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  • Now again do I recall thy wedding rites, remembering the blazing torch I bore beside thee in a four-horsed chariot at full gallop; while thou with this thy lord, a new-made bride, wert driving forth from thy happy home.

    Helen

  • Couldst thou have looked towards yon sun-god's four-horsed car and turned the light of thine eyes on these corpses, it would have been agony to thee.

    The Phoenissae

  • When we had deployed our troops and marshalled them face to face with one another, Hyllus dismounted from his four-horsed chariot and stood midway betwixt the hosts.

    The Heracleidae

  • You who yoke the four-horsed chariot and the swift single horses, cut the mane from their necks with your steel.

    Alcestis

  • The quest of the four-horsed chariot of Diomedes, the Thracian.

    Alcestis

  • The hills and cliffs, the parklike spaces, the pencil cypresses and the umbrella pines, the high temples on their tall podiums with winged Victories driving four-horsed quadrigae on the very crests of the pediments, the slowly greening scar of the great fire on the Viminal and upper Esquiline.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Nestor has placed himself out ahead of all others there on the right flank, red-caped and visible in his four-horsed chariot, so he will be the first on this flank to fall or the first to fight his way through the battle line of the immortals.

    Ilium

  • For the same reason, no minister should be allowed to have a four-horsed chariot as personal escort nor should he be allowed to carry any kind of weapons.

    The Complete Works of Han Fei Tzu

  • By and by a four-horsed open carriage with outriders appeared on the crest of the hill.

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

  • Dumas, subpoenaed as a witness, drove all the way from Paris in a four-horsed carriage, with Méry as a travelling companion.

    The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

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