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At irregular intervals, whenever a fight could be arranged, he was taken out of his cage and led off into the woods a few miles from town.
Two or three nights in every week the gloves were brought out, either in the hall or fifth-form room; and every boy who was ever likely to fight at all knew all his neighbours' prowess perfectly well, and could tell to a nicety what chance he would have in a stand-up fight with any other boy in the house.
Yes," said Luis Cervallos, "they are afraid to fight cows.
The battle of Borodino was not fought on a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.
But the vision of that first fight still lingered under his eyelids, and as he watched he saw it dissolve and reshape into the series of fights which had followed.
This was an account of the fight between a little ship called the Revenge and a Spanish fleet.
If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler's bidding.
Minerva, therefore, took Mars by the hand and said, "Mars, Mars, bane of men, bloodstained stormer of cities, may we not now leave the Trojans and Achaeans to fight it out, and see to which of the two Jove will vouchsafe the victory?
If we prove able fighters we are permitted to fight often.
None of the designers of airships and aeroplanes had known clearly what their inventions might have to fight; many had not imagined they would have to fight anything whatever in the air; and had planned them only for the dropping of explosives.
This is all true--but I have not heard of any student who DID decline; to decline and still remain in the corps would make him unpleasantly conspicuous, and properly so, since he knew, when he joined, that his main business, as a member, would be to fight.
He reflected upon the different characters of men he had to fight with, and began to view his situation more clearly.
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- fight (one's) own battles
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- fight (someone or something) hammer and tongs
- fight (something) through
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- fight about me
- fight about one
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- fight about someone
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- fight about them
- fight about us
- fight about you
- Fight Acronym with Acronym
- fight against
- fight against (someone or something)
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