He had speed, wind, and nerve to pit against a young mountain of muscle.
But stop, let me not fall into the pit against which I was about to warn others.
He might have stood for one of those northern barbarians whom the Romans loved to pit against their native champions in the arena.
The Federal authorities were looking for a man of the hour—one whom they might pit against the able and strategic Early.
He was exceedingly fascinating and a dangerous object to pit against the heart of any woman.
So if at the worst it is inanimate then anyhow we have our poor wills and our poor wits to pit against it.
Men with kegs of water, men with pieces of carpet, men with nothing but their hands and their fear to pit against the fire.
For a shower of sand is being thrown up from the bottom of the pit against the ant and it is again sliding down.
Stanley began to think his civilized wonders were too tame to pit against those of the African king.
But if our subject of study is mediæval and not modern, we must pit against this apparent platitude the very opposite idea.