The sister Megumu loves history and enjoys training her skill with a wooden sword
, while the brother Mitsuru is notably more cavalier about his schooling and tends to attract lovestruck fans due to his heartthrob good looks.
Rouhani, elected president last year, said trying to win the battle for public influence by restricting the Internet was like bringing a wooden sword
to a gunfight.
"Why have we cowered in a corner--grabbing a wooden sword
and shield, lest we take a bullet in this culture war?"
He was even armed with a small wooden sword
. Various students guessed he was dressed as Hermione Granger from the "Harry Potter'' series, British Queen Elizabeth, and Empress Wu, China's only female monarch.
Brave Jack, (wearing a crown and carrying a wooden sword
), accompanied by Zac (with flag) and toddler Caster (complete with dummy) set out to build a den/fort, and spend the day fighting dragons and beasties.
The final page has no words, just has a small drawing of an exhausted King Jack tucked up in bed, battered home-made crown askew on the bedpost, wooden sword
dangling from his sleeping hand.
"After re-assessing its diplomatic stance, Syria is convinced that the European Union is 'a wooden sword
,' quoting a Syrian diplomat as saying.
Instead of a wooden sword
, Don Quixote's armed with a vacuum cleaner, and a dream.
1950s, play a Roman centurion with a wooden sword
, a pharaoh in a coffin, and a louche seaman odalisque in penny loafers--a transhistorical pickup scene in which not even the afterlife can stop the cruising.
He raided the costumes department and led his students dressed in a Roman tog a carrying a wooden sword
and a cat o' nine tails and proceeded to thrash the apprentices.
Over the years he has won many honors for his prowess, including the celebrated Knives '85 Wooden Sword
Award, a citation given by publisher Ken Warner for design excellence.