1 "Then give me water," cried Danglars, endeavoring to parry the blow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
2 And I have the honor of assuring you that I killed one of them with his own sword," said Aramis; "for mine was broken at the first parry.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 3 THE AUDIENCE
3 Such was the address of each in parrying and striking, that the spectators broke forth into a unanimous and involuntary shout, expressive of their delight and admiration.
4 Old Entellus stands immoveable and astrain, only parrying hits with body and watchful eye.
5 He stood still in deference to their calls and parried their banter with easy words.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 4
6 Although awakened, so to speak, with a start, Jean Valjean, accustomed to alarms, and steeled to unforeseen shocks that must be promptly parried, instantly regained possession of his presence of mind.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL