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cudgels

cudgels Sentence Examples

  • " Jerome, the most influential theologian of the day, took up the cudgels against Vigilantius (he " ought to be called Dormitantius "), who, in spite of his fatherly admonition, had dared again " to open his foul mouth and send forth a filthy stink against the relics of the holy martyrs " (Hier.

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  • 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.

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  • No bullying of the innocent is allowed and it is encouraged to take up the cudgels to uphold justice and truth.

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  • cudgels on behalf of Lascar seamen in London.

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  • cudgels on this issue in Parliament.

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  • cudgels against a company.

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  • In gratitude we ought to take the cudgels and wave his guitar like a flag after some private conquest, screaming at the sky.

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  • The attack was carried out by three masked males using cudgels studded with nails.

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  • According to James Heath in his Flagellum, " he was more famous for his exercises in the fields than in the schools, being one of the chief match-makers and players at football, cudgels, or any other boisterous game or sport."

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  • " Jerome, the most influential theologian of the day, took up the cudgels against Vigilantius (he " ought to be called Dormitantius "), who, in spite of his fatherly admonition, had dared again " to open his foul mouth and send forth a filthy stink against the relics of the holy martyrs " (Hier.

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