He took it into his head that the litter
was a bier on which was borne some sorely wounded or slain knight, to avenge whom was a task reserved for him alone; and without any further reasoning he laid his lance in rest, fixed himself firmly in his saddle, and with gallant spirit and bearing took up his position in the middle of the road where the encamisados must of necessity pass; and as soon as he saw them near at hand he raised his voice and said:
They set the litter
down, turned and vanished into the darkness toward the village.
, borne by two servants, now entered the house.
cried Kim, relieved, as the lama tottered to the litter
Accordingly Gagool's litter
was brought up, and that lady herself assisted out of it.
On the table, crowded with paints, palette-knives, and litter
of all kinds, was the end of a candle.
In the centre of this crowd, the grand officers of the Brotherhood of Fools bore on their shoulders a litter
more loaded down with candles than the reliquary of Sainte-Geneviève in time of pest; and on this litter
shone resplendent, with crosier, cope, and mitre, the new Pope of the Fools, the bellringer of Notre-Dame, Quasimodo the hunchback.
Beside him rode a stout Saxon franklin, Ellen's father, Edward of Deirwold; behind those two came a litter
borne by two horses, and therein was a maiden whom Robin knew must be Ellen.
No wonder your room is not fit for a pigsty--no wonder your pupils are worse than a litter
In the centre of this pacific and fragrant cortege the black tulip was seen, carried on a litter
, which was covered with white velvet and fringed with gold.
The boy merely peered into the house as he passed around it to the rear, and he saw his father and mother, at opposite corners, sleeping without covering, and, in the middle of the floor, his four naked brothers and sisters curled together in a tangle like a litter
And certainly it was he that caused the mother the most trouble in keeping her litter
from the mouth of the cave.
A BITCH, ready to whelp, earnestly begged a shepherd for a place where she might litter
If the telegram mean anything," he wrote, "it means that the fragments of the torn letter have been cast into the housemaid's bucket (along with the dust, the ashes, and the rest of the litter
in the room), and have been emptied on the dust-heap at Gleninch.
Slowly they gave back down the hill, the archers still hanging upon their skirts, with a long litter
of writhing and twisted figures to mark the course which they had taken.