"Lord Steyne is really too bad," Lady Slingstone
said, "but everybody goes, and of course I shall see that my girls come to no harm." "His lordship is a man to whom I owe much, everything in life," said the Right Reverend Doctor Trail, thinking that the Archbishop was rather shaky, and Mrs.
Upon dispatching the towering braggart with a well-aimed slingstone
, David uses Goliath's sword to decapitate his fallen foe (I Sam.
They include the noble but suspiciously cheesy Duchess of Stilton, Duc de la Gruyere, Marchioness of Cheshire, Marchese Stracchino and Comte de Brie; the exotic Turkish Papoosh Pasha (attended by the grilled Kibob Bey) and the Indian Bobbachy Bahawder; and the degraded Wagg, Fogey, Slingstone
and murderous Macbeth.
); Reich and Brandl 1985: 49 and 53 fig.
Imagining a hero On some muddy compound, His gift like a slingstone
Whirled for the desperate.
No datable remains were found, only slingstones
, querns and stone pestles and mortars, which suggests that, unlike many hillforts in North Wales, this site was not reoccupied in the late Roman period.
Slings & Slingstones
: The Forgotten Weapons of Oceania and the Americas.
The arrow cannot make it flee: slingstones
, for it, are turned to chaff; Clubs are counted as chaff; it laughs of javelins....