Quotes of martial

  1. I'm learning as much martial arts as I possibly can. My show is packed with action. Enough to get a rise. – Traci Bingham
  2. The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting. – Alan Brien
  3. Rather than go to the gym, I would prefer to do martial arts because the time goes by quicker. – Milla Jovovich
  4. A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts. – Brandon Lee
  5. For me, the martial arts is a search for something inside. It's not just a physical discipline. – Brandon Lee
  6. To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is. – Bruce Lee
  7. I think "Hero" is not a real martial arts movie; it is not about violence, or formula. – Jet Li
  8. Of course we've been fighting against stereotypes from Day One at East West. That's the reason we formed: to combat that, and to show we are capable of more than just fulfilling the stereotypes- waiter, laundryman, gardener, martial artist, villain. – Mako
  9. I don't think I'm in any position to call myself a martial artist. I'm a student of the martial arts. – Lou Reed
  10. I've made up my mind. I'll take my court martial – Eddie Slovik
  11. I know that one of the distinguishing things was I looked like I could hold a gun, even though I'd never held one before and I'm physically able to do the martial arts and all that stuff. – Yvonne Strahovski
  12. But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him. – Charles Wolfe
  13. When you have a background in combat sports, people think you're this martial arts expert, but really I'm just a guy who is able to do certain things without making a mess of himself. – Rick Yune
  14. I knew nothing about martial arts. And I don't really like it! But in the film, I not only had to pretend that I knew all about it, I had to be the best at it. That was very difficult. – Zhang Ziyi

Usage examples for martial

  1. The enthusiasm increased; the Prerolles division marched past after its artillery, and, as always, the martial and distinguished profile of its general produced its usual effect on the public. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  2. Men found with drawn swords shall be shot the following morning without the benefit of court- martial – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  3. That there should be a part of the United Kingdom to which our laws, nominally at least, extend, and which is nevertheless in such a state as to call for martial law, etc. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  4. Show me where that court martial of yours is sitting. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  5. " Many a time," continued the soldier, " he and I after some hard- fought battle have slept togither upon the blood- stained ground wrapped in the same martial cloak." – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. If a midshipman were to request a court- martial would it be granted? – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  7. The doubt is whether the Martial men are Navy men, as distinguished from merchant- service men aboard a king's ship, or whether they are soldiers who want to take all sailors down a peg or two. – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  8. The martial note in the officer's voice sunk to contempt. –  by
  9. The Emperor, after reading this letter, ordered that the Prince should be arrested, and tried by a court- martial on the charge of being a spy. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. You must remember this, Hayne, said he: you had been only two years in service when tried by court- martial – The Deserter by Charles King
  11. He was taken to the hospital to be cured of his wound, and on his recovery, he was tried by court- martial – The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould
  12. Then the merchant saw a procession with many paper lanterns, and riding in their midst a man of martial appearance with a long beard. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  13. Harvey demanded the execution of martial law upon the prisoners, and when the council held back he flew into a passion and attempted to arrest George Menifie, one of the members, for high- treason. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  14. And yet it was not a martial scene. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  15. I believe, I gasped, that this is an informal court martial – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  16. April, 1916. Who would have thought when the month opened that at its close a new front within the Four Seas would be added to our far- flung line, Dublin's finest street half ruined, Ireland placed under martial law? – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  17. As for Jack, matters have gone very ill with him, and rather than accept a court- martial he has thrown up his commission and left the service. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  18. In its whiteness between the sombre tints of the martial towers, it rises like a spectre in the winding- sheets of a later age. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  19. My lord is come back to town, and is shouting for a Court- Martial – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. On their arrival in England, they were tried by a court martial and it is satisfactory to know that they were all fully acquitted. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly

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