I don't know what there is to fight about.
I can fight and hunt.
Let's fight it out.
Both jumped at his tone, and he waited, wanting to pick a fight with someone.
The men of that party, remembering Suvorov, said that what one had to do was not to reason, or stick pins into maps, but to fight, beat the enemy, keep him out of Russia, and not let the army get discouraged.
The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
I'm in no mood to watch a cat fight tonight.
It was necessary to fight an unexpected battle at Smolensk to save our lines of communication.
But to the generals, especially the foreign ones in the Russian army, who wished to distinguish themselves, to astonish somebody, and for some reason to capture a king or a duke--it seemed that now--when any battle must be horrible and senseless--was the very time to fight and conquer somebody.
But once they start attacking …" "We fight, like always.
With magic or without, he'd won every brawl he'd ever been in, and he definitely wasn't afraid to fight a girl.
The dream faded, and Jule slumped to the ground again, unable to fight the darkness.
And I like to know you've got some fight in you.
Surely that doesn't have anything to do with whatever the court fight is about.
She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
"Tomorrow's the big water fight," Dean said, as he reached over and retrieved the disappointed cat.
I was in the water fight myself when I was younger than you.
Oh, she is sometimes gone for several weeks on her hunting trips, and if we were not tied we would crawl all over the mountain and fight with each other and get into a lot of mischief.
Someone else decides to empty the cities and send all the young people to go fight in the war?
Our reserve units were able to join up, and the fight was at an end.
There are eighty thousand of them and they fight like lions.
If we had had only peasants to fight, we should not have let the enemy come so far, said he with a sense of shame and wishing to change the subject.
Then again, maybe he was still defending his fight for Alex.
Let the Others and Watchers fight amongst themselves without our involvement.
He was a fool if he thought he could fight a creature that didn't die!
Adrenaline spun through him, and he staggered up, ready to fight it off.
Just because we can't fight each other doesn't mean I must help you.
Let the boys fight over the few stocks and bonds Paul left, but I want to keep his fantasy.
The others picked themselves up from the ground one by one and quickly rejoined their fellows, so for a moment the horse thought he had won the fight with ease.
"And why the deuce are we going to fight Bonaparte?" remarked Shinshin.
The success of the trick that had placed the Vienna bridge in the hands of the French without a fight led Murat to try to deceive Kutuzov in a similar way.
If you are going to fight a duel, and you make a will and write affectionate letters to your parents, and if you think you may be killed, you are a fool and are lost for certain.
Several of the field galloped to the spot where the fight was going on.
We ought not to fight either for or against Austria.
For me tomorrow means this: a Russian army of a hundred thousand and a French army of a hundred thousand have met to fight, and the thing is that these two hundred thousand men will fight and the side that fights more fiercely and spares itself least will win.
We didn't fight, we didn't talk.
Then again, maybe he was still defending his fight for Alex.
Tears filled her eyes, but she forced the water fight at her car into her mind to push out the other.
He had a fight with your mother that night and went into town.
I can't promise you we'll never fight, or that I'll never take a drink.
I love my home and I'll fight not to give it up.
I meant, you may need it to fight Talon's goons soon.
You fight very well.
"You're too weak to fight him," she said, a smile tugging up the corner of her mouth.
Unwilling to fight something that didn't die, she drove to Doolin and the bed and breakfast.
"I'll let you two fight this out," Jule said with a smile.
I can track, but I won't fight an Other, if that madman chooses to fight one.
Jule says you can fight pretty well.
Sofia retreated to her room, not wanting to fight more with Jake.
He ached to show her how much she meant to him, to open her closed vision of him and his world and show her the beauty that made him fight as he did.
It means you can fight me now.
I love a fight and an absolute victory even more, he replied.
You like a fight, don't you?
You can fight me later, he said and released her.
Deidre did as he said and fed long, prepared to put up an honest fight this time.
Unable to look away from him, she couldn't fight the sense she was about to have a total meltdown.
You fight me where it counts.
That young man has been in the water fight for years.
No, the water fight goes back years and years.
That's where the kids sometimes go, and after the water fight we figured they'd be celebrating.
I can fight, and I hate most people.
It was ridiculous to fight with him this way.
Giving him up without a fight wasn't something she intended to do, but fighting like this was marital suicide.
Doubting she'd welcome him, he was drawn to her in a way he wasn't going to be able to fight for long.
"No! he can kick pretty hard with his heels, and bite a little; but Jim can't 'zactly fight," she replied.
Oh, I guess Zeb could fight if he had to.
"True," he replied; "and in my satchel are other useful things to fight with."
"Very good," said the Wizard; "we can all yell better than we can fight, so we ought to defeat the Gargoyles."
Unhitch those tugs, Zeb, and set me free from the buggy, so I can fight comfortably.
"But why fight at all, in that case?" asked the girl.
"And fight at the same time," added the Wizard.
"What an awful fight!" said Dorothy, catching her breath in little gasps.
Why the boys should drive away, Little maidens from their play, Or love to banter and fight so well, That's the thing I never could tell.
If the people of Boston must fight for their liberty, we will help them.
When partners trade more, they fight less.
The weak group could fight and lose, or comply with whatever the strong group demanded.
Oddly, it could, however, join the military and go fight in a war overseas.
At the same time Dr. Bell added that I could rest content and fight my way through Radcliffe in competition with seeing and hearing girls, while the great desire of my heart was being fulfilled.
"I never fight," she replied, "except against difficulties."
She even enters into the spirit of battle; she says, "I think it is right for men to fight against wrongs and tyrants."
Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretchedness.
I watched a couple that were fast locked in each other's embraces, in a little sunny valley amid the chips, now at noonday prepared to fight till the sun went down, or life went out.
If he had lived I should have made him fight his battles over again.
Well, go on," he continued, returning to his hobby; "tell me how the Germans have taught you to fight Bonaparte by this new science you call 'strategy.'"
No, my dear boy," he continued, "you and your generals won't get on against Buonaparte; you'll have to call in the French, so that birds of a feather may fight together.
If they mean to fight, let's fight.
It was there Prince Andrew thought the fight would concentrate.
Buxhowden is commander-in-chief by seniority, but General Bennigsen does not quite see it; more particularly as it is he and his corps who are within sight of the enemy and he wishes to profit by the opportunity to fight a battle 'on his own hand' as the Germans say.
Our business is to do our duty, to fight and not to think!
"How can we fight the French, Prince?" said Count Rostopchin.
But Pfuel, like a man heated in a fight who strikes those on his own side, shouted angrily at his own supporter, Wolzogen:
Preparations were made to fight the French before Smolensk.
If it has come to this--we must fight as long as Russia can and as long as there are men able to stand...
The battle of Borodino was not fought on a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.
And we said so because we had nothing to fight for there, we wanted to get away from the battlefield as soon as we could.
But in the disposition it is said that, after the fight has commenced in this manner, orders will be given in accordance with the enemy's movements, and so it might be supposed that all necessary arrangements would be made by Napoleon during the battle.
But this was not and could not be done, for during the whole battle Napoleon was so far away that, as appeared later, he could not know the course of the battle and not one of his orders during the fight could be executed.
Had Napoleon then forbidden them to fight the Russians, they would have killed him and have proceeded to fight the Russians because it was inevitable.
There was nothing left for them to do but cry "Vive l'Empereur!" and go to fight, in order to get food and rest as conquerors in Moscow.
He knew that it was a lost battle and that the least accident might now--with the fight balanced on such a strained center--destroy him and his army.
From all this talk he saw only one thing: that to defend Moscow was a physical impossibility in the full meaning of those words, that is to say, so utterly impossible that if any senseless commander were to give orders to fight, confusion would result but the battle would still not take place.
They knew that it was for the army to fight, and that if it could not succeed it would not do to take young ladies and house serfs to the Three Hills quarter of Moscow to fight Napoleon, and that they must go away, sorry as they were to abandon their property to destruction.
"But military men have told me that it is impossible to fight in the town," said Pierre, "and that the position..."
In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
'Against God's might our hands can't fight.'
There's a fight, lads!
(The affair he had alluded to had happened a few days before--a fight between the prisoners and the French soldiers, in which Pierre had succeeded in pacifying his comrades.)
During the hour Pierre watched them they all came flowing from the different streets with one and the same desire to get on quickly; they all jostled one another, began to grow angry and to fight, white teeth gleamed, brows frowned, ever the same words of abuse flew from side to side, and all the faces bore the same swaggeringly resolute and coldly cruel expression that had struck Pierre that morning on the corporal's face when the drums were beating.
He thought too of the possibility (which he feared most of all) that Napoleon might fight him with his own weapon and remain in Moscow awaiting him.
He could not tell them what we say now: Why fight, why block the road, losing our own men and inhumanly slaughtering unfortunate wretches?
Let us imagine two men who have come out to fight a duel with rapiers according to all the rules of the art of fencing.
That unknown quantity is the spirit of the army, that is to say, the greater or lesser readiness to fight and face danger felt by all the men composing an army, quite independently of whether they are, or are not, fighting under the command of a genius, in two--or three-line formation, with cudgels or with rifles that repeat thirty times a minute.
Men who want to fight will always put themselves in the most advantageous conditions for fighting.
"If all Russians are in the least like you, it is sacrilege to fight such a nation," he said to Pierre.
When Pierre himself wanted to change his mind she would fight him with his own weapons.
But the Allied monarchs were angry at this and went to fight the French once more.
We are so accustomed to that idea and have become so used to it that the question: why did six hundred thousand men go to fight when Napoleon uttered certain words, seems to us senseless.
Was the will of the Russian people transferred to Napoleon in 1809, when our army in alliance with the French went to fight the Austrians?
At barely ten years old, he'd been too weak to fight off full-grown men, too weak to protect her.
We got a war to fight and women waiting for us.
We are going to fight them, she recited.
He opened his eyes and trotted silently up the stairs, rolling his shoulders back in preparation for a fight with the Other.
I want the immortals to fight in their realm and leave us to fight here.
By the time he neared the woman, she'd crossed the intersection where the water fight would be held later, and was passing the bank in the heart of town.
At Lexington, not far from Concord, there was a sharp fight in which several men were killed.
He was eight years old when he heard about the ride of Paul Revere and the famous fight at Lexington.
I knew my own mind well enough and always had my own way, even if I had to fight tooth and nail for it.
Then they rose to fight the duel, and I followed the swift thrusts and parries of the swords and the waverings of poor Bob as his courage oozed out at his finger ends.
Then all these Westphalians and Hessians whom Napoleon is leading would not follow him into Russia, and we should not go to fight in Austria and Prussia without knowing why.
If it was Tessa or Dulce, she needed to fight fire with fire.
Boy, the fight ain't half out of her.
You're not going to fight any of them.
She sat to pull on shoes and saw the scars around her wrists, evidence of her fight against the bindings Jilian used to strap her onto the table.
Dean took advantage of the time before the water fight to detail to Cynthia his conversation with the Dawkinses' stepmother.
"Can he fight?" asked the man's voice.
Perhaps people would be better in a great many ways, for they could not fight as they do now.
For the first time, after a fortnight's retreat, the Russian troops had halted and after a fight had not only held the field but had repulsed the French.