When the true history of this unfortunate affray is known, it will not be difficult to prove that I am blameless, and that I was neither engaged in unlawful enterprises, nor knew aught of the fatal consequences that followed.
It appeared, that in the affray I had with the lancers, I had been cut down by a treacherous blow from the comrade of the fellow I was engaged with.
His head was swathed in a bloody handkerchief; and it was announced that, in a murderous affray on the preceding night, his jaw-bone had been severely fractured.
I did not drink much, it is true; for out of the bottle of Madeira, set by my side, several of my companions in the late affray came in and helped themselves very liberally.
However, none of them stayed; for it is rather a dangerous thing in these states for a negro to be any way mixed up with an affray in which a white man is struck.
A night or two back there had been a slightaffray between Lionel's gamekeeper and some poachers: and the natural doubts arose whether anything fresh of the same nature had taken place.
The news of the affray had been carried thither, and Roy, with much intemperate language and loud wrath, had set off at full speed to quell it.
Shortly before the dreadful affray in which he lost his life, he left off the picturesque attire in which he had hitherto been in the habit of dressing, and assumed one of a more homely character.
In this affray many persons sustained serious injuries.
He sallied forth from the citadel, In the open field he fought them, and he beat in that affray Two Moorish kings he captured, sire, a very mighty prey.
Great was Valencia's plunder what time the town was ta'en, But that the spoils of that affray were greater yet, know well.
We shall also want three new suits of regimentals for the soldiers, who dare not appear in an affray of this kind in the uniform of their regiment.
He informed his uncle of the manner in which the affray had occurred between us, and he generously did justice to my conduct on the occasion.
The grateful people, when the turmoil and confusion of the affray were over, turned to thank their venerable leader for his invaluable aid.
Hyr complicis alsammyn in this neyd 15 Start to thar lady in affray and dreid; And sone thai claucht and lappyt in thar armys This queyn, that funderand was for hir smart harmys.
With hir awyn hand doith sterve, now liggand law, And for affray hir self hes brocht of daw.
As this affrayoccurred within gun-shot of my lawful factory, I hastened to the beach under the belief that some of my employés had unluckily fallen into a difficulty with the natives.
An affray was the natural result, in which knives had been freely used, while Mesclet himself had been rescued by Rafael, pistol in hand, after receiving the violent blow on his head from which he was now suffering.
I have described this little affray not so much for its interest, but because it illustrates the vicissitudes of coast-life and the rapidity of their occurrence.
He assured the peer, however, that Pharold had been one of the party engaged in the destruction of the game; and that he had been active in the affray wherein Sir Roger Millington and the keeper had been wounded.
His next anxiety was to know what was the state of the men who had been wounded, and what was the exact charge against himself, in regard to the affray in Dimden Park, as well as what evidence had been given to inculpate him.
General -- had determined to make a severe example of the first deserter who should fall into his power, and here was one who had defended himself by main force, and slain in the affray the officer sent to take him into custody.
It was two hours after the affrayhad happened, and it was totally forgotten by almost every one, when Robin Oig returned to Heskett's inn.
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