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  • And now he showed me pieces of armour, that is, a vizored headpiece or armet, with cuirass, backplates, pauldrons and vambraces, all very richly gilded, the which it seemed he had chosen for my defence.

    Martin Conisby's Vengeance

  • Viewers of the BBC's Top Gear show will be aware that they have a 'tame racing driver' called the Stig, who always appears in a mirror-vizored helmet though his identity has recently been revealed.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Over it, attached to the cliff, was a great vizored hood of some pale yellow metal, and it was this shelter that cutting off the vaporous light like an enormous umbrella made the pocket of clarity in which we stood, the shaft up which sprang the pillar.

    The Metal Monster

  • "For victory and the fair honor of Taramis!" he said sardonically, and, taking his vizored helmet under his arm, he lifted a hand in salute, and strode clanking from the chamber.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • 'For victory and the fair honor of Taramis!' he said sardonically, and, taking his vizored helmet under his arm, he lifted a hand in salute, and strode clanking from the chamber.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • And while the fallen king stared with burning eyes that reflected the bitter rage and humiliation that ate his heart, the squires stripped Valannus of mail shirt, burganet and leg-pieces, and clad him in Conan's armor of black plate-mail, with the vizored salade, and the dark plumes nodding over the wivern crest.

    The Hour of the Dragon

  • ` For victory and the fair honor of Taramis! 'he said sardonically, and, taking his vizored helmet under his arm, he lifted a hand in salute, and strode clanking from the chamber.

    A Witch Shall Be Born

  • "For victory and the fair honor of Taramis!" he said sardonically, and, taking his vizored helmet under his arm, he lifted a hand in salute and strode clanking from the chamber.

    Conan the Freebooter

  • _History of his Life and Times_, I find the following interesting account in regard to the vizored execution of Charles I., being part of the evidence he gave when examined before the first parliament of King

    Notes and Queries, Number 47, September 21, 1850

  • He could see thoughts -- beautiful, grand thoughts -- long before they reached him, -- stalking like armed men, helmeted and vizored, stalking forward into his mind.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

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