It was a beautiful sword , long, simple and elegant with an ivory hilt and a golden tassel.
The historical sources are clear that the relationship was hostile and that negotiation was by the sword .
It is said that he went for his sword , which would have been entirely characteristic.
This weapon is derived from the cavalry sword , designed for slashing and thrusting.
The words stung him and he put his hand to his belt to where the hilt of his sword was as if to assure himself that he was as much as a man as any.
not many perished by the sword
Another hand is then seen cutting his throat with a large blade, perhaps a sword .
The man's arm froze midair and his sword fell to the floor in a clatter of metal on stone.
She grasped the hilt of her sword and thrust it at the stones, wedged it between the planks on the door.
He raised his sword and thrust it at the man's head but the guard craned his neck to one side.