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as bold as Beauchamp

Brave. The phrase might refer to the 1346 feat of Thomas Beauchamp, who defeated 100 Normans with very little military support. Wow, you really ran into a burning building and saved all those people? You're as bold as Beauchamp!
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exclaimed one of the knights, "he will kill the youth yet, Beauchamp.
S blood, Beauchamp," he continued, turning to one of his companions, "an' were he set down in court I wager our gracious Queen would he hard put to it to tell him from the young Prince Edward.
The loud laughter of Beauchamp and Greystoke soon subsided to grim smiles, and presently they looked on with startled faces in which fear and apprehension were dominant.
He would not call upon his friends for aid, but presently, to his relief, Beauchamp sprang between them with drawn sword, crying "Enough, gentlemen, enough
But the boy's only response was, "En garde, cochon," and Beauchamp found himself taking the center of the stage in the place of his friend.
Paul of Merely and Beauchamp were wounded in a dozen places when Greystoke rushed to their aid, and then it was that a little, wiry, gray man leaped agilely from the kitchen doorway, and with drawn sword took his place beside the boy.
Both these men were considered excellent swordsmen, but when Beauchamp heard again the little gray man's "a mort, mon fils," he shuddered, and the little hairs at the nape of his neck rose up, and his spine froze, for he knew that he had heard the sentence of death passed upon him; for no mortal had yet lived who could vanquish such a swordsman as he who now faced him.
As Beauchamp pitched forward across a bench, dead, the little old man led Greystoke to where the boy awaited him.
Well, you must allow it is the best thing for the stomach; but I hear Beauchamp in the next room; you can dispute together, and that will pass away the time.
I must have news of Salisbury from the south; and of Beauchamp, in Warwickshire; and of Multon and Percy in the north.
The English will be the Lord Audley, Sir Thomas Percy, Sir Thomas Wake, Sir William Beauchamp, and our own very good lord and leader.
The evening included welcoming incoming Chairman Todd Beauchamp of Aurora-based ASK Power and his fellow recently elected officers, Vice Chairman Rich Hoster of Smith & Richardson in Geneva and Treasurer Tom Hacker of C&L Supreme in Des Plaines, as well as Aaron Wiegel of Wood Dale-based Wiegel Tool Works, immediate past chairman.
Beauchamp "They take their role very seriously, this will not be a tick box exercise.
Con el, el teologo y exegeta frances Paul Beauchamp (1924-2001) ofrecio una sintesis de su obra magna, L'un et l'autre Testament, novedosa y compleja propuesta de teologia biblica en dos volumenes (Ley, profetas, sabios.