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DUELDiplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (French: University Diploma of Literary Studies; various universities)
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The laws is that the battle must continue fifteen minutes if the men can hold out; and as the pauses do not count, this duel was protracted to twenty or thirty minutes, I judged.
A duel is quite irrational, and no one expects it of me.
Despite Denisov's request that he would take no part in the matter, Rostov agreed to be Dolokhov's second, and after dinner he discussed the arrangements for the duel with Nesvitski, Bezukhov's second.
De ole Jedge has be'n havin' a duel wid one o' dem twins.
If you are in haste, monsieur," said D'Artagnan, with the same simplicity with which a moment before he had proposed to him to put off the duel for three days, "and if it be your will to dispatch me at once, do not inconvenience yourself, I pray you.
It was a duel that held those who witnessed it in spellbound silence.
I've often thought that the ideal duel should be somewhat different from the conventional one," he said.
When we have found him, Michel Ardan tells you this, there will be no duel between you.
I composed a splendid, charming letter to him, imploring him to apologise to me, and hinting rather plainly at a duel in case of refusal.
Not a bit of it; it was a duel to the death, and he was killed.
It was born of the fact that all the nation knew that this was not to be a duel between mere men, so to speak, but a duel between two mighty magicians; a duel not of muscle but of mind, not of human skill but of superhuman art and craft; a final struggle for supremacy between the two master en- chanters of the age.
He began to reassure Aouda, telling her that blusterers were never to be feared, and begged Fix to be his second at the approaching duel, a request which the detective could not refuse.