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1  The spirits, therefore, of those opposed to them, seemed to be considerably damped by their continued success.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  To this, however, Rebecca opposed many reasons, of which we shall only mention two that had peculiar weight with Isaac.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  This was a necessary precaution, in order to secure equality betwixt the two bodies who should be opposed to each other.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  She could scarce conceive the possibility of her will being opposed, far less that of its being treated with total disregard.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  When the two champions stood opposed to each other at the two extremities of the lists, the public expectation was strained to the highest pitch.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
6  Both displayed great feats of gallantry, nor did either Bois-Guilbert or the Disinherited Knight find in the ranks opposed to them a champion who could be termed their unquestioned match.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  Long they fought equally, until the Miller began to lose temper at finding himself so stoutly opposed, and at hearing the laughter of his companions, who, as usual in such cases, enjoyed his vexation.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  He raised mechanically the wine-cup to his lips, then instantly set it down, to view the demeanour of the company at this unexpected proposal, which many of them felt it as unsafe to oppose as to comply with.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  They changed their array from a line to a column of march, and moved off as slowly as their horses could step, as if to show it was only the will of their Grand Master, and no fear of the opposing and superior force, which compelled them to withdraw.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
10  At the flourish of clarions and trumpets, they started out against each other at full gallop; and such was the superior dexterity or good fortune of the challengers, that those opposed to Bois-Guilbert, Malvoisin, and Front-de-Boeuf, rolled on the ground.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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11  With the eyes of an immense concourse of spectators fixed upon them, the five knights advanced up the platform upon which the tents of the challengers stood, and there separating themselves, each touched slightly, and with the reverse of his lance, the shield of the antagonist to whom he wished to oppose himself.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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12  Having intimated their more pacific purpose, the champions retreated to the extremity of the lists, where they remained drawn up in a line; while the challengers, sallying each from his pavilion, mounted their horses, and, headed by Brian de Bois-Guilbert, descended from the platform, and opposed themselves individually to the knights who had touched their respective shields.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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13  Athelstane, utterly confounded at an order which the manners and feelings of the times rendered so injuriously insulting, unwilling to obey, yet undetermined how to resist, opposed only the "vis inertiae" to the will of John; and, without stirring or making any motion whatever of obedience, opened his large grey eyes, and stared at the Prince with an astonishment which had in it something extremely ludicrous.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII