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355 examples of boxers in sentences

Clenching his fists and with the boxer's attitude, Pen aimed two swift blows at Darrin.

The reigning beauties, the fashionable boxers and opera dancers were in the highest feather.

Boxers expect a rebound when they "punch the ball," but none of them would be so foolish as to deny having delivered a blow when the rebound takes place.

Darrin, Dalzell and Joyce were all accomplished and disciplined boxers.

Even the skeptics who called the revolution a "mob movement," or another "Boxer uprising," at its early stage must now admit the truth of the matter.

Taussig should be in command, as he, when a sub-lieutenant, had been wounded on the same day as myself during the Boxer campaign in China, and we had been together for some time subsequently.

[* Fuller was, in early life, when a farmer lad at Soham, famous as a boxer; not quarrelsome, but not without "the stern delight" a man of strength and courage feels in their exercise.

He carried his guard high, with apparent contempt for an attack on his body, after the manner of a practiced boxer.

It was poor tactics, for half of a boxer's nice skill is lost in a plunging attack.

He it was who called the Boxers from their hiding-places and supplied them with arms, convinced apparently of the reality of their claim to be invulnerable.

In Shantung he was succeeded by Yuen Shikai, a statesmanlike official, who soon compelled the Boxers to seek another arena for their operations.

The ministers remonstrated, knowing that on the way we could not escape being butchered by Boxers.

Greek athletes now made their appearance (for the first time in 568) alongside of the native wrestlers and boxers.

A pursy, unwieldy, half cataleptic baker of Mannheim had absolutely fought six-and-twenty rounds with an accomplished English boxer merely upon this inspiration; so greatly was natural genius exalted and sublimed by the genial presence of his murderer.

Presently he returned with Wolf and Boxer, very much done up with the sun.

I led them over his spoor, again and again, but to no purpose; the dogs seemed quite stupid, and yet they were Wolf and Boxer, my two best.

CESTUS, a covering for the hands of boxers, made of leather bands, and often loaded with lead or iron.

The show consisted of horses and boxers that were summoned, chiefly from Etruria.

He had a brother of the name of Andrew, who, for some years, kept the ring at Smithfield, appropriated to wrestlers and boxers.

So that, by heaven, one might justly salute him, 'Hail, marvellous conqueror, who hast conquered, not these miserable boxers and athletes, nor these gladiators who resemble them.'

Then he went to St. Mumpsimus's Hospital in London, and became the best boxer therein, and captain of the eight-oar, besides winning prizes and certificates without end, and becoming in time the most popular house-surgeon in the hospital; but nothing could keep him permanently at home.

Wynd was a Shropshire squire's son, a lissom fair-haired man, the handiest of boxers, rowers, riders, shots, fishermen, with a noisy superabundance of animal spirits, which maddened Elsley.

"I have to explain," he yelled in his gentlest manner, "that two of the boxers have failed to turn up.

Even the Greeks, in spite of their artistic reverence for the human body, practised boxing with extreme severity, and on their statues, you know, we sometimes find a recognised distortion which they called 'the boxer's ear.'

Letters were branded on their foreheads, their heads were half shaven, iron rings were welded about their ankles, they were hideously pale, and the smoky darkness of that steaming, gloomy den had ulcerated their eyelids: their sight was impaired, and their bodies smeared and filthy white with the powdered meal, making them look like boxers who sprinkle themselves with dust before they fight.

Sometimes a parcel of his friends,he never was at college, hasn't any chums, and has educated himself by all manner of out-of-the-way dodges,sometimes these friends, odd specimens, old music-masters, rambling artists, seedy tutors, fencers, boxers, hunters, clowns, all light down together, and then the neighborhood rings with this precious covey: the rest of the year, may-be, he don't see an individual.

During the influence of such striving, the spirit of one of the parties meditates violence against the other; if in such case their minds were laid open and viewed by spiritual sight, they would appear like two boxers engaged in combat, and regarding each other with hatred and favor alternately; with hatred while in the vehemence of striving, and with favor while in the hope of dominion, and while under the influence of lust.

During 1813 the Constitution took the Java; the Hornet sank the Peacock; the Enterprise captured the Boxer off Portland, Maine.

Disorders in China.%Early in 1900 a patriotic society of Chinese, called the Boxers, began to massacre native Christians in the north of China, and to drive out or kill all missionaries and other foreigners.

The disorder soon spread to Pekin, where the foreign ministers and their countrymen (including some Americans) were besieged in their quarter of the city by Boxers and regular Chinese troops; for the Chinese government, instead of suppressing the Boxers, acted in sympathy with them.

The disorder soon spread to Pekin, where the foreign ministers and their countrymen (including some Americans) were besieged in their quarter of the city by Boxers and regular Chinese troops; for the Chinese government, instead of suppressing the Boxers, acted in sympathy with them.

Among our foreign complications during this period were the question of the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands, the Venezuela boundary dispute, the Cuban question, which finally involved us in a war with Spain, and the trouble with China arising from the Boxer outbreak.

If these latter are capable of being improved, of having their functions developed and of acquiring more strength (as, for example, the muscles of boxers, the breast of foot racers, the voice of singers, etc.), these same organs, on the contrary, can be atrophied or modified, and their functions be changed in nature.

Cowan was a favorite boxer, and shortly to face the noted Christchurch Kid, of Christchurch, New Zealand, whose fist was described on the bill-boards as "a rock thrown by a mighty slinger."

The men heatedly discussed the merits of the boxers.

Boxer and Pincher: a pair of dogs taking snuff together.

It seemed to me particularly lifeless, and I greatly preferred his Boxers, who stand on either side of it.

You were a good shadow golfer, like a shadow boxer that can hit dandy blows when he's hitting at nothing.

I have seen the gesture in experienced boxers and in men of business when openly or implicitly challenged.

Some of the university students of Leipzig had taken me to a public dance, expressed their admiration for English sports, and asked my opinion about the merits of various English boxers of whom I had to confess great ignorance.


BOXER, EMILY HAHN. Cathay and the muse, by Emily Hahn.

Mrs. Charles Boxer (Emily Hahn) (A); 27Nov63; R326974. Miss Baine and Abyssinia, by Emily Hahn.

Mrs. Charles Boxer (Emily Hahn) (A); 27Nov63; R326976.

Mrs. Charles Boxer (Emily Hahn) (A); 9Dec63; R327422. Richelieu in Shanghai, by Emily Hahn.

Mrs. Charles Boxer (Emily Hahn) (A); 27Nov63; R326975.

THURBER, JAMES. Spot drawing, uncaptioned, of two boxers.

GILMER, FRANK. Push yourself; a book for amateur boxers and boxing fans.


By Emily Hahn (Emily Hahn Boxer) Portions appeared in The New Yorker magazine, Sept. 27, 1947-May 15, 1948.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 28Jan76; R625337.


Emily Hahn (Mrs. Charles Boxer) (A); 12Jan62; R288922.

Emily Hahn (Mrs. Charles Boxer) (A); 12Jan62; R288921.

Emily Hahn (Mrs. Charles Boxer) (A); 19Jun62; R297002.


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WAGNER, JOHN P. The boxer; complete information on the history, development, characteristics, breeding, feeding, care and management.

SEE Boxer, Emily Hahn.

THURBER, JAMES. Spot drawing, uncaptioned, of two boxers.

SEE Lawson, Robert T. <pb id='031.png' n='1969h1/A/1229' /> BOXER, EMILY HAHN.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 6Jan69; R451406.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19May69; R462137.

SEE Boxer, Emily Hahn.

GILMER, FRANK. Push yourself; a book for amateur boxers and boxing fans.

SEE Leavell, Roland Q. BOXER, EMILY HAHN. Homeward.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 30Dec70; R497485.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 30Dec70; R497486. BOXING.

BOXER, EMILY HAHN. Bubbles, by Emily Hahn.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517096. Chick, by Emily Hahn.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517101.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517097.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517098.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517099.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517095.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517100.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517093.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov71; R517094.


By Emily Hahn (Emily Hahn Boxer) ยฉ 20Jun46; A4671.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 6Jul73; R554953.

By Emily Hahn (Emily Hahn Boxer)

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 19Nov73; R563099.

By Emily Hahn (Emily Hahn Boxer) Portions appeared in The New Yorker magazine, Sept. 27, 1947-May 15, 1948.

Emily Hahn Boxer (A); 28Jan76; R625337.

I began to understand why the Boxers could not catch him.

In the gallant effort of the Allied force of sailors to relieve the legations against some hundreds of thousands of Boxers, Captain Bowman McCalla and his Americans worked with Admiral Seymour and his Britons in the most trying and picturesque adventure of its kind in modern history.

Admiral Jellicoe is one with Captain Jellicoe, whose cheeriness even when wounded kept up the spirits of the others on the relief expedition of Boxer days.

He was no boxer and he had a knuckle-duster.

Our husbands looked exceedingly comfortable when we rejoined them, for they were smoking vigorously and discussing the merits of two boxers Mr. Underwood had recently seen.

On the 9th of June we left Woolwich, in tow of H.M. Steamer Boxer, furnished with every comfort and necessary (by the Lords of the Admiralty) which our own experience, or the kind interest of Captain Beaufort could suggest.

French ballet-dancers, French cooks, horse-jockeys, buffoons, procuresses, tailors, boxers, fencing-masters, china, jewel and gimcrack-merchantsthese were his real companions.

DIOSCURI, twin sons of Zeus, Castor and Pollux, a stalwart pair of youths, of the Doric stock, great the former as a horse-breaker and the latter as a boxer; were worshipped at Sparta as guardians of the State, and pre-eminently as patrons of gymnastics; protected the hearth, led the army in war, and were the convoy of the traveller by land and the voyager by sea, which as constellations they are still held to be.

The first Boxers appeared in Shantunga little cloud of fanatics scarcely bigger than a man's hand.

The situation was terrifying enough in all conscienceyet nothing to what it was to be later when the handful of white men, encumbered with women, children and converts, were to stand against Imperial troops in addition to these savage hordes of Boxers, whose infinite daring, due to a belief in their own invulnerability, was somewhat mitigated by their inferior weapons.

Probably they stayed some days and looted at leisure, then disappeared as suddenly as they had come, after a sharp struggle with a company of Boxers, for two of these patriots in full regaliared sashes and rusty swordslay dead in the long grass.

Some of our amateur fencers, single-stick players, and boxers, we have no reason to be ashamed of.

We shall soon see which is the better boxer, you or. 23.

* NEW DEFINITION OF A "FEATHER-BED FIGHTER."A Boxer with gloves over four ounces in weight.

It is as if we had become so accustomed to looking at boxers, wrestlers, and gladiators that the sight of an exquisite minuet produced no effect on us; the ordered dance strikes us as a monotony, for we are blind to the subtle delicacies of the dancers, which are fraught with such significance to the practised eye.