Micawber has to do, is to throw down the gauntlet
to society, and say, in effect, "Show me who will take that up.
During a meeting of the College of Commissioners, on 25 April, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said his institution is ready to throw down the gauntlet
to all member states that call for cuts in the EU's long-term budget.
Woods opened his account with a bogey-free, five-under-par 67 while defending USPGA champion Harrington shot a 68 to throw down the gauntlet
to the afternoon wave of starters, including world No 2 Phil Mickelson and 2009 major winners Angel Cabrera, Stewart Cink and Lucas Glover.
Lima followed up his opening-round 67 with another consistent display to throw down the gauntlet
to his rivals as the tournament reached its halfway mark in near-perfect conditions at the Nick Faldodesigned par-72 course.
The Australian followed his first-round 65 with a seven-under-par 63 to throw down the gauntlet
to his nearest challengers.
Most importantly, as a Jew, allow me to be the first to throw down the gauntlet
to ``my fellow lonsmen'' by saying how absolutely appalled I was to see a Jewish neighborhood in the Valley use the specter of racism and political correctness purely for NIMBY purposes by blocking the light rail that could have been built for the Valley years ago.
People are waiting for someone who is willing to throw down the gauntlet
and say, We've got to take on the powers that be on behalf of the powers that ought to be.