from The Century Dictionary.
- Hung with arras. Chapman.
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Still there was no movement among all the arrased, girdered, pillared hosts.
His heart beat so that he could hardly speak as, for a moment, the good Abbot who held him by the hand stopped outside of the arrased doorway to whisper some last instructions into his ear.
But ere he could reach the arrased doorway, Prince Charles sprang to his side and cried, valiantly: "Nay then, if he goes so do I!