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  • 'By Mitra,' said he slowly, 'I never expected to see you cased in coat-armor, but you do not put it to shame.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • ` By Mitra, 'said he slowly, ` I never expected to see you cased in coat-armor, but you do not put it to shame.

    Black Colossus

  • With a glow in his heart Nigel saw those badges of famous captains and leaders and knew that now at last he also might show his coat-armor in such noble company.

    Sir Nigel

  • Your face I have seen, and your coat-armor also, young sir, though I cannot lay my tongue to your name.

    Sir Nigel

  • "Villain as he is, he is none the less a gentleman of coat-armor, and should die by some other weapon than thine."

    Sir Nigel

  • Twice have I sworn that Peter the Red Ferret shall hang, for all his noble blood and coat-armor, if ever he should fall into my hands.

    Sir Nigel

  • Men of gentle blood and coat-armor made war upon each other, and the others, spearmen or archers, could scramble amongst themselves.

    Sir Nigel

  • With the simple and practical piety of the age, he prayed for the aid of his own particular saints: of Saint Paul, whose adventures by land and sea; had always endeared him; of Saint George, who had gained much honorable advancement from the Dragon; and of Saint Thomas, who was a gentleman of coat-armor, who would understand and help a person of gentle blood.

    Sir Nigel

  • "My lords of England," said he, "knight bannerets, knights, squires, and all others here present of gentle birth and coat-armor, know that your dread and sovereign lord, Edward, King of England and of France, bids me give you greeting and commands you to come hither that he may have speech with you."

    Sir Nigel

  • And yet we are all men of blood and coat-armor, who are ready to venture our persons for the desire of our ladies and the love of the high order of knighthood.

    Sir Nigel

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