But the chevalier believed that his rival had still such strong chances of success that he dealt him this coup de Jarnac
with a blade (namely, Suzanne) that was finely tempered for the purpose.
Le coup de Jarnac
hongrois a ete egalement denonce par le president du Parlement europeen, Martin Schulz, mettant en garde contre [beaucoup moins que] le jeu dangereux [beaucoup plus grand que] de la Hongrie.
Though the action was successful and the Count won, it was considered unsporting and the term un coup de Jarnac
came into being, to describe a low blow.