1 Heyward saw, by the manner of the scout, that altercation would be useless.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18
2 They had a rapid altercation, in which they fastened upon each other various strange epithets.
3 There was a mighty altercation.
4 The guns in the rear, aroused and enraged by shells that had been thrown burr-like at them, suddenly involved themselves in a hideous altercation with another band of guns.
5 They were surrounded by the noises of the monstrous altercation between the two armies.
6 When there, a fresh altercation arose between them, in the course of which Drebber received a blow from the stick, in the pit of the stomach, perhaps, which killed him without leaving any mark.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
7 The deed thoroughly answered: a source of domestic altercation was entirely done away, and it was the means of opening Susan's heart to her, and giving her something more to love and be interested in.
8 You then, as I understand, followed her home and saw through the window an altercation between her husband and her, in which she doubtless cast his conduct to you in his teeth.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
9 We have met here, a company of friends, for a farewell dinner to a comrade and you carry on an altercation, said Trudolyubov, rudely addressing himself to me alone.
10 At the front an altercation occurred between an Austrian guide and a Russian general.
11 Thus the attention of many was attracted by this altercation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 88. The Insult.
12 Besides, there had been no altercation; the assailant had come in so silently and suddenly, that she had been felled before she could look round.