"You will find that you are up against a hell of a frost," she would declare, brutally.
"If there's anythin' doin', I'm up against it here," he muttered to himself.
"That's what the Public are up against in this game," sneered the backer of Lucretia.
"It looks like you was up against it, all right," grinned Shorty.
And when she had propped you up against the bank, she came ...