At last, after several hours, when sundry summer-houses had been pulled down, and some area-railings had been torn up, to arm the more belligerent
spirits, a rumour got about that the Guards were coming.
They were at a loss to know whether he had been scalped in battle, or enjoyed a natural immunity from that belligerent
The business of eating interposed a brief truce between the belligerents
, but no sooner was supper disposed of than they were at it again.
She maintained this belligerent
attitude for several days, during which time a series of informal negotiations were pending, and wide alarm spread over the island.
So far, not a word had been exchanged between the belligerents
This they announced as the chief of the belligerent
village, but as a great pacificator.
Look here, Skinny Philander," he said, in belligerent
tones, "if you are lookin' for a scrap, peel off your coat and come on down on the ground, and I'll punch your head just as I did sixty years ago in the alley back of Porky Evans' barn.
In times of war such panthans as happened to be within the domain of a belligerent
nation were compelled to don the insignia of that nation and fight with her warriors.
When I had come nearer I saw the cause of his belligerent
Being uncomfortably full he was inclined to be sleepy and far from belligerent
She had signaled us to stop, and our skipper had ignored the order; but now she had her gun trained on us, and the second shot grazed the cabin, warning the belligerent
tug-captain that it was time to obey.
The big Tahitian smiled and nodded, his black eyes, soft and deer- like, seeming to give the lie to so belligerent