She had put on a blue bath-robe, and looked like a pugilist about to enter the ring.
"I'm all ready," said Richard, throwing himself into the attitude of the pugilist.
He set himself square like a pugilist, which was his notion of resistance.
Perhaps a pugilist would have said that the younger "heeled" the other.
The muscularity, purchased by excessive nutriment, of the Bœotian ...