Very much indeed of what we call moral education, he said, is such an artificial modification and perversion of instinct; pugnacity
is trained into courageous self-sacrifice, and suppressed sexuality into religious emotion.
Then Fisher suddenly sprang to his feet and caught up his hat and stick with all his new alertness and even pugnacity
When Annette, meek, penitent, with all her claws sheathed, came to him and grovelled, he forgave her with a repulsive magnanimity which in a less subdued mood would have stung her to renewed pugnacity
His tone had taken on that shade of pugnacity
which suggested to his sister that some personal grievance drove him to take the line he did.
I don't know how it is, but since my imprisonment I feel a strange and almost irresistible pugnacity
Thus Mr Snevellicci had no sooner swallowed another glassful than he smiled upon all present in happy forgetfulness of having exhibited symptoms of pugnacity
, and proposed 'The ladies
Weller, as the first symptoms of his pugnacity
and self-assurance of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in defending her racist outburst against Muslims is a cause for disgust, disdain and disbelief.
When asked whether he might be a wine that will not travel -- whether his occasional pugnacity
might not play nationwide, or seem presidential -- he laughs, noting that during his recent trip to Mexico, members of the media traveling with him seemed puzzled by his sedate, diplomatic manner.
They are generally stronger and larger than the females, and are endowed with the requisite qualities of courage and pugnacity
It soon stands out, though, due to its frequency (one hundred articles per year on the average (7)), its pugnacity
, its development in his box "Secret professionnel" ["Professional Secret"] and, after October 1954, the irresistible rise of the Cahiers du Cinema group.
With his acrimony and pugnacity
, he brought everyone to their knees, making them do whatever he wished.