1 Your challenge would soon be answered," replied the Palmer, "were your antagonist near you.
2 I affirm he will meet fairly every honourable challenge.
3 To this mortal quarrel he has himself defied me, and I shall not forget the challenge.
4 Those who had concurred in the challenge adhered to his party of course, excepting only Ralph de Vipont, whom his fall had rendered unfit so soon to put on his armour.
5 He complied with her request, and answered her challenge in a large wine-cup; she then proceeded with her story, as if appeased by his complaisance.
6 I answer not the challenge of my prisoner," said Front-de-Boeuf; "nor shalt thou, Maurice de Bracy.
7 The multitude, like a timid cur which waits to bark till the object of its challenge has turned his back, raised a feeble shout as the rear of the squadron left the ground.
8 This speech concluded with a challenge to the infidel, at the end of which it was Eustacia's duty to enter as the Turkish Knight.
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9 There was but one problem before the public which could challenge his powers of analysis, and that was the singular disappearance of the favourite for the Wessex Cup, and the tragic murder of its trainer.
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10 At the challenge Ethan turned back into the room and faced her.
11 All that was Irish in her rose to the challenge of his black eyes.
12 Lily raised her head, brightening a little under the challenge.
13 Dorset, of late, had grown more than usually morose and incalculable, and Ned Silverton went about with an air that seemed to challenge the universe.
14 He gathered himself up at the challenge.
15 Selden met the challenge with directness.