Asking for quarter means asking for mercy, though I do not know why you would use the word quarter and not mercy so....
A sword is used to cut stuff and fight with in battle
Hrunting loans beowulf a sword to go fight grendal mother
Japanese Sword Fight - 1903 was released on: USA: January 1903
The Legendary Sword can fight the Harvest King.
Cyrano composes an impromptu ballad while having a sword fight with Cuigy.
The same way you fight anything else; with a sword.
The main weapon of the Vikings was the sword.
sword or daggers or maces