But in Crispin he found a fencer of a quality such as he had never yet encountered.
The fencer who wears also a breastplate may be looser in his guard.
In the gym, Siebold also shone as a good boxer, fencer and wrestler.
A fencer of the old school could not run to the attack, nor suddenly break off.
The keynote of the book is that a fencer must fence with his ‘head.’