By the etiquette of the duello, I might have insisted upon having the choice; but I was too angry to stand upon punctilios.
Even in their lawlessness the rude instinct of the duello swayed them.
"Certainly," I answer promptly, because my friend is a little irritable, and still believes in the possibilities of the duello.
But there is one class of cases left in which a gentleman has but one resource—the duello.
It was couched as an invitation, which I interpreted to—the duello.
This, at the time, I knew not, being ignorant of the laws of the duello.
In the army the Italian still fights his duello, but these affairs never get into the newspapers, as in France.
Concerning the cause of this duello, I may well say teterrima causa.
I drew myself up before him, and I bowed as I have done in the duello.
Perhaps the laws of that terra incognita to which he goes forbid the duello.