He was like a duelist, on the alert to twist the slightest thing into a casus belli.
The Colonel was impressed; he had a duelist's respect for punctuality.
Their methods, too, were rather those of the duelist than the fighter, and this gave Barrington and Seth some advantage.
A duelist would lunge and thrust with the whip-sword, allowing its mobile point some degree of freedom by controlling it deftly.
The Sov duelist was back a good six feet, and laughing openly.
This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.
He was a duelist of national fame, in those days when the border duels were fought with knife instead of pistol.
He had proved his bravery in war and as a duelist, and he was a diplomat as well as a soldier.
Its disadvantages lay in his own imperfections as a duelist, and for the first time he cursed the benign laws of his country.
If the duelist has attended still other universities, he will probably have a half a dozen welts and scars across his face.