Swinging the dabbus so it whistled through the air, Kassar charged at Nicetas.
Her mouth was fuller, but her lips had the chiseled shape of Nicetas's lips.
And I found first that, according to Cicero, Nicetas had thought the earth was moved.
It had been a chilly day, the day that Daoud and Nicetas became friends.
That had not been true of Nicetas, but it was true of this boy.
"Never mind hitting a slave," said Nicetas just before his turn.
Nicetas had somehow gotten back on his feet, though his face was a mass of blood and dirt and his breath was coming in gasps.
Nicetas blushed and pulled away, rubbing his chin, but still he smiled.
He felt hot anger surging up inside him, but he reminded himself again that Nicetas must fight his own battles.
"I accept the contest," said Nicetas, staring fearlessly into Kassar's eyes.
masc. proper name, from Latin Ignatius, collateral form of Egnatius.