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  • The mute nodded, and stepping towards the coat of mail, which hung with the shield and helmet of the chivalrous monarch upon the pillar of the tent, he handled it with such nicety of address as sufficiently to show that he fully understood the business of an armour-bearer.

    The Talisman

  • In 69 AD, Cartimandua divorced Venutius one wonders what took her so long in favour of his armour-bearer Vellocatus.

    Five historical figures

  • Jonathan and his armour-bearer charged the Philistine garrison and routed hundreds singlehanded.

    When the Holy Ghost is Come

  • And when his armour-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise upon his sword, and died with him.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 4

  • Then said Saul unto his armour-bearer, "Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these Philistines come and thrust me through, and abuse me."

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 4

  • But his armour-bearer would not; for he was sore afraid.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 4

  • So Saul died, and his three sons, and his armour-bearer, and all his men, that same day together.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 4

  • And Turnus pursuing and aiming as he ran, thus upbraids him in triumph: 'Didst thou hope, madman, thou mightest escape our hands?' and catches him as he clings, and tears him and a great piece of the wall away: as when, with a hare or snowy-bodied swan in his crooked talons, Jove's armour-bearer soars aloft, or the wolf of

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Three of his household beside him, lying carelessly among their arms, and the armour-bearer and charioteer of Remus go [331-364] down before him, caught at the horses 'feet.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Then he changes the fashion of his countenance, and becomes aged Butes, armour-bearer of old to Dardanian

    The Aeneid of Virgil

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