It is part of the general irony of things that in life's crises a man's good qualities are often the ones that help him least, if indeed they do not actually turn treacherously and fight against
Then I had simply to fight against
their persistent fingers for my levers, and at the same time feel for the studs over which these fitted.
You are asked for swords, but they are to fight against
together by the Waters of Merom, to fight against
And suppose that, before engaging, our citizens send an embassy to one of the two cities, telling them what is the truth: Silver and gold we neither have nor are permitted to have, but you may; do you therefore come and help us in war, of and take the spoils of the other city: Who, on hearing these words, would choose to fight against
lean wiry dogs, rather th than, with the dogs on their side, against fat and tender sheep?
In this drinking nothing more remarkable happened than the behaviour of Partridge, who, when the serjeant drank a health to King George, repeated only the word King; nor could he be brought to utter more; for though he was going to fight against
his own cause, yet he could not be prevailed upon to drink against it.
He said he had always hated to war with other Mezops when there were so many alien races to fight against
He had no more will to fight against
Fingal, so the two heroes swore friendship together.
They came to fight against
us because it was their business to fight, because for fighting they drew their scanty pay, their food, and their drink, and the clothes they wore.
If I were obliged to fight against
you, I think I should allow myself to be pierced through and through, for I never loved any one but you in the wide world;" and honest Porthos burst into tears as he embraced Athos.
His long fight against
hard luck and prejudice was ended; he was a made man for good.
You know you have a little tendency to do that about everything that goes wrong, and you promised me that you would fight against
We shall not have to fight against
a single fellow-countryman and every life we take will be the life of an enemy.
In the meantime Captain Thorn made desperate fight against
The august jobbers assembled at Vienna, and carving out the kingdoms of Europe according to their wisdom, had such causes of quarrel among themselves as might have set the armies which had overcome Napoleon to fight against
each other, but for the return of the object of unanimous hatred and fear.