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  • When a new Dark Age falls, it is not always to the sound of Viking battle-cries and the tinkling of church windows.

    Boris socks it to the Puritans

  • Uhl's imploration sounds eerily like the battle-cries of another, more notorious religious radical: Osama bin-Laden.

    Max Blumenthal: Diary of a Christian Terrorist

  • Akka, the glint of moving spears, flash of metal-tipped clubs, rattle of horny spurs, rumblings of battle-cries.

    The Moon Pool

  • “Whoo, Carawot!” which ever and anon pealed high above the din of conflict, being apparently used as battle-cries of contending parties, whose strife now raged fierce and fell.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • As the two forces charged towards each other, shouting taunts and battle-cries, Gildor and his friends were momentar-ily diverted.

    Elvenborn

  • Amid the sudden confusion the Highland swordsmen charged from cover, screaming their battle-cries.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • The battle raged once more and now there were no bloodcurdling battle-cries - only the screams of the dying and the grim determination of the living to survive.

    The Hawk Eternal

  • The feeling swept among the Aenir and the battle-cries began again.

    The Hawk Eternal

  • The Aenir swept forward, screaming their battle-cries and racing towards the hill.

    The Hawk Eternal

  • Their officers yelled orders and tried to counter-charge, but the Thebans were upon them - screaming battle-cries, lances smashing men from their mounts.

    Lion Of Macedon

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