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1  Athos killed his adversary first.
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Get Context   In 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH
2  I mentioned your diamond then to my adversary, who had likewise remarked it.
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Get Context   In 28 THE RETURN
3  He freed his weapon, made a lunge, and touched his adversary on the shoulder.
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Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
4  He who at the moment occupied the upper step kept his adversaries marvelously in check.
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Get Context   In 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE
5  "I do not understand, my Lord," said she, in order to gain time and make her adversary speak out.
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Get Context   In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
6  Seeing this, the gentleman drew his sword, and sprang upon d'Artagnan; but he had too strong an adversary.
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Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
7  de Treville's surgeon, was seated on a post and waiting for his adversary with hat in hand, his feather even touching the ground.
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Get Context   In 5 THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS
8  He went therefore to his appointment with Athos without a second, determined to be satisfied with those his adversary should choose.
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9  In an instant his sword glittered in his hand, and he sprang upon his adversary, whom, thanks to his great youthfulness, he hoped to intimidate.
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Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
10  The stranger, then perceiving that the matter went beyond raillery, drew his sword, saluted his adversary, and seriously placed himself on guard.
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Get Context   In 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER
11  The conditions required that at every hit the man touched should quit the game, yielding his turn for the benefit of the adversary who had hit him.
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Get Context   In 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE
12  The stranger placed the point of his sword at his throat; and Monsieur Porthos, finding himself at the mercy of his adversary, acknowledged himself conquered.
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Get Context   In 25 PORTHOS
13  As to d'Artagnan, he fought purely and simply on the defensive; and when he saw his adversary pretty well fatigued, with a vigorous side thrust sent his sword flying.
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14  All three remounted their horses, and set out at a good pace, while Porthos was promising his adversary to perforate him with all the thrusts known in the fencing schools.
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15  So the two swords were crossed close to the hilts, and as d'Artagnan stood firm, it was his adversary who made the retreating step; but d'Artagnan seized the moment at which, in this movement, the sword of Bernajoux deviated from the line.
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Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
16  Jussac, anxious to put an end to this, springing forward, aimed a terrible thrust at his adversary, but the latter parried it; and while Jussac was recovering himself, glided like a serpent beneath his blade, and passed his sword through his body.
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Get Context   In 5 THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS
17  The heart of the young Gascon beat as if it would burst through his side--not from fear, God be thanked, he had not the shade of it, but with emulation; he fought like a furious tiger, turning ten times round his adversary, and changing his ground and his guard twenty times.
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Get Context   In 5 THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS
18  The Englishman, delighted at having to do with a gentleman of such a kind disposition, pressed d'Artagnan in his arms, and paid a thousand compliments to the three Musketeers, and as Porthos's adversary was already installed in the carriage, and as Aramis's had taken to his heels, they had nothing to think about but the dead.
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19  Jussac was, as was then said, a fine blade, and had had much practice; nevertheless it required all his skill to defend himself against an adversary who, active and energetic, departed every instant from received rules, attacking him on all sides at once, and yet parrying like a man who had the greatest respect for his own epidermis.
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20  Besides, his intention was formed to make the brave Musketeer all suitable apologies, but without meanness or weakness, fearing that might result from this duel which generally results from an affair of this kind, when a young and vigorous man fights with an adversary who is wounded and weakened--if conquered, he doubles the triumph of his antagonist; if a conqueror, he is accused of foul play and want of courage.
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Get Context   In 5 THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS
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