The ape shouted to him to come away, but the lad only flourished his spear
and executed an improvised war dance to show his contempt for the king of beasts.
Do not aim at him all at once, but six of you throw your spears
first, and see if you cannot cover yourselves with glory by killing him.
When Hector heard this he was glad, and went about among the Trojan ranks holding his spear
by the middle to keep them back, and they all sat down at his bidding: but the Achaeans still aimed at him with stones and arrows, till Agamemnon shouted to them saying, "Hold, Argives, shoot not, sons of the Achaeans; Hector desires to speak.
Scragga," roared the king, "let me see how thou canst use thy spear
In an instant he saw what the new prisoner was doing and raising his spear
, struck the ape-man a vicious blow across the head with its shaft.
He came to Tarzan's side and pricked him with a spear
When he pointed to their weapons the warriors hastened to fetch spear
, shield, arrows, and a bow.
Fingal arose on the heath and shook his glittering spear
He held a spear
in his hands and was urging on the footmen: he was red with blood as if he were slaying living men, and he stood in his chariot.
Now the giant pachyderm was but a few yards from the hidden death lurking in his path, and the blacks, certain of success, were screaming and dancing in his wake, waving their war spears
and celebrating in advance the acquisition of the splendid ivory carried by their prey and the surfeit of elephant meat which would be theirs this night.
Or, by some genius of memory, to recall the fact that it was on this morning young Spear
was to be sentenced for theft.
As when the potent Rod Of AMRAMS Son in EGYPTS evill day Wav'd round the Coast, up call'd a pitchy cloud Of LOCUSTS, warping on the Eastern Wind, That ore the Realm of impious PHAROAH hung Like Night, and darken'd all the Land of NILE: So numberless were those bad Angels seen Hovering on wing under the Cope of Hell 'Twixt upper, nether, and surrounding Fires; Till, as a signal giv'n, th' uplifted Spear
Of their great Sultan waving to direct Thir course, in even ballance down they light On the firm brimstone, and fill all the Plain; A multitude, like which the populous North Pour'd never from her frozen loyns, to pass RHENE or the DANAW, when her barbarous Sons Came like a Deluge on the South, and spread Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN sands.