Thou comest to me with a sword, and with A spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied. [...] And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with the sword and spear: for the battle is the Lord's, and he will give you into our hands.
I would that with sleepy, soft embraces The sea would fold mewould find me rest In luminous shades of her secret places, In depths where her marvels are manifest; So the earth beneath her should not discover My hidden couchnor the heaven above her As a strong love shielding a weary lover, I would have her shield me with shining breast.Adam Lindsay Gordon
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott, Ein'guteWehr und Waffen. A safe stronghold our God is still, A trusty shield and weapon.Martin Luther
Then rushed to meet the insulting foe;They took the spear, but left the shield.
Once again I feel beneath my heels the ribs of Rocinante. Once more, I'm on the road with my shield on my arm.ernesto 'che' guevara
But who is this who rides in silver whiteAttire that shames the stars across the night?Helmet and shield and corselet all a-gleam,Like some crusader from a drifting dreamUpon a prancing jackass shod with flame—Rise, heralds of the past, bray forth his namerobert e. howard
Farewel, thou cruel world! – to morrowNo more thy scorn my heart shall tear: –The grave will shield the child of sorrow,And heaven will hear the orphan's prayer.matthew lewis
The power of citizenship as a shield against oppression was widely known from the example of Paul's Roman citizenship, which sent the centurion scurrying to his higher-ups with the message: "Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman".
Let fortune empty her whole quiver on me. I have a soul that, like an ample shield, Can take in all, and verge enough for more.john dryden
I have a soul that like an ample shield Can take in all, and verge enough for more.john dryden
I know I'm sane I don't give a care for the crown or the shield I will not protect you or happily yield To the one who makes me come undoneleslie feist
The power of citizenship as a shield against oppression was widely known from the example of Paul 's Roman citizenship, which sent the centurion scurrying to his higher-ups with the message: "Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman".
"And in that hope, dear soul, let trouble have rest, Knowing I tarry for thee," and pointed to Mars, As he glow’d like a ruddy shield on the Lion’s breast.
What happened to the shield?
And O the buttercups! that field O' the cloth of gold, where pennons swam , Where France set up his lilied shield, His oriflamb, And Henry's lion-standard rolled: What was it to their matchless sheen, Their million million drops of gold Among the green!
The most surprising and provocative occasions are those when Lewis himself departs from civil libertarian free speech orthodoxy. He is not, it turns out, a fan of an unqualified federal shield law that would protect reporters from the obligation to reveal their anonymous sources in criminal cases.
March to the battle-field, The foe is now before us; Each heart is Freedom's shield, And heaven is shining o'er us.
Still from the sire the son shall hear Of the stern strife, and carnage drear, Of Flodden's fatal field, When shiver'd was fair Scotland's spear, And broken was her shield!walter scott
In every election cycle that I can recall, there comes a moment - or a few - where charges of elitism and claims of commonness are wielded by presidential candidates like a sword and shield : 'Vote for me 'cause I'm one of you. It's the other guy who's out of touch.'
Canada emerged as a political entity with boundaries largely determined by the fur trade. These boundaries included a vast north temperate land area extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and dominated by the Canadian shield. The present Dominion emerged not in spite of geography but because of it.harold innis
A bow-shot from her bower-eaves, He rode between the barley-sheaves, The sun came dazzling through the leaves, And flamed upon the brazen greaves Of bold Sir Lancelot. A red-cross knight forever kneeled To a lady in his shield, That sparkled on the yellow field, Beside remote Shalott.Tennyson
O worship the King, all glorious above; O gratefully sing his power and his love: Our shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days, Pavilioned in splendour, and girded with praise.Sir Robert Grant