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  • “I was bred to the sword, worthy sir, before I took the clothyard in my hand,” replied Philipson, smiling, “and it may be I am still more partial to my old trade than wisdom would altogether recommend.”

    Anne of Geierstein

  • And if they found none — why clothyard arrows had done

    Westward Ho!

  • The level rainstorm smote walls, slopes, and hedges like the clothyard shafts of Senlac and Crecy.

    Wessex Tales

  • One figure, we shall say, was visible in the first plate of characters, bearded, pistol in hand, or drawing to his ear the clothyard arrow; I would spell the name: was it Macaire, or Long Tom Coffin, or Grindoff, 2d dress?

    Memories and Portraits

  • Shafts were finding loop-holes now, as the rest of the pirates drew nearer, and a soldier reeled and fell from the ledge, gasping and choking, with a clothyard shaft through his throat.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Shafts were finding loop-holes now, as the rest of the pirates drew nearer, and a soldier reeled and fell from the ledge, gasping and choking, with a clothyard shaft through his throat.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • The clothyard shafts found every crevice in their armor and the housings of the steeds.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • The clothyard shafts found every crevice in their armor and the housings of the steeds.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • By Mitra, the clothyard shafts find every crevice of their harness!

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • By Mitra, the clothyard shafts find every crevice of their harness!

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

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