He peddled off like Lance Armstrong.
Note the wooden castle on a mound, and the knight handing over the keys on his lance tip.
With the discovery of the Lance, which became as it were a Provençal asset, Count Raymund assumes a new importance.
Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
A free lance, an independent, a journalist, or a preacher, without definite political affiliations, may create public opinion, but a legislator or an administrator must belong to a party.
The true Baggara tribesmen employ oxen as saddle and pack animals, carry no shield, and though many possess firearms the customary weapons are lance and sword.
Linguet, however, continued his career of free lance, now attacking and now supporting the government, in the Annales politiques, civiles et litteraires, published from 1777 to 1792, first at London, then at Brussels and finally at Paris.
She had often an acute pain in her side, and fancied that an angel came to her with a lance tipped with fire, which he struck into her heart.
Firdousi accepted the challenge, and the three poets having previously agreed upon three rhyming words to which a fourth could not be found in the Persian language, 'Ansari began "Thy beauty eclipses the light of the sun"; Farrakhi added "The rose with thy cheek would comparison shun"; 'Asjadi continued "Thy glances pierce through the mailed warrior's johsun"; 1 and Firdousi, without a moment's hesitation, completed the quatrain "Like the lance of fierce Giv in his fight with Poshun."
The cavalry weapons are a straight sword (that of the heavy cavalry is illustrated in the article SWORD), a bamboo lance and the Lebel carbine.
The usual attributes of Athena were the helmet, the aegis, the round shield with the head of Medusa in the centre, the lance, an olive branch, the owl, the cock and the snake.
They had, besides, the lance, the club, sometimes studded with pebbles, and the javelin, and they seem to have known the shield.
Alvaro too was a master of all the accomplishments the king admired - a fine horseman, a skilful lance and a writer of court verse.
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In works of contemporary art Averroes is at one time the comrade of Mahomet and Antichrist; at another he lies with Arius and Sabellius, vanquished by the lance of St Thomas.
As Apollo Agyieus he was shown by a simple conic pillar; the Apollo of Amyclae was a pillar of bronze surmounted by a helmeted head, with extended arms carrying lance and bow.
So far, however, energy and Successes v i g i lance made them successful.
as once and lonce, onza and lonza respectively, and it is usually explained as being due to the confusion of the 1 with the article, lance and lonza being changed to Ponce or l'onza, and the l subsequently dropped.
He is the Christian emperor directly inspired by angels; his sword Joyeuse contained the point of the lance used in the Passion; his standard was Romaine, the banner of St Peter, which, as the oriflamme of Saint Denis, was later to be borne in battle before the kings of France; and in 1164 Charles was canonized at the desire of the emperor Frederick I.
5 " If we sum up the principal ensigns of knighthood, ancient and modern, we shall find they have been or are a horse, gold ring, shield and lance, a belt and sword, gilt spurs and a gold chain or collar."
In a charge the infantry also might employ lance and dagger; but the essential point was that the archers should be mobile and their use of the bow unhampered.
It was in the ranks of the Provencals, where the religiosity of Count Raymund seems to have extended to his followers, that these phenomena appeared; and they culminated in the discovery of the Holy Lance, which had pierced the side of the Saviour.
As early as the 8th century the laws of the Langobard King Aistulf distinguished three classes of merchants (negotiantes), among whom the majores et potentes were required to keep themselves provided with horse, lance, shield and a cuirass.
was chosen German king in 1002 he met the Saxons at Merseburg, and on promising to observe their laws Bernard gave him the sacred lance, thus entrusting Saxony to his care.
Its antiquity is attested by the symbol and formula used in its procedure, the lance (hasta) as the sign of true ownership, the oath or wager (sacramentum), the ancient formula for recovery of property or assertion of liberty.
All three flags were of such a size as to be conveniently attached to and carried on a lance, and were emblazoned with the arms or some portion of the bearings of their owners.
The armament of the infantry is Martini-Henry rifle and bayonet; of the cavalry, lance, sword and carbine.
Montgomerys lance saved the Protestants for the time being.
lance shaped leaves around 3 " long.
notably Martinique, Guadaloupe and Santa Lucia, where it is known as the "Fer de Lance"; Mexicans call it "rabo de hueso" or bone-tail, on account of the curiously coloured and spike-like tip of the tail.
The ophidians are also very numerous, ranging from the comparatively harmless boa-constrictor to the deadly " palanca " or " fer de lance " (Lachesis lanceolatus) and rattlesnake (Crotalus), of which there are several species.
The manners and sentiments of the 15th century are made to harmonize with the classical legends after the fashion of the Italian pre-Raphaelite painters, who equipped Jewish warriors with knightly lance and armour.
Troopers are armed with lance, sword and carbine (for which in 1908 the substitution of a short rifle with bayonet was suggested).
In Indian art he is represented as a man with four arms and hands; in two he holds a lance and in the third a thunderbolt.
In February of 2009, Lance Armstrong was in Sacramento for the Amgen Tour of California.
Lance posted a photo of the bike in a Twitter "twitpic," with a caption stating "There is only one like it in the world therefore hard to pawn it off.
He instituted in 1354 the festival of the Holy Lance.
The lance was fixed in a wooden shaft for throwing, and held in by a checkcord from flying too far if it missed the animal (P.N.
Public opinion in England was strongly O,~~iam~ impressed by the fact that the Egyptian garrisons of batEles of Tokar and Sinkat were perishing within striking dis- El Teb and Lance of the Red Sea littoral.
The Scottish centre fought like Paladin's, and James, breaking out in their front, hewed his way to within a lance's length of Surrey, as that leader himself avers.
of the Neva), was fought on the banks of the Neva (July 15,1240) against the famous Swedish statesman, Birger Jarl, whom he utterly defeated, besides wounding him with his lance.
At times this monster is also depicted lying vanquished at his feet, and occasionally the monster with the lance or the lance alone is reproduced instead of the god himself.
They grow in the upper axils of the linear or lance shaped, deep green arching leaves.
Lance Sergeant Jason Sumner, of the 1st battalion Scots Guards, played the lament Flowers of the Forest.
Carlist officers were armed with lance like the troopers.
Ryan is a Lance Corporal in the Slough Company of the Boys Brigade and he is a keen cook.
He used a lance that had a devastating effect in a forward direction.
"The fashion of Greek fire was such that it came to us as great as a tun of verjuice, and the fiery tail of it was as big as a mighty lance; it made such noise in the coming that it seemed like the thunder from heaven, and looked like a dragon flying through the air; so great a light did it throw that throughout the host men saw as though it were day for the light it threw."
From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.
Francis and his gendarmes were the outpost line of the French army, and remained all night mounted, lance in hand and helmet on head.
He gives an ecclesiastic's account of the First Crusade, and is specially full on the spiritualistic phenomena which accompanied and followed the finding of the Holy Lance.
On the 30th of June 1559, when tilting with the count of Montgomery, Henry was wounded in the temple by a lance.
The people of the district to which the candidate belonged were called together; his qualifications for the privileges about to be conferred upon him were inquired into; and, if he were deemed fitted and worthy to receive them, his chief, his father, or one of his near kinsmen presented him with a shield and a lance.
Sedgewick has been made an unpaid lance corporal and I have lost him for good.
They arrested former lance corporal Leslie Skinner who had been a training instructor at the camp.
horseback with a lance.
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One of them carries a lance which would knock one of the others onto his back every time they passed.
I consider we are making a real sacrifice when we decide to break a lance with these opponents.
A target was erected and the Page would mount a wooden ' horse ' on wheels holding a lance.
It has lance shaped leaves around 3 " long.
Cathy spoke about her life as a free lance.
lance corporal Leslie Skinner who had been a training instructor at the camp.
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This Bio Green Water Wand is a heavy duty spray lance designed to let you water hard to reach areas with ease and accuracy.
I think the best option would be a steam lance.
oxygen lance A steel tube, consumed during cutting, through which cutting oxygen passes, for the cutting or boring of holes.
sabrey carried a lance, flintlock pistol and light cavalry saber.
The little satyrs have stolen his lance - a joke to show that he is now disarmed.
The three lance shaped outer sepals are a soft green.
Amy shows Lance the joys of whipped cream, a rather steamy situation.
The flowering stem has twisted, lance shaped leaves arranged in a spiral or scattered around the stem.
The accident kills the son of the local storekeeper (Lance Henriksen ).
Use a foam lance to cover all surfaces with foam, scrub walls and floor to remove stubborn soiling.
Although, in general, he adhered to the evolution theory, he was a free lance in thought.
As pope, he addressed a fruitless summons to Christendom to unite in a crusade against the infidels, and concluded in 1489 a treaty with Bayezid II., agreeing in consideration of an annual payment of 40,000 ducats and the gift of the Holy Lance, to detain the sultan's fugitive brother Jem in close confinement in the Vatican.
With the discovery of the Lance, which became as it were a ProvenÃ§al asset, Count Raymund assumes a new importance.
It was during the siege of Arca that Peter Bartholomew, to whom the vision of the Holy Lance had first appeared, was subjected, with no definite result, to the ordeal of fire - the hard-headed Normans doubting the genuine character of any Provencal vision, the more when, as in this case, it turned to the political advantage of the Provencals.
The refusal of Raymund meant the choice of Godfrey of Bouillon, who had, as we have seen, become prominent since the siege of Arca; and Godfrey accordingly became - not king, but "advocate of the Holy Sepulchre," while a few days afterwards Arnulf, the chaplain of Robert of Normandy, and one of the sceptics in the matter of the Holy Lance, became "vicar" of the vacant patriarchate.
Of games the young Moors play a great number; the principal one is a kind of football, more like that of Siam and Burma than that of England; wrestling and fencing are popular, but the chief amusement of the adult Moors is the "powder-play" (la ` ab el bariid), which consists of a type of military tournament, the horsemen going through lance and musket exercises or charging in review fashion, firing volleys as they gallop. Other recreations much in favour throughout Morocco are music, singing, jugglery, snake-charming and acrobatic performances.
None the less, till Marathon the Persians were successful in discomfiting every enemy before he could close, whether that enemy consisted of similarly accoutred bowmen (as the Medes), of cavalry armed with the lance (as the Lydians), or of heavily armoured warriors (as the Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks).
In a third version, that of Diu Crone, a long and confused romance, the origin of which has not been determined, the Grail appears as a reliquary, in which the Host is presented to the king, who once a year partakes alike of it and of the blood which flows from the lance.
Raymond Lully, in a dialogue with an infidel thinker, broke a lance in support of the orthodox doctrine, and carried on a crusade against the Arabians in every university; and a disciple of Thomas Aquinas drew up a list (De erroribus philosophorum) of the several delusions and errors of each of the thinkers from Kindi to Averroes.
The accident kills the son of the local storekeeper (Lance Henriksen).
Lance went to the game store so that he could buy the latest accoutrement he needed for his gaming system.
A racing bike will become a priority when your inner Lance Armstrong begins to show.
Hmm….what was Lance Bass doing in a Provincetown, Massachusetts gay bar with openly gay reality television star Reichen Lehmkuhl?
Lance Bass is gay…not that there's anything wrong with that.
Known throughout the world for his amazing feat of winning seven Tour de France races, Lance Armstrong was born in Dallas, Texas in 1971.
Lance is also well-known for his successful battle against testicular cancer and the yellow "Livestrong" bracelets that raised awareness for cancer.
Lance and Sheryl met at the Grand Slam for Children charity event in Las Vegas in October 2003.
Probably not if you ask Lance's wife at the time, Kristin Richards who is the mother of his three children and the woman who had seen him through his struggle with testicular cancer.
Lance and Sheryl dated for nearly two years before he proposed in August, 2005, in Sun Valley, Idaho.
When Sheryl was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after their split, Lance told USA Today that the news hit him harder than when he found out he had cancer.
With boy band mania just starting to build in the 1990s, Timberlake and friend Chris Kirkpatrick started their group *N Sync with JC Chasez (from Mouse Club), Joey Fatone and Lance Bass.
Well, there are sure to be plenty of "Bye, Bye, Bye" jokes following Lance Bass's split with reality star Reichen Lehmkuhl.
Lance Bass, 27, and The Amazing Race contestant Reichen Lehmkuhl, 32, met when Lehmkuhl was Bass's real estate agent.
No doubt this fairly high profile relationship has put Lance Bass back in the spotlight.
Lehmkuhl has extended his fifteen minutes of fame on several reality shows, and was able to get more exposure during his relationship with Lance Bass.
Ivanka was rumored to have been dating Lance Armstrong, but told People magazine, "I have tremendous respect for Lance and all he has accomplished.
The life of Lance Armstrong has been a study in perseverance and the incredible strength of determination.
Through controversy and disease, divorce and tabloid allegations, Lance has proven to be a true champion, both on the bicycle and off.
Lance was born in Plano, Texas, to Linda and Eddie Gunderson.
The marriage was shortlived, however, and the couple divorced when Lance was still a toddler.
Linda remarried Terry Armstrong soon after, and the man adopted young Lance.
Although that marriage also ended in divorce, Lance retained the Armstrong name.
Lance Armstrong took an early interest in sports and cycling, and won his first triathlon, the Iron Kids Triathlon, when he was 13.
Lance Armstrong entered the professional tournaments when he was 16.
While Lance thrived at triathlons, it was obvious that his cycling abilities surpassed his running and swimming.
In 1996, Lance's life and his career took a drastic detour when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Despite dire predictions from doctors, Lance Armstrong never accepted that he may die.
Using the same gritty determination that had already won him numerous triathlete and cycling championships, Lance threw himself into treatments and rejuvenation.
Just three years after he was diagnosed with cancer, Lance Armstrong was again cycling in professional tournaments.
Lance even traveled to France before each race to spend time on the actual trail.
Lance Armstrong married Kristin Richard in June 1997.
Lance made tabloid headlines almost immediately, with reports alleging that he was dating singer Sheryl Crow.
Allegations of drug use plagued Lance throughout much of his career.
He was named after a Dallas Cowboys football player, Lance Rentzel.
In fact, some gossip columnists have gone so far as to speculate that Jake's friendships with Matthew McConaughey and Lance Armstrong may be romantic.
Another May celebrity birthday worth celebrating is 'N Sync member James Lance Bass.
The 2007 charity was The Lance Armstrong Foundation.
With all the dancing he did as part of the boy band extraordinaire NSYNC, does anyone else thing that Lance Bass has a bit of an advantage?
Love life: She has dated several celebrities including Lance Armstrong, Owen Wilson, Kid Rock and Eric Clapton.
Health: Just days after her split with Lance Armstrong, Sheryl Crow underwent surgery for breast cancer.
"Who is Lance Armstrong dating?" is one of the more popular questions on various celebrity websites these days, and it should be.
Lance Armstrong is a professional road racing cyclist for UCI ProTeam Team Astana.
Lance Armstrong supposedly retired from racing at the end of the 2005 season, but announced in 2008, that he would return to the cycling circuit just in time for the 2009 season.
Before Lance Armstrong started his current string of dates, he was married to Kristin Richards from May 8, 1998 to December 2003.
Sheryl Crow: From October 2003 to February 2006, Lance Armstrong and singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow were inseparable.
Kate Hudson: In one of Lance Armstrong's most highly publicized relationships since Sheryl Crow, he and actress Kate Hudson were seen hand-in-hand on more than one occasion.
No one really knows why Lance Armstrong has dated and broken up with several women over the last few years.
Lance Armstrong's girlfriend is pregnant with what will be his fourth child.
Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is not only training for his return to professional cycling, he's also boning up on his baby skills.
The reason for the stockpile was due to the fact that doctors believed that after his chemotherapy treatments Lance would be infertile.
Lance and girlfriend Anna reportedly got pregnant the "old fashioned way" and did not use any artificial means to conceive.
The two met via Armstrong's work with his charity The Lance Armstrong Foundation.
Lance Armstrong is one of the most well-known celebrity cancer survivors, due to his tireless efforts to raise funds and awareness for the disease.
Lorenzo Lamas is best known for his role as Lance on the 80's prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
In 1971, her husband Lance Rentzel, who played for the Dallas Cowboys, was arrested and charged with indecent exposure.
Fishel is not currently dating, but she has been linked in the past to N'Sync band member Lance Bass, and her Boy Meets World co-star Ben Savage.
Delight your favorite child with a tee shirt decorated with the likeness of his favorite character like DJ Lance or Broobee.
The cast includes characters like the neon-orange clad DJ Lance Rock and his imaginary monster friends.
The now famous silicone wristbands were created by the Lance Armstrong Foundation in support of the famous cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong.
Lance Armstrong inspired many to get on the bike and head for those rugged hills.
Livestrong / Lance Armstrong Foundation collection comes in Straight Jacket and Flak Jacket styles.
You also have one main enemy-or one main nemesis group-called Crimson Lance who is hired by one of the planet's corporations to uphold a possible martial law on Pandora.
The biggest American names attached are Lance Bass of N'Sync and Mandy Moore, who plays Aeris Gainsborough.
Sometimes the doctor may lance a bulging eardrum and place a tympanostomy tube in it to relieve pain and pressure and allow the ear infection to drain before spontaneous rupture occurs.
What do Barack Obama, Michael Phelps, Lance Armstrong, and actor Benjamin Bratt have in common?
Oregon Series Lance Armstrong 4: Collaboration with Lance Armstrong can only yield a timepiece that oozes excellence.
Inspirational speaker Lance Secretan explains in this video how and why his organization uses the expression.
A few have dance training thanks to their career background (such as boy band singer Lance Bass), but most have never set foot on a dance floor, making for some great outtakes and behind the scenes footage on each episode.
Lamas' big break came in 1980 when he won the role of Lance on the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
Soon it is down to Ripley, Newt, the android Bishop (played by Lance Henriksen) and Corporal Hicks (Michael Beihn, who also played soldier of the future Kyle Reese in Cameron's earlier Terminator) to get away.
On Smallville, Huffman portrays Dinah Lance (The Black Canary) and has appeared frequently since 2007.
If you've ever had the desire to ride with Lance Armstrong, you can do it vicariously by becoming a follower of the Lance Armstrong Twitter page.
Lance Armstrong is a professional road racing cyclist that was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer on October 2, 1996.
Armstrong is the founder of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, otherwise known as Livestrong, a non-profit organization that raises money for cancer research.
A recent article on Time Magazine's website lists Lance Armstrong as one of the top 10 celebrity tweeters, though the article describes the Lance Armstrong Twitter page as "monotonous."
Apparently, Lance is big on plugging products and drinking coffee.
As of October 13th, 2009 the Lance Armstrong Twitter page had over two million followers, though it's interesting to note that Lance is only following 120 people.
In October of 2009, a Daily News Article reported that Lance Armstrong used his Twitter account to dismiss reports that French authorities are investigating syringes handled by his Tour de France cycling team.
During the 2009 Tour de France, Lance Armstrong created a diary on Twitter.
After coming in second in the July 8th race from Le Cap d'Agde to Perpignan, Lance told his Twitter followers that he was "On the massage table.
Lance Armstrong's loyal Twitter followers formed a Facebook group called "One Million Citizens Looking for Lance Armstrong's Stolen Bike."
The principal weapons of the Irish soldiers were a lance, a sword and a shield; though prior to the Anglo-Norman invasion they had adopted the battle-axe from the Scandinavians.
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