pugilist


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Among other offerings, we were permitted to handle the jewelled belt presented to the pugilist by the State of Nevada, a gold brick from the citizens of Sacramento, and a model of himself in solid silver from the Fisticuff Club in New York.
The pugilist had been at least a fine figure of a bully and a braggart when I saw him before his fight; now he had a black eye and a bloated lip, hat on the back of his head, and made-up tie under one ear.
He made his entry with that air of having bought most of the neighbouring property which belongs exclusively to minor actors, men of weight on the Stock Exchange, and American professional pugilists.
No sooner had the burly pugilist obstructed his fire than Raffles was through the window at a bound; while I, for standing still and saying nothing, was scientifically felled to the floor.
In a twinkling he had the handcuffs on my wrists, while the pugilist explained the situation, and his patron reviled the force and its representative with impotent malignity.
This acquaintance was useful to him in another way, also before long Jurgis made his discovery of the meaning of "pull," and just why his boss, Connor, and also the pugilist bartender, had been able to send him to jail.
He had now an opportunity of observing that as to the phrenological formation of the backs of their heads, the Professing Philanthropists were uncommonly like the Pugilists.
William James figured there as well as "Weary Willie," and pragmatists alternated with pugilists in the long procession of its portraits.
John Pegg, the Pugilist matchmaker, said: "We have a few plans for Hamid.
And whether playing against the computer or a live pugilist, strategy plays a big part in KO.
Meanwhile captain of Indian cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore have also congratulated the pugilist on her achievement, television reports suggest.
The political pugilist won't be ending his boxing career, with plans for a bout in November now in the works.