Every time he had partially risen to his feet, and before he could quite recover them, his antagonist rushed upon him, and butted him back upon his side.
A terrible antagonist it appeared, and for a moment the secretary seemed to think so, as he stood on the ground confronting it.
The elephant, although much the larger, knew his antagonist well.
He understood well that he should find no great difficulty in fighting against the latter, if with his aid he could first overcome his adversaries, but that Antony would be a powerful antagonist on any subsequent occasion.
The battle was an even one for a long time and neither antagonist could get the upper hand, but the outcome of it was finally like this.
Having licence from Henry to appoint a substitute, he selected his old antagonist the Archbishop of Dublin to act as Lord Justice in his absence.
Kildare sent his old antagonist the Archbishop of Dublin to Court, who performed his mission so well that the King professed himself quite satisfied, and soon afterwards made his Deputy a Knight of the Garter.
I paid a visit to the dead body of my antagonist of the preceding day.
Finding that I did not venture to strike the first blow, my antagonist called me a coward.
But Sweyn, hearing that his antagonist had gone into such a trap, hastily gathered what forces he could command and laid to at Hals, where the fjord is so narrow that a few ships could easily engage a much superior number.
This was not a fearful foe seeking for mercy, but a daring antagonist as ready to fight as to yield.
At length the Moor, thinking his antagonist exhausted, rushed in and grappled with him, using all his force to fling him from his horse.
Maddened by the pain of the wound, Sotomayor leaped furiously on his antagonist and grasped him in his arms, both rolling on the ground together.
Magued had never met so able an antagonist before, nor Pelistes encountered so skilfully wielded a blade.
It is by means of the bony pieces just mentioned that the organs in question are opened and shut under the action of the antagonist muscles.
The antagonist organs to the mandible in the lower side of the head, are the under-jaws, or maxillae--so denominated by the illustrious Entomologist of Kiel.