1 A shaft of light like a yellow banner sloped from roof to floor.
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2 A huge black banner, which floated from the top of the tower, announced that the obsequies of the late owner were still in the act of being solemnized.
3 But above the gate was another banner, on which the figure of a white horse, rudely painted, indicated the nation and rank of the deceased, by the well-known symbol of Hengist and his Saxon warriors.
4 Theirs is the banner in my hand.
5 And here, over the portals of my fort, I shall cut in the stone the word which is to be my beacon and my banner.
6 It is seen also that she is ready and willing to follow a banner if only someone will raise it.
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7 While tearing down the banner he had received a sword-cut across his face.
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8 He arrives with his legions, superstitions, with his sword, despotism, with his banner, ignorance; a while ago, he won ten battles.
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9 There's a demand for socks just now, added Jo, waving hers like a big blue worsted banner as they parted at the gate.
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10 Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their blazing banner from the sun; two thirds of this terraqueous globe are the Nantucketer's.
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11 As he stepped past the generals in the crowded hut, feeling embarrassed as he always was by the sight of his superiors, he did not notice the staff of the banner and stumbled over it.
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12 The newly plowed fields were black banners fallen on the distant slope.
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13 Forts were erected at the different points that commanded the facilities of the route, and were taken and retaken, razed and rebuilt, as victory alighted on the hostile banners.
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14 The separation was as great to him as if they had marched with weapons of flame and banners of sunlight.
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15 Ay, that was a day of cleaving of shields, when a hundred banners were bent forwards over the heads of the valiant, and blood flowed round like water, and death was held better than flight.