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Old Hawberk sat riveting the worn greaves of some ancient suit of armour, and the ting!Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Greaves the man is equally—and intentionally—hard to get a read on.
As an alternative religious player, says Greaves, the Satanic Temple provides yet another “counterbalance.”
Greaves and a handful of friends founded it in January as a vehicle for a cheeky, in-your-face brand of political theater.
These days, Greaves regards traditional religion in general as both dangerously superstitious and exclusionary.
As regards armour, controversy is waged over the shield, corslet, and bronze greaves.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
Sir, the undertakers are here, and Mr. Greaves has ordered the bells to be rung: at three o'clock he will read the service.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Greaves of bronze, like those of the Homeric heroes, protected their legs in battle.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
As is the case with King Arthur, the breastplate is worn over a coat of chain mail, and the greaves worn are plain.Tyrol and its People|Clive Holland
Their veteran commander was seated on his war-horse, but the blood trickled from the greaves of his armour.