Armes may refer to:
Armes is a surname. Notable people with the name include:
- Don Armes (born 1961), American politician
- Ethel Armes (1876–1945), American journalist and historian
- Ivan Armes (born 1924), British footballer
- Jay J. Armes (born 1932), American amputee and actor
- John Armes (born 1955), Scottish bishop
- Ray Armes (born 1951), British racing driver
- Sammy Armes (1908–58), English footballer
- Steven Armes, British professor
- Sybil Leonard Armes (1914–2007), Baptist author and musician
Usage examples of "armes".
Les guerriers qui y reposent etendus, avec leurs armes, furent sans doute des chefs illustres parmi les peuples.
In retiring being in the midst of a low quagmire, and minding them more than my steps, I stept fast into the quagmire, and also the Indian in drawing me forth: thus surprised, I resolved to trie their mercies, my armes I caste from me, till which none durst approch me: being ceazed on me, they drew me out and led me to the King, I presented him with a compasse diall, describing by my best meanes the use thereof, whereat he so amazedly admired, as he suffered me to proceed in a discourse of the roundnes of the earth, the course of the sunne, moone, starres and plannets, with kinde speeches and bread he requited me, conducting me where the canow lay and John Robinson slaine, with 20 or 30 arrowes in him.
Amongst them all the father of the child remooved with his owne hands the stone of the Sepulchre, and found his Sonne rising up after his dead and soporiferous sleepe, whom when he beheld, he imbraced him in his armes, and presented him before the people, with great joy and consolation, and as he was wrapped and bound in his grave, so he brought him before the Judges, whereupon the wickednesse of the Servant, and, the treason of the stepdame was plainely discovered, and the verity of the matter revealed, whereby the woman was perpetually exiled, the Servant hanged on a Gallowes, and the Physitian had the Crownes, which was prepared to buy the poyson.
She both her younge children to her calleth, And in her armes piteously weeping Embraced them, and tenderly kissing, Full like a mother, with her salte tears She bathed both their visage and their hairs.
Then Charites, awaking from sleepe, began to renew her dolour, to teare her garments, and to beate her armes with her comely hands, howbeit she revealed the vision which she saw to no manner of person, but dissimuling that she knew no part of the mischiefe, devised with her selfe how she might be revenged on the traitor, and finish her owne life to end and knit up all sorrow.
What you alleage concerning my assisting the Sinnakees (_Senecas_) with arms and ammunition to warr against you was never given by mee untill the sixt of August last, when understanding of your unjust proceedings in invading the King my Master's territorys in a hostill manner, I then gave them powder, lead, and armes, and united the five nations together to defend that part of our King's dominions from your jnjurious invasion.
High labour, and full great appareling* *preparation Was at the service, and the pyre-making, That with its greene top the heaven raught*, *reached And twenty fathom broad its armes straught*: *stretched This is to say, the boughes were so broad.
Which Artegall well hearing, though no moreBy law of armes there neede ones right to trie,As was the wont of warlike knights of yore,Then that his foe should him the field denie,Yet further right by tokens to descrie,He askt, what priuie tokens he did beare.
So forth he came all in a cote of plate,Burnisht with bloudie rust, whiles on the greeneThe Briton Prince him readie did awayte,In glistering armes right goodly well beseene,That shone as bright, as doth the heauen sheene.
Then turning to his Palmer said, Old syreBehold the image of mortalitie,And feeble nature cloth'd with fleshly tyre,When raging passion with fierce tyrannieRobs reason of her due regalitieAnd makes it seruant to her basest part:The strong it weakens with infirmitie,And with bold furie armes the weakest hart.
But when as earthly wight they present saw,Glistring in armes and battailous aray,From their whot worke they did themselues withdrawTo wonder at the sight: for till that day,They neuer creature saw, that came that way.
He was a man of rare redoubted might,Famous throughout the world for warlike prayse,And glorious spoiles, purchast in perilous fight:Full many doughtie knights he in his dayesHad doen to death, subdewde in equall frayes,Whose carkases, for terrour of his name,Of fowles and beastes he made the piteous prayes,And hong their conquered armes for more defameOn gallow trees, in honour of his dearest Dame.
His vncouth shield and straunge armes her dismayd,Whose like in Faery lond were seldome seene,That fast she from him fled, no lesse affrayd,Then of wilde beastes if she had chased beene:Yet he her followd still with courage keene,So long that now the golden HesperusWas mounted high in top of heauen sheene,And warnd his other brethren ioyeous,To light their blessed lamps in Ioues eternall hous.
It so befell one euening, that they cameVnto a Castell, lodged there to bee,Where many a knight, and many a louely DameWas then assembled, deeds of armes to see:Amongst all which was none more faire then shee,That many of them mou'd to eye her sore.
But faire Cambina with perswasions myld,Did mitigate the fiercenesse of their mode,That for the present they were reconcyld,And gan to treate of deeds of armes abrode,And strange aduentures, all the way they rode:Amongst the which they told, as then befell,Of that great turney, which was blazed brode,For that rich girdle of faire Florimell,The prize of her, which did in beautie most excell.