Not improbably he was the best workman of his time; or, perhaps, the Colonel thought it expedient, or was impelled by some better feeling, thus openly to cast aside all animosity against the race of his fallen antagonist
Your challenge would soon be answered,'' replied the Palmer, ``were your antagonist
was a very tall man, wearing the metal of one of your own guardsmen, and his fighting ability was little short of marvelous for he fought fair against the entire four and vanquished them by his surpassing skill and superhuman strength and endurance.
In a short while the three antagonists
could be seen together in an amiable bunch.
After this, the two antagonists
stood valiantly up to one another, and fought, sword to horn, for a long while.
The Blackfoot is the hereditary enemy of the Crow, toward whom hostility is like a cherished principle of religion; for every tribe, besides its casual antagonists
, has some enduring foe with whom there can be no permanent reconciliation.
If so our doom was sealed, for these savages, unlike the feeble swimmer of civilized countries, are, if anything, more formidable antagonists
in the water than when on the land.
He would have made war even for that honor; the cardinal, assured of governing alone, under the double pretext of having brought up the king and given his niece to him in marriage -- the cardinal would have fought all antagonists
, overcome all obstacles.
How many who have deemed themselves antagonists
will smile hereafter, when they look back upon the world's wide harvest field, and perceive that, in unconscious brotherhood, they were helping to bind the selfsame sheaf!
We had just finished the last of our immediate antagonists
as he spoke, and I turned in surprised wonderment at the sound of my name.
With a yell of pain and fury Twala returned the blow with interest, and, such was his strength, shore right through the rhinoceros' horn handle of his antagonists
battle-axe, strengthened as it was with bands of steel, wounding Curtis in the face.
To remain longer would have been a mistake: it was necessary to score a triumph over Colbert, and the only method was to touch the king so near the quick, that his majesty would have no other means of extrication but choosing between the two antagonists