Usage examples for challenges

  1. Death challenges, and with no shadow of faltering, but perhaps with a smile, the challenge is accepted, and the lad goes under. – Over the Top With the Third Australian Division by G. P. Cuttriss
  2. It was here that I heard of the brag of the Marechal de Villeroy concerning the struggle he had had with Dubois, and of the challenges and insults he had uttered with a confidence which rendered his arrest more and more necessary. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  3. But not in Spanish but in French are the challenges given; the town is in the hands of the French; it is under martial law. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  4. Our industrial and commercial civilization has been both the effect and the cause of certain more or less unconscious beliefs as to what is worth while; in China one becomes conscious of these beliefs through the spectacle of a society which challenges them by being built, just as unconsciously, upon a different standard of values. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  5. No man opens his ware with greater seriousness, or challenges your judgment more in the operation. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  6. When ye see the broken covenant, ye fall upon doing something, to mend your faults, with some good turns, and some will make a few good works answer all the challenges of sin. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  7. This young man heads an organization of night- riders- and challenges Towers. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  8. 2. Accept all the challenges of the law, let it enter till your mouth be stopped. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  9. From this point to the close of the entertainment the vigorous person in question did not cease from raising cries and challenges in an unfaltering and many- fathomed stream, while at the same time he continued to spring from one extremity of the stage to the other surrounded by every external attribute of an insatiable tiger- like rage. – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah