During the day I was pitted against first men and then beasts, but as I was armed with a long-sword and always outclassed my adversary in agility and generally in strength as well, it proved but child's play to me.
Kantos Kan had fought several times during the day and like myself had always proven victorious, but occasionally by the smallest of margins, especially when pitted against the green warriors.
Kantos Kan and I were now pitted against each other but as we approached to the encounter I whispered to him to prolong the battle until nearly dark in the hope that we might find some means of escape.
Kaviri battled bravely against his antagonist, for he felt that death had already claimed him, and so the least that he could do would be to sell his life as dearly as possible; but it was soon evident that his best was quite futile when pitted against
the superhuman brawn and agility of the creature that at last found his throat and bent him back into the bottom of the canoe.
My brain and will and endurance were pitted against
theirs, and the problem was which could stand the strain of imminent death the longer and not give in.
And all the men of the same rank were pitted against
each other; the accounts of each were kept separately, and every man lived in terror of losing his job, if another made a better record than he.
As for the bargain, it was wrinkled slyness and craft pitted against
native truth and sagacity.
That will again see him pitted against
the likes of Hackett and American Larsen Jensen.
Aided by legal associate Aaron Mosely (DB Woodside), Wyler manoeuvres slowly through the legal minefield, pitted against
tenacious prosecutor Miriam Grasso (Barbara Bosson) in all 18 episodes of Steven Bochco's award-winning legal drama.
``It's a shame that colleges are pitted against
BERK THE JERK is likely to be pitted against
Johannesburg when he has his first outing for Paul D'Arcy in the Prix Morny at Deauville on Sunday week.
Such direct play of flatness and depth runs the risk of metaphorical portentousness, suggesting self-conscious comment about painting as a historical phenomenon--the materiality of the allover abstract surface pitted against
the illusion of animated pixellation and baroque fantasy.
In the ballet's central, most electrifying scene, the Poet appears as a bullfighter, arrogant in his beauty, pitted against
a ponderous Bull.
"The minority community has been pitted against
each other down here over this issue.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Jan 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate was elected the unopposed president of the municipal council of Madhya Pradesh's Sendhwa as no contender was pitted against
her in the civic body polls, on Saturday.