Having said it, he passed behind the little counter, and stood with his hand on the back of his wife's chair, looking over that barrier at the person to whom they were both opposed
, and whom either of them would have shot with the greatest satisfaction.
To these would be opposed
a militia amounting to near half a million of citizens with arms in their hands, officered by men chosen from among themselves, fighting for their common liberties, and united and conducted by governments possessing their affections and confidence.
His dulled senses wished him to swoon and he opposed
them stubbornly, his mind portraying unknown dangers and mutilations if he should fall upon the field.
Things are said to be opposed
in four senses: (i) as correlatives to one another, (ii) as contraries to one another, (iii) as privatives to positives, (iv) as affirmatives to negatives.
But, whatever may be their own wishes, it is very unlikely they should have opposed
One of them disorganized by revolutionary changes, the other rusted in the neglect of a decayed monarchy, the two fleets opposed
to us entered the contest with odds against them from the first.
de Turenne found himself when opposed
to the Prince de Conde at Jargeau, Gien and the Faubourg Saint-Antoine.
His sister, too, is, I hope, convinced how little the ungenerous representations of anyone to the disadvantage of another will avail when opposed
by the immediate influence of intellect and manner.
Its own weight, and the aerial force opposed
to it, which caused it to rise, combined with the strong easterly breeze, had been too much for the great length of cord holding it.
This was the case of Pisistratus at Athens, when he opposed
the Pediaci: and of Theagenes in Megara, who slaughtered the cattle belonging to the rich, after he had seized those who kept them by the riverside.
Is it not true, Monsieur d'Artagnan, that I have opposed
But such a war does not fit in under any rule and is directly opposed
to a well-known rule of tactics which is accepted as infallible.
Again, a high wall of granite towered high above their heads and opposed
Of the opponents, though, they knew little or nothing, and now as the two sides took their places upon the black and orange squares of the great jetan board Gahan obtained, for the first time, a close view of those who opposed
Name any one of the men who have opposed
your schemes, and I will overtake HIM.