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16th century action addition ages altogether amongst ancient appears arms and armour army arrows artillery attached ball battle belt blade blows body Brasses bronze called cannon carried caused century charge close complete consequence consideration considered continued covered cross-bow cuirass decoration defence described desired discharged distinct early effect effigies enemy England English engraved equipment evident examples existence fact figures fire fixed foot force France French front give Greek guard hand head held helm hilt Homer important infantry introduced iron Italy kind knights known lance length less lower manner means metal middle military NOTE original passed period pieces pike plate possible present protection rank remarkable represented rifled Roman round seen shield short shoulders side soldiers sometimes spear stone sword true variety various warriors weapon worn
Page 195 - And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal.
Page 197 - Marks and Monograms on European and Oriental Pottery and Porcelain, with Historical Notices of each Manufactory, preceded by an Introductory Essay on the Vasa Fictilia of the Greek, Romano- British, and Medieval Eras, 7th edition, revised and considerably augmented, with upwards of 3000 potters' marks and illustrations, royal 8vo, cloth extra, gilt top, A1 '5s.
Page 198 - Arms and Armour, in Antiquity and the Middle Ages; also a Descriptive Notice of Modern Weapons. Translated from the French of MP LACOMBE, and with a Preface, Notes, and One Additional Chapter on Arms and Armour in England, by CHARLES BOUTELL, MA, Author of "English Heraldry.
Page 202 - INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF THE HOSTILITY OF THE CHURCH OF ROME TO FREEMASONRY, and an Inquiry into Freemasonry as it Was, and Is : with Criticism as to how far the Order fulfils its Functions, by Author of "TextBook of Freemasonry,
Page 202 - OF ADVANCED FREEMASONRY, containing, for the self-instruction of Candidates, the COMPLETE RITUALS of the HIGHER DEGREES, viz., Royal Ark Mariners, Mark Master, Royal Arch, Red Cross of Rome and Constantinople, Knights...
Page 103 - who in a single minute was unable to draw and discharge his bow twelve times with a range of 240 yards, and who in these twelve shots once missed his man, was very lightly esteemed." It is doubtful whether, at so great a distance, an arrow could have struck its mark with sufficient force to penetrate a knight's surcoat and hauberk of mail ; but it would kill his horse, which was not yet provided with defensive armour, and this was the very circumstance which caused that change in tactics which has...
Page 202 - TEXT-BOOK OF FREEMASONRY. A Complete Handbook of Instruction to all the Workings in the Various Mysteries and Ceremonies of CRAFT MASONRY, containing the Entered Apprentice, Fellow-craft, and Master Mason's degrees ; the Ceremony of Installation of the W. Master and Officers of the Lodge, together with the whole of the Three Lectures; also the Ceremony of Exaltation in the Supreme Order of the Holy Royal Arch, a Selection of Masonic Songs, &cu illustrated with four engravings of the TRACING BOARDS,...
Page 21 - Where, Pandarus, are now thy winged shafts? Thy bow, and well-known skill, wherein with thee Can no man here contend? Nor Lycia boasts. Through all her wide-spread plains, a truer aim ; Then raise to Jove thy hands, and with thy shaft Strike down this chief, whoe'er he be, that thus Is making fearful havoc in our host.
Page 18 - And all the signs that crown the vault of Heav'n; Pleiads and Hyads, and Orion's might, And Arctos, call'd the Wain, who wheels on high His circling course, and on Orion waits; Sole star that never bathes in th
Page 202 - MYSTERIES OF FREEMASONRY; or, An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians ; showing, from the origin, nature, and objects of the rites and ceremonies of remote antiquity, their identity with the Order of Modern Masonry, with some remarks on the Metamorphosis of Apuleius, with numerous woodcuts.