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Helmed  adj.  Covered with a helmet. "The helmed cherubim Are seen in glittering ranks."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Helmed" Quotes from Famous Books



... Crested Karna, helmed Arjun, proudly trod the spacious green, Kripa, skilled in herald's duties, spake upon ...
— Maha-bharata - The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse • Anonymous

... and woeful wars, And armies in the grave; But hearts unquelled at last deter The helmed dilated Lucifer— Honor to Grant the brave, Whose three stars now like Orion's rise When wreck is on the ...
— Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War • Herman Melville

... the beautiful Oriental girl and her brother away from that luxurious abode in its sordid setting. I will not dwell upon the final scene in the poison cellars lest I be accused of accumulating horror for horror's sake. Members of the fire brigade, helmed against contagion, brought out the bodies of the victims wrapped in their ...
— The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu • Sax Rohmer

... the muddy road, through the fine, continuous drizzle, wrapped in our cloaks, all the world about us helmed in fog, mist and rain, the trees looming blurred and gray-green ...
— Andivius Hedulio • Edward Lucas White

... glow cast up along the darkness like sunset on the sky of the Under-world. For this light he steered, and soon he saw two tall pillars of flame blazing beside each other, with a narrow space of night between them. He helmed the ship towards these, and when he came near them they were like two mighty mountains of wood burning far into heaven, and each was lofty as the pyre that blazes over men slain in some red war, and each pile roared and flared above a steep crag of smooth black basalt, ...
— The World's Desire • H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang

... the sound, Henry perceived a tall dark figure of hideous physiognomy and strange attire, helmed with a huge pair of antlers, standing between him and the oak-tree. So sudden was the appearance of the figure, that in spite of himself the king ...
— Windsor Castle • William Harrison Ainsworth

... it; something in its tone was agreeably different from the harsh utterance of the first speaker. Randalin's eyes rose dreamily to find the owner. He had ridden up behind the others on a prancing white horse. Above the black hedge, the square strength of his shoulders and the graceful lines of his helmed head were silhouetted sharply against the starry sky. Why had they so familiar a look? Ah! the noble ...
— The Ward of King Canute • Ottilie A. Liljencrantz

... last surrounds their sight A globe of circular light, That with long beams the shamefaced night arrayed; The helmed cherubim And sworded seraphim Are seen in glittering ranks with wings displayed, Harping in loud and solemn choir, With unexpressive notes, to ...
— The World's Best Poetry Volume IV. • Bliss Carman

... last surrounds their sight A globe of circular light, That with long beams the shame-faced night arrayed; The helmed cherubim, And sworded seraphim, Are seen in glittering ranks with wings displayed, Harping in loud and solemn quire, With unexpressive notes, to ...
— Christmas - Its Origin, Celebration and Significance as Related in Prose and Verse • Various



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