Some articles on battle, battle standard:
... Also significant is that on the first night of the battle, Shiver is unexpectedly slain in a Dream Duel with the Avatara Rabican, a victory owed to the advice of the Head (who alerted them to Shiver's ... platform 30 feet high and 100 feet across topped with a battle standard, evidence that the Myrkridia had been here ... Alric plants a Myrkridian battle standard retrieved from within the Tain outside the fortress in an attempt to draw out Balor, as he believes this will enraged Balor, who, as Connacht, trapped the Myrkridia within the ...
Famous quotes containing the words standard and/or battle:
“A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.”
—Edmund Burke (17291797)
“One may confidently assert that when thirty thousand men fight a pitched battle against an equal number of troops, there are about twenty thousand on each side with the pox.”
—Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (16941778)