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- noun heraldry The
coat of armsfully emblazonedaccording to the rules of heraldry.
- noun Archaic spelling of
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We forthwith quitted the field of this atchievement, in order to prosecute our journey; but we follow no determinate course.
In the mean-time, lady Bullford conducted us into the garden to see a fishpond just finished, which Mr Bramble censured as being too near the parlour, where the knight now sat by himself, dozing in an elbow-chair after the fatigues of his morning atchievement. —
There is one Principal king at armes and 3 if not more other king at armes and other under herraulds and Sergeants, which all weare Coates with the kings armes all aboute it; these as I say officiates at the jnstalling for they record it and add the blew garter about such a Lords atchievement.
It may serve as a commencement if I refer to the atchievement of Thomas Mowbray, Duke of
Yet one atchievement was wanting to confirm it in its complete extent: their captive refused every kind of sustenance, nor were they properly acquainted with the means necessary to enforce it; and to lose him before they could procure testimonials of his safe arrival in Lisbon, would be to lose the rewards annexed to that important clause.
He gathers himself up, and strains every nerve and faculty with deliberate aim to some heroic and dazzling atchievement of intellect: but he must make a career before he flings himself, armed, upon the enemy, or he is sure to be unhorsed.
This will be an atchievement worthy of you; and though, for various reasons, I decline the Knightship, as Sancho, I am at your command.
This wicked young man (relying on Ahadee's protection) whilst the ceremonies were preparing at Xavier, to invest his brother with the regal dignity, had the audacity to murder him there, and the address to be appointed king in his place; and closed his atchievement, by devouring the heart of his unfortunate brother; which last act of unnatural barbarity was the proof required by Ahadee, of unlimited devotion to his commands.
Often would he make his father repeat the actions of his ancestors, his face glowing, and his eyes sparkling with rapture when any glorious atchievement was mentioned — frequently, in the middle of the recital, would he on a sudden start up, and with a peculiar emphasis of voice and look, intreat of
If happily, as is observed by Dr. Beddoes, our regret should recall the age of chivalry, to break the spell of fashion would be an atchievement worthy the most gallant of our future knights.