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  • The square-browed judge likewise dreamed, and all his race rose up before him in a mighty phantasmagoria — his steel-shod, mail-clad race, the lawgiver and world-maker among the families of men.

    “The Kipling of the Klondike”: Naturalism in London's Early Fiction

  • The square-browed judge likewise dreamed, and all his race rose up before him in a mighty phantasmagoria -- his steel-shod, mail-clad race, the lawgiver and world-maker among the families of men.

    THE LEAGUE OF THE OLD MEN

  • But the sword had given way to the ledger; the mail-clad baron to the soft-garbed industrial lord, and the centre of imperial political power to the seat of commercial exchanges.

    CHAPTER 5

  • So might a child with a bow of willow threaten a mail-clad knight!

    superversive: Quotha

  • He dreams in court and the judge also dreams a racial, if not racist, dream in which "all his race rose up before him in a mighty phantasmagoria — his steel-shod, mail-clad race, the lawgiver and world-maker among the families of men."

    “. . .all his race rose up before him in a mighty phantasmagoria. . .”

  • For those who have not seen it yet, here is the cover for Fall of Thanes, in all its beardy and mail-clad glory:

    Brian Ruckley · Fall of Thanes, and other matters

  • And her city defences were a sight to see - massive walls twenty feet high, and beyond them a warren of streets stretching for near a mile to the castle rock, with its series of curtain walls and round towers - it would be the deuce of a place to storm, after you'd fought through the city itself; there were guns in the embrasures, and mail-clad spearmen on the walls, all looking like business.

    Fiancée

  • Gerald of Wales' Monmouth archers in 1190 could have played havoc with mail-clad knights and horses using bows and archers that were a lot less powerful than the armour-piercing longbow of Agincourt or the Mary Rose.

    Bowmen in medieval Wales

  • And what of mail-clad Hector's wife, sad Andromache? declare her fate.

    The Trojan Women

  • Ah! hapless wives of those mail-clad sons of Troy!

    The Trojan Women

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