Tsing-tau, since its occupation by the Germans, had been like a mailed fist brandished in her face.
It is a hard fact which must be faced, if we are not to fall beneath the "mailed fist."
Again the mailed fist struck the panel; an echo alone replied.
I think the government should not shake the mailed fist at us.'
The mailed fist had dislocated the complex machinery of European traffic.
And the enemy was here with mailed fist thundering at the gates!
To a brilliant living monarch we owe the phrase "mailed fist," a translation of Ger.
Since that date "the mailed fist" of Europe has exacted from the Chinese a forced tolerance of European trade and missions.
To describe himself metaphorically as “clad in shining armor” and to shake the “mailed fist” was his constant pose.
Incensed at this, Lancelot dealt the fellow a blow with his mailed fist that stretched him senseless on the ground.