She had always claimed that he would listen if she presented an opposing opinion.
The fact the mysterious creatures could find him whenever they wanted made him cautious about outright opposing them.
He had never met a woman who could swiftly stir his blood in so many opposing ways!
The leader having played his first bowl, the opposing leader will play his first and so on.
The opposing minority were now powerless, and the younger fellows who had been his pupils were more inclined to follow him than others would have been.
The armies of the opposing met at Pavon in the province of Santa Fe (September 17).
The aggressive attitude of Chile towards Bolivia was causing considerable anxiety, and Argentina and Brazil wished to show that they were united in opposing a policy which aimed at acquiring an extension of territory by force of arms. The feeling of enmity between Chile and Argentina was indeed anything but extinct.
In a speech at Rochester, New York, in 1858 he made the famous statement that there was "an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces, and it means that the United States must and will, sooner or later, become either entirely a slave-holding nation or entirely a free-labour nation."
Instead of opposing Francesco Sforza in Milan, he lent him his prestige and influence, foreseeing that the dynastic future of his own family and the pacification of Italy might be secured by a balance of power in which Florence should rank on equal terms with Milan and Naples.
This ideal, when put forward by the consummate eloquence of Demosthenes and other orators, created great enthusiasm among the Athenians, who at times displayed all their old vigour in opposing Philip, notably in the decisive campaign of 338.
One-quarter of the opposing Bolshevik army were Letts; Gen.
Tacking and jibbing, we wrestled with opposing winds that drove us from side to side with impetuous fury.
At dawn the two new batteries established during the night on the plain occupied by the Prince d'Eckmuhl will open fire on the opposing batteries of the enemy.
In such actions, instead of two crowds opposing each other, the men disperse, attack singly, run away when attacked by stronger forces, but again attack when opportunity offers.
That city is taken; the Russian army suffers heavier losses than the opposing armies had suffered in the former war from Austerlitz to Wagram.