The legions which she sends forth are armed, not with the sword, but with the cross.
The one next to it is a sword of the same period, only used by a meaner person.
They were performed by those who could better wield the sword than the pen.
In Domesday it is spelt 'Flaneburg,' and flane is the Norse for an arrow or sword.
I've read of precious stones in the hilt of a pirate's sword!
But a sword looks all right—it shines—even when it is put to a wrong use!
Here I am, and here I bide, while God gives me strength to lift a sword.
"Out from the shadow then," said the other, drawing his sword.
The man scowled from one to the other, and his hand stole away from his sword.
"So ends our quarrel, then," said Aylward, sheathing his sword.