THE driver won gasps of admiration from my wife by lifting her wheeled suitcase into the boot on the side of his coach with a single flick of a wrist as wide as a Viking broad sword
and flecked with blond hair.
Dodd, President and Chief Executive Officer, has recently been awarded the prestigious Oglethorpe Sword, a ceremonial broad sword
given annually to an American or British businessperson who has contributed significantly to Anglo-Georgia business interests.
The line includes the Warlord, Saxon's radical flagship chopper; the Firestorm, a long and low pro-street; the Broad Sword
, a great-looking and easy-to-ride beach cruiser; and the Sceptre, a classic sport cruiser.
But Arthur says it shouldn't be taken at face value and still considers himself a Catholic, although fervent Catholicism and Republicanism receive the broad sword
of his humour.
Nevertheless, should a resuscitated brigade of the Knights Templar burst into the studio where an anti-Christian play was being staged and batter to death the actors with battle axes and broad swords
, I should be as appalled as I am by the atrocity in Paris early this year--and as gratified by the apprehension of the perpetrators.
In reality, the Middle Ages was one big soft-play area, with trampolines replaced by broad swords
and ball ponds swapped for horses.
The 13th Warrior" emerges from a couple of years on the shelf as a bloody but anemic story of he-men with broad swords
and long ships fighting off marauding cannibals dressed in bear skins.