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What the ancients called a clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease.
Hence the skillful fighter puts himself into a position which makes defeat impossible, and does not miss the moment for defeating the enemy.
I guess all our old folks was fighters when it comes to that.
This Nome was known far and wide as a terrible fighter and a cruel, desperate commander.
The name was well known to Gahan, who had heard the man spoken of on his last visit to Helium, and his mysterious disappearance discussed as well as his renown as a fighter.
asked Turan; "but if you be such a fighter as you say no position could suit you better than that of Flier.
For the ultimate force in the universe of these fighters and their poets (in spite of certain Christian touches inserted by later poetic editors before the poem crystallized into its present form) is Wyrd, the Fate of the Germanic peoples, cold as their own winters and the bleak northern sea, irresistible, despotic, and unmoved by sympathy for man.
Or, Beowulf may really have been a great human fighter who actually killed some especially formidable wild beasts, and whose superhuman strength in the poem results, through the similarity of names, from his being confused with Beowa.
As though his cry was but a signal to the others, the entire great pack hurled themselves among the fighters.
And so I am very proud that upon two planets no greater fighter has ever lived than John Carter, Prince of Helium.
But deep in the minds of the apes was rooted the conviction that Tarzan was a mighty fighter and a strange creature.
Since winning his first world title in 1995, Tszyu has had to compete for the mythical pound-for-pound title with fighters like Roy Jones Jr.