barrier, but from behind the beams, from among the wagon-wheels and from the heights of the rocks a terrible fusillade burst forth and at the same time Planchet's halberdiers appeared at the corner of the Cemetery of the Innocents, and Louvieres's bourgeois at the corner of the Rue de la Monnaie.
They were the eyes of giant crustacea crouched in their holes; giant lobsters setting themselves up like halberdiers
, and moving their claws with the clicking sound of pincers; titanic crabs, pointed like a gun on its carriage; and frightful-looking poulps, interweaving their tentacles like a living nest of serpents.
All at once, in the midst of this delicious silence, there resounded a clear ringing laugh, which caused several of the halberdiers
in the enjoyment of their siesta to open at least one eye.
First came a dozen drummers, who understood pretty well how to handle their instruments; then came halberdiers
, and some armed with cross-bows.
, clad in black, guarded the drawbridge, and others, in the same sad livery, glided to and fro upon the walls with a funereal pace, resembling spectres more than soldiers.
Its entrance was guarded by a force of halberdiers
with the armorial bearings of the bishop.
Apthorpe's company at the Halberdier
mess offering Tickeridge just
Other acclaimed paintings, including Portrait of a Halberdier
and Portrait of Carlo Neroni, will also be shown alongside their preparatory drawings.
Miller Cameron, of Collin, was Halberdier
from 1977 to 1989 and loved his role: "A lot of hard work goes into Guid Nychburris and it is about bringing the community together.