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Lady Victoria, accompanied by a man who was unmistakably a pugilist, had entered by a side door.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He would retail his exciting experiences as a pugilist and a drunkard with much gusto.
The veins stood out on the doctor's forehead as he worked with her—muscular, like a pugilist.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The activity and strength of the Frenchman were so great that a skilful pugilist would have found difficulty in handling him.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
As a pugilist might eye a recovering opponent supposed to be stunned, so Mrs. Trapp eyed Mr. Trapp.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
George stripped, and “went in” like a practised pugilist—though it was his first and last fight.
The large jaw always goes with a combative nature, whether it is found on a man or a woman, a child, a pugilist or a minister.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
Toppy shook his head, like a pugilist clearing his wits after a knockdown.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
He had been a very well-known pugilist in the light-weight class and, his health failing, he had sought the wilderness.
TENTING TO-NIGHTMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The young pugilist stood up with surprise and a certain horror rising in his eyes.
THE LAST GALLEYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

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