fighter


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Hence the skillful fighter puts himself into a position which makes defeat impossible, and does not miss the moment for defeating the enemy.
asked Turan; "but if you be such a fighter as you say no position could suit you better than that of Flier.
In the natural course of events, however, no sooner had the Anglo-Saxons destroyed the (imperfect and partial) civilization of their predecessors than they began to rebuild one for themselves; possessors of a fertile land, they settled down to develop it, and from tribes of lawless fighters were before long transformed into a race of farmer-citizens.
But to the fighter equally hateful as to the victor, is your grinning death which stealeth nigh like a thief,--and yet cometh as master.
So we circled about, with terrors and scruples, like fighters not daring to close.
The exercise was tremendous, of course, and in time the fighters began to show great fatigue.
To the youth the fighters resembled animals tossed for a death struggle into a dark pit.
The tide of battle had not reached us, but the fighters from time to time swung close enough that we might distinctly note them.
In his veins, though, flowed the blood of the best of a race of mighty fighters, and back of this was the training of his short lifetime among the fierce brutes of the jungle.
He watched with but a single purpose--to escape the ring of blood-mad fighters and be away after the Belgian and his pouch.
We were not fighters like them; we were cunning and cowardly, and it was because of our cunning and cowardice, and our inordinate capacity for fear, that we survived in that frightfully hostile environment of the Younger World.
But suddenly he roared an oath and advanced upon the rolling fighters.