Why not go after what you want with the like of the mailed fist, and let it go at that?
The mailed fist must be shown that might does not make right!
It is a hard fact which must be faced, if we are not to fall beneath the "mailed fist."
I think the government should not shake the mailed fist at us.'
And the enemy was here with mailed fist thundering at the gates!
Since that date "the mailed fist" of Europe has exacted from the Chinese a forced tolerance of European trade and missions.
To describe himself metaphorically as “clad in shining armor” and to shake the “mailed fist” was his constant pose.
They could not understand the "mailed fist" stance implicit in the acts.
"We are not here to use a mailed fist," Peter Gross remonstrated mildly.
Incensed at this, Lancelot dealt the fellow a blow with his mailed fist that stretched him senseless on the ground.