Some articles on swords, sword:
... Traditionally there are about fifteen types of Korean swords with some better known than others ... Elements of the Korean sword include geomjip or scabbard, most often of lacquer hyuljo or fuller (most genuine Korean swords didn't have a fuller) hwando magi or collar ho in or ... As well there are practice wooden swords (mokgeom), metal swords (shingeom) and practical swords (Jingeom) the list would include Yedo (예도 銳刀) This sword is generally a single ...
Famous quotes containing the words sword and/or tiger:
“...all who take the sword will perish by the sword.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 26:52.
“The way of Providence is a little rude. The habit of the snake and spider, the snap of the tiger and other leapers and bloody jumpers, the crackle of the bones of his prey in the coil of the anaconda,these are in the system, and our habits like theirs. You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughter-house is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity, expensive races,race living at the expense of race.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)