Some articles on spear, heads, spear heads:
... The spear was the most common weapon of the Viking warrior ... They consisted of metal heads with a blade and a hollow shaft, mounted on wooden shafts of two to three metres in length, and were typically made from ash wood ... The spear heads could measure between twenty and sixty centimetres with a tendency towards longer heads in the later Viking age ...
... He immediately heads to the Yoshioka school of swordfighting, where his father's name was well known ... Undaunted, he heads for the school and challenges the owner, but first he is forced to face many of those who train there, after some of the lower class ... splits up with Takuan and goes to visit the Hōzōin temple for its famous spear technique ...
Famous quotes containing the words heads and/or spear:
“You dont know what you might be if you would look beyond the ball, the opera, the fashion-plateand right over the heads of the perfumed, mustached bipeds who call themselves men and worship at your feet.”
—Mattie Chappelle, U.S. womens magazine contributor. The Revolution (April 28, 1870)
“Lift not thy spear against the Muses bower:
The great Emathian conqueror bid spare
The house of Pindarus, when temple and tower
Went to the ground; and the repeated air
Of sad Electras poet had the power
To save the Athenian walls from ruin bare.”
—John Milton (16081674)