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  • BOADICEA, in a war-chariot, with her fair hair streaming in the wind, and her injured daughters lying at her feet, drove among the troops, and cried to them for vengeance on their oppressors, the licentious Romans.

    A Child's History of England

  • Her per­for­mance in the big bat­tle scene — from her fell arrival in a war-chariot drawn by polar bears (!) to her icy duel with young Peter — is raw mar­tial cool.

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe… But Especially the Witch « Snarkmarket

  • The glowing snow lay empty and bare; high above his head the witch-lights flashed and played in a frosty sky gone mad, and among the distant blue mountains there sounded a rolling thunder as of a gigantic war-chariot rushing behind steeds whose frantic hoofs struck lightning from the snows and echoes from the skies.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • The war-chariot gave its occupants a violent ride across road paves purposely made rough for the traction of horses 'hooves.

    Conan The Warlord

  • No strange armies roved the countryside, and the serfs laboring near the road knelt to touch their grimy palms respectfully to earth as the war-chariot rumbled past.

    Conan The Warlord

  • He would be fast as a war-chariot, once he charged.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • _First Room_, In the centre, a Scythian war-chariot

    The South of France—East Half

  • If that turns out to be the case, I advise you to capture a war-chariot and hasten back to us at the earliest opportunity.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 The Whole Extant Correspodence in Chronological Order

  • When now this contortion had been completed in Cuchulain, then it was that the hero of valour sprang into his scythed war-chariot, with its iron sickles, its thin blades, its hooks and its hard spikes, with its hero's fore-prongs, with its opening fixtures, with its stinging nails that were fastened to the poles and thongs and bows and lines of the chariot,

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge

  • Among other things he is said to have driven in his war-chariot four furious horses, which, to render the more impetuous, he used to feed on the flesh and blood of his subjects.

    Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)

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