The Avar Chief was dry in his manner to strangers; and who can wonder at it?
The Hun and the Avar had been driven back or swept away from the earth.
The Helvetians, and close upon their track the Romans, had already passed the Avar, and the promised grain had not arrived.
When the sun rose, Orestes was still sitting and drinking with an Avar chief.
Næodunum seems to have undergone no such overthrow as those wrought by the Hun, the Avar, and the Saxon.
The Avar consented; and having become master of the important stronghold, he married Romilda.
She knows now that somebody else pushed her into this Avar, and that she is fighting for somebody else's cause.