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 pugilist.
These are brave words and, as we should expect from so alert a pugilist, straight from the shoulder.
He meant to ascertain what the relations were between the pugilist and the girl.
They had rendered the pugilist helpless while they were robbing him.
A pugilist's manager would be of more use to him than a publisher now.
Toppy shook his head, like a pugilist clearing his wits after a knockdown.