malchus asked; "you have astonished me as much as the barbarians."
I wrote to her twice and three times to malchus, but no answer.
"Save for this gold collar," malchus said, touching the badge of slavery lightly.
They have also St. Peter's sword, with which he smote off the ear of malchus.
Thou appearest to me a very strange compound; at one time cutting off the ear of malchus, and at another even denying me.
malchus will transform you to a noble knight—if you have the money to pay for it.
In these malchus recognized at once the soldiers of his escort.
I would like to get hold of that one that struck malchus with his sword!
malchus threw forward the point of his spear, and with his shield on his arm awaited the onset.
The man who had seen him strike malchus with his sword had not heard the question.
type of ornamental stone, late 14c., porfurie, from Old French porfire, from Italian porfiro and in some cases directly from Latin porphyrites, a purple semi-precious stone quarried near the Red Sea in Egypt, from Greek porphyrites (lithos) "the purple (stone)," from porphyra (n.) "purple, purple dye" (see purple). Spelling Latinized mid-15c. Now used generally for a type of igneous rock without regard to color. Porphyrios was an ancient proper name.