Usage examples for antagonists

  1. The antagonists took their places as directed; Mr. Sartoris gave the word " Go!" – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart
  2. Those men are natural antagonists. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  3. But here, too, another flock of enemy fliers was hanging over the advancing Allies so that Blaine, for sake of caution, rose up, up, still higher in the effort to avoid these new antagonists. – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  4. " None at all," answered that unperturbed creature; and Jimmy felt sure that the attitude of his office antagonists had communicated itself to his household servants. – Baby Mine by Margaret Mayo
  5. The children appeared before her like antagonists who had overcome her; who had overpowered and sought to drag her into the soul's slavery for the rest of her days. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  6. We count without our antagonists. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  7. " If we turn to our military policy, there also we differ from our antagonists. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  8. A second later I knew that my antagonists would never fight again, and then my own senses departed. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  9. The monks of Cluni were his antagonists. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  10. A person equally brave as Clarence, but more cautious, would not have left the house without alarming Mr. de Warens, even in spite of the failure with his master; but Linden only thought of the pressure of time and the necessity of expedition, and he would have been a very unworthy hero of romance had he felt fear for two antagonists, with a brace of pistols at his command and a high and good action in view. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. However, she was not a woman to lie down to her antagonists, and in the depth of her stupor she had a thought. – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  12. A sturdy optimism, which is prone to believe good of all men, unless they happen to be his political antagonists, inclines him to overlook what does not fit into his own scheme of existence. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  13. Vere complained that the archduke was unreasonable, for he claimed nothing less from his antagonists than their all. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  14. Their camps, with those of their antagonists, I have set down in another place. – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  15. She had heard the last words of the antagonists with breathless anxiety and her father's fall and now threw herself on her knees by the side of the unhappy man, just opposite to Hadrian, and as his distorted and grey- white face told her what had occurred she broke out in a passionate cry of anguish. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. God and I are always stronger than any antagonists. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  17. When Canning's arrows whirled about the heads of the Opposition, they could see them quivering in the flesh of his antagonists. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  18. We have had a mutual pleasure in the game, but we have been none the less antagonists. – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  19. Secular education is the necessary reaction from the special theological training which arose in the dislike of one set of Christians to the teaching of another set; and as these antagonists will not agree how religion is to be taught, either there must be no teaching at all, or religion must be eliminated from the tuition. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton