The assailant must say "This hurts me more than it hurts you."
He could not even guess at his assailant, much less reach him.
He did not know why she told him all that, and he could not learn from her anything about his assailant.
She grasped the arm of her assailant and struggled with all her might, but to no purpose.
He parried the blow on his sabre, and with the flat of ...