Egan included an anthology of pugilistic verse in the first volume of Boxiana, or Sketches of Modern Pugilism
(1812-29), his hugely successful series of boxing histories, and peppered his successful novel Life in London (1821) with comic and lyrical poetry.
Mailer, clearly relaxed, gave the impression that he was quite familiar with this kind of academic scene, disjointed chronology, and pugilism
If fighting is supposed to now be a good thing for a sport in need of attention, why doesn't the NHL, once considered one of the "big four" on the landscape, add some Tonya Harding-types to the mix and then twist its rules more to encourage pugilism
over the pragmatic?
stands, of course, as the perfect symbol for the actions of the eclectic coterie of suitors (including Homer Simpson) vying and brawling for the chance to bed Faye Greener, the aspiring starlet.
Nickerson's recovery has been progressing remarkably well under the circumstances, a recent article chronicling this unfortunate incident of unwarranted literary pugilism
has caused a severe relapse in both Mr.
In the language of professional pugilism
, the "pound for pound" (light price tag) champion of prescient appraisal is the pharmacy profile.
Considerations of sport, pugilism
and dueling highlight the tensions that resulted when traditional attitudes toward masculinity and license met innovative discourses of moral reform.
For believers who like to engage in cognitive pugilism
with an adversarial text, Harris's books will provide all the material that is required.
, we learn, is simultaneously primitive and sophisticated; it represents a triumph (or failure) of the will, though its practitioners are vulnerable to unexpected twists of fate; its display of brutality is both authentic and "contrary to nature" (OB 108); it epitomizes masculinity despite the fact most men do not conform to its paradigm of manly toughness; it is a savage ceremony that exists outside historical time, yet it reflects profoundly upon the cultural milieu that surrounds and sustains it.
These are two heavyweights slugging it out in multiple rings, and HCA is no stranger to this form of pugilism
When Clarn was attacked by two robbers near the Brownlow Hill Workhouse weeks later, he left both of them unconscious by a spectacular and extraordinary form of pugilism
that sounds very similar to karate.
Jimmy's playground pugilism
ended abruptly, along with his formal schooling, after a recess dispute with a classmate named Elmer Furlong morphed into a full-blown brawl.