And he rode a great white mare, whose bases and other housings were black, but all besprent with fair lilys of silver sheen.
What beckoning ghost, besprent with April dew, Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew?
The books at Saint-Cyr were stamped with a crowned cross, besprent with fleurs-de-lys.
Not show the Sunday promenaders too, how steel glitters, besprent with blood; that it be told of, and men's ears tingle?
He was a gay fellow, with ever a song in's mouth, but for all that, his dwelling that night was besprent with tears and wailing.
Trembling and sad he stood beside the door— Pale as a spectre, and besprent with gore!