The professional soldiers of the Continent could rarely be brought to force a decision; but the English, contending for a cause, were imbued with the spirit of the modern "nation in arms"; and having taken up arms wished to decide the quarrel by arms. This feeling was not less conspicuous in the far-ranging rides, or raids, of the Cromwellian cavalry.
He asked her to go back to Houston with him, enticing her with rides on the beach - and love all night.
The cherub upon which he rides when he flies on the wings of the wind (Ps.
Thus Layamon's table can seat an indefinite number, and yet it can be carried by Arthur when he rides abroad.